Honda introduced the VT 1300 CX Fury in the Indian market in January 2012 targeting chopper bike enthusiasts. It’s not a usual cruiser motorcycle, the raked-out styling makes the VT 1300 CX look exceptional. The gorgeous styling elements include a high-mounted steering head, sleek and long fuel tank, low seating, multi-spoke silver finished alloy wheels, elongated twin fat exhaust pipes, LED tail lamps and oodles of chrome topped on to the headlights, rear view mirrors, telescopic forks, etc. The VT 1300 CX looks like any other hand-built American chopper bike.
Powering the Honda VT 1300 CX Fury is a chrome highlighted 52-degree, V-twin, liquid-cooled, 1312cc engine with SOHC layout that pumps up a maximum power output of 57 BHP at 4250 RPM with a peak torque of 107 Nm at 2250 RPM, coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission. Honda’s PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection) system is standard on the bike. Honda claims a fuel efficiency figure of 20.3 km/l with the VT 1300 CX. The 1805 mm long wheelbase helps the rider with strong stability at cruising speeds and gives a comfortable ride.
In terms of suspension, the Honda VT 1300 CX features 45 mm telescopic front forks with 130 mm stroke and 102.4 mm axle travel and Monoshock rear suspension with adjustable rebound damping and 35-position spring preload adjustability with 95 mm axle travel. For braking, the bike features 336 mm single disc with twin-piston caliper at the front, while 296 mm disc at the rear. The VT 1300 CX is available in two shades of Graphite Black and Glint Blue Wave Metallic. The bike comes with a hefty price tag of Rs. 13 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).