News 2010 Honda Sabre (ABS) | Preview

2010 Honda Sabre (ABS) | Preview

Honda Sabre Overview

Sometimes you just want to wear your aggression on your sleeve, and that’s why the new 2010 Honda Sabre may be ready to do the talking for you. The Honda Sabre’s muscular pro-street style provides a classic ride, with ergonomics to match. Add an impressive 1300cc V-twin engine complete with Honda’s sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection, and you’ll be rolling down the meanest streets with a bike that’s as tough as it looks: the 2010 Sabre.

The new 2010 Honda Sabre comes in Black and Candy Red. The new Sabre will be in Honda dealerships this March of 2010 with the ABS model arriving in April. The 2010 Honda Sabre is also available with anti lock braking. The MSRP for the 2010 Honda Sabre is listed at $11,799.00 while the ABS model is at $12,799.00.

2010 Honda Sabre | Features and Benefits

>> New muscular pro-street styling with a raked-out front end for an aggressive stance and stylized curved frame downtube create a unique custom look.

>> New bars are low, narrow and set forward for an aggressive pro-street riding position.

>> Minimalist front and rear fenders plus a sleek one-piece seat enhance the Sabre’s bold design.

>> Specially designed tank-mounted chrome housing features a speedometer.

>> 1312cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin delivers strong low-end and mid-range torque, with ample power for passing and relaxed cruising. Unique dual exhaust offers throaty exhaust note.

>> Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) incorporates a single 38mm-diameter throttle body.

>> Slim radiator mounts unobtrusively to accent the Sabre’s clean lines.

2010 Honda Sabre | Honda Genuine Accessories

Boulevard Screen (tinted), Backrest and Pad (low/tall-narrow), Backrest and Rear Carrier Mounting Brackets, Leather Saddlebag (24L-plain/studded), Synthetic Saddlebag (18L-plain/studded), Saddlebag Bracket, Tank Belt (plain/studded), Rear Carrier, Custom Grips, Passenger Floorboard, Oil Dipstick, Engine Guard, Custom Footpeg, Lower Cowl Spoiler, Chrome Sidecover, Driving Light (PIAA Type), Throttle Cable (braided), Clutch Cable (braided), Front Brake Hose (braided), Rear Brake Hose (braided), Audio Attachment Kit.

2010 Honda Sabre | Specifications

Model: VT1300CS / VT1300CSA ABS

Engine Type: 1312cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 89.5mm x 104.3mm

Compression ratio: 9.2:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Induction: PGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit, one 38mm throttle body

Ignition: Digital with 3-D mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Five-speed

Final Drive: Shaft

Suspension

Front: 41mm fork; 4.0 inches travel

Rear: Single shock; 3.9 inches travel

Brakes

Front: Single 336mm disc with twin-piston caliper

Rear: 296mm disc with single-piston caliper; Optional ABS and CBS available in Black color only

Tires

Front: 90/90-21

Rear: 170/80-15

Wheelbase: 70.0 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 33°

Trail: 118.0mm (4.6 inches)

Seat Height: 26.9 inches

Fuel Capacity: 4.4 gallons

Colors: Black, Candy Dark Red (ABS/CBS available in Black color only)

Curb Weight*: 659 pounds (VT1300CS) / 676 pounds (VT1300CSA ABS)

*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel–ready to ride.


Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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