News 2010 Honda Stateline (ABS) | Preview

2010 Honda Stateline (ABS) | Preview

Honda Stateline Overview

Featuring long, low lines that embody what cruising is all about, the 2010 Honda Stateline blends two worlds of motorcycling style: traditional looks plus progressive elements. The deeply valanced fenders arc downward in classic retro style, yet the all-new rolling chassis and overall lines bring a fresh look to the class. Add to that the deep throaty rumble of a big V-twin engine with Honda’s Programmed Fuel Injection and that classic big V-twin power pulse, and you have a machine that’s the perfect choice for cruising–any time you want.

The 2010 Honda Stateline is available with or without ABS in Black and Candy Dark Red. You will find the Stateline in Honda dealerships in February of 2010 and the ABS model will later be available in March. The MSRP for the 2010 Stateline is listed at $11,699.00 while the ABS model is at $12,699.00.

2010 Honda Stateline (ABS) | Features and Benefits

>> New progressive/retro styling with a raked-out front end and stylized curved frame downtube creates a unique custom look.

>> Blacked-out engine and new-style wheels.

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

>> New, wide retro-styled pullback handlebar offers all day comfort.

>> Sleek new one-piece seat plus deep, long flowing fenders for a classic look.

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

>> 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.

2010 Honda Stateline (ABS) | 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 Stateline (ABS) | Specifications

Model: VT1300CR / VT1300CRA 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 Candy Dark Red color only

Tires

Front: 140/80-17

Rear: 170/80-15

Wheelbase: 70.1 inches

Rake (Caster Angle): 33°

Trail: 118mm (4.6 inches)

Seat Height: 26.7 inches

Fuel Capacity: 4.4 gallons

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

Curb Weight*

VT1300CR: 670 pounds

VT1300CRA ABS: 687 pounds

*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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