News 2012 Honda Gold Wing | Quick Look

2012 Honda Gold Wing | Quick Look

2012 Honda Motorcycle

The Honda Gold Wing took a well-deserved vacation in 2011, and is back for 2012 with a new look and a number of significant improvements.

The suspension has been recalibrated,giving it a slightly more sporting ride that reduces unwanted floorboard dragging in corners.

The fairing and bags have been redesigned for more wind protection and added cargo capacity, respectively.

Optional high-tech upgrades include the Next-Generation Honda Satellite Linked Navigation System, plus XM NavTraffic and XM NavWeather.

2012 Honda Gold Wing Quick Stats

  • ENGINE TYPE: 2vpc opposed-6
  • BORE x STROKE: 74mm x 71mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 9.8:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 5-speed (plus reverse)
  • WHEELBASE: 66.5 inches
  • RAKE: 29.15 degrees
  • CURB WEIGHT: 904 pounds
  • PRICE: $23,199

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With 45 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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