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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