2012 Honda MotorcycleWhen Honda enthusiasts hear the word Interstate, they likely conjure up images of the mega-touring machine, the Gold Wing Interstate.
But the modern Interstate, the VT1300CT, is far from that touring Gold Wing. Today, the Interstate is part of Honda’s custom crusier line. And for 2012, Honda continues to offer the Interstate without change from the 2011 cruiser, and with optional ABS.The Honda Interstate was designed to capture the eyes of riders who want to motorcycle that can not only travel vast distances, but also look stylish when doing so.From the hard leather bags that offer ample storage, to the traditional windscreen, the 2012 Honda Interstate VT1300 CT provides much comfort without losing any customized cruiser appeal.And if the rider wants to further customize the 2012 Honda Interstate, Honda offers many of its Genuine Accessories, including: Custom Grips, Boulevard Screen (smoke), 24L Saddlebag (plain/studded), 18L Saddlebag (plain/studded), Saddlebag Bracket (18L/24L), Touring Bag (plain/studded/fringed), Front Pouch (plain/studded/fringed), Tank Belt (plain/studded), Backrest & Pad (low/tall), Rear Carrier Mounting Bracket, Rear Carrier, Passenger Floorboard, Engine Guard, Foot pegs, Custom Rider Seat, Chrome Side Cover, PIAA Driving Light, Braided Lines (Throttle Cable/Clutch Cable/Front Brake Hose/Rear Brake Hose), Digital Audio System, Audio Attach Kit, Master Cylinder Caps (fluted/”V”design/neo-retro), Billet Dipstick, Fork Nut Covers, Side Cover, Billet License Plate Frame (fluted/”V”design/neo-retro).Following are the specs, color options and MSRP for the 2012 Honda Interstate.2012 Honda Interstate Specs:
Model: VT1300CT / VT1300CT 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
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 (VT1300CT ABS) will be available in Black color only
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