2018 Honda Gold Wing

2018 Honda Gold Wing Launched in India at Rs. 26.80 Lakh

Honda Launches its First Reverse Gear Tourer Bike Honda Goldwing In India

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India recently started delivering the 2018 Honda Gold Wing bike in India. The motorcycle comes with a reverse gear technology and commands a price tag of Rs.26.85 lakh. Honda first revealed the  Gold Wing at the 2018 Auto Expo where it became a show-stopper.

2018 Honda Gold Wing
2018 Honda Gold Wing

Honda delivered the first motorcycle to the customer in Jaipur, Rajasthan at an event organized by the company. The motorcycle comes with a staggering price tag of Rs 26.85 lakh ex-showroom, Delhi. The tourer is available exclusively in Candy Ardent Red color.



2018 Honda Gold Wing Engine & Power:

Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India said, "The 2018 Gold Wing was the showstopper of the Honda Two Wheelers pavilion at the Auto Expo. After receiving an overwhelming response and over 35 bookings, we are pleased to announce the first delivery of the 2018 Gold Wing."

2018 Honda Gold Wing Dual Clutch Transmission
2018 Honda Gold Wing Dual Clutch Transmission

The bike comes with a powerful, flat-six engine of 1833cc displacement. This massive engine delivers 93kW of power with 170Nm torque. The new engine also comprises of an aluminum cylinder & a shorter, stiffer crank-shaft. The engine mates with a 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT). The 2018 Honda Gold Wing also happens to be the first motorcycle from Honda to get a wishbone type front suspension.

2018 Honda Gold Wing Features:

The buttons on the handlebar carry out the duty of controlling the gear shifting which lets the DCT function fully automatically. Thus, the bike is able to upshift and downshift on its own. The 2018 Honda Gold Wing also has the Apple CarPlay integration, first on any motorcycle in the world. Apple CarPlay Integration allows iPhone users to connect their smartphones with the Gold Wing. You can access it on the swanky new 7-inch TFT display.

2018 Honda Gold Wing Audio System
2018 Honda Gold Wing Audio System

Some other features of 2018 Honda Gold Wing that make it worth buying include an electric windscreen with angle and height adjustment, Smart Key control. The bike also features the Cruise Control thru' the throttle-by-wire (TBW) for ease of riding. The new Gold Wing gets full LED lighting and auto-canceling indicators which adds to the convenience.



The 2018 Honda Gold Wing comes with a premium audio system. In addition to listening to music, a rider can make or answer phone calls without taking off the helmet with the use of a Bluetooth headset. A dedicated port also allows plugging in a USB flash drive.

2018 Honda Gold Wing Specifications:

ENGINE
    Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 24 valve, SOHC, flat-6
    Displacement 1,833cc
    Valves Per Cylinder 4
    Bore x Stroke 73mm x 73mm
    Compression Ratio 10.5:1
    Max. Power Output 93kW/5500rpm
    Max. Torque 170Nm/4500rpm
    FUEL SYSTEM
    Carburation PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
    Fuel Tank Capacity 21.1 liters
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Starter Integrated Starter Generator system
    Battery Capacity 12V/20AH
    ACG Power Generation Capacity 12V/120A
    DRIVETRAIN
    Clutch Type (DCT) Hydraulic, wet, multiplate with oil pressure
    Transmission Type 7-speed forward and reverse DCT
    Gear Ratios 1st: 2.167 2nd: 1.696 3rd: 1.304 4th: 1.038 5th: 0.821 6th: 0.667 7th: 0.522 Rev: 1.190
    Final Drive Enclosed shaft
    FRAME
    Type Aluminum die-cast, twin tube
    CHASSIS
    Dimensions LxWxH 2,575 x 905 x 1430mm* / 2,475 x 905 x 1340mm
    Wheelbase 1695mm
    Caster Angle 30.5°
    Trail 109mm
    Turning Radius 3.4m
    Seat Height 745mm
    Ground Clearance 130mm
    Kerb Weight 379kg* / 364kg
    SUSPENSION
    Front Double Wishbone
    Rear Pro-Link
    WHEELS
    Front 130/70R 18
    Rear 200/55R 16
    BRAKES
    System Type Electronically-controlled combined ABS system
    Front 320mm x 4.5mm dual hydraulic disc with 6-piston caliper, floating rotors, and sintered metal pads
    Type Rear 316mm x 11mm ventilated disc with 3-piston caliper and sintered metal pads

*For Gold Wing Tour

Note: Images – Courtesy: Honda

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