1975 Honda GL1000

1975 Honda GL1000

1975 GL1000
Not originally positioned as a touring bike, the GL1000 was intended to be, quite simply, the best motorcycle ever built

  • 999cc (72mm x 61.4mm) liquid-cooled horizontally opposed four-stroke four-cylinder engine with OHC; 80 horsepower at 7,500 rpm
  • Four 32mm Keihin constant-vacuum carburetors
  • Capacitor discharge ignition with points and coils
  • Electric and kick start
  • Five-speed transmission
  • Shaft drive
  • Tubular-steel full-cradle frame
  • 37mm telescopic fork with 5.63 inches travel
  • Dual shocks with adjustable preload and 3.4 inches travel
  • Dual 273mm front brake discs with single-piston calipers
  • Single 295mm rear brake disc with single-piston caliper
  • Spoke wheels with aluminum rims; 3.50H-19 front tire, 4.50H-17 rear tire
  • 60.6 inch wheelbase
  • 28º rake
  • 31.9 inch seat height
  • 5.0 gallon fuel capacity
  • Curb weight: 647 lbs.
  • Colors: Candy Antares Red or Candy Blue Green
  • MSRP: $2,899

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