Honda Gold Wing motorcycle


The Gold Wing is a series of touring motorcycles manufactured by Honda. Touring motorcycles are built for the comfort of the rider over long distances. It was introduced in October 1974, and is popular North America, Western Europe, Australia, and Japan. More than 640,000 Gold Wings have been sold, most of them in the United States.

Gold Wings were built at a rate of 150 units a day during 1981-1983. The base price for this motorcycle was $4,250. This model  has an AM/FM stereo with cassette player, windscreen, and lockable saddlebags.

Gold Wings were manufactured in Marysville, Ohio, from 1980 until 2010. Production resumed in Japan in 2011 using tools transported from the old plant. The 2011 model year was not produced.

Model Specifications

  • Built: Marysville, Ohio, 1982
  • Engine: 1085 cc SOHC, four cylinder
  • Power: 83 horsepower at @ 7500 rpm
  • Ignition: Electronic
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual
  • Frame: steel full-duplex cradle
  • Wheelbase: 632 inches
  • Length: 92 inches
  • Seat height: 31 inches
  • Weight: 595 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 5.3 gallons
  • Miles per gallon: 30

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