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Honda Shadow 1100 (VT1100C3) Aero Motorcycles

1998 VT1100C3’98 Shadow Aero

  • Available color schemes: Black; Somerset Orange with Pearl Antique White; Pearl Sonoma Green with Pearl Antique White; Black with Pearl Twilight Silver; or Black with Pearl Sedona Red
  • This was the first Honda to have floorboards as standard equipment.
  • The engine was rubber mounted.
  • The speedometer was within the headlight case.
  • The serial number began 1HFSC390*WA000001.

2001 VT1100C3’01 Shadow Aero



Engine Type Liquid cooled, 45° V-twin, dual offset pin crank
Displacement 1099cc
Bore and Stroke 87.5mm x 91.4mm
Compression Ratio 8:1
Valve Train SOHC, 3 valve per cylinder, self-adjusting hydraulic
Fuel Delivery Twin 36mm, diaphragm-type CV
Transmission Wide-Ratio, 5-speed
Final Drive Shaft
Rear Suspension Dual shocks with 5-way spring preload adjustment, 95mm travel
Front Tire 140/80H-17
Rear Tire 170/80H-15
Front Brakes Single 316mm disc with twin piston caliperRear Brake
Rear Brakes Single 276mm disc with single piston caliper
Seat Height 725mm (28.5″)
Wheelbase 1680mm (66.1″)
Dry Weight 279 kg (615 lb)
Fuel Capacity 15.8 liters
Color Silver/White, Black/Red, Black

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