Honda Gold Wing Interstate (GL1100I) Motorcycles


1980 GL1100I’80

Engine

Engine Type Liquid-cooled four cylinder horizontally opposed OHC
Displacement 1085 cc
Bore and Stroke 75 x 61.4 mm
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel Delivery four 30 mm, CV type
Valves 2 valves/cylinder
Exhaust system Four-into-two with balance tube
Ignition system Transistorized pointless
Starting system electric
Fuel type regular gasoline
Horsepower 81 hp (60.4 kW) @ 7000 rpm
Maximum Torque 88 Nm (64.9 ft. lbs) @ 5500 rpm

Drivetrain

Clutch wet multi-plate
Transmission Five-speed, constant-mesh
Final Drive Honda cast wheels

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Brakes dual 232 mm discs with 2-piston calipers
Rear Brakes single 250 mm disc with 1-piston calipers
Front Suspension air-assisted telescopic with TRAC™ anti-dive
Rear Suspension air-assisted shocks
Front tire 110/90-19
Rear Tire 130/90-17

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 1605 mm (63.2″)
Dry weight (without fluids) 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
Dry weight (ridable) 272 kg (598 lb.)
Overall length 2340 mm
Overall width 920 mm (36.2″)
Seat height 795 mm (31.3″)
Fuel capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)

OTHER

Color
  • Candy Muse Red
  • Black
  • The emblems and pinstripes were gold
  • The wheels were black reverse comstar
  • The speedometer showed a 85 mph (135 kph) limit
  • The saddle was dual and more pronounced than in previous years
  • The front wheel had dual discs with a single piston calipers
  • The frame serial number began SC02-4004778
  • The engine serial number began SC02E-2009396.
  • In 1980 Honda also fielded the Gold Wing Interstate which was very similar to the standard wing, but it was decked out with fairing, saddle bags and trunk

1981 GL1100I’81

Engine

Engine Type Liquid-cooled four cylinder horizontally opposed OHC
Displacement 1085 cc
Bore and Stroke 75 x 61.4 mm
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel Delivery four 30 mm, CV type
Valves 2 valves/cylinder
Exhaust system Four-into-two with balance tube
Ignition system Transistorized pointless
Starting system electric
Fuel type regular gasoline
Horsepower 81 hp (60.4 kW) @ 7000 rpm
Maximum Torque 88 Nm (64.9 ft. lbs) @ 5500 rpm

Drivetrain

Clutch wet multi-plate
Transmission Five-speed, constant-mesh
Final Drive Honda cast wheels

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Brakes dual 232 mm discs with 2-piston calipers
Rear Brakes single 250 mm disc with 1-piston calipers
Front Suspension air-assisted telescopic with TRAC™ anti-dive
Rear Suspension air-assisted shocks
Front tire 110/90-19
Rear Tire 130/90-17

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 1605 mm (63.2″)
Dry weight (without fluids) 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
Dry weight (ridable) 272 kg (598 lb.)
Overall length 2340 mm
Overall width 920 mm (36.2″)
Seat height 795 mm (31.3″)
Fuel capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)

OTHER

Color
  • Candy Muse Red
  • Cosmo Black Metallic
  • The emblems were gold, but the pinstripes were orange and gold
  • The wheels were black reverse comstar
  • The speedometer showed a 85 mph (135 kph) limit
  • The saddle was dual and more pronounced than in previous years
  • The front wheel had dual discs with a single piston calipers
  • The frame serial number began with the new style used throughout the motorcycle industry and common to the automotive industry: 1HFSC0216BA100001
  • The engine serial number began SC02E-2100002.
  • In 1981 Honda continued with the Interstate model with very little difference

1982 GL1100I’82

Engine

Engine Type Liquid-cooled four cylinder horizontally opposed OHC
Displacement 1085 cc
Bore and Stroke 75 x 61.4 mm
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel Delivery four 30 mm, CV type
Valves 2 valves/cylinder
Maximum Torque 88 Nm (64.9 ft. lbs) @ 5500 rpm
Exhaust system Four-into-two with balance tube
Ignition system Transistorized pointless
Fuel type regular gasoline
Starting system electric
Fuel type regular gasoline

Drivetrain

Clutch wet multi-plate
Transmission Five-speed, constant-mesh
Final Drive Honda cast wheels

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Brakes dual 232 mm discs with 2-piston calipers
Rear Brakes single 250 mm disc with 1-piston calipers
Front Suspension air-assisted telescopic with TRAC™ anti-dive
Rear Suspension air-assisted shocks
Front tire 120/90H18
Rear Tire 140/90H16

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 1605 mm (63.2″)
Dry weight (without fluids) 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
Dry weight (ridable) 272 kg (598 lb.)
Overall length 2340 mm
Overall width 920 mm (36.2″)
Seat height 795 mm (31.3″)
Fuel capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)

OTHER

Color
  • Cosmo Black Metallic
  • Candy Wineberry Red
  • Black
  • The wheels were black reverse comstar
  • The speedometer showed a 85 mph (135 kph) limit
  • The turn signal featured a self-cancelling system
  • The saddle was dual and more pronounced like in the previous year
  • The front wheel had dual slotted discs with dual piston calipers
  • The front tire was a 120/90-18 and the rear tire was 140/90-16
  • The engine was still 1085cc, SOHC 2-valve, liquid-cooled, opposed four cylinder
  • The transmission was a 5-speed with a shaft drive
  • The frame serial number began with 1HFSC0214CA20010
  • In 1982 Honda not only had the basic Gold Wing; but also fielded the Aspencade and Interstate

1983 GL1100I’83

Engine

Engine Type Thermostatically-controlled, liquid-cooled, horizontally-opposed 1085cc, SOHC 2-valve, four cylinder
Bore and Stroke 75 x 61.4 mm
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Exhaust system Four-into-two with balance tube
Ignition system Transistorized pointless
Fuel type regular gasoline
Starting system electric

Drivetrain

Clutch wet multi-plate
Transmission Five-speed, constant-mesh
Final Drive Honda cast wheels

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Brakes Interconnected brakes, dual slotted (ventilated) discs with dual piston calipers in front and single disc in rear
Front Suspension Front forks are air-assisted telescopic with TRACTM anti-dive control
Rear Suspension air-assisted shocks
Front tire 120/90H-18
Rear Tire 140/90H16

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 1605 mm (63.2″)
Gas type regular
Dry weight (ridable) 311 kg
Overall length 2460 mm
Overall width 920 mm
Seat height 7950mm
Fuel capacity 20 litres

OTHER

Color
  • Black
  • Candy Regal Brown
  • The wheels were cast with 11 spokes
  • The speedometer showed a 150 mph (240 kph) limit
  • The turn signal featured a self-cancelling system
  • The saddle was dual and more pronounced as in the previous year
  • The engine was still 1085cc, SOHC 2-valve, liquid-cooled, opposed four cylinder
  • The transmission was a 5-speed with a shaft drive.
  • The front forks had the TRAC anti-dive control
  • The front tire was a 120/90-18 and the rear tire was 140/90-16
  • Speedometer: Showed a 150 mph (240 kph) limit
  • Instrument panel: Digital
  • Turn signal: Self-cancelling system
  • Saddle: Dual and more pronounced as in the previous year, but the passenger backrest was larger with storage pouches
  • The frame serial number began with 1HFSC0219DA300101
  • The engine serial number began SC02E-2300012
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  • In 1983 Honda continued with the Interstate

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