Honda Shadow VT500C Motorcycles


1983 Shadow 500 (VT500C’83)

  • Colors:
    • Candy Wineberry Red
    • Black
  • The fuel tank and rear fender were one of the two basic colors (red or black), but the side covers were chrome and the engine covers were black
  • The side cover decal “Shadow 500” was black and red with gold overlay
  • The headlight was rectangular and chrome
  • There was only a single horn.
  • Engine: 491cc, liquid-cooled, 52° V-twin with new offset dual-pin crankshaft provides perfect primary balance
  • Engine description: New, three-valve, OHC cylinder head with twin spark plugs
  • Drive: Shaft
  • Transmission: 5-speed plus overdrive sixth speed
  • Brakes: Front disc
  • Suspension: Air-adjustable, leading-axle front forks with front brace
  • Wheelbase: 1488mm (58.6 in)
  • Seat height: 777 mm(31.1 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 12 liters (3.2 gal.)
  • Weight: 183 kg (403.4 lb)
  • The serial number began JH2PC0804DM000020

1984 VT500C’84 Shadow 500

  • Colors:
    • Candy Scorpio Red
    • Black
  • The side covers were the basic color (red or black)
  • The engine covers were black
  • The side cover decal “Shadow 500” was black and red with gold overlay
  • The headlight was rectangular and chrome
  • The engine was a 491cc OHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive.
  • Engine: Liquid-cooled, 52° V-twin, 16-valve, with offset dual-pin crankshaft
  • Displacement: 490cc
  • Transmission: Five-speed plus overdrive sixth
  • Drive: Shaft
  • Wheelbase: 1490 mm (58.6 in.)
  • Seat Height: 770 mm (30.3 in)
  • Dry Weight: 183 kg (403.3 lb)
  • The serial number began JH2PC080*EM100001

1985 VT500C’85 Shadow 500

  • Colors:
    • Candy Glory Red
    • Black
  • The side cover decal “Shadow 500” was black and red with gold overlay
  • The headlight was round and chrome
  • The bike had dual horns
  • The 2-piece seat had an integrated backrest
  • The side covers were the basic color (red or black)
  • The engine covers were polished and the fins were enlarged
  • The “HONDA” gas tank logo was curved
  • The engine was a 491cc OHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive
  • The serial number began JH2PC080*FM200005

1986 VT500C’86 Shadow 500

  • Colors:
    • Candy Scorpio Red
    • Black
  • The side cover decal “Shadow 500” was black and red with gold overlay
  • The headlight was round and chrome
  • The bike had dual horns
  • The 2-piece seat had an integrated backrest
  • The side covers were the basic color (red or black)
  • The engine covers were polished and the fins were enlarged
  • The “HONDA” gas tank logo was curved
  • The engine was a 491cc OHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 6-speed transmission and a shaft drive
  • The serial number began JH2PC080*GM300001

 

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