Honda Gold Wing 1100 (GL1100) Motorcycles


1980 GL1100’80

Engine

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

Drivetrain

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

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

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

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 1605 mm (63.2″)
Overall Length 2340 mm
Overall Width: 920 mm (36.2″)
Seat Height 795 mm (31.3″)
Dry Weight (without fluids): 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
Fuel Capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)

OTHER

Colour:
  • 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 transmission was a 5-speed with a shaft drive
  • The frame serial number began SC02-2000040 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2000047.
  • In 1980 Honda beefed up the GL1000 engine by 86 cc

1981 GL1100’81

Engine

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

Drivetrain

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

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

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

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 1605 mm (63.2″)
Overall Length 2340 mm
Overall Width: 920 mm (36.2″)
Seat Height 795 mm (31.3″)
Dry Weight (without fluids): 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
Fuel Capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)

OTHER

Colour:
  • 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: 1HFSC0207BA100001 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2100002.

1982 GL1100’82

Engine

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

Drivetrain

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

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

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

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 1605 mm (63.2″)
Overall Length 2340 mm
Overall Width: 920 mm (36.2″)
Seat Height 795 mm (31.3″)
Dry Weight (without fluids): 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
Fuel Capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)

OTHER

Colour:
  • osmo Black Metallic
  • Candy Wineberry Red
  • Black
  • 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 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 frame serial number began with 1HFSC0205CA200101 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2200028.
  • In 1982 Honda continued with the GL1100 with a few difference

1983 GL1100’83

Engine

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

Drivetrain

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

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

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

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 1605 mm (63.2″)
Overall Length 2340 mm
Overall Width: 920 mm (36.2″)
Seat Height 790 mm (31.1″)
Dry Weight (without fluids): 266 kg (586.4 pounds)
Fuel Capacity 20 litres (4.4 imp gal.) (5.3 US gal)

OTHER

Colour:
  • Black
  • Candy Regal Brown
  • The emblems were gold, but the pinstripes were orange and gold
  • The wheels were cast with eleven spokes
  • The speedometer now has a 150 mph (240 kph) limit
  • The turn signal featured a self-cancelling system
  • The saddle was dual and more pronounced like in the previous year.
  • Brakes: Unified braking system with TRACTM anti-dive control front wheel had dual slotted discs with dual piston calipers
  • Wheels: Cast alloy wheels with deep tread tubeless tires
  • Seat: Adjustable
  • Instruments: Full instrumentation
  • The frame serial number began with 1HFSC020XDA300101 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2300012
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  • In 1983 Honda continued with the basic GL1100

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