Honda VTX 1800: review, history, specs


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Class: cruiser

Production: 2002-2008

Models
Honda VTX1800R

2002-2007

(USA)

Honda VTX1800S

2002-2006

(USA)

Honda VTX1800C

2002-2008

(North America, Europe, Australia, Brazil, Korea)

Honda VTX1800R
Honda VTX1800S
Honda VTX1800C
Models
Honda VTX1800N

2004-2008

(USA)

Honda VTX1800F

2005-2008

(USA)

HHonda VTX1800T

2007-2008

(USA)

Honda VTX1800N
Honda VTX1800F
Honda VTX1800T

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
2002 Europe, North America, Australia Name: Honda VTX1800R, Honda VTX1800S, Honda VTX1800C

Code: VTX1800R A / VTX1800R AC; VTX1800S A / VTX1800S AC; VTX1800C A / VTX1800C AC; VTX1800C2

2003 Europe, North America, Australia Name: Honda VTX1800R, Honda VTX1800S, Honda VTX1800C

Code: VTX1800R A / VTX1800R AC; VTX1800S A / VTX1800S AC; VTX1800C A / VTX1800C AC; VTX1800C3

2004 Europe, North America, Australia Name: Honda VTX1800R, Honda VTX1800S, Honda VTX1800C, Honda VTX1800N

Code: VTX1800R1 A / VTX1800R1 AC; VTX1800R2 A / VTX1800R2 AC; VTX1800R3 A / VTX1800R3 AC; VTX1800S1 A / VTX1800S1 AC; VTX1800S2 A / VTX1800S2 AC; VTX1800S3 A / VTX1800S3 AC; VTX1800C A / VTX1800C AC; VTX1800C4; VTX1800N1 A / VTX1800N1 AC; VTX1800N2 A / VTX1800N2 AC; VTX1800N3 A / VTX1800N3 AC

2005 Europe, North America, Australia Name: Honda VTX1800R, Honda VTX1800S, Honda VTX1800C, Honda VTX1800N, Honda VTX1800F

Code: VTX1800R1 A / VTX1800R1 AC; VTX1800R2 A / VTX1800R2 AC; VTX1800R3 A / VTX1800R3 AC; VTX1800S1 A / VTX1800S1 AC; VTX1800S2 A / VTX1800S2 AC; VTX1800S3 A / VTX1800S3 AC; VTX1800C1 A / VTX1800C1 AC; VTX1800C2 A / VTX1800C2 AC; VTX1800C3 A / VTX1800C3 AC; VTX1800C15; VTX1800N1 A / VTX1800N1 AC; VTX1800N2 A / VTX1800N2 AC; VTX1800N3 A / VTX1800N3 AC; VTX1800F1 A / VTX1800F1 AC; VTX1800F2 A / VTX1800F2 AC; VTX1800F3 A / VTX1800F3 AC

2006 Europe, North America, Australia, Korea, Brazil Name: Honda VTX1800R, Honda VTX1800S, Honda VTX1800C, Honda VTX1800N, Honda VTX1800F

Code: VTX1800R1 1A / VTX1800R1 1AC; VTX1800R2 2A / VTX1800R2 2AC; VTX1800R3 3A / VTX1800R3 3AC; VTX1800S1 1A / VTX1800S1 1AC; VTX1800S2 2A / VTX1800S2 2AC; VTX1800S3 3A / VTX1800S3 3AC; VTX1800C1 A / VTX1800C1 AC; VTX1800C2 A / VTX1800C2 AC; VTX1800C3 A / VTX1800C3 AC; VTX1800C16; VTX1800N1 1A / VTX1800N1 1AC; VTX1800N2 2A / VTX1800N2 2AC; VTX1800N3 3A / VTX1800N3 3AC; VTX1800F1 A / VTX1800F1 AC; VTX1800F2 A / VTX1800F2 AC; VTX1800F3 A / VTX1800F3 AC

2007 Europe, North America, Australia, Korea, Brazil Name: Honda VTX1800R, Honda VTX1800C, Honda VTX1800N, Honda VTX1800F; Honda VTX1800T

Code: VTX1800R1 1A / VTX1800R1 1AC; VTX1800R2 2A / VTX1800R2 2AC; VTX1800R3 3A / VTX1800R3 3AC; VTX1800C1 A / VTX1800C1 AC; VTX1800C2 A / VTX1800C2 AC; VTX1800C3 A / VTX1800C3 AC; VTX1800C17; VTX1800N1 1A / VTX1800N1 1AC; VTX1800N2 2A / VTX1800N2 2AC; VTX1800N3 3A / VTX1800N3 3AC; VTX1800F1 A / VTX1800F1 AC; VTX1800F2 A / VTX1800F2 AC; VTX1800F3 A / VTX1800F3 AC; VTX1800T1 A / VTX1800T1 AC; VTX1800T2 A / VTX1800T2 AC; VTX1800T3 A / VTX1800T3 AC

2008 North America, Australia, Korea, Brazil Name: Honda VTX1800C, Honda VTX1800N, Honda VTX1800F; Honda VTX1800T

Code: VTX1800C1 A / VTX1800C1 AC; VTX1800C2 A / VTX1800C2 AC; VTX1800C3 A / VTX1800C3 AC; VTX1800C18; VTX1800N1 1A / VTX1800N1 1AC; VTX1800N2 2A / VTX1800N2 2AC; VTX1800N3 3A / VTX1800N3 3AC; VTX1800F1 A / VTX1800F1 AC; VTX1800F2 A / VTX1800F2 AC; VTX1800F3 A / VTX1800F3 AC; VTX1800T1 A / VTX1800T1 AC; VTX1800T2 A / VTX1800T2 AC; VTX1800T3 A / VTX1800T3 AC

Specifications

Honda VTX1800: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2630 mm / 103,5 in – VTX1800S / VTX1800R

2455 mm / 96,7 in – VTX1800C

2420 mm / 95,3 in – VTX1800F

Overall width 990 mm / 39,0 in – VTX1800S / VTX1800R

930 mm / 36,6 in – VTX1800C

940 mm / 37,0 in – VTX1800F

Overall height 1155 mm / 45,5 in – VTX1800S / VTX1800R

1125 mm / 44,3 in – VTX1800C

1130 mm / 44,5 in – VTX1800F

Seat height 695 mm / 27,4 in – VTX1800S / VTX1800R, VTX1800C

701 mm / 27,6 in – VTX1800F

Wheelbase 1715 mm / 67,5 in
Ground clearance 140 mm / 5,5 in – VTX1800S / VTX1800R

130 mm / 5,1 in – VTX1800C, VTX1800F

Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 359 kg / 791 lbs – VTX1800S / VTX1800R

340 kg / 750 lbs – VTX1800C

351 kg / 774 lbs – VTX1800F

FRAME Type Double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel Inverted telescopic fork 45 mm, 130 mm (5,1 in) - VTX1800S / VTX1800R, VTX1800F

Inverted telescopic fork 45 mm, 110 mm (4,3 in) - VTX1800C

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with twin-shock, 100 mm (3,9 in)

Adjustable: 5-way spring pre-load

Front tire size 150/80R17M/C (72H) – VTX1800S / VTX1800R

130/70R18M/C (63H) – VTX1800C

130/70R18M/C (63V) – VTX1800F

Rear tire size 180/70R16M/C (77H) – VTX1800S / VTX1800R, VTX1800C

180/55R18M/C (74V) – VTX1800F

Front brake Double disc, 296 mm, 3-piston calipers (combined)
Rear brake Single disc, 316 mm, 2-piston caliper (combined)
Fuel capacity 20,0 l / 5,28 US gal – VTX1800S / VTX1800R

17,0 l / 4,49 US gal – VTX1800C

18,0 l / 4,76 US gal – VTX1800F

Trail 163 mm (6,4 in) – VTX1800S / VTX1800R

146 mm (5,7 in) – VTX1800C, VTX1800F

Fuel economy 6,4 l / 100 km (highway)

6,1 l / 100 km (at speed 130 km/h)

ENGINE Type Water cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2 cylinders V-twin
Bore & Stroke 101,0 x 112,0 mm
Displacement 1795 cm³ (109,5 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Valve train SOHC, 3 valves per cylinder
Max. power 106,0 hp (78,0 kW) / 5000 rpm
Max. torque 162,7 Nm (16,4 kg*m) / 3500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 4,8 sec
Top speed 189 km/h (117 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Fuel injection, PGM-Fi, 42 mm
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate (hydraulic operating)
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final drive Shaft
Primary reduction 1.571
Final reduction 3.091
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.353

1.478

1.111

0.871

0.697

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator 400W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-18Ah

Images

Honda VTX1800: images, gallery.

Honda VTX 1800 R
Honda VTX 1800 R
Honda VTX 1800 R
Honda VTX 1800 S
Honda VTX 1800 S
Honda VTX 1800 S
Honda VTX 1800 C
Honda VTX 1800 C
Honda VTX 1800 C
Honda VTX 1800 N
Honda VTX 1800 N
Honda VTX 1800 N
Honda VTX 1800 F
Honda VTX 1800 F
Honda VTX 1800 F
Honda VTX 1800 T
Honda VTX 1800 T
Honda VTX 1800 T

Videos

Honda VTX1800: video.

2005 HONDA VTX1800S
2003 HONDA VTX1800R
2003 HONDA VTX1800C
2004 HONDA VTX1800N

Manuals

Honda VTX1800: manuals, parts, microfiches.