Honda GL1200 Gold Wing (Interstate, Deluxe, Aspencade, Limited Edition): review, history, specs


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Class: luxury tourer

Production: 1984-1987

Also called: Honda Gold Wing 1200

Successor: Honda Gold Wing 1500

Models
Honda GL1200I (DX) Gold Wing Interstate (DeLuxe)

(Europe, North America)

1984-1987

Honda GL1200A Gold Wing Aspencade

(North America)

1984-1987

Honda GL1200L Gold Wing Limited Edition

(North America)

1985

Honda GL1200SEI Gold Wing Aspencade

(North America)

1986

Honda GL1200I (DX) Gold Wing Interstate (DeLuxe)
Honda GL1200A Gold Wing Aspencade
Honda GL1200L Gold Wing Limited Edition
Honda GL1200SEI Gold Wing Aspencade

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1984 Europe, North America Name: Honda Gold Wing 1200 Interstate (DE Luxe); Honda Gold Wing 1200 Aspencade

Code: GL1200I (North America), GL1200DX (Europe); GL1200A

1985 Europe, North America Name: Honda Gold Wing 1200 Interstate (DE Luxe); Honda Gold Wing 1200 Aspencade; Honda Gold Wing 1200 Limited Edition

Code: GL1200I (North America), GL1200DX (Europe); GL1200A; GL1200L

1986 Europe, North America Name: Honda Gold Wing 1200 Interstate (DE Luxe); Honda Gold Wing 1200 Aspencade; Honda Gold Wing 1200 Aspencade (fuel injection)

Code: GL1200I (North America), GL1200DX (Europe); GL1200A; GL1200SEi

1987 Europe, North America Name: Honda Gold Wing 1200 Interstate (DE Luxe); Honda Gold Wing 1200 Aspencade

Code: GL1200I (North America), GL1200DX (Europe); GL1200A

Specifications

Honda GL1200 Gold Wing: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2505 mm / 98,6 in
Overall width 970 mm / 38,2 in
Overall height 1510 mm / 59,4 in
Wheelbase 1610 mm / 63,4 in
Ground clearance 140 mm / 5,5 in
Seat height 790 mm / 30,7 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 341 kg / 752 lbs – GL1200I / GL1200DX

353 kg / 778 lbs – GL1200A (‘84-‘85)

355 kg / 783 lbs – GL1200A (‘86)

363 kg / 800 lbs – GL1200A (‘87)

FRAME Type Steel full-duplex cradle
Front suspension, travel Air-assisted, anti-dive telescopic fork, 140 mm (5,5 in)
Rear suspension, travel Air-assist shocks, 100 mm (4,4 in)
Front tire size 130/90-16 (67H)
Rear tire size 150/90-15 (74H)
Front brake Double disc, 232 mm, 2-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 250 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 22,0 l / 5,8 US gal
Trail 118 mm (4,6 in)
Fuel economy 6,17 l / 100 km (38,1 mpg) - tested
ENGINE Type Water cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4 cylinders boxer
Bore & Stroke 75,5 x 66,0 mm
Displacement 1182 cm³ (72,1 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Valve train Belt driven SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder (with hydraulic adjusters)
Max. power 94,0 hp (70,1 kW) / 7000 rpm
Max. torque 105,0 Nm (10,6 kg*m) / 5500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 5,3 sec
Top speed 191 km/h (119 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CV, 32 mm
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate (hydraulic operating)
Transmission 5-speed, constant mesh
Final drive Shaft
Primary reduction 1.708
Final reduction 2.833
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.571

1.667

1.250

1.000

0.800

ELECTRICAL Ignition Electronic
Alternator 360W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-20 Ah

Images

Honda GL1200 Gold Wing: images, gallery

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Honda Gold Wing 1200

Videos

Honda GL1200 Gold Wing: video.

1986 Goldwing 1200 Interstate

Manuals

Honda GL1200 Gold Wing: manuals, parts, microfiches.