Honda GL650 Silver Wing: review, history, specs


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Class: standard / touring

Production: 1983

Related: Honda CX650

Predecessor: Honda GL500 Silver Wing

Models
Honda GL650 Silver Wing

(North America)

1983

Honda GL650 Silver Wing Interstate

(North America)

1983

Honda GL650 Silver Wing
Honda GL650 Silver Wing Interstate

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1983 North America Name: Honda GL650 Silver Wing + Interstate

Frame: JH2RC100*DM~ + JH2RC101*DM~

Specifications

Honda GL650 Silver Wing: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2215 mm / 87,2 in – GL650

2305 mm / 90,7 in – GL650 Interstate

Overall width 890 mm / 35,0 in – GL650

885 mm / 34,8 in – GL650 Interstate

Overall height 1184 mm / 46,6 in – GL650

1480 mm / 58,3 in – GL650 Interstate

Wheelbase 1495 mm / 58,9 in
Ground clearance 150 mm / 5,9 in – GL650

145 mm / 5,7 in – GL650 Interstate

Seat height 775 mm / 30,5 in – GL650

770 mm / 30,3 in – GL650 Interstate

Dry weight 217 kg / 478 lbs – GL650

240 kg / 529 lbs – GL650 Interstate

Curb (wet) weight 234 kg / 516 lbs – GL650

257 kg / 567 lbs – GL650 Interstate

FRAME Type Diamond (steel)
Front suspension, travel 37 mm air-adjustable telescopic fork, 150 mm / 5,9 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Pro-Link with air-assisted mono-shock, 110 mm / 4,3 in
Front tire size 3.50H 19-4PR
Rear tire size 130/90-16 (67H)
Front brake Double disc, 240 mm, 2-piston calipers
Rear brake Drum
Fuel capacity 17,6 l / 4,6 US gal (reserve – 2,5 l)
Trail 117 mm (4,6 in)
Fuel economy 4,7 l / 100 km (50 mpg)
ENGINE Type Water cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2 cylinders V-twin 80° longitudinal
Bore & Stroke 82,5 x 63,0 mm
Displacement 674 cm³ (41,3 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Valve train OHV, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 64,0 hp (47,5 kW) / 8000 rpm
Max. torque 62,0 Nm (6,3 kg*m) / 6000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h (0-60 mph) 5,5 sec.
Top speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Keihin VB 35 mm
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Shaft
Primary reduction 2.144
Final reduction 3.091
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.500

1.714

1.280

1.036

0.839

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC generator, 12V 252W at 5000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-14Ah

Images

Honda GL650 Silver Wing: images, gallery.

Honda GL650 Silver Wing
Honda GL650 Silver Wing Interstate
Honda GL650 Silver Wing Interstate

Videos

Honda GL650 Silver Wing: video.

Honda GL650 Silverwing Interstate (1983)

Manuals

Honda GL650 Silver Wing: manuals, parts, microfiches.