Honda GL1000 (1975-76)

Make Model: Honda GL 1000 Gold Wing


Year: 1975-76
Engine: Four stroke, opposed boxer four cylinder, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 999 cc / 60.96 cub in.
Bore x Stroke: 72 x 61.4 mm
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Induction: 4 x 32mm Keihin carbs
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 56.9 kW / 78 hp @ 7000 rpm
Max Torque: 83 Nm / 8.46 kgf-m / 61.2 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Drive: Shaft
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork
Front Wheel Travel: 148 mm / 5.8 in.
Rear Suspension: Swing arm, twin shocks
Rear Wheel Travel: 84 mm / 3.3 in.
Front Brakes: 2 x 232 mm discs, 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single 250 mm disc, 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 3.50-19
Rear Tyre: 4.50-17
Wheelbase: 1545 mm / 60.8 in.

Seat Height: 810 mm / 31.9 in.
Dry Weight: 273 kg / 602 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 19 Litres / 5 US gal
Consumption Average: 5.1 L/100 km / 17.9 km/l / 42.0 US mpg
Braking 100 km/h – 0: 48.4 m / 159 ft
Standing 1/4 Mile: 13.5 sec / 159.4 km/h / 99 mph
Top Speed: 178.6 km/h / 111 mph


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