Along with cruiser motorcycles, Honda is also bringing the updated version of Gold Wing bike. This successful touring model is being in the market from the last forty-five years. The 2019 Honda Gold wing model will feature a new engine and a lighter body as compared to its predecessor. It will be available with the number of variables and options including the base variant and the TOUR variant.
Honda GoldWing 2019 Outlook
The 2019 GoldWing will be having 66.7 inches wheelbase and it will be 36.4 inches wide and 101.4 inches long. It comes with Dunlop 130/70R 18 inches front tire and 200/55 16 inches Dunlop rear tire. Furthermore, the bike has front hydraulic brakes with 320 mm dual discs and rear hydraulic brakes with 316 mm single disc, Honda has brilliantly used this combo to haul down the roaring Honda Gold wing. The seat height is 29.3 inches, providing a perfect and comfortable position to the rider. The manufacturers have tried and got successful in shedding its weight, so now after shedding 100 pounds of weight, now the curb weight is 833 pounds (Tour) while regular trim has 787 pounds.
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Just like its previous models, mirrors this time also got the turn signal integrated with them. However, the lights are arranged in V shape with new small LED bulbs. The instrument cluster contains a 7 inches LCD screen along with a speedometer, tachometer, and 2 analog clocks. All the related information including Tire Pressure monitoring will be displayed on the screen. The exhaust pipe is square in shape and the number plate holder is kept on a low profile on the rear fender. It will be available in 3 distinct colors, Pearl Hawkseye Blue, Candy Ardent Red and Darkness Black Metallic. Moreover, the upcoming model will come with an updated navigation system.
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2019 Honda Gold Wing Engine
The engine installed in the new Honda Gold Wing is a four stroke 1,833 cc liquid cooled, six-cylinder engine. The engine is able to produce an output of 129 horsepower. The bike has a 73mm x 73mm bore and stroke. Its fuel tank can hold up to 5.5 gallons of fuel. For smooth handling on the straight road and at the cornering, the engineers have tweaked the suspension and make desired changes in the chassis of the bike.
Price and Release date
This new touring bike by Honda will cost around $23,800, while GoldWing Tour cost around $27,000. It’s the starting price and it will vary with trim and options included. Good news for the buyers is that the model comes with 36 months warranty by Honda.
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2019 Honda GoldWing photos