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Honda GL1100
Manufacturer Honda
Production 80-83
Engine 1100cc
Sparkplug DR8ESL '81
DPR8EA-9 '82-83
D8EA '80
Battery Y50-N18L-A '81 , '82-83
Y50N18L-A '80
Front Tire 110/90-19 '80 , '81
120/90-18 '82-83
Rear Tire 130/90-17 '80 , '81
140/90-16 '82-83
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The Honda GL1100 is a motorcycle produced by Honda from 1980 to 1983.

This is the plain jane version of the Honda Gold Wing 1100. You may be looking for the GL1100A Aspencade or the GL1100I Interstate.

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1980

1980 Honda GL1100 Gold Wing
1980 Honda GL1100 in Black
1980 Honda GL1100 in Black
1980 Honda GL1100 in Black
1980 Honda GL1100 in Black
1980 Honda GL1100 in Black


GL1100'80 - In 1980 Honda beefed up the engine by 86 cc. It came in two available colors: Candy Muse Red and Black. The emblems and pinstripes were gold. The wheels were black reverse comstar. The speedometer showed a 85 mph (135 kph) limit. The saddle was dual and more pronounced than in previous years. The front wheel had dual discs with a single piston calipers. The engine now displaced 1085cc, and still SOHC 2-valve, liquid-cooled, opposed four cylinder. The transmission was a 5-speed with a shaft drive. The frame serial number began SC02-2000040 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2000047.

1981

1981 Honda GL1100 Gold Wing



GL1100'81 - In 1981 Honda continued with the GL1100 with very little difference. It came in two available colors: Candy Muse Red and Cosmo Black Metallic. The emblems were gold, but the pinstripes were orange and gold. The wheels were black reverse comstar. The speedometer showed a 85 mph (135 kph) limit. The saddle was dual and more pronounced than in previous years. The front wheel had dual discs with a single piston calipers. The engine now displaced 1085cc, and still SOHC 2-valve, liquid-cooled, opposed four cylinder. The transmission was a 5-speed with a shaft drive. The frame serial number began with the new style used throughout the motorcycle industry and common to the automotive industry: 1HFSC0207BA100001 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2100002.

1981 Honda Motorcycle Full-Line Brochure

1982

1982 Honda GL1100 Gold Wing
1982 Honda GL1100 "Standard" in Green
1982 Honda GL1100 "Standard" in Green
1982 Honda GL1100 "Standard" in Green
1982 Honda GL1100 "Standard" in Green
1982 Honda GL1100 "Standard" in Green



GL1100'82 - In 1982 Honda continued with the GL1100 with a few difference. It came in three available colors: Cosmo Black Metallic, Candy Wineberry Red, and Black. The emblems were gold, but the pinstripes were orange and gold. The wheels were black reverse comstar. The speedometer showed a 85 mph (135 kph) limit. The turn signal featured a self-cancelling system. The saddle was dual and more pronounced like in the previous year. The front wheel had dual slotted discs with dual piston calipers. The front tire was a 120/90-18 and the rear tire was 140/90-16. The engine was still 1085cc, SOHC 2-valve, liquid-cooled, opposed four cylinder. The transmission was a 5-speed with a shaft drive. The frame serial number began with 1HFSC0205CA200101 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2200028.

1983

1983 Honda GL1100 Gold Wing
1983 Honda GL1100 Gold Wing
1983 Honda GL1100 Gold Wing




GL1100'83 - In 1983 Honda continued with the basic GL1100. It came in two available colors: Black and Candy Regal Brown. The emblems were gold, but the pinstripes were orange and gold. The wheels were cast with eleven spokes. The speedometer now has a 150 mph (240 kph) limit. The turn signal featured a self-cancelling system. The saddle was dual and more pronounced like in the previous year.


  • Engine: Thermostatically-controlled, liquid-cooled, horizontally-opposed 1085cc SOHC, 2-valve, four-cylinder
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Drive: Shaft
  • Brakes: Unified braking system with TRAC™ anti-dive control front wheel had dual slotted discs with dual piston calipers
  • Wheels: Cast alloy wheels with deep tread tubeless tires
  • Tires: 120/90-18 (front); 140/90-16(rear)
  • Seat: Adjustable
  • Instruments: Full instrumentation
  • Wheelbase: 1605mm (63.2 in.)
  • Seat height: 790mm (31.1 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 20 liters(5.3 gal)
  • The frame serial number began with 1HFSC020XDA300101 and the engine serial number began SC02E-2300012


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