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Honda VT1100C

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Honda VT1100C
2005-Honda-ShadowSpiritVT1100C.jpg
Manufacturer Honda
Also called Honda Shadow 1100
Honda Shadow Ace
Production 1985-?
Class Cruiser
Engine 1100cc four-stroke V-twin
Related Honda VT500C
Honda VT700C
Honda VT1100C2
Honda VT1100C3
Honda VF1100C
Competition Yamaha XV1100
Kawasaki VN1500A
Harley-Davidson XL883
Suzuki VS1400
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The Honda VT1100C is a cruiser style motorcycle first produced by Honda in 1985 and more commonly known as the Honda Shadow. It was supplemented in Honda's lineup by the minor variations of the VT1100C2 Honda Shadow ACE and the VT1100C3 Honda Shadow Aero.


1985

1985 Honda Shadow 1100
1985 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'85 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1985 in one of two colors: Black with Red or Black with Silver. The gas tank was two-tone black with red or silver; but the side cover was two-tone black with silver. The "SHADOW" side cover decal was silver. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 5-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*FA002001.


1986


The VT1100C'86 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1986 in one of two colors: Black or Black with Silver. The gas tank on the black bike was black, but on the other bike it was two-toned (black and silver). The side cover was two-toned on both bikes. The "SHADOW" side cover decal was gold. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 5-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*GA100001.

1987

1987 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'87 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1987 in one of two colors: Black or Candy Wineberry Red. The gas tank stripe was silver. The frame was black. The spark plug wires were yellow. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*HA200101.


1988

1988 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'88 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1988 in one of two colors: Black or Candy Wineberry Red. The gas tank stripe was deleted. The frame was color-matched to the basic color (black or red). The spark plug wires were black. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*JA300101.


1989

1989 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'89 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1989 in one of two colors: Indian Lake Blue Metallic or Candy Wineberry Red. The "SHADOW" logo on the gas tank was in script. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3- valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*.KA400001


1990

1990 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'90 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1990 in one color: Indian Lake Blue Metallic. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*LA500001.

1992

1992 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'92 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1992 in one of four colors: Cascade Silver Metallic, Candy Spectra Red, South Pacific Blue Metallic, or Black. There were 24 color combinations and logos available under the Shadow custom color program. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4- speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC181*NM600001.

1993

1993 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'93 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1993 in one of seven colors: Cascade Silver Metallic, Candy Spectra Red, South Pacific Blue Metallic, Black, American Red, Pearl Coronado Blue, or Pearl Glacier White. There were 26 color combinations and logos available under the Shadow custom color program. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC181*PA700001.

1994

1994 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'94 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1994 in one of seven colors: Candy Spectra Red, South Pacific Blue Metallic, Black, American Red, Pearl Coronado Blue, Pearl Atlantis Blue, or Pearl Bermuda Green. The solid colors have only a standard logo. The two-tone colors were available with standard or secondary logo. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*RA800001.

1995

1995 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'95 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1995 in one of six colors: South Pacific Blue Metallic, Black, American Red, Pearl Coronado Blue, Pearl Atlantis Blue, or Pearl Royal Magenta. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*SA900001.

1996

1996 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'96 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1996 in one of six colors: Black, American Red, Pearl Atlantis Blue, Pearl Royal Magenta, Pearl Majestic Purple, or Pearl Hot Rod Yellow. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*TA000001.


1997

1997 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'97 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1997 in one of five colors: Black, kBlack with Pearl Ivory Cream, Pearl Hod Rod Yellow with Black, Ocean Gray Metallic with Pearl Glacier White, or American Red with Pearl Glacier White. For improving the appearance, most of the oil and cooling lines were relocated. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*VA100001.


1998

1998 Honda Shadow 1100



The VT1100C'98 Shadow 1100 was sold in 1998 in one of four colors: Black, Black with Pearl Ivory Cream, Pearl Phoenix Orange with Black, or Blaze Yellow with Pearl Glacier White. The engine was a 1099cc SOHC 3-valve liquid-cooled V-twin linked to a 4-speed transmission and shaft drive. The serial number began 1HFSC180*WA200001.


See Also

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