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2008 Honda Gold Wing® Premium Audio

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Identification
Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $19,599.00 Find Your Local Honda Dealer
Dealers Honda Dealers
Warranty  36
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  Horizontally Opposed
Cylinders  6
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  118 / 88.1
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  125 / 169.5
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  12
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  74 / 2.92
Stroke (mm/in)  71 / 2.8
Displacement (cc/ci)  1832 / 111.8
Compression Ratio  9.8:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  40
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Reverse  Yes
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Front Wheel Width (in)  3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  5
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Wheel Diameter  18
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  60
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/70 R18
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  180/60 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.7 / 296
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.4 / 316
Linked Brake System Front to Rear  Standard
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.8 / 45
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.5 / 139.7
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  4.1 / 104.1
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  Pro Arm
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  66.5 / 1689.1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  822 / 372.9
GVWR (lbs/kgs)  1180 / 535
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  6.6 / 25
Storage Capacity (cuft/gal/l)  5.2 / 33.4 / 147
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.23
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  29.1 / 739.1
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Backrest Type  Fixed
Backrest Location  Driver and Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Drive Shaft Guard  Yes
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Center / Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  36 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Touring
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  1975
Parent Company  Honda
Display Name  Gold Wing® Premium Audio
Audio & Communication:  
Satellite  No
Number Of Speakers  6
Intercom  Standard
Mounts:  
Side Case Mount  Standard
Tool Bag Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  Yes
Tinted  Yes
Height  High
Storage:  
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Hard Side Case Capacity (gal/l)  18.2 / 80
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Rear Rack Storage Material  Hard Vinyl
Rear Rack Storage Trim  Plain
Helmet Storage  Standard
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Convenience:  
Power Outlet  Standard
Cruise Control  Standard
Adjustable Levers  Standard

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Get on it and go
By James Peterson(Owner), Dec. 17, 2008
Bought a new GW last April (2008) Had

Harley's for years, last being a 2002

Ultra Classic. I took the Harley on a 8 week North American Tour I had 2 major

mechanical issues that kept me at HD

dealerships for days. This Summer I took the GW from Florida to Nova Scotia,

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They just keep getting better
By Joe Rovito(Owner), Mar. 26, 2010
I have a 2008 Honda Gold Wing, it is 2 years old and I have 20,100 miles on it to date. This is my 6th Gold Wing and the best one yet. Each one is better than the one before. The combination of power, smoothness, comfort, easy of handling, reliability, quietness, factory features, and dealer network... Read Full Review

 

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First Goldwing owner
By Randy Holtz(Owner), Jan. 11, 2010
Bought my Wing new last spring. Now have amassed almost 7,000 miles, touring and short city driving. Have had nothing but comfortable rides all the way. Would not own anything else but my Wing. have had other bikes in past, but nothing compares. Read Full Review

 

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The only way to go!
By Rick Ray(Owner), Aug. 6, 2011
After my first two Goldwings,'84 & '03 I got "the Harley Bug". I traded for an '05 Classic. My wife & I rode it out west and she almost had me take her to the nearest airpot to go back home. It was uncomfortable, had trouble handling the mountains (we had to ship one of our bags ho... Read Full Review

 

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