GL1200

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GL1200 1984 – 1987

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1984 the Honda Motorcycle Company, aware of the competitors in the touring market moving in on their territory, introduced the GL1200, Hondas first fully dressed cruiser re-designed in all areas but still looked like its predecessor the GL1100.

Major improvements on the GL 1200 took place, the new frame allowed the engine to be moved forward giving more leg room to the driver. The engine capacity was raised to 1182cc, the luggage compartment held a total of 380lbs and the top of the range model the Aspencade was fitted with computerised fuelled injection. Fully fuelled the GL 1200 weight in at 790lbs.

SPECIFICATION
ENGINE WATER COOLED OHC FLAT FOUR 1182 CC
CLAIMED POWER 94BHP @ 7000RPMS
FRAME STEEL CRADLE
DRY WEIGHT 329KGS (723LBS)
FUEL CAPACITY 22 LITRES (4.4 GALLONS)
TYRE SIZE FRONT – 130/90 H 16F REAR – 150/90 R
PERFORMANCE 114 MPH
FUEL CONSUMPTION 38 MPG