GL1500

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GL1500 1988 – 2001

gl1500

In 1988 Honda introduced to their demanding cruiser customers the dream of sheer luxury in motorcycling the new 1520 cc Goldwing.

A flat six engine similar to that fitted to an earlier machine in the early 70’s produced the power required to satisfy its customers.

Standard equipment fitted included, cruise control, radio cassette with speaker units for the pillion passenger, heater vents, on board compressor to pump up the rear suspension and a facility to attach an air hose and inflate the bikes tyres and the icing on the cake a reverse gear worked off the electrical system by firstly engaging the reverse lever then pressing the starter button and the bike will shunt backwards at slow speed. Fully fuelled the GL 1500 weighs 880lbs.

SPECIFICATION
ENGINE FLAT SIX WATER COOLED OHC 1520cc
CLAIMED POWER 100BHP @ 5500RPM
FRAME STEEL PERIMETER
DRY WEIGHT 372KGS (816 LBS)
FUEL CAPACITY 24 LITRES (5.28 GALLONS)
TYRE SIZE FRONT – 130/70 H – 18 REAR – 160/80 H – 16
PERFORMANCE 120 MPH
FUEL CONSUMPTION 40 MPG