The 2006 Honda Goldwing is a luxury bike that is packed with plenty of new features. Among these impressive features are the airbag, the premium audio system, cold-weather comfort and the Honda Satellite Linked Navigation System. This was the very first bike to come with these fully-packed features.
The Goldwing was first introduced in 1974. Since then, a number of modifications have been made in both its design and functionality. The 2006 Goldwing version provides effortless and smooth power with its 1832cc fuel-injected 6-cylinder engine. It has met the 2008 CARB standards and runs with 118 HP and 125lb/ft. torque. Among the newest and the most sophisticated add-ons to the Goldwing is the premium audio system. It features 80-watt per channel amplifiers with a booming 6-element speaker system, optional CD player and a new tuner. There are other accessories and items available that drivers can choose from.
The 2006 Goldwing also has extensive touring features. There is a large passenger cockpit for foot room, side mounted radiators and two-valve cylinder parallel head design that allows optimum ergonomics. Additionally, there is an adjustable wind shield vent that allows fresh air to flow directly to the rider’s chest or face. Standard features are also present such as the tachometer, speedometer and coolant temperature gauge. They are placed strategically to boost the stunning look.
Meanwhile, the headlight system comes with two 55-watt H7 high and low beam bulbs with reflectors that are computer-designed. This provides a unique front-lighting signature. The two-piece aluminum handlebars are also durable and lightweight. They were carefully designed to add more beauty to the bike. The clutch and brake levers are adjustable. The body work is also highly protected with the saddlebag and engine guards. Drivers can be confident that the bike is less likely to get damaged if it tips over.
Owners have the option to expand the fuel storage capacity of 60 liters by 5 more liters if they opt not to have the CD changer installed. Goldwing guarantees quick engine warm-up with its compact water pump placed behind the engine that goes directly to the crankshaft. Storage pockets are also available that are located in the rear trunk and the fairing for easy access and convenience.
Other special 2006 Honda Goldwing features include the easy to use center stand, dual helmets, padded passenger handrails, dual electric spinal horns with unique notes, an extensive tool kit and self-canceling turn signals. Maintenance-free features include the RACV automatic idle, automatic choke, sealed battery, automatic cam-chain adjusters, programmed fuel injection, computer-controlled hydraulic rear spring preload adjustment and electronic cruise control.
However, airbags only come with the full-featured version. This airbag feature is the first in the industry. There are also new colors in addition to white, black and titanium. The 2006 Honda Goldwing is also available in gold and dark red. This model is best for people with longer legs. They will surely find touring a lot better with the 2006 Honda Goldwing. It is best for intrastate travel or just going around the city. It is reliable, durable, economical and efficient. The 2006 Goldwing’s major facelift is extremely admirable and highly functional to give owners more features to enjoy and accessories to add.