2008 Honda Gold Wing Airbag

Motorcyclist Online helps you research the used 2008 Honda Gold Wing Airbag before buying this Touring bike. The 2008 Gold Wing Airbag is made in Japan. Honda first introduced the Gold Wing model in 1975. With front Dual Disc brakes that will ...     read more
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2008 Honda Gold Wing Airbag

Model Overview:

2008 Gold Wing Airbag

Bodystyle Touring
Warranty 36 months
Manufacturer Country Japan
Introduction Year 1975
Displacement (cc) 1832
Engine Type Horizontally Opposed
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2008 Honda Gold Wing Airbag

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For 33 years, the Honda Gold Wing has set the standard for luxury touring motorcycles thanks to its top-of-the-line satellite navigation and audio systems, cold-weather comfort package and fully integrated airbag coupled with the Honda reputation for reliability and performance. For a touring bike, the 2008 Honda Gold Wing offers riders great power, handling, and fuel efficiency.

Compared to other bikes in this category, the 2008 Honda Gold Wing is a great choice for experienced riders who want power and handing combined with unparalleled luxury features. Offering a smooth, comfortable, and quiet ride, the 2008 Honda Gold Wing has been described as more of a sedan than a motorcycle, especially with the heated grips and seats included in the cold-weather package. Also, the sound quality of the six-speaker audio system is excellent and the fully integrated Honda linked navigation system is user-friendly with voice prompting, onscreen text guidance and easy-to-use handlebar controls. When it comes to safety, the 2008 Honda Gold Wing features the industry’s first fully integrated airbag on a motorcycle. In addition, the bike has four crash sensors that detect a changes in acceleration caused by frontal impacts, automatically activating the airbag only 0.015 after a collision occurs.

All-in-all, the 2008 Honda Gold Wing has everything a seasoned motorcycle rider could want: A power six-cylinder engine, a smooth and comfortable ride, top-of-the-line luxury entertainment and navigation systems and cutting edge safety features, all backed by Honda’s long-standing tradition of excellence, making the Gold Wing one of the most comfortable power-driven motorcycles ever built.

New For 2008
  • New metallic red, pearl white titanium and black join dark red metallic color

2008 Honda Gold Wing Specs

  • Model: GL1800
  • Engine Type: 1832cc, liquid-cooled, horizontally opposed six-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 74mm x 71mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.8:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC, two valves per cylinder
  • Induction: PGM-FI
  • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital with three-dimensional mapping
  • Transmission: Five-speed including overdrive, plus electric reverse
  • Final Drive: Shaft
  • Fuel Capacity: 6.6 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Dual full-floating 296mm discs with LBS three-piston calipers, optional ABS
  • Brakes (Rear): Single ventilated 316mm disc with LBS three-piston caliper, optional ABS
  • Suspension (Front): 45mm cartridge fork with anti-dive system, 5.5 inches travel
  • Suspension (Rear): Pro-arm single-side swingarm with Pro-Link single shock with computer-controlled spring preload adjustment with 2 memory presets, 4.1 inches travel
  • Wheelbase: 66.5 inches
  • Rake: 29.15 degrees
  • Trail: 109mm (4.3 inches)
  • Seat Height: 29.1 inches
  • Curb Weight: N/A
  • Tires (Front): 130/70R-18
  • Tires (Rear): 180/60R - 16

Accessories

  • GL1800 Air Bag Model Accessory Chrome Navigation Panel
  • GL1800 Speaker Accent edge trim

Key Competitors For The 2008 Honda Gold Wing

  • Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic
  • BMW LT

Available Gold Wing Sub Models

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HP/Torque:
118 / 125
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Bodystyle:
Touring
HP/Torque:
118 / 125
2008 Honda Gold Wing Audio / Comfort / Navi Buyer's Guide 2008 Honda Gold Wing Audio / Comfort / Navi
Bodystyle:
Touring
HP/Torque:
118 / 125
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