2012 Honda Fury Review


The 2012 Honda Gold Wing is a powerful and stylish touring motorcycle that has long been a fan favorite. The Gold Wing has been in production since 1975 and throughout the years this popular touring machine has undergone numerous changes to help keep up with the latest in technology. The 2012 Gold Wing delivers a smooth and powerful ride with a variety of enhanced luxury features that helps to continue the legacy of the Honda Gold Wing.

The 2012 Honda Gold Wing is designed to be the perfect bike for the long haul. This travel oriented bike features some of the most sophisticated electronic amenities that are currently on the market. One of these features is the innovative GPS system that is very user friendly and allows for programming favorite destinations. GPS system offers voice assist helping to ensure that one will never get lost on the open road again. The 2012 Honda Gold Wing also features a built in MP3/iPod player with premium surround sound.

The Gold Wing is powered by 1832cc six cylinder engine that delivers a tremendous amount of power. The revised suspension for the 2012 models allows for enhanced and smooth ride that handles like champ around every twist and turn. The list of new changes and features for the 2012 Honda Gold Wing goes on and on, and there is no doubt about it, these changes and improvements will only help enhance the Gold Wing's solid reputation. If you are looking for a world class touring machine, this may just be the bike for you.

New For 2012

  • Redesigned fairing that adds extra wind protection for both the driver and passengers. The main areas of focus for the wind protection are the lower body and legs area.
  • Next Generation Honda Satellite Linked Navigation System that features a new screen which is larger and brighter. System is fully integrated with 3-D terrain view, lane assist and more. Satellite system also provides voice prompts and pop-up menus.
  • Larger saddlebags to increase the total storage space on the Gold Wing.
  • Seats are now made with urethane on the cover of the seat for additional comfort.
  • Revised suspension in both the front and the rear. This helps to give a better and smoother ride in any riding condition.
  • Tail lights in the rear were reshaped which aids in the visibility as well as help to add a distinctive look.
  • Cold weather package is also available. This features five position heated grips, foot warming, and five position heated seats and back rest. Allowing the rider to be comfortable even in the cold weather.

2012 Honda Fury Specs

  • Model: 2012 Honda Gold Wing 1800 Audio Comfort
  • Engine Type: 1832cc six cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 74mm x 71mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.8:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC
  • Induction: Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
  • Ignition: Computer controlled, digital
  • Transmission: Five-speed including overdrive
  • Final Drive: Shaft
  • Fuel Capacity: 6.6 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy:
  • Brakes (Front): Dual floating discs with CBS
  • Brakes (Rear): Single ventilated disc with CBS
  • Suspension (Front): 45mm fork with anti-dive system
  • Suspension (Rear): Pro arm single side swing arm
  • Wheelbase: 66.5 inches
  • Rake: 29.15 degrees
  • Trail: 4.3 inches
  • Seat Height: 29.1 inches
  • Curb Weight: 904 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 130/70R-18
  • Tires (Rear): 180/60R-16


  • 40 channel CB radio kit that can be mounted to the bike. Mounts in a separate compartment that can be locked when bike is not in use. Antenna is needed and sold separate.
  • Custom exhaust tips made of die cast aluminum and are chrome plated. Simple and easy installation and adds that custom look to the bike.
  • Chrome real spoiler accent that attached to the rear spoiler. This spoiler is chrome plated and the rear spoiler is required for this accessory.
  • Custom fitted waterproof cover to help protect your bike from the elements. The cover features a soft inner liner and a moisture venting system. Ideal for parking your bike outdoors.
  • Deluxe saddlebags that are custom fit for the Gold Wing. These sporty looking bags are perfect for additional storage and are fully lined to help protect the contents. These bags are also waterproof.
  • LED fog light kit that emits a brilliant white light to help with enhanced visibility. The integrated LED lamps use high performance lights that draw less from the battery and have a longer life than traditional LED lights.
  • Passenger arm rests designed to add comfort for the passengers. These are specially designed that they do not restrict the rear audio speakers.

Key Competitors For The 2012 Honda Fury

  • 2012 BMW K1600 GTL
  • 2012 Yamaha FJR1300 A
  • 2012 Limited Edition Can-Am Spyder