HMSI, has launched Honda Gold Wing- GL1800 touring motorcycle on its 40th anniversary in India. Introduced in 1975, Gold Wing completes it 40 years now. Holding the title of world’s best touring motorcycle, this bike gives a whole new riding experience. This bike will be offered in two variants- Gold Wing Audio Comfort and Gold Wing Airbag. Gold Wing Airbag comes with fully-integrated airbag.
It is powered by a six-cylinder 1832cc power engine. This bike gives the rider a comfortable ride even over large distances, rugged and twisted roads. It gets larger panniers with a 150 litres capacity.
It comes with a 6-speaker 80W SRS surround-sound system allowing the users to listen to superior quality music. For safety purpose, it is equipped with features like Combined Braking System (CBS) and an Antilock Braking System (ABS). Other innovative features include electric reverse system which is beneficial in congested areas and cruise-control system.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Keita Muramatsu, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, said, “We are excited to introduce one of the finest global offerings of Honda to India. We are celebrating 40 years of the Gold Wing and this model has given a new definition to touring. Ever since its introduction in 1975 the revolutionary Gold Wing has been the favourite of the touring enthusiast across the world. It was our customers’ passion for adventure and traveling the open road that really defined the Gold Wing and has further, led us to introduce the same in India.”
This bike is designed to give a comfortable and unique journey to the rider. To make it useable in all weathers, it comes with 5 position heated grips, adjustable heated seats and foot-warming system. Equipped with innovative and latest technology and features which are rarely seen in motorcycles in India, this motorcycle is expected to attract a lot of audience.
Key Features of Honda Gold Wing- GL1800
- Six–cylinder 1832 cc power engine
- 150 litres luggage capacity
- 6-speaker 80W SRS surround-sound system
- Twin-spar aluminium frame
- Antilock Braking System (ABS)
- Combined Braking System (CBS)
- Cruise-control system
- Electric reverse system
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India said, “Honda Gold Wing introduction to India is further to the overwhelming response it received at the Auto Expo 2014. Deemed as the ultimate pinnacle for tour motorcycling, Gold Wing is a machine with the power, refinement and reliability suited for road tours even at the most far-flung destinations in complete comfort. We believe Gold Wing will further contribute to the remarkably rising touring culture in India. In fact, we have recently made the first delivery of The Gold Wing Airbag at our exclusive Wing World in New Delhi.”
The price details of Honda Gold Wing are as follows-
- 40th Anniversary Edition- Gold Wing Audio Comfort will be available in Dual Tone Candy Prominence Red colour at a price tag of Rs.28.50 lakh (Ex-showroom).
- Gold Wing Airbag will be available in Pearl Glare White color at Rs. 31.50 lakh (Ex-showroom).
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