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1983 GOLD WINGS

1983 Gold
Wing Gold Wing GL1100
The 1983 Gold Wing is the basis for the long tour, either with customized accessories or just as itself. New features include an interconnected braking system, TRAC
tm anti-dive control. The Gold Wing is the standard tourer for above-standard ride and performance.

New for '83


1983 Gold Wing
Interstate Gold Wing Interstate GL1100I
Here is the world's standard for fully-equipped luxury touring machines. With its new interconnected braking system, TRACtm anti-dive, cast wheels and even more comfortable seat, the GL1000I is the ideal machine for the highway bound.

New for '83
1983 Gold Wing
Aspencade
Gold Wing Aspencade GL1100A
The Aspencade is the ultimate in touring motorcycles. At its heart is a proven flat-four engine. Special features include an on-board suspension adjustment system, standard Type II Honda stereo radio, and brand new LCD digital instrumentation. Quite simply, there is no other choice for the long-distance rider

New for '83
  • Combination LCD-digital instrument panel and keyboard. Instrument panel contains LCD read-outs for speed (with mph/kph converter), engine-rpm, trip, gear position, fuel and engine temperature. Also, there are warning lights for high beam, neutral, oil, and air suspension status. The keyboard is the control center for the Aspencade's on-board air suspension leveling system, as well as a trip-monitor system.
  • TRACtm torque-sensing anti-dive control units with four-position stiffness adjusters fitted to both fork legs.
  • Interconnected braking system. The rider's right foot controls one front disc and the rear disc, while the right handlebar lever controls the other front disc. Less of the rider's attention is required for most normal braking manoeuvers.
  • Fork brace stabilizes front fork action.
  • Honda cast alloy wheels are fitted.
  • Redesigned engine guard gives more foot clearance and allows easier fitting of highway pegs.
  • Three-position adjustable passenger foot pegs move through a range of 60 mm.
  • Larger, flat-section foot pegs increase comfort.
  • Internal gear ratio changes lower engine speed at highway speeds, especially in overdrive.
  • Travel trunk moved rearward 30 mm for more passenger comfort, and taller backrest fitted.
  • New shape two-tone seat has improved comfort with dual density foam. Cover material upgraded with new, soft-feeling cover.
  • Special two-tone paint finishes unique to the Aspencade are Candy Wineberry Red and Nimbus Grey Metallic.

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1983 SPECIFICATIONS
Engine typeLiquid-cooled four cylinder horizontally opposed OHC
Displacement1085 cc
Bore & stroke75 x 61.4 mm
Compression ratio9.2:1
Carburetionfour 30 mm, CV type
TransmissionFive-speed, constant-mesh
Exhaust systemFour-into-two with balance tube
Clutchwet multi-plate
Brakesinterconnected braking system internally ventilated double piston.
Front:dual disc
Rear:single disc
Front Suspensionair-assisted telescopic with TRACtmanti-dive
Rear Suspensionair-assisted shocks
Front tire120/90H18
Rear tire140/90H16
WheelsHonda cast wheels
Ignition systemTransistorized pointless
Starting systemelectric
Gas typeregular
Wheelbase1605 mm
Dry weightGL1100=272 kg
GL1100A=321 kg
GL1100I=311 kg
Overall lengthGL1100=2340 mm
GL1100A=2460 mm
GL110I=2460
Overall width920 mm
Seat height790 mm
Fuel capacity20 litres
ColorCandy Regal Brown
Black