The list of 2013 Honda models is growing as a dozen new additions were recently released. This latest release includes four different variations of the Shadow—the Aero, Phantom, RS and Spirit—each with their own unique and distinctly different cruiser persona to meet rider demands for style and preferences. When these move up to a large-displacement V-twin, they can choose between the Sabre, Stateline, Interstate or the radical Fury. The dual-sport XR650L and the CBR250R also return for 2013, along with the Rebel 250, which has been a favorite among new riders for 27 years. Last, but certainly not least, is the 2013 Gold Wing with the world’s first motorcycle airbag.
For nearly three decades, the Gold Wing has been the ultimate motorcycle for two-up long-distance travel, and the 2013 Gold Wing continues this legacy. The Gold Wing incorporates a built-in MP3/iPod interface and a SRS CS Auto technology surround-sound system for a premium listening experience. Optional features include ABS and the world’s first motorcycle airbag. New Light Silver Metallic and Gray Metallic join Ultra Blue Metallic and Candy Red colors for 2013. Availability: December 2012; MSRP: $23,990-$29,550.
The Fury offers the rolling incarnation of the pure, undiluted chopper experience, with extreme lines and an open, airy frame that places the engine center stage. New Red and Black colors for 2013 (ABS Black only). Availability: November 2012; MSRP: $13,390-$14,390.
The Sabres pro-street-style cruiser struts an aggressive look and offers the credentials to back it up with a powerful 1312cc V-twin engine incorporating Honda’s sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection. New Black color for 2013. Availability: November 2012; MSRP: $12,250-$13,250.
Featuring long, low lines that embody what cruising is all about, the Stateline blends traditional looks and progressive style elements. The deeply valanced fenders arc downward in classic retro style, yet the rolling chassis and overall lines bring a fresh look to the class. New Black color for 2013. Availability: November 2012; MSRP: $12,150-$13,150.
High style merges with the ability to rack up big miles on the Honda Interstate. Hard leather bags offer convenient storage space and a big, traditional windscreen provides all-day riding comfort and convenience. New Light Metallic Silver color for 2013. Availability: November 2012; MSRP: $13,240 – $14,240.
With classic retro styling, low seat height and a power-packed V-twin engine now with sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection and fine handling, the Shadow Aero serves as a most satisfying ride for a wide range of enthusiasts. New Black and Metallic Silver/Pearl White metallic colors for 2013 (ABS Black only). Availability: December 2012; MSRP: TBD.
The Shadow Phantom emphasizes the joy of back-to-basics motorcycling by delivering a V-twin ride packing a uniquely clean and uncluttered appearance. Matte Black Metallic color returns for 2013. Availability: November 2012; MSRP: TBD.
The Honda Shadow RS has higher footpegs to enhance ground clearance and its thoroughly modern liquid-cooled 745cc V-twin engine boasts Honda’s sophisticated Programmed Fuel Injection to enhance riding pleasure. New Black color for 2013. Availability: December 2012; MSRP: TBD.
Shadow Spirit 750
The Shadow Spirit 750 C2 is perfect for cruising city streets as well as exploring back-country roads with its big-bike look, distinctive street-rod styling and a muscular V-twin engine. New Ultra Blue Metallic Flame color joins Black for 2013 (ABS Black only). Availability: December 2012; MSRP: TBD.
The dual-sport XR650L is equally at home on the road and in the dirt. With smooth and precise engine performance, comfortable ergonomics that easily handle two-up riding, and long-travel suspension to handle your off road excursions, the XR650L has garnered a loyal following that has traveled to many destinations thanks to this bike’s amazing versatility. Red color returns for 2013. MSRP: TBD.
The sporty CBR250R is equipped with an extremely efficient 249cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine featuring a sophisticated four-valve DOHC cylinder head, counterbalancer and PGM-FI fuel injection. It offers a broad range of accessible power plus the option of ABS if desired. This sport-oriented, lightweight machine delivers nimble handling, a broad spread of power, a great cruising range and low operating costs. New Repsol, Pearl White/Blue/Red, Black and Red colors for 2013 (ABS not available in Repsol). MSRP: TBD.
The Rebel’s classic style and good looks maintain an enduring appeal. It’s comfortable, light in weight and easy to maneuver whether you’re running errands around town or headed for a riding adventure. New Black color joins Candy Red for 2013. Availability: January 2013; MSRP: TBD.
For more information, visit powersports.honda.com.