Feast your eyes, folks... The 2012 Honda Gold Wing will be in the Heartland Honda showroom in May 2011, and we can’t wait to take this one for a spin! Touting an innovative GPS navigation system with user-friendly programmability, a built-in MP3/iPod interface, increased luggage capacity and greater protection from wind and weather, the country’s favorite touring motorcycle has taken the stakes up a notch. Here’s a break-down on what this year’s newest release from Honda has to offer.
Fresh styling cues produce a more integrated appearance along with a sporting edge, adding to the premium touring visage.
Redesigned fairing adds extra wind protection, especially to the lower body and leg areas.
Larger saddlebags add approximately 7 liters of additional storage space, upping total capacity to well over 150 liters including the trunk and fairing pockets. Handy central storage pockets added to models without airbags.
Revised suspension settings front and rear yield added compliance for a better ride and more comfort. Urethane seat material and cover material give added comfort.
New, fully integrated navigation system with new, brighter color screen.
Next-generation receiver gives quicker satellite connection.
3-D terrain view, lane assist with junction view and more.
Points-of-interest information includes Honda dealers, fuel stations, restaurants, lodging, attractions, transportation, government and emergency information and saved rider’s input with home function.
Easy-to-use handlebar and fairing-mounted controls.
New enhanced system offers direct MP3/iPod connectivity plus full device control through handlebar controls.
SRS CS Auto technology surround-sound system brings the latest in sound system technology to the Gold Wing.
Six-element speaker system includes two rear speakers, a pair of front speakers and two tweeters for rich, full surround sound quality.
Color options will be Pearl White, Candy Red, Ultra Blue Metallic, and Black. Keep your eyes peeled before May, and stay connected with Heartland Honda to make sure you get one of the first looks!