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2012 Honda Interstate Specifications

Sure it’s fun to have a stylin’ ride, but it can be even better yet when high style merges with the ability to rack up big miles—and that’s what the Interstate™ is all about. Check out those stylish hard leather bags that offer ample storage space and that big, traditional windscreen; we’re talking all-day riding comfort and convenience that will carry you through that long, long getaway. Because when you’re aboard one of the coolest rides around, sometimes you just don’t want the ride to end.

Honda Genuine Accessories*

– Custom Grips, Boulevard Screen (smoke), 24L Saddlebag (plain/studded), 18L Saddlebag (plain/studded), Saddlebag Bracket (18L/24L), Touring Bag (plain/studded/fringed), Front Pouch (plain/studded/fringed), Tank Belt (plain/studded), Backrest & Pad (low/tall), Rear Carrier Mounting Bracket, Rear Carrier, Passenger Floorboard, Engine Guard, Foot pegs, Custom Rider Seat, Chrome Side Cover, PIAA Driving Light, Braided Lines (Throttle Cable/Clutch Cable/Front Brake Hose/Rear Brake Hose), Digital Audio System, Audio Attach Kit, Master Cylinder Caps (fluted/”V”design/neo-retro), Billet Dipstick, Fork Nut Covers, Side Cover, Billet License Plate Frame (fluted/”V”design/neo-retro)

2012 Honda Interstate Specifications

Model: VT1300CT / VT1300CT ABS
Engine Type: 1312cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin
Bore and Stroke: 89.5mm x 104.3mm
Compression ratio: 9.2:1
Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder
Induction: PGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit, one 38mm throttle body
Ignition: Digital with 3-D mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder
Transmission: Five-speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Suspension Front: 41mm fork; 4.0 inches travel
Rear: Single shock; 3.9 inches travel
Brakes Front: Single 336mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: 296mm disc with single-piston caliper
Optional ABS and CBS (VT1300CT ABS) will be available in Black color only
Tires Front: 140/80-17
Rear: 170/80-15
Wheelbase: 70.3 inches
Rake (Caster Angle): 33.0°
Trail: 118.0mm (4.6 inches)
Seat Height: 26.8 inches
Fuel Capacity: 4.4 gallons
Estimated Fuel Economy: 46 mpg
Colors: Dark Red Metallic, Black
(ABS and CBS available in Black color only)
Curb Weight*: 712 pounds (VT1300CT) / 728 pounds (VT1300CT ABS)

*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride.

Honda’s fuel-economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride; how you maintain your vehicle; weather; road conditions; tire pressure; installation of accessories; cargo, rider and passenger weight; and other factors.

Meets current EPA standards.

Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

©2011 American Honda Motor Co., Inc.


2010 Honda Interstate Specifications

November 12 2009

Model: VT1300CT
Engine Type: 1312cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin
Bore and Stroke: 89.5mm x 104.3mm
Compression ratio: 9.2:1
Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder
Induction: PGM-FI with automatic enricher circuit, one 38mm throttle body
Ignition: Digital with three-dimensional mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder
Transmission: Five-speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Suspension Front: 45mm fork; 4.0 inches travel
Rear: Single shock with; 3.9 inches travel
Brakes Front: Single 336mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: 296mm disc with single-piston caliper
Tires Front: 140/80-17
Rear: 170/80-15
Wheelbase: 70.1 inches
Rake (Caster angle): 33°
Trail: 118mm (4.6 inches)
Seat Height: 26.7 inches
Fuel Capacity: 4.4 gallons
Colors: Black, Pearl Blue
Curb Weight* 679 pounds
* Curb weight includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel – ready to ride.
Meets current EPA standards.
California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
*All figures are preliminary and subject to change.

2010 Honda Interstate Features and Benefits

2010 Honda Interstate

When you’re aboard one of the coolest rides around, sometimes you just don’t want the ride to end. So for those who enjoy their long rides in high style, Honda introduces the new Interstate. Along with good looks and a big V-twin engine with Honda’s Programmed Fuel Injection, the stylish leather-wrapped hard bags offer ample room for a long getaway, with a traditional windscreen and floorboards delivering all-day riding comfort for those extra-long hauls.

  • Stylish custom windscreen for rider and passenger touring comfort.
  • Exclusive new leather-wrapped hard saddlebags are seamlessly integrated into the stylish progressive design. Unique new hidden latch system accentuates the uncluttered look.
  • Floorboards enhance the retro look while providing all-day touring comfort.
  • New progressive/retro styling with a raked-out front end and stylized curved frame downtube creates a unique custom look.
  • New wide retro-styled pullback handlebar offers all-day comfort.
  • Fuel tank capacity of 4.4 gallons gives plenty of riding range.
  • 1312cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin with Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) delivers strong low-end and mid-range torque, with ample power for passing and relaxed cruising. Unique dual exhaust offers throaty exhaust note.

Honda Genuine Accessories

  • Boulevard Screen (tinted), Backrest and Pad (low/tall-narrow), Backrest and Rear Carrier Mounting Brackets, Leather Saddlebag (24L-plain/studded), Synthetic Saddlebag (18L-plain/studded), Saddlebag Bracket, Tank Belt (plain/studded), Rear Carrier, Custom Grips, Passenger Floorboard, Oil Dipstick, Engine Guard, Custom Footpeg, Lower Cowl Spoiler, Chrome Sidecover, Driving Light (PIAA Type), Throttle Cable (braided), Clutch Cable (braided), Front Brake Hose (braided), Rear Brake Hose (braided), Audio Attachment Kit.