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2012 Honda Silver Wing Specifications

2012 Honda Silver Wing Features and Benefits

The Silver Wing® expands the notion of what a scooter can achieve thanks to the unique pairing of a sophisticated liquid-cooled fuel-injected four-stroke 582cc twin-cylinder engine and a fully automatic transmission. That adds up to true street riding credentials along with easy operation, a combination that can take adventuresome riders as far as the open road beckons. In short, the Silver Wing started a riding revolution, one that continues to this day.

Honda Genuine Accessories*

  • Outdoor Cycle Cover

2012 Honda Silver Wing Specifications

Model: FSC600A (with ABS)
Engine Type: 582cc liquid-cooled four-stroke parallel-twin
Bore and Stroke: 72mm x 71.5mm
Compression ratio: 10.2:1
Valve Train: DOHC; four valves per cylinder
Induction: PGM-FI with automatic enricher circuit, four-hole injectors
Ignition: Computer-controlled fully transistorized with electronic advance
Transmission: Automatic V-Matic belt drive
Suspension Front: 41mm hydraulic fork; 4.2 inches travel
Rear: Swingarm with dual hydraulic shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 4.5 inches travel
Brakes Front: Single 276mm disc with CBS three-piston caliper
Rear: Single 240mm disc with CBS twin-piston caliper
Tires Front: 120/80-14
Rear: 150/70-13
Wheelbase: 63.0 inches
Seat Height: 29.7 inches
Fuel Capacity: 4.2 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve
Estimated Fuel Economy**: 46 mpg
Color: Black
Curb Weight*: 551 pounds
*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 CARB and EPA standards.

Source: www.honda.com


2011 Honda Silver Wing Features and Benefits

Armed with a sophisticated liquid-cooled fuel-injected four-stroke 582cc twin-cylinder engine, the Silver Wing expands the outer limits of the world of scooters. Because it delivers a remarkably high level of performance along with easy operation—a combination that can take adventuresome riders as far as the open road beckons—the Silver Wing instituted a riding revolution, one that continues to this day.

New for 2011

  • Classy Black color.
    (Silver Wing will be ABS model only in 2011)

Honda Genuine Accessories

  • Outdoor Cycle Cover
Model: FSC600 / FSC600A (with ABS)
Engine Type: 582cc liquid-cooled four-stroke parallel-twin
Bore and Stroke: 72mm x 71.5mm
Compression Ratio: 10.2:1
Valve Train: DOHC; four valves per cylinder
Induction: PGM-FI with automatic enricher circuit, four-hole injectors
Ignition: Computer-controlled fully transistorized with electronic advance
Transmission: Automatic V-Matic belt drive
Suspension Front: 41mm hydraulic fork; 4.7 inches travel
Rear: Swingarm with dual hydraulic shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 4.5 inches travel
Brakes Front: Single 276mm disc with CBS three-piston caliper
Rear: Single 240mm disc with CBS twin-piston caliper
Tires Front: 120/80-14
Rear: 150/70-13
Seat Height: 29.7 inches
Wheelbase: 62.8 inches
Fuel Capacity: 4.2 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve
Colors: Black
Curb Weight*: 551 pounds
*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride.

Source: honda.com


2009 Honda Silver Wing/Silver Wing ABS – Features & Benefits

For performance that stands tall in the world of scooters, Honda’s Silver Wing® offers an innovative blend of high performance, easy operation and distinctive styling.

Features & Benefits

New for 2009

  • New Candy Dark Red color.

Unique Features

  • Sophisticated Honda V-Matic belt-drive system delivers seamless shifting and ample power at any speed.
  • Combined Braking System (CBS) provides excellent braking power for added confidence in a wide range of operating conditions (see Technology Section).
  • Optional Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS w/CBS) model (see Technology Section).
  • Cavernous 55-liter underseat storage compartment and beautiful, lightweight aluminum rear spoiler.

Engine/Drivetrain

  • Four-stroke 582cc parallel twin-cylinder engine features DOHC and four valves per cylinder for unequalled engine performance and clean, efficient operation.
  • Air injection system, exhaust catalyzer and advanced digital mapping simultaneously reduce emissions.
  • Engine’s 360-degree crankshaft design incorporates two primary balancer shafts into the crankcase to minimize vibration.
  • Direct shim-under-bucket valve actuation ensures excellent engine performance, trouble-free operation and 16,000-mile valve maintenance intervals.
  • Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) (see Technology Section).
  • Maintenance-free, fully transistorized digital ignition ensures reliable power.
  • Compact, liquid-cooled oil cooler mounts to the front of the crankcase and provides a convenient mount for the spin-on oil filter.
  • Fan-cooled radiator ensures consistent engine operating temperatures and long engine life.
  • Lightweight and quiet stainless-steel exhaust system.
  • Honda V-Matic automatic belt-drive system has sophisticated three-stage operation for optimum power delivery around town or on the freeway.

Chassis/Suspension

  • Durable steel frame is lightweight yet strong, providing an optimum combination of rigidity and flexibility for superb handling for one- and two-up riding.
  • Engine crankshaft and swingarm pivot are coaxially aligned to eliminate the engine as an unsprung suspension member, resulting in better mass centralization for excellent handling, stability and rider comfort.
  • Stout 41mm hydraulic front fork with 4.7 inches of suspension travel provides a plush, well-controlled ride.
  • Dual rear shocks have 4.5 inches of travel and five-position spring preload adjustability for a smooth, comfortable ride. Rearward mounting of the shocks allows a large-capacity underseat storage compartment.
  • A hydraulic three-piston caliper and 276mm front disc brake plus a lightweight, twin-piston caliper and 240mm rear disc brake offer excellent stopping power.
  • Large 14-inch 120/80 front tire and 13-inch 150/70 rear tire provide excellent traction.

Additional Features

  • Wind-tunnel-developed full-coverage bodywork and windscreen are both beautiful and functional, protecting the rider from the elements while reducing wind noise.
  • Integrated floorboards angle upward in the front for optimum rider foot placement when riding. The floorboards narrow below the seat, allowing the rider to easily place both feet on the ground.
  • Multireflector headlight incorporates a wide-dimension low beam directly above the high beam in a compact V shape for optimal lighting.
  • Wide, low, padded seat has an adjustable five-position rider backrest that adjusts over a 2-inch range. The long, wide passenger seat is very comfortable for all-day two-up riding. The locking seat opens to the front and is held open by a hydraulic damper for easy loading of the storage compartment.
  • Instrumentation includes an analog speedometer and tachometer, with LCD digital displays for odometer, twin tripmeters, fuel, clock and coolant temperature. Indicator lights display parking brake, fuel injection, V-belt, high beam, oil pressure and coolant temperature.
  • Large 4.2-gallon fuel tank offers extended cruising range. The fuel door is located behind a locking cover built into the floor tunnel for easy access.
  • An easy-to-use cable-operated rear-disc parking brake is engaged by pulling a large handle on the upper-right panel. Pulling the handle again releases the brake.
  • Powerful 12-volt electrical system and maintenance-free battery offer superb reliability.
  • Ignition switch/steering lock helps keep the Silver Wing secure when parked.
  • Sidestand switch allows starting only if the sidestand has been retracted and the rear brake lever is applied.
  • Transferable one-year, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
  • Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda USA-certified unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Riders Club of America® (HRCA®). Visit www.hrca.honda.com for details.