Honda Shadow Line Highlights

Developed since 1983 the Honda Shadow line is a family of cruising motorcycles that gain many followers from their launched until today. Included on this circle of mighty cruisers are Shadow RS, Shadow Phantom, Shadow Aero and Shadow Spirit 750. All of them features sophisticated styling, powerful engine, incredible performance and comfort offered without breaking the bank. Honda Shadow Line boasts the award winning v-twin powerplant that produces impressive power and torque perfect for street commuting, cruising around town and weekend highway rides. Their programmable fuel-injection system means convenient startups and seamless operation at various riding conditions. They are equipped with three-valve dual-plug combustion chamber for efficient breathing and enhanced powerband. Rumbling sound of these cruisers came from their 2-into-2 system and bullet style muffler which also contributes to their sharper appearance. Suspension are forgiving and plush to guarantee smoother rides over city bumps and rough pavements. Braking power on these four is strong and controllable yet with good feeling. The Shadow line has relaxed feet forward riding position and wide handlebars that ensure no cramps after hours of street rides. They feature soft padded narrow seat, sleek fuel tank, easy-to-read instrumentations, sufficient illumination, and clean fenders to amplify their classic styling. A big thanks to Honda for creating such a great line of big time cruisers with unrivaled ride quality.

Honda Shadow Line Technical Details


Engine Type:liquid-cooled 52 degrees V-twin
Bore x Stroke:79mm x 76mm
Compression Ratio:9.6:1
Induction:PGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit, one 34mm throttle body
Ignition:Digital with 3-D mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder
Valve Train:SOHC; three valves per cylinder
Transmission:Wide-ratio five-speed
Final Drive:Shaft


Front Suspension:41mm fork; 4.6 inches travel
Rear Suspension:Dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.5 inches travel
Front Brakes:Single 296mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear Brakes:Drum
Front Tires:120/90-17
Rear Tires:160/80-15
Wheelbase:64.6 inches
Seat Height:25.8 inches
Curb Weight:549 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel ready to ride.)
Fuel Tank Capacity:3.7 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve

* Specification provided is based on Honda Shadow Phantom 2016 Model

Honda Shadow Line Review

The Look

The Shadow line classic styling is characterized by dual staggered mufflers, sleek body paint, chiseled seat, mid-size rear fender, low seat height, spoke wheels, wide handlebars, bright headlight and rich paint finish. So whether you go down the boulevard or commute daily for work, these cruiser-style motorcycle got many eyeballs on as it sparkles on the road.

The Engine

Aside from being eye candy, Honda Shadow line contain broad power range and generous torque ensuring an ultimate road performance of a lifetime. The sweet power pulses and excellent low-to-mid range torque is guaranteed by 745cc liquid-cooled 52 degrees V-twin engine. You can never go wrong with the tried and true v-twin powerplant.

The Performance

The Shadow Line delivers peerless performance whether on the city streets or open roads. Its engine is powerful yet manageable along with the robust disc and drum brakes. They are equipped with five-speed transmission that lets riders enjoy cruising around town at a low, unhurried pace at the same time works well on the highway without needing to rev higher.


Honda Shadow Line is undoubtedly the most sought after cruisers at all time. Comfortable riding position, decent ergonomics, timeless beauty, tough chassis, incomparable powerhouse, and easy controls – the Shadow Line has it all.

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