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2008 Honda ST1300 Pan-European

2008 Honda ST1300 Pan European



Performance, comfort and style — all come together in the swift and luxurious Pan-European. Its elegant, aerodynamic bodywork integrates copious carrying capacity that transports two and a full load with confidence and ease on every intercity journey that sparks your imagination. Its host of performance and comfort features are specially designed to give you smoothly responsive control and regal riding comfort that grows with every passing day. Commanding respect like it commands the road, the Pan-European invigorates your senses with every new vista it reveals. Isn’t it time you set out across the Continent in both style and
comfort? Let the Pan-European take you and you’ll see motorcycle touring in a whole new way.

• Honda-unique 1,261cm³ fuel-injected, longitudinallymounted V4 engine pours out exhilarating rushes of effortless acceleration.

• HECS3 oxygen-sensing catalytic exhaust gas converter system minimises emissions of harmful exhaust gases to ensure full compliance with strict EURO-3 emissions regulations.

• Advanced aluminium twin-spar frame with highperformance Super Sports suspension systems.

• Dual Combined Brake System ensures smoothly responsive braking control.

• ABS version features the added confidence-inspiring stopping control of Honda’s most advanced antilock brake system.

• New Candy Glory Red colour variation.


• Candy Glory Red
• Achilles Black Metallic
• Digital Silver Metallic



Type - Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 16-valve DOHC 90° V-4
Displacement - 1,261cm³
Bore x Stroke - 78 x 66mm
Compression Ratio - 10.8 : 1
Max. Power Output - 93kW / 8,000min-1 (95/1/EC)
Max. Torque - 125Nm / 6,000min-1 (95/1/EC)
Idling Speed - 1,000min-1
Oil Capacity - 4.7 litres

Fuel System

Carburation - PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
Throttle Bore - 36mm
Aircleaner - Dry, cartridge-type paper filter
Fuel Tank Capacity - 29 litres (with 5-litre LCD-indicated reserve)

Electrical System

Ignition System - Computer-controlled digital transistorised with electronic advance

Ignition Timing - 8° BTDC (idle) ~ 35° BTDC (3,500min-1)
Sparkplug Type - CR7EH-9 (NGK); W22FER9 (DENSO)
Starter - Electric
Battery Capacity - 12V / 14AH
ACG Output - 742W
Headlights - 12V, 55W x 2 (low) / 60W x 2 (high)


Clutch - Wet, multiplate with coil springs
Clutch Operation - Hydraulic
Transmission - 5-speed
Primary Reduction - 1.785 (75/42)
Gear Ratios - 2.571 (36/14), 2; 1.722 (31/18), 3; 1.285 (27/21), 4; 1.041 (25/24),
5; 0.862 (25/29)
Final Reduction - 2.833 (34/12)
Final Drive - Enclosed shaft with integrated dampers


Type - Diamond; triple-box-section aluminium twinspar


Dimensions - 2,270 x 860 x 1,390mm (with panniers:1,630mm)
Wheelbase - 1,490mm
Caster Angle - 26°
Trail - 98mm
Turning Radius - 2.9m
Seat Height - 790mm (±15mm)
Ground Clearance -135mm
Kerb Weight - 324kg (F: 153kg; R: 171kg), *329kg (F:152kg; R: 177kg)
Max. Carrying Capacity- 196kg
Loaded Weight - 525kg (F: 186kg; R: 339kg)


Type Front - 45mm air-assist telescopic fork, 120mm axle travel
Rear - Single-side conventional damper with adjustable preload and rebound damping, 123mm axle travel


Type - Front Hollow-section triple-spoke cast aluminium
Rear - Hollow-section triple-spoke cast aluminium
Rim Size Front - 18M/C x MT3.50
Rear - 17M/C x MT5.00
Tyre Size Front- 120/70 ZR18M/C (59W)
Rear - 170/60 ZR17M/C (72W)
Tyre Pressure Front - 290kPa
Rear - 290kPa


Type Front - 310 x 5mm dual floating hydraulic disc with Combined 3-piston callipers, (*ABS) and sintered metal pads
Rear - 316 x 7mm hydraulic disc with Combined 3-piston calliper, (*ABS) and sintered metal pads

* ABS version

All specifications are provisional and subject to change without notice.