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2009 Honda VT750C Shadow

2009 Honda VT750C Shadow

Introduction

Timeless cruiser style accentuated by classic curves, a long-and-low riding position, the satisfying shimmer of polished chrome, a relaxing reach to the bars, an easy riding countenance and images of big sky and a two-lane highway stretching to the horizon. With its rumbling V-twin engine and fulsome design, the VT750C Shadow exudes an easygoing sense of unhurried riding enjoyment with a focus on the basics that go right to the heart of the riding experience. As easy to ride as it is easy to settle into its low, deep saddle, the Shadow’s classic styling, strong, dependable acceleration and always comfortable ride give you an exhilarating way to answer the call of the open road.

Key Features

  • Classic styling with deeply valanced mudguards and abundant chrome exudes a timeless sense of riding enjoyment
  • Fuel-injected, liquid-cooled V-twin engine pumps out exhilarating pulses of power with smooth, dependable performance
  • HECS3 oxygen-sensing catalytic exhaust gas converter system minimises harmful exhaust emissions to ensure full EURO-3 compliance
  • Gorgeous chrome-plated dual staggered shotgun exhausts
  • Maintenance free shaft drive
  • Attractive 17" front and 15" rear spoked wheels mount wide-body tyres
  • Wide, plush solo saddle provides a comfortable ride and an easy reach to the ground
  • Speedometer and indicators attractively integrated into chrome-plate instrument pod atop fuel tank
  • New Pearl Spencer Blue with Digital Silver Metallic colour variation

Colours

  • Pearl Spencer Blue (with Digital Silver Metallic)
  • Graphite Black

Various accessories including:

  • Luggage
  • Anti-Theft
  • Decoration
  • Protection
  • Maintenance

Availability & Model Changes For 2009

  • Availability: Now
  • Changes for 2009: New colour

Technical Specification

Engine

  • Type - Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 6-valve SOHC 52° V-twin
  • Displacement - 745cm3
  • Bore x Stroke - 79 x 76mm
  • Compression Ratio - 9.6 : 1
  • Max. Power Output - 33.5kW/5,500min-1 (95/1/EC)
  • Max. Torque - 64Nm/3,500min-1 (95/1/EC)
  • Idling Speed - 1,200min-1
  • Oil Capacity - 3.2 litres

Fuel System

  • Carburetion - PGM-FI electronic fuel injection with automatic choke
  • Throttle Bore - 34mm
  • Aircleaner - Viscous, cartridge-type mesh net filter
  • Fuel Tank Capacity - 14.6 litres (including 3.5-litre reserve)

Electrical System

  • Ignition System - Fully transistorised electronic
  • Ignition Timing - 13° BTDC (idle) ~ 24° BTDC (5,500min-1)
  • Sparkplug Type - DPR7EA-9 (NGK); X22EPR-U9 (ND)
  • Starter - Electric
  • Battery Capacity - 12V/14AH
  • ACG Output - 399W
  • Headlight - 12V 55W x 1 (low) / 60W x 1 (high)

Drivetrain

  • Clutch - Wet, multiplate with coil springs
  • Clutch Operation - Mechanical; cable-actuated
  • Transmission Type - 5-speed
  • Primary Reduction - 1.763 (67/38)
  • Gear Ratios - 1; 2.400 (36/15), 2; 1.550 (31/20), 3; 1.174 (27/23), 4; 0.960 (24/25), 5; 0.852 (23/27)
  • Final Reduction - 3.091 (34/17)
  • Final Drive - Enclosed shaft

Frame

  • Type - Double-cradle; steel tube

Chassis

  • Dimensions (LxWxH) - 2,510 x 920 x 1,125mm
  • Wheelbase - 1,640mm
  • Caster Angle - 34°
  • Trail - 160.9mm
  • Turning Radius - 3.2m
  • Seat Height - 658mm
  • Ground Clearance - 130.8mm
  • Kerb Weight - 256.3kg (F: 117.6kg; R: 138.7kg)
  • Maximum Carrying Capacity - 180kg
  • Loaded Weight - 406.3kg (F: 140.5kg; R: 265.8kg)

Suspension

  • Front - 41mm telescopic fork, 116mm axle travel
  • Rear - Dual conventional dampers with 5-step adjustable spring preload, 90mm axle travel

Wheels

  • Type - Front; Steel rim/wire spoke
  • Rear; Steel rim/wire spoke
  • Rim Size - Front; 17M/C ? MT3.00
  • Rear; 15M/C x MT3.50
  • Tyre Size - Front; 120/90–17M/C 64S
  • Rear; 160/80–15M/C 74S
  • Tyre Pressure - Front; 200kPa
  • Rear; 200kPa (with passenger: 250kPa)

Brakes

  • Front - 296 x 6mm hydraulic disc with dual-piston caliper and sintered metal pads
  • Rear - 180mm leading/trailing drum

All specifications are provisional and subject to change without notice.