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2022 Honda Gold Wing Tour launched, comes solely with DCT gearbox | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Priced at Rs 39.20 lakh, the brand new Gold Wing Tour comes with the identical 1,833cc flat-six engine and digital gadgetry because the 2021 mannequin.

Honda Motorbike and Scooter India has launched the 2022 Gold Wing Tour, which is able to make its technique to our shores through the CBU route. This yr, nevertheless, Honda is just providing the dual-clutch computerized (DCT) gearbox with the airbag. It’s priced at Rs 39.20 lakh (ex-showroom, Gurugram) – Rs 4,000 greater than final yr’smannequin.

  • Comes solely in DCT variant this yr
  • Will get blacked-out engine, wheels
  • Prices Rs 4,000 greater than the 2021 mannequin

2022 Honda Gold Wing Tour: what’s new

Not a lot has modified with this yr’s bike – it is available in Gunmetal black metallic color for now, and what has visually modified, nevertheless, is that the 2022 mannequin will get a blacked-out engine, wheels and a brand new leather-based seat cowl.

2022 Honda Gold Wing Tour: engine and transmission

The Honda Gold Wing Tour is powered by a 126hp, 170Nm, 1,833cc, flat-six, liquid-cooled engine, with energy being despatched to the rear wheel utilizing a throttle-by-wire system. In 2021, the corporate additionally made minor tweaks to the fuel-injection system to enhance the Gold Wing’s low-speed manoeuvrability. 

Honda has additionally upgraded the Gold Wing’s DCT transmission {hardware} and software program to enhance low-speed rideability within the metropolis. The DCT system is smoother and quieter in its operation in comparison with the earlier mannequin. It additionally will get a creep perform which is able to make it simpler to journey the bike in site visitors or reverse out of a storage.

2022 Honda Gold Wing Tour: electronics

The Gold Wing has the identical set of digital wizardry because the older mannequin – traction management, cruise management and Hill Begin Help. As well as, there are additionally 4 journey modes – Tour, Sport, Econ and Rain, which may be accessed through the 7-inch TFT LCD show with eight color fashions. The unit additionally options Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and is paired to a 45-watt speaker. There are two Kind-C USB ports as nicely to maintain your digital gadgets charged.

The motorbike additionally will get LED headlights, dual-LED fog lamps and self-cancelling indicators.

2022 Honda Gold Wing Tour: chassis

The motorbike’s chassis is identical as final yr’s mannequin, and employs a die-cast, aluminium body, suspended by a double-wishbone entrance suspension and a preload-adjustable pro-link monoshock on the rear. The suspension is electrically adjustable, with 4 preload settings – rider, rider with baggage, rider plus pillion and rider with pillion and full baggage.

2022 Honda Gold Wing Tour: availability

Honda has opened the bookings for the 2022 Gold Wing Tour DCT with airbag choice at its unique BigWing Topline dealerships throughout the nation.

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