2012 Honda Gold Wing® Audio Comfort Navi XM


Plan To Go Everywhere There’s big news when it comes to the 2012 Honda Gold Wing®. Because we’ve taken what is the world’s best touring motorcycle and made it even better. The new bodywork is the first thing you’ll notice, complementing what is the best engine and chassis package the touring world has ever seen. Look a little further and you’ll discover great new improvements to the audio system, the available navigation system, and the Gold Wing’s comfort, too. And there’s new functionality, as well, like integrated iPod® connectivity and the ability to upload trips to the Navi system from your home computer. If you thought the Gold Wing was the world’s ultimate touring motorcycle, you were right. And if you think the new Gold Wing is even better, you’re right again.

General Information

Manufacturer Honda
Model Year 2012
Model Gold Wing® Audio Comfort Navi XM
Model Code GL18HPNMC
Stock Number N/A
Color Candy Red


Brakes Front: Dual full-floating 296 mm discs with CBS 3-piston calipersRear: Single ventilated 316 mm disc with CBS 3-piston caliper
Tires Front: 130/70R-18Rear: 180/60R-16


Weight 904 - 933 lbs. depending on option packages selected
Wheelbase 66.5 in.
Seat Height 29.1 in.


Transmission 5-speed including overdrive plus electric reverse
Final Drive Shaft


Engine Horizontally-opposed, 6-cylinder, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Displacement 1,832 cc
Bore x Stroke 74 x 71 mm
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Carburetion Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Ignition Computer-controlled digital with 3-dimensional mapping
Cooling Liquid


Suspension Front: 45 mm cartridge fork with anti-dive system; 5.5 in. travelRear: Pro Arm® single-side swingarm with Pro-Link® single shock with computer-controlled spring-preload adjustment with 2 memory presets; 4.1 in. travel
Rake 29.15°
Trail 4.3 in. (109 mm)