The 2018 Honda Shadow Phantom is a black-out motorcycle with powerful in appearance and offers enjoyable rides. Price of this cruiser motorcycle will remain the same with same specifications as its predecessor.
The new 2018 Shadow line is made for cruising through mountains and especially for long rides on planes. This is a fuel economical bike that boasts of pretty features, and its seating position is perfect for cruising and long rides. It comes with a handful of chromed details, bobber fenders, black matted rims and bright colors. With all those fetures, owners of the new Honda Shadow Phantom 2018 should stand out from other bikers on the road.
2018 Honda Shadow Phantom review
The 2018 Honda Shadow Phantom has black handlebar, rims, frame and engine, with all of them accentuated with matte silver. It has stylish, modern bobber fenders along with a thick fork at the front. This bike comes finished with spoked wheels and with black rims. This is a long-lasting bike with a reliable shaft final drive which is free of maintenance. It will be available in only one color, Matte Black Metallic. With just under 550 pounds of curb weight, it is a quite light bike especially if we know that it is a cruiser.
|2018 HONDA SHADOW PHANTOM DIMENSIONS|
|Seat height||25.8 in. (655 mm)|
|Wheelbase||64.6 in. (1,640 mm)|
|Ground clearance||5.1 in. (130 mm)|
|Rake (Caster angle)||34ยบ|
|Trail||6.3 in. (160 mm)|
|Curb weight||549 lbs. (249 kg)|
|Colors||Matte Black Metallic|
|Fuel tank capacity||3.7 gal. + 0.9 gal. reserve (14 L + 3.4 L reserve)|
New Honda Shadow Phantom 2018 changes
The new Honda Shadow Phantom 2018 has 25.8-inches high seat which boasts of slightly front leaning posture, which allows riders to be comfortable over long distances. Its engine will boast of with PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection), which would ensure seamless rides and starting up in cold-weather conditions. With 2-into-2 exhaust system and large-diameter head pipes gives real V-twin cruiser sound. Smooth ride enables dual-shock rear suspension with adjustability in five positions.
|SUSPENSION, BRAKES, TIRES|
|Front suspension||41 mm telescopic fork|
|Rear suspension||Dual shocks w/ five-position spring preload adjustability|
|Front travel||4.6 in. (117 mm)|
|Rear travel||3.5 in. (89 mm)|
|Front brakes||Single 296 mm disc w/ twin-piston caliper|
|Rear brakes||180 mm drum|
2018 Honda Shadow Phantom specs and price
It is equipped with a 745cc V-twin 52-degree engine of black color with a liquid-cooled configuration. The power mill has an SOHC configuration having 3 valves for every cylinder. It will be mated with a 5-pace large-ratio transmission gearbox. It will boast of 3D-mapping including dual spark plugs for each cylinder and a digital ignition. This engine delivers around 40 horsepower at 5,500 rpm. Torque is rated around 48 pounds per feet and its peak is available at 3,500 rpm. Thanks to its lower weight, it has overall mileage of 56 mpg.
|2018 HONDA SHADOW PHANTOM SPECS|
|Engine type||745cc liquid – cooled 52 degrees V-twin|
|Valve Train||SOHC; Three valves per cylinder|
|Bore x Stroke||79 x 76 mm (3.11 x 3.00 in.)|
|Compresion Ratio||9.6 : 1|
|Induction||PGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit, one 34 mm throttle body|
|Ignition||Digital with 3-D mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder|
This two-wheeler is going to be slightly more affordable, and price should be about $7,699 USD. The 2018 Honda Shadow Phantom is supposed to come into the market sometime during the end of 2017. Just like before, its main rival on US soil will be Harley Davidson Fat Boy.