2016 Honda Shadow Phantom

The 2016 Honda Shadow Phantom has a powerful look with minimal chromed details. It is powered by a 745cc 52-degree V-twin engine and has black rims highlighted with silver, bobber fenders and spoke wheels. This exterior look separates it from all the other cruisers and its seating position is excellent for city cruising and long rides. The engine has a programmed fuel injection system consisting of 3 valves per cylinder. This enables the engine to possess low, mid and high-end muscle horse power. 5-speed transmissions help the power to be transferred to the hind wheel though at around the speed of 65 mph some drivers search for 6th speed.

2016 Honda Shadow Phantom front

2016 Honda Shadow Phantom design

The bobber fenders make the outlook of 2016 Honda Shadow Phantom to be stylish and a thick front fork is enhanced by the rider’s gunfighter position. The saddle is 25.8 inches in height with a slight forward lean position making it very comfortable for long rides. This bike is unique in that it has a durable and almost maintenance-free shaft final drive which ensures dependable and smooth power transmission to the asphalt.

The engine is liquid-cooled with a bore of 79mm and a stroke of 76mm. It has a digital ignition with 3D-mapping consisting of 2 spark plugs per cylinder. Its induction is PGM-FI that has an automatic enrichment circuit. This induction has a single 34mm throttle body with a compression ratio of 9:6:1. The engine consists of an SOHC configuration with 3 valves per cylinder. The final drive on the 2016 Honda Shadow Phantom is a shaft with a wide-ratio five-speed transmission. The front suspension is a 41mm fork and a 4.6 inches travel while the rear suspension is a 3.6inches travel and dual shocks with 5-position spring-reload adjustability. The front brakes consist of a 296mm singular disc with twin-piston caliper while the rear brake is drum.

2016 Honda Shadow Phantom side

2016 Honda Shadow Phantom specs and mpg

The fuel capacity of the 2016 Honda Shadow Phantom is 3.7gallons with 0.9gallons reserve and it has a consumption rate of 56miles per gallon. The engine ignition system is efficient hence it has minimal emissions making the bike acceptable all over the world. This model is available in black and light silver metallic colors. The front tire is 120/90-17 while the rear tire is 160/80-15 with a trail of 6.3 inches and a wheelbase of 64.6 inches. The Phantom has a 34 degrees (caster angle) rake with a curb weight of 549 pounds. The curb weight consists of a full fuel tank, all fluids and all other equipments which render the motorcycle ready to ride.

2016 Honda Shadow Phantom price and release

In comparison to other stylish bikes in its class, the 2016 Honda Shadow Phantom is relatively cheaper with a price tag of $7,599. It has a one-year factory warranty plan with a Honda Protection Plan. With these beautiful features, a fuel efficient engine and an affordable price tag, the bike is undoubtedly ahead and above all its competitors. The motorcycle is due for release in May/June, 2015.

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