2016 Honda Shadow RS

Meet the 2016 Honda Shadow RS which is a slightly modified version of the standard Shadow. The most important modifications include more upright bars and higher-set foot pegs. In addition, it features a slightly modified tank and flatter seats. The motorbike has already received higher pegs which improve its ground clearance when cornering.

2016 Honda Shadow RS front

2016 Honda Shadow RS Review

The higher pegs, splush, more upright bars, low but slightly flatter saddle adds up to the cruiser`s sporty feel with comfort. The brake system features one powerful 336-millimeter diameter front disc brake system as well as a 296-millimeter disk at the rear. Also available for the bike is an A.B.S. platform. It has a raked out front-end, hard tail appearance to the back as well as a stretched out wheel-base which extends to a full 71.2’ in between the axles. The 2016 Honda Shadow is RS actually placed among the most original, radically- designed custom bikes which Honda has made. It has seam-less fuel tanks, ingenious single shock back suspension platforms as well as aluminum swing arms. Its high tensile steel frames are the central figure to the bike’s open, minimalistic chopper design. It is very functional providing a smooth cruise as well as handling that is very responsive. It has the 200 series back tires and 21’ front tires each of which encloses a purely alloy wheel.

The 2016 Honda Shadow RS fury features digital ignition platforms with 3D-mapping and 2 spark plugs for each cylinder. Its integral style element is its low seat height of just 26.9 inches from the ground which guarantees comfort to the users. Its rake is positioned at 32 degrees and it has a 92 millimeter trail, wheelbase of 71.2’ and a curb-weight of 663 pounds. Its floor boards are designed such that they won’t tire your legs much especially after long rides. It also has a very comfortable saddle that can be flipped to become a backrest. It is equipped with a full LCD screen that features trip meter, clock, illuminated engine diagnostic indicators, odometer as well as a number of driver information clusters located on the sides which glow in different 25 colors. Its rear shock offers nine-stage preload of spring adjustability for a complete ride over both small and bigger bumps. The instrumentation is relatively advance with a digital bar graph tachometer and speedometer.

2016 Honda Shadow RS side

2016 Honda Shadow RS Engine

The 2016 Honda Shadow RS is no stranger to power and torque thanks to its brawny liquid cooled 745 cc twin. The bike has a righteous 745 cc V-twin parallel liquid cooled engine that thrusts out huge heaps of torque and power. It features single pin crankshafts and dual-balancers for the same purpose. With programmed fuel injection (P.G.M.) that gives enough power for almost everyone. Its riding is smooth and the response is excellent in every rpm range. Just like other Honda bikes, it offers a flat torque curve for the constant power output without any lags; a feature that makes it easy to handle and pleasant for ride. Its fuel injection platform ensures that you can start your bike with no difficulties during a cold morning. With its short-shifting 5-speed transmission, the 2016 Honda Shadow RS rides very smooth and is capable for almost all styles of ride. It weighs about 663 pounds with a full tank of gas that is in par with its class. Fuel capacity is a 3.4 gallons while the estimated average fuel consumption is around 45 miles per gallon. Its shaft-final drive is very clean, quiet and is distinctly integrated to the fury’s overall appearance. Its bore and stroke are at 89.5 by 104.3 millimeters while the compression ratios stands at 9.2.1

2016 Honda Shadow RS Price and release

The 2016 Honda Shadow RS will debut in November 2015 with sales starting in 2016. Its staring price will be around $8 500.

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