- liquid-cooled 52o V-twin
- 583 L
Cruiser fans looking for classic styling, an incredibly low seat height and a readily affordable price can find it all in the Shadow VLX and VLX Deluxe.
New for 2007
New Light Pearl Blue Metallic color joins Candy Dark Red on the Shadow(R) VLX Deluxe model.
Unique Shadow VLX Deluxe feature
Brilliant chrome finish on cylinder-head covers, right and left engine covers, and left-rear engine cover.
583cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad rpm range.
Three-valve cylinder-head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for excellent combustion efficiency and high power output.
Coolant-heated carburetor is tuned for excellent power and rideability.
Finned cylinders enhance appearance.
Aluminum radiator maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life.
Wide-ratio four-speed transmission.
Dual exhaust system offers a rumbling sound and custom appearance.
Reliable electric starting system.
CD ignition with electronic advance offers dependability and is maintenance-free.
Maintenance-free automatic cam-chain tensioners.
Double-cradle steel frame allows a long wheelbase, and a low seat height of just 25.6 inches.
39mm front fork offers a compliant, controlled ride.
Specially designed swingarm gives the bike a custom, hardtail look.
Rear shock has seven-position spring preload adjustability.
Single-disc front brake with twin-piston caliper and a drum rear brake.
Chrome-plated rims and spokes.
Massive 170/80-15 rear tire offers excellent grip and provides a low, custom look.
Durable O-ring- sealed drive chain.
Chromed handlebar and forward-mounted footpegs are rubber-mounted for reduced vibration and offer a comfortable riding position.
Custom-style seat is wide and low in the rear and narrow in the front, with dense foam to provide a comfortable 25.6-inch seat height.
Chrome-plated halogen headlight.
Simple, easy-to-read instrumentation.
Helmet lock and tool kit.
Soft, comfortable handgrips.
Solid aluminum footpegs with wide rubber trim bands project a custom-made look.
Standard fork lock.
12-volt maintenance-free battery.
Transferable one-year unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider’s Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)). Benefits include online access to the Honda Common Service Manual, six issues of the bimonthly Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, travel discounts, trip routing, MSF reimbursement, plus access to the HRCA Web site (www.hrca.honda.com). Look for the HRCA support team at select off-road events across the country. For details on the HRCA, dealers should call (310) 783-3958, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.
Touring accessories: Cruiser Shield, Backrest with Pad, Rear Carrier Rack (Round Tube) and Rear Carrier Rack (Square Tube).
Chrome accessories: Oil Filler Cap, Backrest Emblems, Footpegs, Backrest Trim, Radiator Guard, Lever Set and Air Cleaner Cover Emblem.
Model: VT600C (Standard) / VT600CD (Deluxe)
Engine Type: 583cc liquid-cooled 52o V-twin
Bore and Stroke: 75mm x 66mm
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder
Carburetion: Single 34mm diaphragm-type constant-velocity
Ignition: CD with electronic advance, two spark plugs per cylinder
Transmission: Wide-ratio four-speed
Final Drive: O-ring- sealed chain
Suspension: Front: 39mm fork; 5.7 inches travel
Rear: Single shock with seven-position spring preload adjustability; 3.5 inches travel
Brakes: Front: Single disc with twin-piston caliper
Tires: Front: 100/90-19; Rear: 170/80-15
Wheelbase: 63.0 inches
Rake (Caster Angle): 35o
Trail: 161mm (6.3 inches)
Seat Height: 25.6 inches
Dry Weight: 452 pounds (VT600C) / 458 pounds (VT600CD)
Fuel Capacity: 2.9 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve
Colors: VT600CD: Light Pearl Blue Metallic, Candy Dark Red; VT600C: Black
Meets current EPA standards.
California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.