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2013 Honda Stateline

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The Honda Stateline is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cruisers built by the Japanese manufacturer.

Its tasty design language represents the perfect mix between retro and modern styles. The most striking design details are the elongated fuel tank, the sculpted seat and the lean back handlebar. Needless to say, that you also get lots of chrome which underlines the unique look of the motorcycle.

As far as power is concerned, the Honda Stateline is equipped with a massive 1312 cc V-twin engine with PGM-FI. The engine delivers an average fuel consumption of 46 MPG and is mated on a five speed transmission.

It is also worthy of being mentioned that the engine is linked to a beautiful two-into-two exhaust system which rewards your ears with a stunning roar.

The stopping power is handled by a single 336mm front disc with twin-piston caliper and a rear 296mm disc with single-piston caliper.

Hit the jump for more information on the Honda Stateline.

Overview

Honda Stateline

It’s only natural to fixate on things of beauty, so don’t panic if you catch yourself gaping the first time you lay eyes on the Stateline. Maybe it’s the classic lines and progressive retro-styling. Or the blacked-out cylinder fins surrounding that massive 1312cc V-twin. Or perhaps it’s the machine’s long, low-slung profile, perfectly accented with swept-back bars atop raked-out forks and full-size fenders spooning fat front and rear tires.

Or maybe it’s simply the combination of all these things. True beauty can be hard to define. It’s even harder when, like here, it leaves you speechless.

Stylish and sophisticated—two words that sum up the Stateline perfectly. Classic, retro-progressive design meets state-of-the-art Honda engineering, pairing a unique custom look—pullback bars, raked-out front end, curved frame downtube—with a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 1312cc V-twin tuned to deliver a full range of torque and power that’s as much at home on the interstate as it is Main Street. Throw in front and rear disc brakes and you’ve got a machine that’s flat-out beautiful, both inside and out.

Five-Spoke Cast Wheels

Honda Stateline

Silver-finish five-spoke wheels never go out of style, are easy to keep clean, and just plain look right on a sharp, contemporary cruiser like the Stateline.

Front and Rear Disc Brakes (Optional ABS)

A single 336mm disc/twin-piston caliper unit up front and 296mm disc/single-piston caliper setup in back ensure the Stateline can reel itself in when needed.

Tank-mounted Instruments

Part of the Stateline’s super-clean look comes from mounting the instruments in a streamlined, modern tank nacelle. It completely opens up the handlebar area, yet still gives you all the information you need.

Retro-Progressive Styling

Like its Sabre and Fury cousins, the Stateline, with its chopped dragster look, beefy V-twin and long, neo-design fenders, is one of the most authentic, radically styled custom motorcycles that Honda has ever produced.

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)

Forget about fiddling with a choke—the Stateline’s fuel injection system means no-hassle startups on cold mornings or at high altitudes, and optimal performance in any condition.

1312cc V-twin Engine

Honda Stateline

Powerful 1312cc, 52-degree V-twin engine with a single-pin crankshaft and dual balancers has plenty of torque, and the feel only a V-twin can deliver.

2-into-2 Exhaust System

The Stateline’s 1312cc V-twin engine features a beautiful two-into-two exhaust system. It not only looks great, but it sounds even better.

Low-Slung Saddle

Measuring in at an ultralow 26.7 inches, the Stateline’s wide, one-piece, deep-dish seat not only beefs up the comfort level, but the classic styling as well.

Wide, Low-Profile Tires

Big, fat, and bad to the bone, the Stateline’s wide, low tires do more than just look good—they are the basis for the Stateline’s excellent handling—exactly what you’d expect from a Honda cruiser.

Shaft Final Drive

The shaft final drive is quiet, clean, and has been uniquely integrated into the overall design.

Full Valanced Fenders

Those long, full-coverage fenders with their deep side valances are purely modern, but pay tribute to some of the classic cruisers of old. That combination of classic and new is what the Stateline is all about.

Specifications

Honda Stateline
Engine Type1312cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin
Bore And Stroke89.5mm x 104.3mm
InductionPGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit, one 38mm throttle body
IgnitionDigital with 3-D mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder
Compression Ratio9.2:1
Valve TrainSOHC; three valves per cylinder
TransmissionFive-speed
Final DriveShaft
Front Suspension41mm fork; 4.0 inches travel
Rear SuspensionSingle shock; 3.9 inches travel
Front BrakeSingle 336mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear Brake296mm disc with single-piston caliper
Front Tire140/80-17
Rear Tire170/80-15
Rake33° (Caster Angle)
Trail118mm (4.6 inches)
Wheelbase70.1 inches
Seat Height26.7 inches
Curb Weight672 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride.)
Fuel Capacity4.4 gallons
Model IdVT1300CR
EmissionsMeets current EPA standards. Models sold in California meet current California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Available ColorsBlack
Mpg46 MPG
MSRP$12,150*


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