2014 Honda Sabre

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With its bad boy attitude and the capable engine, the Honda Sabre is ready to assault the roads with poise every time you want to have some fun. It was built to draw attention, so it comes with a stylish design language that combines the sleek lines of a custom-bike with the imposing stance of a dragster. It features a relaxed riding position, clean lines, minimalist fenders and a 21-inch front tire.

The motorcycle is propelled by a 1312cc 52° V-twin, SOHC engine, which is mated to a five-speed transmission and delivers a fuel consumption of 46 mpg.

The stopping power is assured by a 336 mm front disc with twin-piston caliper and a rear 296 mm disc with single-piston caliper. The ride is kept under control by a 41 mm fork and a rear single shock.
The Honda Sabre is priced at $12,250.

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Overview

Honda Sabre

Nothing’s As Sharp As A Sabre.

How do you classify a bike as sharp as the Honda Sabre? Pro Street dragster or boulevard bad boy—the Sabre offers a heaping dose of both. It’s a sleek, modern-day custom, that’s for sure. Taking a cue from the stripped-down styling of the Fury, it goes on to carve out its own unique place in the Honda Custom lineup. Just check out the crisp, clean lines; sporty, minimalist fenders; tall, 21-inch front tire; raked-out fork and low, aggressively set bars. And let’s not forget the brawny 1312cc 52° V-twin engine responsible for putting all this wickedly cool style in motion.

2014 Honda Sabre Key Features:

Honda Sabre

Pure Motorcycle. With The Emphasis On The Motor.

With its potent 1312cc, 52° V-twin, the Sabre delivers strong low- and mid-range torque, ample passing power and an exhaust note that you’ll love right from the start.

Pro Street Style With A Hefty Dose Of Boulevard Street Cred.

Honda Sabre

Trim. Muscular. Confident. The Sabre is the motorcycle equivalent of a light-heavyweight boxer dressed up in a tailored suit. Plenty of punch. Plenty of refinement. And a machine with instant boulevard cred.
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Put A Stop To That.

Honda Sabre

The Sabre features front and rear disc brakes, and the option of Honda’s Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS). That makes for powerful, sure stops—because you never know what the open road is going to throw at you.

2014 Honda Sabre Features and Benefits:

Honda Sabre

One of The Sharpest Bikes In Honda Lineup.
Sure, the Sabre shares the same DNA as Honda other custom 1300s, especially the Fury. The open, minimalist frame with long, lean and low-slung lines, as well as the skinny front tire are all there, along with the rest of the tasty ingredients found throughout Honda’s Custom street gang—features like the potent, liquid-cooled 1312cc V-twin powerplant, specially designed 2-into-1 exhaust, smooth shaft final drive, street-skimming saddle and custom-cast wheels. But the Sabre has its own sense of muscular style. Power, handling, comfort and style to spare—the Sabre has it all.

Tank-Mounted Instruments
Part of the Sabre’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.

Color-Matched Frame
The Sabre’s color-matched frame really gives this bike a finishing, custom touch.

Trim Front And Rear Fenders
The close-fitting front fender along with the bobber-style rear give the Sabre a look all its own and set it apart from other models in Honda 1300 cruiser lineup.

Five-Spoke Cast Wheels
Silver-finish five-spoke wheels never go out of true, are easy to keep clean and just plain look right on a sharp, contemporary cruiser like the Sabre.

Front Disc Brakes (Optional ABS/CBS)
Equipped with powerful disc brakes at both ends, the Sabre is also available with Honda’s Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) as an option.

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
Forget about fiddling with a choke—the Sabre’s fuel injection system means no-hassle start-ups on cold mornings or at high altitudes, and optimal performance in any condition.

1312cc V-twin Engine
The Sabre’s powerful 1312cc, 52° V-twin engine with a single-pin crankshaft and dual balancers has plenty of torque, and the feel only a V-twin can deliver.

Low-Slung Saddle
Measuring in at a low 26.9 inches, the Sabre’s wide, plush, one-piece seat not only dials up the comfort level, but the bold, Pro Street styling as well.

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

Rear Disc Brakes (Optional ABS/CBS)
Equipped with powerful disc brakes at both ends, the Sabre is also available with Honda’s Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) as an option.

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

Trim Front and Rear Fenders
The close-fitting front fender along with the bobber-style rear give the Sabre a look all its own and set it apart from other models in our 1300 cruiser lineup.

Specifications

Engine TypeLiquid-cooled 52 degrees V-twin
Displacement1312cc
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 Tire90/90-21
Rear Tire170/80-15
Rake33° (Caster Angle)
Trail115.0mm (4.5 inches)
Wheelbase70.3 inches
Seat Height26.9 inches
Curb Weight664 pounds (includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride.)
Fuel Capacity4.4 gallons
Mpg46 MPG
EmissionsMeets current EPA standards. California version meets current California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Available ColorsBlack
NoteHonda’s fuel-economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.
Factory WarrantyOne Year, transferable unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Price$12,250

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