Is the VTX 1800 a good bike?

01/21/2020 Off By admin

Is the VTX 1800 a good bike?

It’s hard to fault the build quality of Honda’s American made cruisers and the VTX range are no exception. The engines are superb, the finish and chrome details are durable and there’s a good range of accessories. You would be unlucky to get a rogue VTX1300/1800.

What did Honda replace the VTX 1800 with?

The Honda VTX 1800 was launched in 2001 as a 2002 model. At the time this bike was introduced the Honda VTX engine was the largest displacement production V-twin in the world, but that distinction would be short-lived as the VTX1800 was superseded in 2004 by the 2.0-liter Kawasaki Vulcan 2000.

Is the Honda VTX 1800 Fast?

Despite its considerable heft (727 lb. dry), the VTX clocked a very respectable 12.12-second quarter-mile time at 108.6 mph and hit a measured top speed of 125 mph.

What is the difference between the Honda VTX 1800 models?

The VTX series has a muscular looking body, it is quite long and low to the ground featuring significant rake and trail. The 1800 puts out 120 lbFT(160 N·m) of torque at only 3500 rpm and 106 bhp @ 5000 rpm, making the VTX series one of the more powerful production V-twin motorcycles of its time.

How can I make my Honda VTX 1800 faster?

How to Add Horsepower to a VTX 1800

  1. Modify or replace the stock intake system. Primarily to control emissions and improve fuel economy, the air intake system on most motorcycles is restricted by the factory.
  2. Replace the stock exhaust system.
  3. Modify the fuel injection programming.
  4. Upgrade the engine.

Is the VTX 1800 fuel injected?

Fuel injection-fed, with a five-speed transmission and shaft final drive, the VTX 1800 offers head-snapping torque accelerating from 50 mph, 80 mph and even 100 mph or more. Its fuel requirement is 87 octane, which delivers fuel economy of 31 to 50 miles per gallon with a 194 mile average range.