Development
  • The Long Road From Design To Production
    09/02/2003 - When introducing a new model, most manufacturers provide reams of technical specifications and explain the benefits of change. Yet another story hovers behind the scenes when a completely new motorcycle makes the trip from a clean-sheet...
  • Gold Wing Timeline
    09/02/2003 - In the motorcycling world, technology presses forward with such irresistible force that very few models survive a span of 25 years. But for the past quarter-century, the Honda Gold Wing has done much more than merely survive: for five ...
  • The New Gold Standard - Part 1
    09/02/2003 - Redefining an American icon Three factors have shaped long distance motorcycle travel in America: first, the sheer size of the country itself; second, the undaunted spirit of the American rider; and third, the indomitable character of o...
  • The New Gold Standard - Part 2
    09/02/2003 - POWER PLAY The next order of business was generating the optimal quality and quantity of horsepower for long-distance travel without exceeding exhaust emissions or fuel economy parameters. In addition, Aoki would never be satisfied wi...
  • Gold Wing Design Story
    09/02/2003 - The Honda Gold Wing is blessed with one of the most loyal customer followings found anywhere in motorcycling. Nine out of 10 Gold Wing owners would buy another Gold Wing, a resounding endorsement for the motorcycle that has defined-an...