2012 Honda Shadow Phantom Features & Benefits

The Shadow Phantom® celebrates the joy of back-to-basics motorcycling by delivering a V-twin ride packing a uniquely clean and uncluttered appearance. Check out the minimalist look and extensive blackout treatment that bring your eyeballs back to that very cool 745cc V-twin engine featuring the convenience and sophistication of Programmed Fuel Injection. By staking out the low-profile approach to cool, the Shadow Phantom reinforces the idea that bling ain’t everything in a bike.

Features/Benefits

New for 2012

- New Matte Black Metallic color.

Features

- Bobber-inspired styling with extensive blacked-out and matte finishes.

- Minimalist front fender.

- Handlebar shape enhances bobber styling.

- Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) for good throttle response and fuel efficiency.

- Spoked black wheels and hubs feature a 120/90-17 front tire and 160/80-15 rear tire to complete the overall custom look.

- Low 25.8-inch seat height.

- Sleek, one-piece gunfighter-type seat.

- Tank-mounted speedometer in a stylish 3.7-gallon fuel tank.

- Transferable one-year, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

Engine/Drivetrain

- 745cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad rpm range.

- Crankshaft features long-stroke design to produce strong V-twin feel and low-rpm torque peak.

- Three-Valve Dual-Plug Combustion Chamber.

  • Wide-ratio five-speed transmission.

Chassis/Suspension

- Sturdy and responsive 41mm front fork features large-diameter matte finished shrouds and large billet-aluminum triple-clamp for a distinctive look. Delivers confident, neutral handling.

- Dual-shock rear suspension features five-position spring preload adjustability for a smooth ride.

- Single front disc brake with twin-piston caliper grips a 296mm drilled rotor between sintered metal pads. Rear brake is drum type.

- Shaft final-drive system provides smooth and reliable low-maintenance operation.

Honda Genuine Accessories†

- Boulevard Screen (smoke), Custom Rider Seat, Solo Rider Rear Carrier, Backrest (tall/low), Rear Carrier, Backrest/Rear Carrier Mounting Brackets, Tank Belt (plain/studded), Saddlebags, Saddlebag Supports, Saddlebag Liner Set, Touring Bag (plain/studded/fringed), Front Pouch (plain/studded), Cycle Cover

† WARRANTY: Because we’re so confident in the quality of each of our Honda Genuine accessories, we’re pleased to offer one of the best warranties in the industry. One-year warranty begins on the day accessories are purchased by the customer.

2012 SPECIFICATIONS

Model: VT750C2B

Engine Type: 745cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin

Bore and Stroke: 79mm x 76mm

Compression ratio: 9.6:1

Valve Train: SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Induction: PGM-FI with automatic enrichment, one 34mm throttle body

Ignition: Digital with 3-D mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder

Transmission: Wide-ratio five-speed

Final Drive: Shaft

Suspension
Front: 41mm fork; 4.6 inches travel
Rear: Dual shocks with five-position spring preload adjustability; 3.5 inches travel

Brakes
Front: Single 296mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: Drum

Tires
Front: 120/90-17
Rear: 160/80-15

Wheelbase: 64.6 inches

Rake: 34.0°

Trail: 161.0mm (6.3 inches)

Seat Height: 25.8 inches

Fuel Capacity: 3.7 gallons, including 0.9-gallon reserve

Estimated Fuel Economy**: 56 mpg

Color: Matte Black Metallic

Curb Weight*: 549 pounds

*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride.

**Honda’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.

Meets current EPA standards.

Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

©2012 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. All rights reserved.

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