Honda VT 600C Shadow VLX (2001-04)

The Honda VT 600C Shadow VLX, produced from 2001 to 2004, features a 583cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine with a 9.2:1 compression ratio and 2 constant vacuum carburetors. It generates 41 horsepower at 6500 rpm and 51 Nm of torque at 3500 rpm, with a CD ignition system and electric starting. The bike has a 4-speed, wide-ratio (5-speed in Brazil) transmission and an O-ring-sealed chain final drive. The front suspension is a 39mm telescopic fork with 145mm of travel, while the rear suspension is a swingarm with 90mm of travel. The front brake has a single 296mm disc with a 2 piston caliper, and the rear brake is a 160mm drum. The bike has a wheelbase of 1600mm and measures 2355mm in length, 840mm in width, and 1120mm in height, with a seat height of 690mm and a dry weight of 207kg. It has a fuel capacity of 11 litres.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda VT 600C Shadow VLX

Year: 2001 – 04

Engine: Four stroke, 52 degreesV-twin, OHC, 3 valves per cylinder
Capacity: 583 cc / 35.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 75 x 66 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.2;1
Induction: 2 x Constant Vacuum
Ignition: CD with electronic advance, two spark plugs per cylinder
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 41 hp / 30.6 kW @ 6500 rpm
Max Torque: 51 Nm / 37.6 ft. lb @ 3500 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed, Wide-ratio, (Brazil model 5 speed)
Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
Front Suspension: 39mmTelescopic fork
Front Wheel Travel: 145 mm / 5.7 in
Rear Suspension: Swing Arm

Rear Wheel Travel: 90 mm / 3.5 in
Front Brakes: Single 296mm disc 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: 160mm drum
Front Tyre: 100/90-19
Rear Tyre: 170/80-15
Wheelbase: 1600 mm / 63 in
Dimensions: Length 2355 mm / 92.7 in Width 840 mm / 33.1 in Height 1120 mm / 44.1 in
Seat Height: 690 mm / 27.2 in
Dry Weight: 207 kg / 456.4 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 11 Litres / 2.9 US gal

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