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2005 VTX1800F

2005 VTX1800F Spec 3

Honda is releasing a new VTX1800 model for 2005. Called the VTX1800F, it features 3 different variations on “sport-custom” styling. Below is Honda’s press information for the new bike.

2005 VTX1800F
Unique features

  • The new VTX(r)1800F is available in these exciting colors: Black, Titanium Tribal, Candy Black Cherry and Silver Tribal.
  • The VTX1800F is available in three distinctive build variations: Spec 1, 2 and 3.
  • Bold sport-custom performance-cruiser styling.
  • Bobbed-style front steel fender with straight-cut rear steel fender complement the drag racing styling.
  • Low 27.9-inch two-piece gunfighter-style seat features a removable passenger section for an enhanced custom look.
  • New semi-swept high-rise aluminum handlebar mounts provide a comfortable, upright riding position.
  • Handsome chromed two-into-two staggered exhaust system features five-bolt muffler tips and a deep exhaust note.
  • Streamlined headlight features a smaller hooded lens for a unique minimalist look.
  • Aggressive 10-spoke racing-style cast wheels feature a low-profile 130/55R-18 radial front tire with an aggressive 180/55R-18 radial rear tire that puts the engine’s awesome power to the ground and enhances the overall performance custom look.
  • Large, handsomely finished flangeless 4.8-gallon gas tank features pin-stripe quality VTX decal badging.
  • New custom-design wedge-shape mirrors.
  • New custom-style recessed LED tail and brake light.
  • New billet-style rear fender rails feature a slotted surface treatment with hairline brushed finish for a unique custom look.
  • New bullet-style turn signals feature chrome visors, clear lenses, and amber flasher bulbs.
  • New tank-mounted digital LCD instrumentation includes a speedometer, bar graph tachometer, odometer, A and B tripmeters, and a clock.
  • ECU-controlled, closed-loop emission control system utilizes an air injection system and three-way exhaust catalyzer to simultaneously reduce emissions of hydrocarbons (HC), carbon monoxide (CO), and oxides of nitrogen (NOx). California model exceeds CARB 2008 standards.

Spec 1 Custom-Building Options

  • Crankcases, cylinder, starter motor: Silver finish.
  • Handlebar: Cast aluminum risers and caps with hairline satin brushed finish.
  • Clutch and Brake Levers: Smooth cast aluminum finish.
  • Fork Tubes: Satin brushed finish inverted fork tubes.
  • Upper and lower triple clamps: Cast aluminum with hairline satin brushed finish.
  • Switch Housings: Smooth cast aluminum finish.
  • Radiator Cover: Color matched painted finish.
  • Footpegs: Chromed.
  • Final Drive Housing: Silver finish.
  • Wheels: Satin brushed cast aluminum.

Spec 2 Custom-Building Options

  • Crankcases, cylinder, starter motor: Satin black finish with milled cylinder fin edges.
  • Handlebar: Cast aluminum risers and caps with hairline satin brushed finish.
  • Clutch and Brake Levers: Highly polished aluminum finish.
  • Fork Tubes: Chrome steel covers highlight detailed front end.
  • Upper and lower triple clamps: Cast aluminum with hairline satin brushed finish.
  • Switch Housings: Smooth cast aluminum finish.
  • Radiator Cover: Color matched painted finish.
  • Footpegs: Chromed steel.
  • Final Drive Housing: Silver finish.
  • Wheels: Satin brushed cast aluminum.

Spec 3 Custom-Building Options

  • Crankcases, cylinder, starter motor: Satin black finish with milled cylinder fin edges.
  • Handlebar: Chrome-plated cast aluminum handlebar risers and caps.
  • Clutch and Brake Levers: Highly polished aluminum finish.
  • Fork Tubes: Chrome steel covers highlight detailed front end.
  • Upper and lower triple clamps: Highly polished cast aluminum.
  • Switch Housings: Hairline satin brushed finish.
  • Radiator Cover: Color matched painted finish.
  • Footpegs: Oval shaped chrome plated cast aluminum.
  • Final Drive Housing: Hairline satin brushed with chrome-plated axle cap and fasteners.
  • Wheels: Highly polished cast aluminum.