2009 Honda Shadow Spirit 750 C2 Features & Benefits

1/11/2009 5:27:00 PM

A big-bike look, street-rod styling and a muscular V-twin engine come together in a surprisingly affordable package that's perfect for cruising city streets as well as exploring back-country roads.

New for 2009

  • New Candy Dark Red, Pearl White/Silver Pinstripe and Pearl Black/Red Pinstripe colors join Black.
  • Stylish new 3-D emblems on Candy Dark Red and Black colors.

Unique Features

  • A 21-inch front wheel for a narrow, custom look and light steering feel.
  • Incredibly low 25.7-inch seat height.
  • Big-bike looks and feel at a very attractive price.

Engine/Drivetrain

  • 745cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad rpm range.
  • Crankshaft features long-stroke design along with high-mass ACG to produce strong V-twin feel and low-rpm torque peak.
  • Single 34mm constant-velocity (CV) carburetor offers crisp throttle response.
  • Three-Valve Dual-Plug Combustion Chamber (see Technology Section).
  • Finned cylinders enhance appearance and give a big-bike look.
  • Aluminum radiator maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life. Mounted between frame rails for enhanced appearance.
  • Wide-ratio five-speed transmission.
  • CD ignition with electronic advance offers dependability and is maintenance-free.
  • Sleek 2-into-2 exhaust system features bullet-style mufflers for a classic street-rod look.

Chassis/Suspension

  • Innovative frame design features large, steel-tube backbone reaching back from cast steering head to rear of the engine case for simplicity and strength.
  • Sturdy and responsive 41mm front fork features large-diameter chrome-steel shrouds and large billet-aluminum triple-clamp for a distinctive retro look. Delivers confident, neutral handling and plush 4.6-inch wheel travel.
  • Large 4mm-thick fork brace mounted under fender enhances rigidity.
  • Dual-shock rear suspension features five-position spring preload adjustability and eye-catching chrome covers, while offering 3.5 inches of wheel travel 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.

Additional Features

  • Chrome highlights include cylinder-head cover, air-cleaner cover, left and right engine sidecovers, brake and clutch lever brackets, rear brake pedal, shift lever, swingarm pivot cap, ignition switch cover, handlebar, rear shock covers and headlight.
  • Handlebar design offers sporty, street-rod feel.
  • Tank-mounted speedometer features attractive chrome instrument housing.
  • Sleek, one-piece gunfighter-type seat.
  • Custom, integrated taillight design.
  • Stylish 3.7-gallon fuel tank.
  • Brilliant 60-/55-watt halogen headlight.
  • Steering-head lock and helmet lock for added security when parked.
  • Transferable one-year, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
  • When you buy a new Honda Powersports Product, you may be eligible to receive a complimentary one-year membership in the Honda Riders Club of America®, which includes an exclusive Members-only magazine, rider training benefits, access to the Members-only Clubhouse Web site and much more. Some limitations apply. For more information on the HRCA®, log on to hrca.honda.com.

Honda Genuine Accessories

  • Touring Accessories: Custom Windscreen, Leather Saddlebags (three styles: Studded, Fringed or Plain), Synthetic Leather Saddlebags, Leather Tank Belt (two styles: Studded or Plain), Leather Front Pouch (three styles: Studded, Fringed or Plain), Leather Touring Bag (three styles: Studded, Fringed or Plain), Saddlebag Liner Set.
  • Chrome Accessories: Light Bar, Spotlight Visors, Backrest with Pad (two styles: Tall and Low), Backrest Trim (two styles: Tall and Low), Rear Carrier, Passenger Grabrails, Radiator Guard, Allen-Bolt Inserts (three sizes: 5mm, 6mm and 8mm), Driveshaft Cover.
  • Billet Accessories: Master-Cylinder Cap (four styles: Fluted, V Design, Neo-Retro and Chrome), Swingarm Pivot Cover Set, License-Plate Frame (three styles: Fluted, V Design and Neo-Retro).
  • Additional Accessories: Digital Audio System, Cycle Cover.

(Accessory availability and specifications subject to change without notice.)