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Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow Specs

The Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Honda . In this version sold from year 1999 , the dry weight is  and it is equiped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 57.00 HP (41.6 kW) @ 4750 RPM and a maximum torque of 93.00 Nm (9.5 kgf-m or 68.6 ft.lbs) @ 2500 RPM . With this drive-train, the Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 155.0 km/h (96.3 mph) . Regarding the chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow have a  frame with front suspension being  and in the rear suspension it is equiped with  . Stock tire sizes are 140/80-17 on the front, and 170/80-15 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow braking system includes Single disc size 316 mm (12.4 inches) at the front and Single disc size 276 mm (10.9 inches) at the rear. 

Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow General Information

Brand Honda 
Model Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow 
Start year 1999 
Year 1999 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,678 mm (66.1 inches) 
Seat Height 725 mm (28.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 140/80-17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 170/80-15 
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes Single disc 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 316 mm (12.4 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 276 mm (10.9 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids) 300.0 kg (661.4 pounds) 
Dry Weight
Front Percentage of Weight 46.0 
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio :
Fuel Tank Capacity 16.50 litres (4.36 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension
Front Suspension Travel 126 mm (5.0 inches) 
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension Travel 95 mm (3.7 inches) 

Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1099.00 ccm (67.06 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 87.5 x 91.4 mm (3.4 x 3.6 inches) 
Compression Ratio 8.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 57.00 HP (41.6 kW) @ 4750 RPM 
Maximum torque 93.00 Nm (9.5 kgf-m or 68.6 ft.lbs) @ 2500 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Shaft drive (cardan) 
Clutch type

Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow Performance

Top Speed 155.0 km/h (96.3 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) 6.800 seconds 
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear 22.200 seconds 
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency 0.67 litres/100 km (149.3 km/l or 351.08 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 15.5 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow have?
The Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow has 57.00 HP (41.6 kW) @ 4750 RPM.

How fast is a Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow?
The Honda VT 1100 C3 Shadow top speed is 155.0 km/h (96.3 mph).