2005 Honda Shadow Spirit Features

6/1/2004 6:14:38 PM

Thanks to a brawny 1099cc 45 V-twin engine, the Shadow Spirit delivers performance to match its classic styling and low-slung good looks.

Features & Benefits

New for 2005

New Candy Red color joins classic Black.


The Shadow® Spirit's offset-dual-crankpin, smooth-running 1099cc 45 V-twin engine pumps out massive low-end and mid-range power.
The engine's broad power delivery and five-speed transmission offer exceptional rideability around town and on the open road.
Three-valve cylinder head design utilizes two spark plugs per cylinder for efficient combustion and high power output at all rpm.
High-capacity nine-plate clutch with cable operation.
Maintenance-free hydraulic valve-lash adjusters make routine valve adjustments a thing of the past.
Other maintenance-free features include digital ignition and automatic cam-chain tensioners.
Dual 36mm CV carburetors offer crisp throttle response at all rpm.
Reliable electric-starter system.
Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, virtually maintenance-free operation.


Specially designed steel frame gives the Shadow Spirit™ a long, low custom stance.
Large, 41mm extended front fork provides 6.3 inches of plush yet responsive travel.
Dual chromed shocks feature an advanced internal valve system for a comfortable ride.
Large-diameter front disc brake with twin-piston caliper combined with a heavy-duty drum rear brake provide excellent stopping power.
Strong and lightweight five-spoke cast alloy wheels.
Massive, 170/80-15 rear tire offers a wide footprint and a radical custom look.
Relaxed, comfortable riding position results from a long, low chassis and low, 28.7-inch seat height.

Additional Features

Large, 4.2-gallon fuel tank offers extended cruising range.
Handlebar switches and controls use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.
Custom saddle and padded passenger backrest offer a high level of rider and passenger comfort.
Powerful halogen headlight.
Convenient push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.
Comfortably padded large-diameter handgrips.
Polished aluminum handlebar switch housings and triple-clamp assembly.
Chromed side panels and dual staggered mufflers.
Maintenance-free YTX battery.
Transferable one-year, unlimited-mileage warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance, one year complimentary subscription to Honda Red Rider™ magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site (www.hrca.honda.com), access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA.

Available accessories

Touring accessories: Cruiser Shield, Magnetic Tank Bag (Black).
Chrome accessories: Backrest with Pad, Rear Carrier (two types), Radiator Trim, Backrest Trim, Clutch Lever Bracket, Lever Bracket Holders, Horn, Handlebar Levers, Oil Filler Cap, Front Fender Ornament.
Billet accessories: Backrest Trim, Front Tank Mount Cover, Driveshaft Bolt Cover, Oil Filler Cap, Ignition and Clutch Cover Set, Master Cylinder Cap, Oil Dipstick, License Plate Frame.
Additional accessories: Cycle Cover.