2015 Honda Interstate®

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Interstate (VT13CT)

Progressive Style For The Open Road A cool, custom bike. The open road. And a week off. Does life get any better? Maybe—if that bike’s a Honda Interstate. With the Interstate you get the best of all worlds. For cruising or everyday riding, the Interstate has a clean, progressive style, plenty of motor and a look that’s going to make a big impression everywhere you ride. But add in a little vacation time and the Interstate is happy to stretch its legs and take you wherever you like, even if it’s a couple thousand miles away. The Interstate’s 1,312 cc V-twin engine generates plenty of low-end torque for relaxed urban rides, but is big enough for multi-day trips on long highways or over mountain passes. Shaft final drive gives you a clean, crisp look on the street, but its maintenance reducing features are exactly what you want a thousand miles from home too. Everywhere you look, the Interstate offers the details that set it apart: roomy floorboards, leather-clad saddlebags, custom windscreen. And best of all? A look nothing else can touch.

Color-Matched Frame

  • The Interstate's color-matched frame really gives this bike a finishing, custom touch.

Emissions

  • Meets current EPA standards. California version meets current California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.

Heel-Toe Shifter

  • A handy, old-school, cruiser-style heel-toe shifter is paired with the floorboards to make shifting through the gears a simple toe or heel tap away.

Low-Slung Saddle

  • Measuring in at a low, easy-to-get-the-boots-down-when-stopping 26.8 inches, the Interstate's wide, cushy seat not only enhances the comfort level, but the styling as well.

Matte Black Fork Covers

  • Custom bikes can never have too much style, as the Interstate illustrates perfectly with its matte black fork covers.

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)

  • Forget about fiddling with a choke—the Interstate's fuel-injection system means no-hassle start-ups on cold mornings or at high altitudes, and optimal performance in any condition.

Shaft Final Drive

  • The shaft final drive is quiet, clean and has been uniquely integrated into the overall design.

Which State Is Your Favorite? How About All Of Them.

  • Sure, the Interstate is a stunning motorcycle to look at. Better still, since it’s a Honda, you know the beauty runs much deeper than just the surface. Because the Interstate showcases plenty of Honda engineering and innovation with features like its beefy 1312cc 52º V-twin with Programmed Fuel Injection and its smooth, maintenance-free shaft drive. A plush, deep-dish saddle, full-size floorboards and a custom touring windscreen make all-day cruising a breeze, while roomy saddlebags let you pack enough for … well, that’s completely up to you.

Windscreen

  • The stylish custom windscreen keeps wind and weather at bay, ensuring both rider and passenger cruise in ultimate touring comfort.

General Information

Manufacturer Honda
Model Year 2015
Model Interstate®
Model Code VT13CTLF
Stock Number N/A
Color Black

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes Front Brake Single 336mm disc with twin-piston caliper Rear Brake 296mm disc with single-piston caliper
Tires Front Tire 140/80-17 Rear Tire 170/80-15

Dimensions

Weight 712 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel?ready to ride.)
Wheelbase 70.3 inches
Seat Height 26.8 inches

Drivetrain

Transmission Five-speed
Final Drive Shaft

Engine

Engine 1312cc liquid-cooled 52° V-twin
Bore x Stroke 89.5mm x 104.3mm
Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Carburetion PGM-FI with automatic enrichment circuit, one 38mm throttle body
Fuel Capacity 4.4 gallons
MPG Rating 46 MPG--Miles per gallon values are calculated estimates of fuel consumed during laboratory exhaust emissions tests specified by the EPA, not during on road riding. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride and maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, cargo and accessories, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.
Ignition Digital with 3-D mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder

Operational

Suspension Front Suspension 41mm fork; 4.0 inches travel Rear Suspension Single shock; 3.9 inches travel
Rake 33° (Caster Angle)
Trail 118.0mm (4.6 inches)