Honda’s popular ST1100 Pan-European has long established itself as Europe’s
premier long-distance touring motorcycle, setting the standards of comfort
and style in the minds of all riders who enjoy transcontinental sport touring.
Its aerodynamic, fully integrated meets no dissent over its power,
design and smooth, strong and its torque as well as its flexibility
responsive 1,100cc V4 engine in day-to day use. Enough quality
combine to provide the intrinsic to make the ST the benchmark
features which this bike has claimed of its category … Endless hours
for itself since its introduction: of touring enjoyment await you
protection, comfort, range, versatil- with a minimum of discomfort,
ity, sound road-holding. As far as leaving you refreshed and relaxed
the engine is concerned, the V4 after a long day in the saddle.
which is fitted to this authentic GT
Introduced in 89 - Manufactured in Japan - TOURING
ST1100STD - 20001 - E
For the year 2000, the standard ST’s Both colour variations feature ele- Colours
mature demeanour is emphasised gantly executed gold accent stripes • Candy Graceful Red
with two elegant colour schemes; and markings colour-coordinated • Midi Blue Metallic
a luscious new candy red that delights with gold wheels that project an
the eye with its deep, luxurious lus- image of sleek agility, and rugged
tre, and a rich metallic blue carried grey resin undercowls and pannier
over from the previous year that bottoms that stand up well against
emphasises the ST’s look of quality the ravages of the road.
and high calibre in any setting.
ST1100STD - 20002 - E
New Features • The capacious shaped panniers • A retractable lifting handle helps
• New colour variation. are totally sealed and very easy the Pan-European to be placed
• New darker gold accent stripes to remove. They are colour-keyed easily on its central stand.
and markings. to the machine. • The instrument panel is sober,
• The universal joint shaft drive legible, fitted with a clock and
General Features is an assurance of reliability and manual headlamp height adjust-
• Side guards protect the frame and peace of mind. ment which is very accessible.
bodywork in the event of a fall. • Located under the saddle, The fairing houses 2 glove-boxes
• The 16 valve V4 is water cooled. the petrol tank lowers the centre (of which 1 is lockable).
Originating from automotive tech- of gravity significantly. • The ST1100 not only enjoys
nology, its has unrivalled reliabil- • The screen effectively protects a two year warranty but also
ity and only requires a minimum the riders head and upper body. benefits from the quality of the
of maintenance. Very torquey The air intakes in the cowl Honda service network.
and well rounded, it is exactly prevent the helmet from being
what a GT engine should be. disturbed by buffeting.
ST1100STD - 20003 - E
Designing a successful European GT bike is a real challenge. For example, you
need real comfort for two people, independence for at least 300km, excellent pro-
tection, a big engine that can be forgotten but which remains powerful… all this
in a bike with safe road holding, manoeuvrability on smaller roads and little bulk
for easy everyday use.
The ST1100’s engine has an innova- Another particular aspect of this changes in speed and the third is in
tive design with an original longitu- engine is its technology in eliminating the rear hub. An extremely effective
dinal V4. The advantage of this kind noise, vibrations and transmission balancing wheel has the job of totally
of engine is that it is well adapted jolts. No less than three shock eliminating vibrations. To reduce
for using a secondary transmission absorbers come between the clutch engine noise, the camshafts are
by universal joint and it makes it and the rear wheel. The first, coming governed by a combined system,
easy to place the petrol tank behind out of the clutch, limits the variations comprising cam belt and automatic
the engine, partly below the saddle, in engine torque. The second is slack adjustment pinions.
to help the centre of gravity. Finally, integrated into the universal joint,
it makes it easier to work on. absorbing shocks arising from
GT Pan-European Anti-lock braking system –
Introduced in 1989. 1990 Traction Control System. 1995
ST1100STD - 20004 - E
The German review ‘Das Motorrad’ An original technique for a bike, The best bit was adding CBS
carried out a long distance test over which reduces engine power through (Combined Brake System) which
100,000km without any problem the ignition, whenever a sensor on has been fitted to the CBR1000F
and ‘Moto Journal’ rode for the back wheel detects slipping. since 1993.
20,000km flat out, in under three ABS plus TCS give the Pan a unique
weeks, comment only on the need advantage in safety measures. This system shares the braking load
to add a half litre of oil between In the same year, comfort was between the front and rear callipers,
the two oil changes (carried out improved by a revised riding posi- thanks to two independent hydraulic
after 12,000km as recommended tion and a less slippery saddle. systems. The ABS-CBS twinning gives
by the manual). comfort and braking effectiveness
For 1996, the Pan was fitted a new that was hitherto unequal on a bike.
In 1991, the Pan-European was fork of greater diameter, a new,
the first Honda to have ABS fitted larger alternator, and in particular
to its braking system as well as TCS a brand new braking system with
(Traction Control System), which is bigger front discs, three-piston
the first anti-spin system when callipers and a new, more powerful
accelerating on slippery ground. generation of ABS that costs less.
New integral braking system sharing the load Fiftieth anniversary model recognisable
between front and rear brake callipers. 1996 by its golden colour and its badges. 1999
ST1100STD - 20005 - E