2008 Honda Shadow Spirit 750

A must-be-seen-on bad boy that should have a special place in every cruiser rider's garage, the Shadow Spirit 750 (VT750C2) is a stunner in the classic dragbike mold. Bobbed fenders wrap around low tires, while dual shorty pipes snake behind a super-low, 25.7-inch seat, delivering classic custom lines, light steering and agility. Style, performance and comfort - talk about the best of all worlds.

Additional Features

  • Steering-head lock and helmet lock for added security when parked.
  • Brilliant, 60-/55-watt halogen headlight.
  • Tank-mounted speedometer features attractive chrome instrument housing.
  • Custom, integrated taillight design.
  • 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•Headlight.
  • Sleek, one-piece gunfighter-type seat.
  • Handlebar design offers sporty, street-rod feel.
  • Stylish 3.7-gallon fuel tank.


  • Innovative frame design features large, steel tube backbone reaching back from cast steering head to rear of the engine case for simplicity and strength.
  • Large 4 mm-thick fork brace mounted under fender enhances rigidity.
  • Single front disc brake with twin-piston caliper grips a 296 mm drilled rotor between sintered metal pads. Rear brake is drum type.
  • 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.
  • Sturdy and responsive 41 mm 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.
  • Shaft final-drive system provides smooth and reliable low-maintenance operation.


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

Honda Genuine Accessories

  • Additional Accessories:•Digital audio system•Cycle cover
  • Touring Accessories:•Custom windscreen•Leather saddlebags (two 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 (available in tall and low styles)•Backrest trim (available in tall and low styles)•Rear carrier•Passenger grab rails•Radiator guard,•Allen-bolt inserts (three sizes: 5 mm, 6 mm and 8 mm)•Throw-over saddlebag supports•Driveshaft cover
  • Billet Accessories:•Master-cylinder cap (four styles: fluted, V design, neo-retro and chrome)•Handlebar clamp•Swingarm pivot cover set•License-plate frame (three styles: fluted, V Design and neo-retro)

New for 2008

  • New Metallic Silver, Candy Dark Red/Flame and Ultra Blue Metallic with Flame colors join Black.

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.

General Information

Manufacturer Honda
Model Year 2008
Model Shadow Spirit 750
Model Code VT750C2F8
Stock Number 101528
Color Ultra Blue Metallic Flame


Brakes Front: Single 296 mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear: 180 mm drum
Tires Front: 90/90-21
Rear: 160/80-15


Weight TBD
Wheelbase 65 in.
Seat Height 25.7 in.


Transmission Wide-ratio 5-speed
Final Drive Shaft


Engine Liquid-cooled, 52° V-twin, SOHC, 3-valves per cylinder
Displacement 745 cc
Bore x Stroke 79 x 76 mm
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Carburetion Single 34 mm constant velocity
Ignition CD with electronic advance, 2 spark plugs per cylinder


Suspension Front: 41 mm fork; 4.6 in. travel
Rear: Dual shocks with 5-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.5 in. travel
Rake 34° 30'
Trail 6.2 in. (158 mm)