2001 Honda Shadow VLX

Shadow VLX

With its unique hardtail-look rear suspension and the lowest seat height of our entire streetbike line, the Shadow® VLX is one cool custom.

General Information

Manufacturer Honda
Model Year 2001
Model Shadow VLX
Model Code VT600C1
Stock Number 221730
Color Black


Brakes Front: Single disc with twin-piston caliperRear: Drum
Tires Front: 100/90-19Rear: 170/80-15


Weight 445.3 lbs.
Wheelbase 63.0 in.
Seat Height 25.6 in.


Transmission 4-speed, wide ratio
Final Drive O-ring sealed chain


Engine 583cc, liquid-cooled, 52 degree, V-twin, SOHC, 3-valves per cylinder
Displacement 583cc
Bore x Stroke 75mm X 66mm
Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Carburetion Single 34mm CV
Fuel Capacity 2.9 gal., including 0.9 gal. Reserve
Ignition Solid state CDI w/electronic advance, two spark plugs per cylinder


Suspension Front: 39mm fork, 5.7 in. of travelRear: Single shocks with 7-position spring preload adj., 3.5 in. of travel


Additional Colors Black