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2002 Honda Gold Wing exceeds CARB 2008 emissions standards

Torrance, CA -- American Honda Motor Company's 2002 GL1800 Gold Wing motorcycle
has been certified to meet the California Air Resources Board's (CARB) tough
2008 emissions standards.  But there's more to the story$B!D(B

In fact, the 2002 Gold Wing's powerful 118bhp engine exceeds the CARB 2008
emissions standard for carbon monoxide by 67 percent and the emissions standard
for hydrocarbons and oxides of nitrogen by 79 percent.  This remarkable
achievement is realized through the use of Honda's sophisticated programmed fuel
injection and the use of a 3-way closed loop fuel management system that
utilizes two exhaust catalyzers.

"Honda has made a global commitment to produce low emission engines that do not
sacrifice performance and driveability," said Honda's Motorcycle Division Vice
President Ray Blank. "Its yet another example of our "Performance First"
philosophy, and we are very pleased that we can offer our riders this
combination of power and low emissions in the Gold Wing."

The 2002 Gold Wing is now on sale at Honda motorcycle dealers throughout the US.
For 2002, Honda offers three stunning new colors: Pearl Orange, Metallic Silver
and Illusion Blue. Illusion Red, Pearl Yellow and Black complete the offerings
for 2002. The Gold Wing is also available with Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) in all six

The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2002 Gold Wing in Pearl
Orange, Metallic Silver, Pearl Yellow and Black is $17,699. Illusion Blue and
Illusion Red are available for $17,999, only $300 more for the eye-catching
ChromaFlair light interference pigment that alters hue as lighting conditions
change. The ABS-version of the Gold Wing adds $1000 -- $18,699 for Pearl Orange,
Metallic Silver, Pearl Yellow and Black and $18,999 for Illusion Blue and
Illusion Red.