Touring and Sport Touring Motorcycle Comparison Chart

By Chuck Hawks


Mfg. & Model
Year
Type
Disp.(cc)
Engine
Torque (lb/ft)
HP
Final drive Wheels Wet Wt.(lb) Dry Wt.(lb)
Brakes
Self Cancel TS Fuel (gal) Seat Ht. (in) Gears Carbs (mm) Gnd. Clr.(in) MPG
1/4 Mile
BMW F650 ST 1997 sport-tour 652 l-c, dohc, single 41 48 chain laced 444 421 f=disc, r=disc no 4.6 33.9 5 2 [33] n/a 53 13.6@98.2
BMW R 1100RS 1997 sport tour 1085 a-c, sihc, opposed 2 67* 79* shaft cast 580 506 f=2 disc, r=disc, ABS no 6 30.75 (adj) 5 EFI n/a n/a 12.17@110.99
BMW R 1100RT 2000 touring 1085 a-c, sihc, opposed 2 65.9* 82.2* shaft cast 643 563 f=2 disc, r=disc, ABS no 6.6 30.75 (adj) 5 EFI n/a 45 112.7@105.8
BMW K 1200LT 2003 touring 1171 l-c, dohc, inline 4 85 100 shaft cast 849 n/a f=2 disc, r=disc, ABS yes 6.3 30.3 (adj) 5+rev. EFI 4.53 41 13.31@101
BMW K 1200RS 2001 sport-tour 1171 l-c, dohc, inline 4 71.6* 113.6* shaft cast 627 586 f=2 disc, r=disc, ABS yes 5.5 30.3 (adj) 6 EFI n/a 35 11.77@118.2
Buell S3T Thunderbolt 2001 sport-tour 1203 a-c,ohv, V-2 90 101 belt cast 520 465 f=disc, r=disc no 5.4 29.5 5 EFI n/a 45/53 11.89@113.26
Ducati ST2 2000 sport-tour 944 l-c, sohc, V-2 56.6* 75.4* chain cast 532 479 f=2 disc, r=disc no 5.5 32.25 6 EFI 4.8 42 12.39@106.24
Ducati ST4 2001 sport-tour 916 l-c, dohc, V-2 61.2* 100* chain cast 536 473 f=2 disc, r=disc no 5.5 31.5 6 EFI n/a 39.3 11.13@123.16
H-D FXDXT T-Sport 2003 sport-tour 1450 a-c, ohv, V-2 73* 60.3* belt cast 683 640 f=2 disc, r=disc yes 4.9 27.9 5 1 [40] 6.98 40.4 13.82@92.8
H-D FLHRCI Road King Classic 2003 cruise-tour 1450 a-c, ohv, V-2 76* 62.5* belt laced 744 692 f=2 disc, r=disc yes 5 28.2 5 EFI 5.12 44.2 13.89@92.39
H-D FLHT Electra Glide 2002 touring 1450 a-c, ohv, V-2 76* 62.5* belt cast n/a 711 f=2 disc, r=disc yes 5 28 5 1 [40] 5.12 n/a n/a
H-D FLHTC Electra Glide Classic 2003 touring 1450 a-c, ohv, V-2 76* 62.5* belt cast n/a 765 f=2 disc, r=disc yes 5 27.3 5 EFI 5.12 n/a n/a
H-D FLHTCU-I Ultra Electra Glide 2003 touring 1450 a-c, ohv, V-2 76* 62.5* belt cast n/a 777 f=2 disc, r=disc yes 5 27.3 5 EFI 5.12 n/a n/a
H-D FLTRI Road Glide 2003 touring 1450 a-c, ohv, V-2 76* 62.5* belt cast 762 715 f=2 disc, r=disc no 5 26.9 5 EFI 5.12 n/a n/a
Honda Pacific Coast 1997 touring 800 l-c, sohc, V-2 55 Nm* 47* shaft cast 640 584.2 f=2 disc, r=drum yes 4.2 30.1 5 2 [36] 5.5 43 14.68@?
Honda ST1300 ABS 2003 sport-tour 1281 l-c, dohc, V-4 83.6* 111.3* shaft cast 716 650+ f=2 disc, r=disc, ABS no 7.7 30.5 adj. 5 EFI n/a 42.6 n/a
Honda VT1100t ACE Tourer 1998 cruise-tour 1099 l-c, ohc, V-2 64.5* 49.4* shaft laced n/a 630.5 f=disc, r=disc no 4.2 28.7 5 2 [36] n/a 36.9 13.91@92.2
Honda Valkyrie Tourer 1998 cruise-tour 1520 l-c, sohc, opposed 6 94.3 100 shaft cast n/a 714 f=2 disc, r=disc no 5.3 29.1 5 6 [28] n/a 34 12.95@101.4
Honda Goldwing Aspencade 1998 touring 1520 l-c, sohc, opposed 6 90* 85* shaft cast n/a 802.5 f=2 disc, r=disc, IB yes 6.3 29.1 5+rev. 2 [36] n/a 31 13.52@96.1
Honda Goldwing GL1800 2003 touring 1832 l-c, sohc, opposed 6 110* 104* shaft cast 898 800 f=2 disc, r=disc, ABS yes 6.6 29.1 5+rev. EFI n/a 36 12.78@103.3
Kawasaki ZG1000 Concours 2002 sport-tour 997 l-c, dohc, inline 4 65* 90* shaft cast n/a 595 f=2 disc, r=disc no 7.5 32 6 4 [32] n/a 42 n/a
Kawasaki Voyager 2002 touring 1196 l-c, dohc, inline 4 n/a n/a shaft cast n/a 729 f=2 disc, r=disc no 6.1 29.7 5 4 [30] n/a n/a n/a
Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Nomad EFI 2003 cruise-tour 1470 l-c, sohc, V-2 77.4* 53.6* shaft cast n/a 644 f=2 disc, r=disc yes 4.2 28.7 5 EFI 5.3 n/a n/a
Moto Guzzi V11 EV 1999 cruise-tour 1064 a-c, ohv, V-2 58.8* 59.6* shaft laced 624 575 f=2 disc,r=disc no 5 30.3 5 EFI n/a 37.7 13.63@96.64
MuZ Skorpion Traveller 1998 sport-tour 660 l-c, ohc, single n/a 48 chain cast 416 401 f=disc, r=disc no 4.8 30.3 5 1 n/a 41 n/a
Polaris Victory V92TC Deluxe 2002 cruise-tour 1507 a/o-c, ohc, V-2 87* 74* belt laced 765 n/a f=2 disc, r=disc no 5 28.3 5 EFI n/a 33.5 n/a
Triumph Sprint ST 2003 sport-tour 955 l-c, dohc, inline 3 63.6* 100* chain cast 530 456 f=2 disc, r=disc no 5.6 31.5 6 EFI n/a 43 11.53@116.3
Triumph Trophy 900 2001 touring 885 l-c, dohc, inline 3 61 97 chain cast 609 485 f=2 disc, r=disc no 6.6 31.1 6 3 [36] n/a 41 12.4@108
Triumph Trophy 1200 2001 touring 1180 l-c, dohc, inline 4 77 107 chain cast n/a 518 f=2 disc, r=disc no 6.6 31.1 6 4 [36] n/a n/a 12.91@?
Yamaha FJR1300 2003 sport-tour 1298 l-c, dohc, inline 4 90* 124.5* shaft cast 635 n/a f=2 disc, r=disc no 6.6 31.7 5 EFI n/a 37.2 n/a
Yamaha Royal Star Venture 2002 touring 1294 l-c, dohc, V-4 n/a 81.7* shaft cast 890 807 f=2 disc, r=disc yes 6 29.5 5 4 [32] n/a 32 13.66@93.6
Mfg. & Model
Year
Type
Disp.(cc)
Engine
Torque (lb/ft)
HP
Final drive Wheels Wet Wt.(lb) Dry Wt.(lb)
Brakes
Self Cancel TS Fuel (gal) Seat Ht. (in) Gears Carbs (mm) Gnd. Clr.(in) MPG
1/4 Mile

Note: All bikes on this list are available with a windshield or fairing and saddlebags. Specifications from various sources, including Rider, Motorcyclist, Cycle World, and Motorcycle Online magazines.
*= at rear wheel (otherwise at crankshaft)


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