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Has anyone done an analysis of the 2012 Gold Wing US vs CDN editions?

I am a CDN looking to buy a 2012 with"everything except airbag" models.

The US one is a HPNAM, Nav, ABS, & XM radio

Cdn model is NOT the airbag one.



Other than:

Speedo is in Kms vs MPH

The CDN Nav system speaks French (non-issue forme)

The Canadian model does not appear to have the XM Radio option

Colour: CDN = Red, US = Black, White, Blue, Red

Retail price from Honda websites is less in the US



Can anyone else shed some light here?



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Was in the dealership in Calgary on Friday and they have 2012's in Red, White and Blue.

Loaded $32,000.


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The Canadian horn goes EH????

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The US version takes 6 plus gallons of gas in it's tank. The Canadian version take liters!


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AWW!! you took my comment already..


It would holler "GET OUT OF THE WAY EH!!!

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I love it.

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The 2012 actually looks better "in person" than in pics I have seen. I like the retro honda badge on the side of "the tank".

The silver highlights look better on the white one than the darker colours.

The darker ones give the Wing a Victory sweeping look.


Did you get the Canadian spelling ?


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Hodgy, I was at the same dealer.

The blue & white ones were US models with a few MILES on them.

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I did not know that, thanks.

Red only, eh ?


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Red only and no XM radio.
I dont know what other differences.

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