The 1st Nine Models of the Eleven, with Official Designation

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The 1st Nine Models of the Eleven, with Official Designation

Postby David W » 20 Sep 2018, 01:11

The first Nine "models" of the ST-Eleven Line were built in 1989 and 1990, in order to supply Pans to the Spanish market (SP) and the ten other European markets: AR, E, ED, F, Fi, G, It, N, ND and SW.

Oh, I forgot that there were four other markets outside of Europe that got supplied with ST1100s then as well: A, AC, CM and U. (Canada is CM, right?)

Those Nine models supplied all the Pans and STs for the ST Line's first two model years: 1990 (year code L) and 1991(code M).

Four of those Nine models were branded as 1990 models and are completely 1990 vintage; those four are:

1990 ST1100L (AR, E, ED, F, Fi, G, It, N, ND, and SW), [5840 bikes]
1990 ST1100L (SP), [600 bikes]
1990 ST1100L (CM) [200 bikes] and
1990 ST1100L (U) [155 bikes].

Three other of those Nine models were branded as 1991 models and are completely 1991 vintage; those three are:

1991 ST1100M (AR, E, ED, F, Fi, G, It, N, ND, and SW) [3230 bikes],
1991 ST1100M (SP) [169 bikes] and
1991 ST1100M (CM) [50 bikes].

(I am trying out here what I am pretty sure Honda calls the "Official Model Designation" for each model.)

And finally, the other two models of the Nine were branded as 1991 but are actually a mix, or hybrid, of 1990 vintage, and 1991 vintage STs; they are these two USA models:

1991 ST1100M (A) which is known as the 49-state, American '91 Standard model type [1267 launch bikes + 861 bikes = 2128 total '91], and
1991 ST1100LM (AC) which is known as the American California '91 Standard model type [241 launch bikes + 145 bikes = 386 total '91]

In fact, all Nine of the above models are of the Standard model type. (The term "Standard" has simply been assigned the following meaning: both non-ABS, and non-Police. An alternate name for a European "Standard ST" is "Plain Pan".)
[12 758 total bikes for the first two years]

We have bike counts for all nine of these early models. So we can display how those bikes were distributed, by importing market (Europe versus North America and Australia). Does anyone want that?
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When we said that an American model is a mix or hybrid of two vintages, we were not saying that any particular ST from that model is a mix of vintages. Such an ST is either 1990 vintage, or it is 1991 vintage, but not a mix of the two.
Note that the USA had two 1991 Standard type ST models. So it is proposed that we call that first one listed/denoted as 1991 ST1100M (A)
the 49-state model sub-type of the '91 USA Standard model type; and that we call the second one listed/denoted as 1991 ST1100LM (AC)
the California model sub-type of the '91 USA Standard model type.
The shorthand designation for that California model ST1100LM is ST1100L. The letter L there stands for something like "Low-emission engine components". That L there is not a year code. And that shorthand term "ST1100L" is not to be confused with a 1990 (code L) Standard ST1100, or plain Pan L model (such as all four of the first four models that are listed above as ST1100L, which is up there not a shorthand term). For example, the shorthand term for 1990 ST1100L (AR, E, ED, F, Fi, G, IT, N, ND, and SW) would be something like '90 ST1100 (Europe, excluding Spain).
Finally, we list those fifteen market abbreviations we are using:

A - American 49-state, or non-California,
AC - American-California,
AR - Austria,
CM - Canadian Market,
E - England,
ED - European Direct Sales,
F - France,
Fi - Finland,
G - Germany,
It - Italy,
N - Norway,
ND - Northern Europe (including Denmark?),
SP - Spain,
SW - Switzerland, and finally
U - the Australian Continent, down Under.
'Tis not its looks, but how it cooks.
And I've found that most liter size Pans, when warmed up, cook well.
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1st Nine Models of the Eleven; Counted & Grouped by Location

Postby David W » 09 Oct 2018, 00:09

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Here are those same nine models, listed now with bike counts, and grouped by location (namely Europe, North America and the Australian Continent):

Europe had two market groups:

Europe, excluding Spain (ten markets in one group):

1990 ST1100L (AR, E, ED, F, Fi, G, It, N, ND, and SW) ... [5840 bikes] and
1991 ST1100M (AR, E, ED, F, Fi, G, It, N, ND, and SW) ... [3230 bikes].... Subtotal for non-Spanish Europe: 9070 bikes. And

Spain:

1990 ST1100L (SP) ... [600 bikes] and
1991 ST1100M (SP) ... [169 bikes].... Subtotal for Spain: 769 bikes.

North America had two importing countries:

The USA (two markets):

1991 ST1100M (A) the 49-state, American '91 Standard model type ... [2128 bikes], and
1991 ST1100LM (AC) the American California '91 Standard model type ... [386 bikes].... Subtotal for the USA: 2514 bikes. And

Canada:

1990 ST1100L (CM) ... [200 bikes] and
1991 ST1100M (CM) ... [50 bikes].... Subtotal for Canada: 250 bikes.

Down Under had one importing continent:

Australia:

1990 ST1100L (U) ... [155 bikes].


Combining those subtotals by Continent:

9839 ST1100 Pans for Europe,
2764 ST1100s for North America and
0155 ST1100s for the Australian Continent.


12 758 STs grand total for the first two years, or for the first nine models.
That's almost 13k bikes, all of which are of the standard model type.

(Does anyone want that put into picture form? Or how about as percentages?)
'Tis not its looks, but how it cooks.
And I've found that most liter size Pans, when warmed up, cook well.
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