Harley-Davidson’s “Limited” has always been a top-shelf machine, so how do you improve on something that already comes with all the bells and whistles? With a smooth throttle response at high or low speeds, the M8 117ci remains a user-friendly piece … Horsepower? (764 mm), Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, bias blackwall, 6 gal. (76 mm), Dual 11.8 in. (91 mm), Premium Low Hand-Adjustable Rear Suspension/ 2.2 in. All Rights Reserved, Introducing the $1000 TopSpeed Student Scholarship, Harley-Davidson’s Top-Shelf CVO Range Leads The Way Into MY2019, Tokyo 2009: Harley Davidson presents 19 models, Mild steel; tubular frame, two-piece stamped and welded backbone; cast and forged junctions; twin down tubes; bolt-on rear frame with forged fender supports; MIG welded, Mild steel, two piece drawn and welded section; forged junctions; MIG welded, 49 mm Dual Bending Valve/ 3.6 in. 2019 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Chassis Clearly meant to be a stable ride with good tracking at speed, but also one that may feel less-than-enthusiastic in the corners. The longstroke layout is typical of the marque with a 103.5 mm bore and 114.3 mm stroke and 10.2-to-1 compression ratio. (300 mm x 5.1 mm) fixed rotor, 32 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers, Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, bias blackwall, Milwaukee-Eight® 117, Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; four valves per cylinder, 126 ft. lb. Power flows through a chain-type primary drive and a standard clutch (still no anti-hop feature on the two-wheelers) before washing through a six-speed transmission and heading down a belt-type final drive. With this drive-train, the Harley-Davidson CVO Limited is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of . Box GTS feature brings pinch-and-drag function to the table through its 6.5-inch, color touchscreen interface. Dual, four-pot calipers bite the front discs with another four-piston anchor out back for solid braking power and an ABS feature that comes with the standard equipment package so you can safely get the most out of it. The “CVORG” features new body panels with model-year specific paint details and paint packages that present you with a choice between three levels of brightness (or the lackthereof). Wink nudge, guys.”, My wife and fellow motorcycle writer, Allyn Hinton, says, “The CVO Street Glide has the better audio system and handles better; the CVO Road Glide has the bigger front wheel, but the chassis has been tuned to have that wheel, so you don’t have the wonky handling associated with adding the bigger wheel later and borking the handling all the hell. Yeah, bet you hadn’t realized before now that you’re really looking at a drag bike. Harley-Davidson rolled out the newest generation of its hot-rod bagger, the Street Glide, last year when it shoehorned one of its brand-new 107 cubic-inch Milwaukee-Eight engines into the … Power goes through a chain-type primary drive ahead of a standard clutch and a six-speed transmission that keeps you in the usable rev range and sends power down a low-maintenance, carbon-reinforced belt to the rear wheel. x .28 in. A round fuel door and panel split the six-gallon fuel tank ahead of a deeply scooped seat that slings your butt at a low 28-inches off the ground, if you have at least 180-pounds of body weight to compress the suspension from its 30.1-inch resting height. Did I mention 125 pounds o’ grunt? Engine Torque (per J1349)(North America): Laden: 28 in. (420 kg). Who cares. @ 3,500 rpm (169 Nm @ 3,500 rpm), Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI), Hydraulically actuated 10 plate, wet Assist & Slip, 1st: 9.593, 2nd: 6.65, 3rd: 4.938, 4th: 4, 5th: 3.407, 6th: 2.875, ABS Option, Security System Option, Cruise Control Option, Premium Radio Option, Magnetic Grey Fade, Magnetic Grey & Winterberry with Red Pepper, Auburn Sunglo & Black Hole with Rich Bourbon. That brings back the distinctive nosecone area and classic pushrod-tube geometry, much to the delight of the purists. The rolling chassis are similar in their hang-on gear, though the Roadmaster rocks a cast-aluminum skeleton where H-D opts for welded-steel tubing instead. Since the CVO range serves as H-D’s top-shelf product line, it’s safe to expect the best Milwaukee has to offer. (22.7 l) (warning light at approximately 1 gal. Out back, an emulsion-type shock does its bit with a remote-mount handwheel for quick and easy preload adjustments so you can dial in for changing passenger and cargo loads. Still think I prefer the Street Glide, but to each his/her own. While there are plenty of full-dress tourbikes out there, none of them hit all the domestic selling points quite like the Roadmaster from America’s oldest manufacturer, Indian Motorcycle. x .2 in. (227 kg), Rear: 927 lb. Engine Torque (per J1349)( North America): 1st: 9.593, 2nd: 6.65, 3rd: 4.938, 4th: 4, 5th: 3.407, 6th: 2.875, Laden: 25.9 in. Just the thing for low-stress cruising at interstate speeds. (711 mm), Unladen: 30.1 in. - sagar@topspeed.com. Custom gauges styled to complement each CVO vehicle. @ 3,750 rpm (171 Nm @ 3,750 rpm), Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI), Hydraulically actuated 10 plate, wet Assist & Slip Transmission 6-Speed Cruise Drive®, ABS Option, Security System Option, Cruise Control Option, Premium Radio Option, Mako Shark Fade, Red Pepper & Magnetic Grey With Black Hole, Lightning Silver & Charred Steel With Black Hole. All Rights Reserved, � Copyright TopSpeed. ), Front: 500 lb. The pillion is lofted considerably with a backrest and armrests mounted to the Tourpak that sets this ride apart from the bagger family. All of the above can be yours for $42,339. Inside the fairing you’ll find a quartet of round analog gauges complete with idiot lights and an LCD screen for all the important metrics, but nestled in between is the real pièce de résistance, the upgraded infotainment system.