harley-davids Street Gloide Special in artcc white
Australia and New Zealand have been allocated eight of the 500 limited-edition Harley-Davidson Street Glide Specials hand painted in Arctic Blast to give the impression of motion.
The bike, which revealed at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally this week will cost $A47,245 ride away ($NZ51,440) which a fair premium over the standard at under $40,00.
However, Harley boss says Jochen Zeitz says the metallic deep blue with bright blue strokes over a pearlescent white base is pretty special and will “continue to build on our reputation and lead by example, as the best in exclusive custom motorcycles and design”.
Harley Styling and Design VP Brad Richards says the paintwork is “executed in strokes of high-contrast colour intended to communicate the appearance of motion”.
“The design looks bold from a distance but offers interesting details that can only be seen up close, including a blue pearl effect over the white base, and a ghosted hexagon pattern on the fairing,” he says.
The Arctic Blast Limited Edition paint is hand-applied by Gunslinger Custom Paint in Golden, Colorado, who have been supplying custom-painted components for Harley’s Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) motorcycles for years.
The bagger model is powered by the Milwaukee-Eight 114 V-Twin and features stretched locking saddle bags, Daymaker LED headlight, low-profile engine guard, and Prodigy custom wheels.