Harley-Davidson FLHTK Ultra Limited

Harley-Davidson Ultra not-so Limited

Harley-Davidson’s big touring Ultra Limited isn’t limited by much at all now with its 107 Milwaukee Eight engine and upgraded suspension. This has always been one of the most comfortable and powerful touring motorcycles on the market and now it’s even more comfortable and more powerful. And all this goes to making it an even …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Road King

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King test

The Harley-Davidson Road King just gets better and better every year and the new 107 cubic-inch (1745cc) Milwaukee Eight engine gives it another quantum leap forward. The Road King has long been my favourite Harley. It has the best chassis, it converts to a cruiser with the quick-release screen and bags, it’s very comfortable, handles …

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2017 Harley-Davidson CVOs review

The 2017 Harley-Davidson CVOs with the new 114-cube twin-cooled Milwaukee Eight engines are now even smoother and more sophisticated. In recent years, Harley has finally allowed Aussie journalists to ride and review their expensive Custom Vehicles Operations motorcycles. These have usually been reserved just for customers, but now journos are able to tell customers exactly …

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Black Panther is top Harley Marvel custom

A Black Panther Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout is the popular choice for the best Harley customised in a Marvel Comics superheroes theme. The dealer custom bike competition was decided by customer votes and the winner comes from Western Ranges Motorcycles. Chris Whitten of Western Ranges Motorcycles says their Black Panther Breakout is “completely blacked out, low …

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Street to take over from V-Rod?

This is the last year for the Harley-Davidson V-Rod models, dealers were told at the recent international conference in Boston. Now the rumour mill is starting to churn about what will replace the water-cooled muscle machine and we believe it could be the water-cooled Street family. Harley has successfully returned to the AMA Pro Flat …

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How Harley’s new V-Twin performs

Harley-Davidson’s first all-new big V-Twin in 17 years, the Milwaukee Eight, is an absolute cracker that, together with the upgraded suspension in the Touring range will shatter perceptions and criticisms. If the Rushmore Project updates on the Touring line-up were like man landing on the moon, this is like man landing on Mars – a giant leap for Harley-kind. There …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Touring Milwaukee Eight prices prices

Harley-Davidson releases 2017 range prices

There are a few significant discounts as well as understandable price rises across the Harley-Davidson range with the introduction of new engines and extra features. Harley-Davidson Australia spokesman David Turney says their pricing strategy has not been influenced by short-term currency fluctuations but “reflects new features” and a longer-term currency strategy. Meanwhile, the 2017 global …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500

2017 Harley Street 500 more secure

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500 is a little bit more secure with a Smart Security System and safer anti-lock brakes fitted as standard. New price is $11,495 ($11.995 NZ), up $750 on previous prices, but Harley Australia marketing guru Adam Wright says he believes customers will appreciate ABS and the immobiliser system. He says ABS adds a safety …

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Harley-Davidson launches Milwaukee Eight

Harley-Davidson is increasing the size of its engines to 107 cubes (1745cc) and 114 cubes (1870cc) with four valves per cylinder. It’s called the Milwaukee-Eight (referring to where it’s made and the number of valves) and is the ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines. The 107 will be introduced in the Touring …

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