MILWAUKEE (August 25, 2014) – Propelled by Project RUSHMORE, the global launch of the Street™750 motorcycle and the electric buzz of Project LiveWire™, Harley-Davidson® (NYSE:HOG) stays hard on the throttle with the introduction of its 2015 model line-up. Combining world-class aerodynamics, exhilarating audio performance and dialed-in ergonomic fit, Harley-Davidson expands its diverse offering of motorcycles and gives riders more ways than ever before to lead their own pack to the open road.
“The broad 2015 Harley-Davidson model lineup demonstrates our commitment to delivering amazing products to our customers through world-class, customer-led product design,” said Matt Levatich, President and Chief Operating Officer, Harley-Davidson Motor Company. “We are one with our riders around the world, and everything we do is about delivering what they expect and deserve from Harley-Davidson.”
Customer-led innovations for 2015 include:
Road Glide Special® Motorcycle
The Road Glide Special is fully-loaded with a vented, frame-mounted fairing that minimizes head buffeting, Dual Reflector Daymaker™ LED headlamps, premium Boom! Box infotainment, upgraded suspension, Reflex™ linked braking with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS).
Street Glide® Special
The new Harley-Davidson® Street Glide® Special is a “fully loaded” version of the popular performance Touring model equipped with a High Output Twin Cam 103™ powertrain, Boom! Box 6.5GT infotainment system, Batwing fairing with splitstream vent, Dual Halogen headlamp, Enforcer cast aluminium wheels and Reflex™ Linked Brakes with ABS.
New Braking System for Softail® Models
A new braking system for Softail models delivers improved modulation and responsiveness and decreases hand lever effort by 40 percent. ABS is now standard on all Softail models and optional on the Slim. New front brake components include a rigid four-piston fixed front brake caliper with 34 and 32mm pistons coated to minimize initial displacement, brake pads with high-output friction material, a new master cylinder with a higher mechanical ratio, and a new 300mm front brake rotor. The caliper and master cylinder have been restyled to enhance the looks of each model.
Ultra Limited Low Motorcycle
Harley-Davidson takes fit further with a package of ergonomic enhancements that offer the lowest seat height and highest rider confidence available in a premium touring bike, combined with a full complement of Project RUSHMORE features and classic Harley-Davidson style.
CVO Street Glide Motorcycle
Boasting a new Boom! Audio system backed by 600 watts of power streaming through four bi-amped front and rear three-way speakers, this limited-production bagger is a rolling concert venue that delivers shocking volume and outstanding sonic quality. Top it off with an intricate paint scheme and the added exclusivity of four color options.
CVO Road Glide Ultra Motorcycle
Drenched in chrome and custom paint, this super-premium touring motorcycle offers world-class aerodynamics, luxury touring essentials and the unrelenting performance of a Screamin’® Eagle Twin-Cooled™ Twin Cam 110™ engine.
Across its 2015 model lineup, Harley-Davidson offers fresh style with eight new paint colors, including new Custom colors Black Magic and Radioactive Green and new Hard Candy Custom™ metal flake colors Cancun Blue Flake and Quicksilver Flake.
About Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson® motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. For more information, visit www.h-d.com.