Custom – Long-distance test: 1400 km in duet with the Road Glide Ultra – Technical sheet Road Glide Ultra 2016

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Long-distance test: 1400 km in duet with the Road Glide Ultra

Custom - Long-distance test: 1400 km in duet with the Road Glide Ultra - Technical sheet Road Glide Ultra 2016

Reintroduced in France last year, the Harley-Davidson Road Glide with its shark nose goes Ultra in 2016 for long, comfortable journeys. What is this motorcycle close to the luxurious Electra in duo worth and loaded ?

Answers after 1400 km of testing.

Road Glide Ultra 2016 tech. Sheet

Engine

  • Type : "Twin-Cooled High Output Twin Cam 103" air-cooled V-twin
  • Distribution : Rocker arms, two valves per cylinder
  • Displacement : 1690cc
  • Bore and stroke : 98.4 x 111.1 mm
  • Food : Electronic sequential port injection
  • Compression ratio : 10 to 1
  • Engine torque : 138 Nm at 3750 rpm
  • Power : 87 hp at 5010 rpm
  • Exhaust : 2-1-2

Dimensions

  • Length : 2570 mm
  • Width : N.C (not communicated)
  • Saddle height : 699 mm
  • Ground clearance : 125 mm
  • Caster angle / Caster : 26 ° / 170 mm
  • Wheelbase : 1625 mm
  • Advertised weight : 424 kg in running order
  • Fuel tank capacity : 22.7 liters
  • Front tire : 130/80/17 (Dunlop D408)
  • Rear Tire : 180/65/16 (Dunlop D408)

Cycle part

  • Frame : Double steel cradle
  • Fork : Telescopic 49 mm, not adjustable
  • Rear suspension : Gas shock absorbers, adjustable in preload via remote control behind left case
  • Front brake : 300 mm discs, 4-piston calipers (ABS and standard coupling)
  • Rear brake : 300 mm disc, 4-piston caliper (ABS and standard coupling)

Transmission

  • Final drive : By belt
  • Gearbox : Six reports

Instrumentation

  • Dash console : Speed, tachometer, battery indicators and needle fuel gauge + digital window with odometer, gear engaged, two trips and remaining range trip + 16.25 cm (6.5 inch) color multimedia screen with GPS info, sound system (radio, MP3, iPad), communication (telephone), clock, air temperature, engine oil pressure, etc..

Commercial information

  • Price : from 27 850 € (in black)
  • Guarantee : Two years, parts and MO
  • Availability : Immediate in the
  • Colors : Black "Vivid Black", other colors and bitons in options (between + 200 € and + 1400 €)
  • Main options offered : heated saddles (€ 1,053.30), heated grips (€ 255.30)

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