2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike Review

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike Review
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The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike features an impressively powerful engine and outstanding chassis. It is specially built to have an aggressive look and wind-cutting power of the frame-attached shark nose fairing. Its new dual Daymaker Reflector LED headlamps to ensure to have a bright light in dark. The latest ergonomics guarantees to have a perfect aerodynamic shape while the seat gives the comfortable ride in all conditions. The review of new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike with its price and specifications are written below.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike – Price and Specifications

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike is available with the price of $21,299 only.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike – Features

Engine

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike comes with the powerful and smooth-running engine delivering the crisp throttle response and an ultimate pure-soul-satisfying rumble. It is the latest Milwaukee-Eight V-Twin engine offering an outstanding performance under all conditions. The perfect bore to stroke ratio with an outstanding compression ratio like in 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide guarantees to have an outstanding engine response. The latest fuel injection system and exhaust system is fully functional.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike

Chassis

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike contains the distinctive style with shark nose fairing. Its distinctive design can easily cut through the wind because of its perfect ergonomics like in 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide. The seat design and handlebars are carefully adjusted to have a better control over it. The latest dual Daymaker headlight ensures for better visibility at night. The latest Boom Box 4.3 Infotainment system is being used, which can easily be tuned for entertainment and commutation. This system features the Bluetooth and USB port. The front and rear brakes are electronically linked to offer exactly the right amount of brake to each of its tires. The latest suspension system guarantees to deliver the smooth ride. The front and rear suspension system are easily hand-adjustable.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike – Technical Specifications

Pricing

Vivid Black $21,299
Color $21,799
Hard Candy Custom $24,299
ABS Option $795
Security System Option $395
Cruise Control Option Standard
Premium Radio Option $795
California Emissions $200
Freight $435

Engine

Engine Milwaukee-Eight® 107
Bore 3.937 inches
Stroke 4.375 inches
Displacement 107 cubic inches
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Exhaust Chrome, 2-1-2 dual exhaust having tapered mufflers

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike Specs

Dimensions

Length 95.7 inches
Seat Height, Laden 25.9 inches
Seat Height, Unladen 27.4 inches
Ground Clearance 5.5 inches
Rake (steering head) (deg) 26
Trail 6.8 inches
Wheelbase 64 inches
Tires, Front Specification 130/60B19 61H
Tires, Rear Specification BW 180/65B16 81H
Fuel Capacity 6 gallons
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 5.2 qt.
Weight, As Shipped 820 lb.
Weight, In Running Order 855 lb.
Luggage Capacity -Volume 2.3 cu ft

Performance

Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 111 ft-lb
Engine Torque (rpm) 3,250
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 31
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 29
Fuel Economy: Estimated City/Hwy 45 mpg

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike Specs

Drivetrain

Primary Drive Chain 34/46 ratio
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.593
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.65
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.938
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 4
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.407
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th 2.875

Chassis

Wheels, Front Type Enforcer Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Type Enforcer Cast Aluminum
Brakes, Caliper Type 32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear

Electric

Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, speakers, neutral, running lights, turn signals, low fuel warning, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, cruise control, accessory, security system, 6-speed, ABS.
Gauges Gauges styled to complement each vehicle. , trip A, trip B, Display features odometer range to empty and gear indicator; and larger tell-tale indicators.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike Specs

Infotainment

Infotainment system Boom!™ Box 4.3 – standard / Boom!™ Box 6.5GT – optional
Type Color
Watts Per Channel 25
Speakers 2
Speaker Size 5.25 inch standard
Headset Specifications (if equipped) 16-64 ohms
AM Standard
FM Standard
Weather Band (WB) Standard
SD Card, Flash Drive, and MP3 – via USB Connection Supported
SiriusXM Presets 20 – P&A Upgrade (USA & Canada only)
Languages English (US/UK), German, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), French (Canada/France), Italian, European Portuguese
Hands-free Mobile Phone – via Bluetooth standard
Voice Recognition Languages: Phone functions only English (US/UK), French (Canada/France), Italian, German, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), European Portuguese
Voice Recognition Languages: Tuner/Media/Navigation English (US/UK), German, Italian, French (Canada/France), Spanish (Mexico/Spain), European Portuguese
Vehicle Information Screen (Air temperature, oil pressure, and EITMS) Standard
Text-to-Speech (TTS) Languages English (US/UK), German, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), French (Canada/France), Italian, European Portuguese
USB USB/MTP/iPod/iPhone
Bluetooth Phone/Media Supported

2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike

Conclusion

This article is the review of new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Touring Bike and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. The engine has been carefully optimized to achieve the best performance of all times. The chassis is very stylish and it always demands another look. The braking and suspension system ensure to give the best performance in all conditions. It is an ideal bike to ride for long distance ride.

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