2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike Review

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike Review
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The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike is another incredible touring bike for those riders who spend most of their time on traveling. This motorcycle is full of fun and is capable to deliver the massive amount of power and acceleration. It contains the powerful Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine offering incredible performance. The review of new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike along with its Pictures, price and specifications is given below.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike – Specifications

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike

Engine

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike features the powerful cool-running engine offering the best performance in all conditions. It is optimized with crisp throttle response with the pure soul-satisfying rumble. Like the 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King, this new touring bike has been optimized for better performance during long rides.

Chassis

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike features incredibly blacked-out custom styling with plenty of amazing features. The overall design of chassis is being stripped-down bare muscle form aggressive turbine wheels to the tapered mufflers. The new mini-ape handlebar is kept 9 inches tall by 1.25 inches wide. The handlebar gives the taller and more aggressive feel. The new saddlebags provide plenty of space to store things in it. Its lid can easily be opened with just the single touch of the hand. The new big and black headlight with matching trim ring is dominating the entire design plus it ensures to have a better visibility in dark.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike
The latest custom black turbine wheels are kept stylish with 19 inches of front and 18 inches in the rear. The powerful blades extending all the way to the rim making an eye-catching impact. The new front and rear suspension is high performing with an easily hand-adjustable rear shock offering full control to the plush ride. The front and rear brakes are electronically linked to provide the right amount of braking force on each tire.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike – Price

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike is available with the price of $21,999.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike – Technical Specifications

Pricing

Vivid Black $21,999
Color $22,449
Hard Candy Custom $24,399
ABS Option Standard
Security System Option Standard
Cruise Control Option Standard
California Emissions $200
Freight $435

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike Specs

Engine

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

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike Specs

Dimensions

Length 95.3 inches
Seat Height, Laden 26.4 inches
Seat Height, Unladen 27.4 inches
Ground Clearance 4.9 inches
Rake (steering head) (deg) 26
Trail 6.9 inches
Wheelbase 64 inches
Tires, Front Specification 130/60B19 61H
Tires, Rear Specification 180/55B18 80H
Fuel Capacity 6 gallons
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 5.2 qt.
Weight, As Shipped 783 lb.
Weight, In Running Order 820 lb.
Luggage Capacity -Volume 2.5 cubic feet

Performance

Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 111 ft-lb
Engine Torque (rpm) 3,250
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 32
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 31
Fuel Economy: Estimated City/Hwy 45 mpg

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special 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 Black, Turbine Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Type Black, Turbine Cast Aluminum
Brakes, Caliper Type 32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear

Electric

Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, running lights, engine diagnostics, turn signals, directional light bar, neutral, low oil pressure, battery, security system (optional), Gear/RPM display, low fuel warning, cruise control, ABS (optional), miles to empty display
Gauges Gauges styled to complement each vehicle. The display contains an odometer, trip A, trip B, range to empty and the gear indicator with larger tell-tale indicators.

2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike

Conclusion

The article is about the review of new 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Touring Bike and it shows that it is really an impressive and powerful bike suitable for long distance riders. The overall design is kept aggressive and stylish. The seat and handlebars are carefully designed so that rider can enjoy the comfortable long ride. Each and every part has been carefully designed and installed to achieve ultimate performance.

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