2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail Review

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail Review
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The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail is newly launched incredible Softail bike containing the number of features. This bike features the powerful engine delivering the breathtaking performance of all time. Its new suspension system ensures that rider enjoys the smooth riding experience of all times. The new braking system gives the best stopping power and the latest tires and wheels technology allows the rider to have better handling experience on all kinds of surfaces. Following are the full review of new 2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail with its price and specifications.

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail – Price and Specifications

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail comes at the price of $18,599.

Engine

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail comes with the powerful Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine offering the massive amount of torque and power. It features the rigid mounting and internal counterbalancing, which allows the rider to achieve the smooth ride without compromising the authentic style. Like the older 2017 Harley-Davidson Wild Glide, this new bike features the quality components to ensure the best performance and riding experience.

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail

Chassis

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail features the compact and stylish frame, which have been entirely redesigned to make it lightweight and nimble. It features an aggressive styling with the blacked-out Milwaukee-Eight engine and aggressive Mantis black and silver cast wheels and new black muffler offering the best stealthy style. This Sport Glide like the 2018 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic features the modern technology including the LED forward-lighting system USB port and keyless ignition. The all-new locking rigid saddlebags come as standard. They offer a quick tool-free on and off so that one can easily turn in into the custom cruiser. The new inverted front fork and the latest rear mono-shock having an external preload adjustment allows the rider to customize his handling profile including an extra cargo or passenger. The incredible detach front mini-fairing allows the rider to easily change its attitude. One can easily put it on to make it ergonomically perfect.

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail – Technical Specifications

Pricing

Vivid Black $18,599
Color $18,999
ABS Option Standard
Security System Option Standard
Cruise Control Option Standard
California Emissions $200
Freight $390

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail  Specs

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 2-into-1; catalyst in muffler

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail  Specs

Dimensions

Length 91.7 inches
Seat Height, Laden 25.7 inches
Seat Height, Unladen 26.5 inches
Ground Clearance 4.7 inches
Rake (steering head) (deg) 30
Trail 5.9 inches
Wheelbase 64 inches
Tires, Front Specification 130/70B18 63H BW
Tires, Rear Specification 180/70B16 77H BW
Fuel Capacity 5 gallons
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 5 qt.
Weight, As Shipped 670 lb.
Weight, In Running Order 698 lb.

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail  Specs

Performance

Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 108 ft-lb
Engine Torque (rpm) 2,750
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27.9
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28.7
Fuel Economy 47 mpg

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail

Drivetrain

Primary Drive Chain 34/46 ratio
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.311
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.454
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.793
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 3.882
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.307
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th 2.79

Chassis

Wheels, Front Type Black, machine highlighted, Mantis cast aluminum
Wheels, Rear Type Black, machine highlighted, Mantis cast aluminum
Brakes, Caliper Type 4-piston fixed front and 2-piston floating rear

Electric

Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, turn signals, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, cruise, ABS, security, low battery voltage, low fuel
Gauges 5 inches of analog speedometer with the digital gear, fuel level, odometer, clock, trip, range and the tachometer indication

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Softail

Conclusion

This article is about the review of new 2018 Harley-Davidson Sports Glide Softail and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. This bike comes with the powerful engine having the displacement of 107 cubic inches offering the massive amount of acceleration and torque. The all-new lightweight frame has incredible color combination and aggressive styling. Each and every part is carefully designed and mounted to have an impressive performance.

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