2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike Review

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike Review
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The legacy of Harley-Davidson brand has again remained on top when it has launched its new 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike. This touring bike comes with the number of amazing features in such an amazing package that makes it an ideal bike to purchase. It features an awesome latest technology with a lot of infotainment and incredible bagger style. The review of new 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike with its price and specifications are given below.

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike – Price and Specifications

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike is available with the price of $25,999 only.

Engine Features

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike comes with an incredible Blacked-Out Milwaukee-Eight V-Twin 107 engine. This engine is responsible to deliver the powerful and crisp throttle response and pure, soul-satisfying rumble. It contains superb bore to stroke ratios with perfect compression ratio. The latest fuel injection system and exhaust system provides the best performance in all conditions like in 2018 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic.

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike

Chassis Features

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike features an incredible styling with an outstanding design. The overall design is being dominated by black color i.e. blacked-out front forks, handlebars, tank console and exhaust color. All of these parts have been designed for modern and aggressive look like in 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special. The newly stretched saddlebags are long and have the low profile for an iconic and custom look. This touring bike features the latest and stylish Premium Boom Box 6.5 infotainment system with 6.5 inches of full-color touchscreen display with the hands-free mobile phone, media, and navigation. It has the ability to deliver powerful and pure sound with dynamic full range audio.

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike

The new 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike features the new 19 inches of Talon front wheel and 18 inches of a rear wheel. These cast aluminum Talon wheels feature an incredible spokes that extend all the way to the edge of the rims. These rims create an illusion of the larger wheel diameter. The front and rear suspension system have been kept highly responsive with an easily hand-adjustable rear shocks offering the comfortable ride.

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike – Technical Specifications

Pricing

Vivid Black $25,999
Color $26,499
Anniversary Color $26,999
Hard Candy Custom $28,999
ABS Option Standard
Security System Option Standard
Cruise Control Option Standard
California Emissions $200
Freight $435

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide 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

Dimensions

Length 96.5 inches
Seat Height, Laden 26.1 inches
Seat Height, Unladen 27.2 inches
Ground Clearance 4.9 inches
Rake (steering head) (deg) 26
Trail 6.8 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 798 lb.
Weight, In Running Order 836 lb.
Luggage Capacity -Volume 2.5 cu ft

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike Specs

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

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

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike Specs

Electric

Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, running lights, cruise control, battery, directional lights, low oil pressure, neutral, engine diagnostics, gear indication, speakers, accessory, security system, low fuel warning, ABS, miles to empty display, fog/aux lamp indicator
Gauges Gauges styled to complement each vehicle. The display features an odometer, trip A, trip B, range to empty and gear indicator; and the larger tell-tale indicators.

Infotainment

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

2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike

Conclusion

This article is about the review of new 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special Touring Bike and it shows that it is an incredible bike for long distance riders. It contains all the necessary items which are required for the long distance rides. It has high performing engine with an incredible response. The chassis is stylish with comfortable seat design. The handlebars give full control over it. The braking and suspension system has been optimized for better performance.

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