Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Review

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Review
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The Harley-Davidson brand is unique due to its amazing style and outstanding performance. The new Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike is an incredible bike for those who prefer bikes for long distance rides. This touring bike was first launched in 1965 and since then, it is the first preference for every rider. It is an incredible machine offering plenty of power and comfort during the long ride and is indeed among the Top Ten Best Touring Bike. The review of new Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike with its price and specifications are given below.

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike – Price and Specifications

The new Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike comes with the price of $24,249 only.

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike

Engine Features

The new Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike features the powerful Milwaukee-Eight V-Twin engine offering the smooth running experience of all times. The engine has been optimized to provide the crisp throttle response and the pure soul-satisfying nimble. The bore and stroke ratios have been carefully set for better performance. The latest electronic fuel system and exhaust system is working perfectly fine like in 2017 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic.

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike

Chassis

The new Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike features most attractive and strong chassis. Its heavy body includes it among the list of Top Ten Heaviest Bikes in the World. It features the longer seat offering an ultimate comfort. It features the Two-Up Electra Glide seat with the deep bucket and the narrow neck to offer better rider back support while the wide passenger arears with back ensure to have a comfortable long ride. The new day-maker LED headlamp and LED fog lamps provides maximum light output in the dark. The latest powerful and well-balanced sound system ensure that rider will enjoy the long ride with proper entertainment and communication. The BoomBox 4.3 Infotainment system also includes Bluetooth and standard USB port.

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike
The braking system has been optimized for better stopping power. The front and rear brakes are electronically linked with each other. This will give the rider exactly right amount of braking force to each tire like in 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King Special. The high-performing front and rear suspension with an easy hand-adjustable rear shock have been used to ensure the smooth ride.

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike – Technical Specifications

Pricing

Vivid Black $24,249
Color $24,849
Two-Tone Color $25,299
ABS Option Standard
Security Option $395
Cruise Control Option Standard
Premium Radio Option $795
California Emissions $200
Freight $435

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike 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 Chrome, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike Specs

Dimensions

Length 102.4 inches
Seat Height, Laden 27.4 inches
Seat Height, Unladen 29.1 inches
Ground Clearance 5.3 inches
Rake (steering head) (deg) 26
Trail 6.7 inches
Wheelbase 64 inches
Tires, Front Specification BW 130/80B17 65H
Tires, Rear Specification BW 180/65B16 81H
Fuel Capacity 6 gallons
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 5.2 qt.
Weight, As Shipped 877 lb.
Weight, In Running Order 904 lb.
Luggage Capacity -Volume 4.7 cu ft

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.) 32
Fuel Economy: Estimated Hwy/City 45 mpg

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic 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 Impeller Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Type Impeller 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, low oil pressure, front fender running lights, neutral, directional lights, neutral, engine diagnostics, battery, turn signals, cruise control, ABS, security system (optional), low fuel warnings, gear indication, miles to empty display, fog/aux lamp indicator
Gauges Gauges styled to complement each vehicle. The display comes with an odometer, trip A, trip B, range to empty and the new gear indicator; with the larger tell-tale indicators.

Infotainment

Infotainment system Boom!™ Box 4.3 – standard / Boom!™ Box 6.5GT – optional
Type Color
Watts Per Channel 25
Speakers 4
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 for Boom! Box 6.5GT (USA & Canada only)
Languages “English (US/UK), German, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), Italian, French (Canada/France), European Portuguese”
Hands-free Mobile Phone – via Bluetooth Standard
Voice Recognition Languages: Phone functions only “English (US/UK), German, Italian, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), French (Canada/France), European Portuguese”
Voice Recognition Languages: Tuner/Media/Navigation “English (US/UK), German, Italian, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), French (Canada/France), European Portuguese”
Rider/Passenger Intercom Standard
Vehicle Information Screen (Air temperature, oil pressure, and EITMS) Standard
Text-to-Speech (TTS) Languages “English (US/UK), German, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), Italian, French (Canada/France), European Portuguese”
USB USB/MTP/iPod/iPhone
Bluetooth Phone/Media Supported

Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike

Conclusion

This article is about the review of Harley-Davidson 2018 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Touring Bike and it shows that this Harley-Davidson bike is one of the best touring bikes. It is the ideal bike for those long distance riders who are still searching for the right bike. Its high performing engine does not disappoint the riders. The comfortable seat with an outstanding sound system adds another level to the fun ride. The suspension and braking system are performing well and are incredibly responsive.

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