Review of Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited

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Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited

Harley-Davidson Brand always focus on quality and legacy of its brand. This brand has newly launched its Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited. This bike has got the excellent design, outstanding performance and ideal look. The performance of the engine is good and is has best chassis design. The infotainment system in the bike is very helpful in making the ride full of fun. The braking system offers impressive stopping performance and suspension system is performing well. The review of Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited along with the price and specification are written below.

Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited

Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited – Specification and Price

Engine

The newly launched Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited comes with the best and powerful engine of all time. The engine has 45-degree V-Twin rings, which offer superb performance. Every single part of the engine is specially manufactured to provide the smooth power. It is an iconic driving force, which is very durable and reliable. The new Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine is used on this bike. It offers the sharp look with the iconic sound. The next generation of engines just begins. The engine is precisely cooled with the twin cooling cools. The new exhaust port delivers peak performance under all operating conditions and temperature. This engine offers a better ride in eight different ways:

  • More Power: Larger displacement with 4-valve heads and higher compression ratio produce 1 percent more torque.
  • Quicker Acceleration: 2-3 bike lengths faster from 0-60 mph, 1-2 bike lengths faster from 60-80 mph in top gear.
  • Heat Management: the Improved comfort of rider and passenger and thanks to reduced heat absorption, increased heat rejection and newly redesigned exhaust system.
  • Richer Exhaust Note: Low mechanical powertrain noise allows more iconic rumble of V-Twin due to its lighter valves, driveline improvements and optimised cover designs.
  • Improved Fit: Narrow original and optimised shape of the air cleaner.
  • Reduced Vibration: New internal solo counter balancer provides the smoother and more refined feel at idle.
  • Lower Idle Speed: For less heat and better sound.
  • Improved Charging: 50 percent more output to meet increased touring accessory needs.

Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited

The new Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited bike comes with the 6-Speed Cruise Drive Transmission. This transmission offers smooth, quiet shifting and it also reduces engine speed on the highway.

Control

The newly launched Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited bike has new Daymaker LED headlight with the new LED fog lamps. With 2,136 powerful, daylight-simulating lumens it can bathe the dark road with the natural light. This bike has impressive steering head and front forks. They offer great experience through the corners. New Dunlop Multi-Tread tire design provides the best grip and traction experience. It has 180 mm of the rear tire which fills out the rear fender and offers an attractive look. The new Dunlop Multi-Tread technology uses the harder compounds at the centre and softer on the sides of tires. It offers the best experience on every curvy stretch of road. This new bike also features Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes with the ABS. The new ABS turn the locked-up front wheel or the rear wheel skid into the relic from riding’s history. Both of the front and rear brakes are electronically linked to provide the exactly the right amount of brake to each tire. The new front and rear suspension are one of the best suspension systems of all-time. They are totally re-engineered with the dual bending valve front and rear suspension with the easily-adjustable emulsion shocks. The rider can now get more comfort and confidence in his hands. These new shocks offer 15 to 30 percent more pre-load. Moreover, the rider can adjust them by using a single knob. The new fork technology employed in this bike improves the ride, especially over the hardest bumps. One of the amazing feature about this bike is that, it is one of the heaviest bike in the world.

Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited

Infotainment

The all-new Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited bike comes with the best infotainment system. This bike features 6.5 inches of full-colour touch screen display. This screen shows all the necessary information. This screen has got modern graphics, colours and auto and manual dim. The bike features new BOOM! Box 6.5 GT Radio, which puts out 75 watts per channel at 1 percent distortion. It has the best equaliser that pumps out more power, and it can be played louder while maintaining the clarity of sound. This radio delivers sound from the front and rear speakers of 5.25 inch. These speakers are mounted securely in the sealed and are tuned. This BOOM! Box 6.5GT Radio is built in such a way that it can be upgraded. Additional satellite services such as weather and traffic can be added and can be overplayed on the GPS maps. The rider can also download map updates and other functions. The BOOM! Box 6.5GT offers voice recognition for hands-free operation of passenger mobile phone. It is also Bluetooth capable, so the rider can quickly make a call by using this feature. The new Jukebox can open up with the one touch of a button. It includes a USB connection which accepts rider’s iPhone, iTouch, SD card and other USB compatible devices.

Feel and Style

The newly launched Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited bike comes with the stylish look that offers unique feel. It has best fluid mechanics, algorithms, high-speed super computers and thousands of wind-tunnel tests with the rider in the saddle tells what it’s like to ride this bike. This bike offers the best riding experience with the minimum air drag. Just like the other Harley-Davidson Bikes, this new bike also features classic style and maximum comfort. It features wide set of handlebars that comes as a standard on this bike. Rider feels comfort and confidence to sit on the seat. It also has the back and armrest for both the passenger and the rider. This feature makes the long ride more comfortable and full of fun. There is an increased passenger seat space and leg room so that he can enjoy the ride. The seat for the rider is also full; it can accommodate a variety of riders. It has got the new and stylish windscreen which receives minimum air drag, moreover it is adjustable. This bike features full-length footboard and toe/heel gear shifter. There is a long footboard for the passenger as well. Its height is adjustable so that passenger can enjoy the ride without any discomfort. This bike features one touch philosophy, every compartment cover and saddlebag lid can be opened with a single touch of a button. The new Tour-Pak Luggage Carrier design is fantastic. It has enough space to store two full-face helmets. The saddlebag design is very impressive. There is also a standard battery charging harness, so the rider can use it anytime without wasting time. The new Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited bike features streamlined fairing and front fender which offers a sleek look, and it reduces head buffeting. Just like 2017 Road Glide Ultra, this new bike also has bullet turn signals. These messages offer an iconic look with the modern style. This new bike features classic fuel tank with the fuel capacity of six gallons. There is a brand badge on the fuel tank and fenders. This bike has new 17 inches of cast aluminium with the ten spoke impeller wheel. The new brake rotors are redesigned to offer a better premium custom look of the bike. The airbox provides quite an impressive look and is functional well.

Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited

Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited bike – Price

The all-new Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited bike comes with the price of $26,999 only.

Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited bike – Specs

Dimensions

Length 102.3 inches
Seat Height, Laden 27.5 inches
Seat Height, Unladen 29.1 inches
Ground Clearance 5.4 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) Five qt.
Weight, As Shipped 871 lb.
Weight, In Running Order 908 lb.
Luggage Capacity –Volume 4.7 cu ft

Engine

Engine Type Twin-Cooled™ Milwaukee-Eight™ 107
Bore 3.937 inches
Stroke 4.375 inches
Displacement 107 cu in
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)

Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited Specs

Infotainment (BOOM! BOX™ 6.5GT)

Size 6.5 inches
Type Color
Watts Per Channel 25.0
Speakers 4.0
Speaker Size 5.25 inch/6.5 inch – P&A Upgrade
Headset Specifications (if equipped) 16-64 ohms
AM Standard
FM Standard
Weather Band (WB) Standard
SD Card, MP3 and Flash Drive – via USB Connection Supported
Languages English (US/UK), Italian, German, 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, German, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), French (Canada/France), European Portuguese
Rider/Passenger Intercom Standard
Vehicle Information Screen (Oil pressure, air temperature and EITMS) Standard
USB MTP/iPod/USB//iPhone
Bluetooth Phone/Media Supported
SiriusXM Presets 20 – P&A Upgrade (Canada & USA only)
Text-to-Speech (TTS) Languages English (US/UK), Italian, German, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), French (Canada/France), European Portuguese
Voice Recognition Languages: Tuner/Media/Navigation English (US/UK), Italian, German, Spanish (Mexico/Spain), French (Canada/France), European Portuguese

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 4.0
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.407
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th 2.875
Chassis
Exhaust Chrome, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers
Wheels, Front Type Contrast Chrome Impeller Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Type Contrast Chrome Impeller Cast Aluminum
Brakes, Caliper Type 32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear

Performance

Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 113.6 ft-lb
Engine Torque (rpm) 3,250
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 31.9
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 31.8
Fuel Economy: Combined City/Hwy 43 mpg

Harley-Davidson 2017 Ultra Limited Specs

Electric

Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam,  front fender running lights, running lights, directional lights, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, accessory, speakers, turn signals, security system, gear indication, battery, low fuel warning, cruise control, ABS, fog/aux lamp indicator
Gauges Large speedometer and tachometer with ample numbers; large fuel and volt gauges with broad numbers, display, features odometer, trip A, trip B,  the gear indicator, range to empty,; and larger telltale indicators