The 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King is set to be one of the latest offerings from Harley-Davidson, one of the biggest names in the making of high-quality, robust motorbikes.
This Touring motorcycle comes with bold graphics, bright paint color options, better hand controls and more leg space. With this feature it is sure to make a mark among buyers and especially the younger population. This bike is combination of nostalgic style with decent performance.
2018 Harley-Davidson Road King review
You can find stylish dual halogen head lamps and fog lamps in this 2-wheeler. Multi-tread tires from Dunlop would make rides smoother, tougher and better. Brighter turn signals, brake lights and luggage carrier lighting will make this a winner all the way. It is a part of Project RUSHMORE from Harley-Davidson. There are six 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King colors available: Vivid Black, Twisted Cherry, Electric Blue / Silver Fortune, Silver Fortune / Sumatra Brown, Olive Gold / Black Tempest, Hard Candy Shattered Flake.
|2018 HARLEY – DAVIDSON ROAD KING DIMENSIONS|
|Length||96.5 in. (2,450 mm)|
|Width||29.7 in. (755 mm)|
|Seat height||26.3 in. (668 mm) – Laden|
27.8 in. (705 ) – Unladen
|Wheelbase||64.0 in. (1,625 mm)|
|Ground clearance||5.3 in. (135 mm)|
|Rake (Castor angle)||26ยบ|
|Trail||6.7 in. (170 mm)|
|Weight||798 lbs. (362 kg) – As shipped|
836 lbs. (380 kg) – In running order
|Tires||BW 130/80B17 65H – Front|
BW 180/65B16 81H – Rear
|Fuel tank capacity||6.0 gal. (22.7 L)|
|Oil capacity||1.3 gal. (5.0 L)|
|Luggage capacity (Volume)||2.3 cu. ft. (65 L)|
|Colors||Vivid Black, Twisted Cherry, Electric Blue / Silver Fortune, Silver Fortune / Sumatra Brown, Olive Gold / Black Tempest, Hard Candy Shattered Flake|
2018 Road King engine changes
It will have a V-Twin, 4-stroke engine capable of offering high torque and power to its buyers. It would be coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox, which would deliver power to the wheels at the rear section. The high output power of 107 cubic inches V twin engine and traditional styling details will endear it to riders.
|2018 HARLEY – DAVIDSON ROAD KING ENGINE SPECS|
|Engine type||107 cu. in. (1,753 cc) Milwaukee-Eight® 107|
|Bore x Stroke||100 x 111 mm (3.937 x 4.374 in.)|
|Compression Ratio||10.0 : 1|
|Fuel system||Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)|
|Exhaust||Chrome, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers|
|Engine Torque||111 ft-lb @ 3,250 rpm|
|Driveline||Chain 34/36 ratio|
|Transmission||6 – speed Cruise Drive|
|Fuel economy||45 mpg|
|Brakes, Caliper type||32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear|
2018 Harley-Davidson Road King specs and price
The 2018 Road King will have dual hydraulic disc brakes at the front and hydraulic disc brakes at the rear wheels. The 4-piston brakes on the front and rear with anti-Lock braking system (ABS) will improve stopping power, better control and confidence in Brembo brakes. Air-adjustable suspension and ergonomically designed hand controls will be some of the main features. You can adjust suspension for softer or more firm ride, depending on road conditions. Its electronic throttle control system will make better cruise control possible for riders. There will be optional H-D Smart Security System in this motorcycle.
In the US, 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King would be sold at a price of 18,999 USD. Two-tone color adds around $800 while any other color cost $450 more. Hard Candy Custom paint is the most expensive and Road King with this color comes with price of $21,399.
|2018 HARLEY – DAVIDSON ROAD KING PRICE|
|Hard Candy Custom||$21,399|
|Cruise control option||Standard|