The motorcycles reveal and unveil has been done on a large number this year compared to the previous one. The majority of the market is flooded with the Harley-Davidson wheels, as the cruiser class motorcycle maker has been constantly in talks owing to its new launches right from the start of the year.
And this time the noise is about the newly refreshed 2017 Road King Special unveiled by Harley Davidson. The First launch of this vehicle was done in 1994 which was a huge success in the United States. The styling looks of the motorcycle from the first place replicated from the 1949 Hydra Glide. This wheel flourished in the market until the 2006 street Glide was introduced.
Looking at Harley Davidson 2017 Road King Special it clearly conveys that the design is more “down to earth”. It comes with an assembled Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine that produces 93 horsepower and 114 ft/lbs of torque. The engine coated in black is the first of its kind which helps to enhance the muscular look of the motorcycle. The engine temperature is well maintained by the air and oil cooling system. The fuel distribution is done by Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection system and the whole power generation mechanism is mated with the 6-speed gear transmission. The rotating power is circulated to the rear wheel through the belt drive.
The structure of the chassis is made up of tubular steel assembled with two-piece pressed and welded backbone. Showa 49mm Dual Bending Valve suspension is fitted in the front and adjustable spring preload emulsion shock is placed at the rear. It has 320 mm 4-piston caliper floating rotors brake at front and fixed rotors at rear with 4-piston calipers. The ABS system comes in the standard version.
Coming on to the capacities, the total fuel it can hold is 22 liters and estimated fuel economy is 15.93 kmpl. Further for its shades and price below are the details.
2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Colors:
- Vivid Black
- Charcoal Denim
- Olive Gold
- Hard Candy Hot Rod Red Flake
2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Prices
- $21,999 – Vivid Black
- $22,449 – Charcoal Denim; Olive Gold
- $24,399 – Hard Candy Hot Rod Red Flake