2011 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Ultra

B-b-bling for the alpha tourer

By Jamie Elvidge, Photography by Riles & Nelson

tech
SPEC
Evolution
The Road Glide gets the big Screamin' Eagle engine, bigger wheels, fresh paint and an assortment of functional and compelling electronics.

Rivals
Arlen Ness Victory Vision, BMW K1200 LT, Honda Gold Wing, Kawasaki 1700 Voyager, Star Royal Star Venture S.

TECH
Price $35,999
Engine type a-c 45-deg. V-twin
Valve train OHV, 4v
Displacement 1803cc
Bore x stroke 101.6 x 111.3mm
Compression 9.1:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower na
Claimed torque 115 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm
Frame Steel double cradle
Front suspension 41.3mm Showa fork
Rear suspension Twin Showa shocks with air-adjustable preload
Front brake Dual Brembo four-piston calipers, 300mm discs
Rear brake Brembo four-piston caliper, 300mm disc
Front tire 130/80B-18 Dunlop H-D Series
Rear tire 180/55B-18 Dunlop H-D Series
Rake/trail 26.0°/6.7 in.
Seat height 27.5 in.
Wheelbase 63.5 in.
Fuel capacity 6.0 gal.
Claimed dry weight 905 lbs.
Colors Red/black, gray/black, ivory/gold
Available Now
Warranty 24 mo., unlimited mi.

Contact
Harley-Davidson Motor Co.
3700 W. Juneau Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53208
414.343.4056
www.harley-davidson.com

Verdict 3.5 stars out of 5
One heck of a fly Road Glide, but damn is it expensive!

By Jamie Elvidge
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