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2014 Harley-Davidson Street 500
Built for the urban environment...
Available in select markets in 2014, the Street 500 feature all-new liquid-cooled Revolution X powertrains that match the demands of stop-and-go traffic with nimble agility, while delivering instant throttle response to escape city gridlock.
Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) is continuing its monumental ride, which began with the introduction of Project RUSHMORE in August, by revealing two new Dark Custom motorcycles designed for young urban riders around the world.
The Harley-Davidson Street 500 motorcycles the first all-new platform from Harley-Davidson in 13 years are built for urban environments with all-new liquid-cooled Revolution X powertrains, nimble agility and the sound and look that lets everyone know they are genuine Harley-Davidson.
These are the newest motorcycles to join our Dark Custom lineup, which helped make us the number-one selling brand to young adults in the U.S. for the past five years, said Matt Levatich, President and Chief Operating Officer, Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Both the Street 750 and Street 500 were designed with thousands of hours of input from young adults in cities around the world. This input guided both the attitude and capabilities of these motorcycles. They are proof that being customer-led continues to be a core driver of our product development process.
Urban, Authentic Harley-Davidson
The Street 750 and Street 500 from Harley-Davidson are built for an urban environment. Each motorcycle features the new Revolution X engine, designed to match the demands of stop-and-go traffic with nimble agility, while delivering instant throttle response to escape city gridlock.
The Revolution X engine will be housed in a new, narrow and lean chassis built for agility, with a super-low seat height, new suspension and broad handlebar sweep that provides confidence and maneuverability when managing tight turns and fast moves. Both signature Dark Custom motorcycles feature a premium, minimalist style that serves as a blank canvas for riders to customize.
These new bikes are leaner, yet still have a mean streak theyre the real deal, made of real steel. said Mark-Hans Richer, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Theyre designed to handle the abuses of urban environments and provide authentic opportunities to customize.
The Harley-Davidson Street 750 and Street 500 will be rolling
into dealerships in select markets starting in 2014.
Harley-Davidson reveals the new Street 750 motorcycle, one of two new
Dark Custom motorcycles designed for young urban riders around the world.
The first all-new platform from Harley-Davidson in 13 years, the Street 750
and Street 500 motorcycles were created with thousands of hours of input from
young adults. Available in select markets in 2014, both motorcycles feature
all-new liquid-cooled Revolution X powertrains, nimble agility and the
sound and look that lets everyone know they are Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
2014 Harley-Davidson Street 500 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Street motorcycle? What are you announcing?
On the heels of Project RUSHMORE, the company reveals two totally new motorcycles: the new Street 750 and Street 500 from Harley-Davidson. Both motorcycles were designed for an entire new generation of global riders and feature the all-new Revolution X, V-Twin engine. This is pure Harley-Davidson built for the urban environment.
What is the target price for the Street?
Pricing will vary by market and will be announced when the bike is available for retail sale in each market. In the U.S., the price range for these motorcycles will be between $6,700 and $7,500.
When will the new Street be available for purchase and where?
In Q2 2014, the Harley-Davidson Street will be available in the U.S., Italy, Spain, Portugal and India. More detailed information regarding the new Harley-Davidson Street 750 and Street 500 availability in these markets will be announced in the coming months. We plan to expand to additional markets in 2015 and will announce timing and locations at a later date. We plan to eventually introduce the Harley-Davidson Street 750 and Street 500 to additional markets and will announce timing and locations at a later date.
What finance options will be made available to customers for Street?
Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS) will have a range of finance, insurance and extended warranty products tailored to the needs of Street riders in select markets.
What type of engine does the Street have?
The new Harley-Davidson Street 750 and Street 500 motorcycles feature the
Revolution X engine, a new liquid-cooled V-Twin engine tuned to meet the demands
of urban riding around the globe. Its the next chapter in the story
of the Revolution line of liquid-cooled engines.
2014 Harley-Davidson Street 500 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
Introducing the Revolution X engine.
Riding on crowded streets and jam-packed freeways puts its own set of demands
on a motorcycle engine. The all-new Revolution X engine is pure Harley-Davidson
V-Twin muscle specifically designed for urban riding. Its liquid cooled
to maintain peak performance no matter how high the mercury climbs or how
long youre in gridlock. Theres a single overhead cam. Four valves
per head. And a smooth-shifting 6-speed transmission. It all translates to
one thing: instant response to the twist you give the throttle when stop turns
Let the autos crawl at their pace. On the Harley-Davidson Street motorcycle
you travel at yours. The chassis is lean and narrow for easy handling. The
seat is super low. The suspension is tuned for the roughest urban roads. Youve
got premium brakes, and a broad handlebar sweep and a narrow front tire for
tight turns and fast moves. One opening in that honking mass of sheet metal,
and youre gone.
Not just a sound. A signature.
No one on your block will mistake the note coming from the upswept exhaust
on the new Harley-Davidson Street motorcycle. This is the pure, deep-thumping
Harley-Davidson V-Twin engine rumble; the kind that hits your ears and reaches
all the way down to the pit of your stomach. Tuned to perfection in our state-of-the-art
sound-testing facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Instantly recognized
on any corner in the world.
Take a close look at any Harley-Davidson motorcycle you see parked under
the neon lights. Premium to the last detail. The Harley-Davidson Street
750 and 500 motorcycles are no exception to that rule. Steel tank and fenders.
Paint a mile deep. LED taillight and mini bullet turn signals. Ignition, fork
and gas cap locks. Rock-solid belt final drive. Painstakingly tight fit and
finish. Intuitive hand controls. Because only a motorcycle were proud
to build is a motorcycle youll be proud to park on your curb.
This is about what separates you from the masses on the sidewalk. No Harley-Davidson®
motorcycle is finished until the rider unleashes some of his or her own soul
on the look of the machine. The Harley-Davidson Street is a blank canvas.
Ready for you to paint with your attitude and style. There are as many ways
to customize it as there are riders. There are no rules. Let everyone else
be one of the crowd.
By the street. For the street.
When the street is where you live, it starts to live in you. True of a rider.
True of a motorcycle. The look of the Harley-Davidson Street 750 and
500 motorcycles comes from the street. Born out of the custom tradition of
tearing down a motorcycle to its raw, minimal essence and letting the pure
rebellion inherent in the lines of the machine come screaming through. This
is the essential attitude. It doesnt require much explanation. On the
Harley-Davidson Street motorcycle, one look says it all.
Blacked out engine and covers. Black pullback handlebars. Black fork gaiters and lowers. The first all-black exhaust on a Harley® motorcycle since our original Café Racer motorcycle was roaming the streets in the 70s. Youve also got a café style speed screen. A 17 inch front wheel. And an aggressive slash on the tail section. This isnt something common rolling down the boulevard every day of the week. This is the new Harley-Davidson Street motorcycle. This is Dark Custom attitude like nothing the worlds ever seen before.
2014 Harley-Davidson Street 500 - Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical
US MSRP Price: Starting at $6,700 - $7,500 USD
494 CC Liquid Cooled Revolution X Engine
6 Speed Transmission
2 into 1 Exhaust
Mid Mount Controls
Easy Lock to Lock Sweep
Single Caliper Disc Brakes
Specially Tuned Suspension
2 Up Seat with Passenger Pegs
Metal Tank and Fenders
LED Tail Lights and Bullet Signals
Locking Gas Cap, Forks, and Ignition
V Twin 60° 4-Valves per Head
Wheel Size: 17 Front, 15 Rear
Weight: 480 LBS (WET)
Street 750 & 500
Starting at $6,700 - $7,500 U.S. MSRP
2014 Harley-Davidson Street 500 - Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical
Canada MSRP Price: TBA CDN
Not available in Canada at press time.
Specifications, features and prices to change by manufacturer without notice. Information from Total Motorcycle.com; All information correct as of posted date.