2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Review

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide

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READY TO GO THERE, WHEREVER THERE IS.

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Review on Total Motorcycle:

Devour endless miles with some room for gear. Or, strip it down and shred city streets at a blistering pace. The all-new Sport Glide is locked and loaded for whatever, whenever. You’ll be riding on the most advanced frame we’ve ever offered – the completely redesigned Softail. Inverted front forks and a fully adjustable, monoshock rear suspension let you dial-in the perfect combination of performance and comfort. And the rigid-mounted, counterbalanced Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine delivers piles of white-knuckle power the way only a Harley-Davidson can. So strip it down or load it up. Either way, the all-new Sport Glide is ready to take you on the ride of a lifetime.

AGGRESSIVE STYLING WITH THE VERSATILITY TO HANDLE ANY RIDE.

 

 

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

NEW FOR 2018

◾All-New Softail® Frame – The Sport Glide™ motorcycle rides on the completely redesigned Softail® frame which makes for a lightweight, nimble ride that defies what people think of both Harley-Davidson Custom and Touring motorcycles.
◾New Suspension – Inverted front forks and a new rear monoshock with external preload adjustment give riders the ability to customize their handling profile for any situation; including extra cargo and/or passengers.
◾Milwaukee-Eight® Engine – Utilizing the Milwaukee-Eight® 107 engine, the Sport Glide™ motorcycle has enough power and torque to go almost anywhere quickly. Rigid mounting and internal counterbalancing allows for a smooth ride without giving up the Harley feel that riders know and love.
◾Detachable Locking Saddlebags – Sport Glide™ motorcycles offer locking rigid saddle bags standard. These bags offer quick, tool-free on and off so the rider can quickly switch from a custom touring bike to a stripped down stylish custom cruiser in minutes.
◾Front Mini-Fairing – The quick detach front mini-faring allows for an attitude change on the fly. Put it on for more comfort on a long ride, or remove it for the stripped down cruiser style. It introduces a new H-D riding experience by taking wind off the rider’s chest while allowing the air in your face that riders love and expect from a motorcycle. The Sport Glide™ motorcycle is factory custom at its finest.
◾Aggressive Styling – A blacked out Milwaukee-Eight® 107 engine, all-new aggressive “Mantis” black and silver cast wheels, and black mufflers, give the Sport Glide™ motorcycle a stealthy style.
◾Modern technologies – The Sport Glide™ motorcycle has a slew of modern amenities, including a LED forward-lighting system and a keyless ignition. Giving the rider the modern features that they have come to expect on a new bike, with Harley-Davidson soul

 

 

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Devour endless highways. Lean hard through twisting roads. Hit the night spots. See all there is to see. Hell, turn your daily commute into an adventure. The all-new Sport Glide™ will take all your wanderings to a higher level.

 

 

Milwaukee-Eight® Engine

With the Milwaukee-Eight® 107 engine, the Sport Glide™ has enough power and torque to go almost anywhere quickly. Rigid mounting and internal counterbalancing allows for a smooth ride without giving up the Harley feel that riders know and love.

 

New Suspension

Inverted front forks and a new rear monoshock with external preload adjustment gives you the ability to customize your handling profile for any situation; including extra cargo and/or passengers.

 

All-New Softail® Frame

The Sport Glide™ motorcycle rides on the completely redesigned Softail® frame which makes for a lightweight, nimble ride you have to feel to believe.

 

Detachable Locking Saddlebags

Locking rigid saddlebags come standard. These bags offer quick, tool-free on and off so you can quickly switch from a custom touring bike to a stripped-down stylish custom cruiser in minutes.

 

Front Mini-Fairing

The quick detach front mini-fairing allows for an attitude change on the fly. Put it on for more comfort on a long ride, or remove it for the stripped-down cruiser style. It’ll take the wind off the rider’s chest while allowing the air in your face.

 

Aggressive Styling

A blacked-out Milwaukee-Eight® engine, all-new aggressive “Mantis” black and silver cast wheels, and black mufflers give the Sport Glide™ a stealthy style.

 

Modern Technologies

The Sport Glide™ has a slew of modern amenities, including a LED forward-lighting system, USB port and a keyless ignition.

 

 

 

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $18,599 to $18,999 
USD

Engine

  • Engine 1 Milwaukee-Eight® 107
  • Bore 3.937 in.
  • Stroke 4.375 in.
  • Displacement 107 cu in
  • Compression Ratio 10.0:1
  • Fuel System 3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
  • Exhaust 2-into-1; catalyst in muffler

Dimensions

  • Length 91.7 in.
  • Seat Height, Laden 7 25.7 in.
  • Seat Height, Unladen 26.5 in.
  • Ground Clearance 4.7 in.
  • Rake (steering head) (deg) 30
  • Trail 5.9 in.
  • Wheelbase 64 in.
  • Tires, Front Specification 130/70B18 63H BW
  • Tires, Rear Specification 180/70B16 77H BW
  • Fuel Capacity 5 gal.
  • Oil Capacity (w/filter) 5 qt.
  • Weight, As Shipped 670 lb.
  • Weight, In Running Order 698 lb.

Performance

  • Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
  • Engine Torque 2 108 ft-lb
  • Engine Torque (rpm) 2,750
  • Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27.9
  • Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28.7
  • Fuel Economy 5 47 mpg

Drivetrain

  • Primary Drive Chain, 34/46 ratio
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.311
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.454
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.793
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 3.882
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.307
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 6th 2.79

Chassis

  • Wheels, Front Type 9 Black, machine highlighted, Mantis cast aluminum
  • Wheels, Rear Type Black, machine highlighted, Mantis cast aluminum
  • Brakes, Caliper Type 4-piston fixed front and 2-piston floating rear

Electric

  • Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps 8 High beam, turn signals, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, cruise, ABS, security, low battery voltage, low fuel
  • Gauges 5-inch analog speedometer with digital gear, odometer, fuel level, clock, trip, range and tachometer indication
  • 1. Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  • 2. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  • 3. Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country.
  • 4. See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
  • 5. Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding family conducted by Harley-Davidson under ideal laboratory conditions. Not all motorcycle models undergo fuel economy testing. Fuel economy and mileage may vary among motorcycle models within a family. Your mileage may vary depending on your personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length, vehicle condition and vehicle configuration and other conditions. Break-in mileage may vary.
  • 6. Prices listed are the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices for base models. Options such as color are available at additional cost. Prices exclude tax, title, licensing, registration fees, destination charges, added accessories, and additional dealer charges, if any, and are subject to change. Harley-Davidson reimburses dealers for performing manufacturer-specified pre-delivery inspection and setup tasks. Dealer prices may vary.
  • 7. Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
  • 8. North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
  • 9. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $22,299 to $22,749 CDN

Engine

  • Engine 1 Milwaukee-Eight™ 107
  • Bore 100 mm
  • Stroke 111 mm
  • Displacement 1,746 cc
  • Compression Ratio 10.0:1
  • Fuel System 3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
  • Exhaust 2-into-1; catalyst in muffler

Dimensions

  • Length 2,330 mm
  • Seat Height, Unladen 673 mm
  • Ground Clearance 120 mm
  • Rake (steering head) (deg) 30
  • Trail 150 mm
  • Wheelbase 1,625 mm
  • Tires, Front Specification 130/70B18 63H BW
  • Tires, Rear Specification 180/70B16 77H BW
  • Fuel Capacity 18.9 l
  • Oil Capacity (w/filter) 4.7 l
  • Weight, As Shipped 304 kg
  • Weight, In Running Order 317 kg

Performance

  • Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
  • Engine Torque 2 146 Nm
  • Engine Torque (rpm) 2,750
  • Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27.9
  • Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28.7
  • Fuel Economy: estimated City/Hwy 5 5 l/100 km

Drivetrain

  • Primary Drive Chain, 34/46 ratio
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.311
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.454
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.793
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 3.882
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.307
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 6th 2.79

Chassis

  • Wheels, Front Type Black, machine highlighted, Mantis cast aluminum
  • Wheels, Rear Type 8 Black, machine highlighted, Mantis cast aluminum
  • Brakes, Caliper Type 4-piston fixed front and 2-piston floating rear

Electric

  • Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps 7 High beam, turn signals, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, cruise, ABS, security, low battery voltage, low fuel
  • Gauges 5-inch analog speedometer with digital gear, odometer, fuel level, clock, trip, range and tachometer indication
  • 1. Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  • 2. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  • 3. Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country.
  • 4. See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
  • 5. Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding family conducted by Harley-Davidson under ideal laboratory conditions. Not all motorcycle models undergo fuel economy testing. Fuel economy and mileage may vary among motorcycle models within a family. Your mileage may vary depending on your personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length, vehicle condition and vehicle configuration and other conditions. Break-in mileage may vary.
  • 6. Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
  • 7. North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
  • 8. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.

 

 

 

 

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £14,995 to 15,345 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine

  • Engine 2 Milwaukee-Eight® 107
  • Bore 100 mm
  • Stroke 111 mm
  • Displacement 1,745 cc
  • Compression Ratio 10.0:1
  • Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
  • Exhaust 2-into-1; catalyst in muffler

Dimensions

  • Length 2,325 mm
  • Seat Height, Unladen 680 mm
  • Ground Clearance 120 mm
  • Rake (steering head) (deg) 30
  • Trail 150 mm
  • Wheelbase 1,625 mm
  • Tyres, Front Specification 130/70B18 63H BW
  • Tyres, Rear Specification 180/70B16 77H BW
  • Fuel Capacity 18.9 l
  • Oil Capacity (w/filter) 4.7 l
  • Weight, As Shipped 304 kg
  • Weight, In Running Order 317 kg

Performance

  • Engine Torque Testing Method EC 134/2014
  • Engine Torque 3 145 Nm
  • Engine Torque (rpm) 3,250
  • Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27.9
  • Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28.7
  • Fuel Economy Testing Method EU 134/2014
  • Fuel Economy 5.3 l/100 km
  • CO2 Emissions Testing Method EU 134/2014
  • CO2 Emissions 125 g/km

Drivetrain

  • Primary Drive Chain, 34/46 ratio
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.311
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.454
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.793
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 3.882
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.307
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 6th 2.79

Chassis

  • Wheels, Front Type 7 Black, machine highlighted, Mantis cast aluminium
  • Wheels, Rear Type Black, machine highlighted, Mantis cast aluminium
  • Brakes, Caliper Type 4-piston fixed front and 2-piston floating rear

Electric

  • Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps 6 High beam, turn signals, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, cruise, ABS, security, low battery voltage, low fuel
  • Gauges 5-inch analog speedometer with digital gear, odometer, fuel level, clock, trip, range and tachometer indication
  • 1. Availability of colours may vary from dealer to dealer and is subject to change without further notice.
  • 2. Recommended 95 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  • 3. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  • 4. See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
  • 5. Prices shown are suggested retail prices only. Please contact your nearest dealer for further details.
  • 6. Security system includes immobiliser and siren.
  • 7. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.

 

 

 

 

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