2022 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special G.I. Guide

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2022 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special G.I.: ROLL CALL!

Introducing the 2022 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special G.I….

A modern interpretation of the military-issued look of decades past, the Pan America 1250 Special G.I. honors Harley-Davidson’s community of riders who have and continue to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. Draped in stunning Mineral Green Denim Deluxe paint with military inspired graphics, this limited-edition model is for those fueled by exploration who dream of crossing continents and forging lasting memories.

A rugged, powerful, technologically advanced motorcycle powered by the liquid-cooled V-Twin Revolution Max 1250 engine, the Pan America model is designed from the ground up to inspire rider confidence and fuel the spirit of adventure on and off-road. Since its launch in February 2021 the Pan America 1250 Special model is the #1 selling adventure touring motorcycle in North America.




2022 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special G.I. Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
  • Upright riding position
  • Mid-mount foot controls
  • Passenger seat
  • Tall
  • Frame mounted fairing


  • Enthusiasts who require top-of-the-line comfort and performance
  • For riders who see touring as detouring – on road and off
  • Riders looking for power, tech, and capability – that can be used everyday with comfort and control


  • Mineral Green Denim Deluxe paint
  • Enthusiast Collection logo on front fairing
  • Distinctive, military-inspired graphics
  • All technical features are identical to the Pan America 1250 Special model



Honoring those who have served

The 2022 G.I. Enthusiast Collection

The G.I. Enthusiast Collection honors Harley-Davidson’s longstanding community of riders who have and continue to serve in the US Armed Forces. These limited-edition motorcycles are draped in a stunning Mineral Green Denim Deluxe paint with graphics exclusively featured on the Pan America 1250 Special and Tri Glide Ultra.


Inspired by Our Community of Passionate Riders

The Enthusiast Collection

An ongoing collection of Harley-Davidson motorcycles inspired by our community of passionate riders, the Enthusiast Collection celebrates the diversity of our community and the unique backgrounds and interests of the people within it. Launched annually, each series pays tribute to a subset of our broader community of riders, available in limited quantities across a selection of models.



2022 G.I. Enthusiast Collection Celebrates Service of U.S. Armed Forces Members

MILWAUKEE (June 21, 2022) – Harley-Davidson today introduced its new Enthusiast Collection, an ongoing series of Harley-Davidson® motorcycles featuring special-edition paint created to celebrate the unique backgrounds and special interests of riders within the Harley-Davidson community. Each Enthusiast Collection design will be launched annually, available in limited quantities across a curated selection of motorcycle models.

“The Enthusiast Collection motorcycles are inspired by Harley-Davidson riders and their unique stories,” explained Jochen Zeitz, Chairman, President and CEO Harley-Davidson. “Harley-Davidson is proud to launch this program with the G.I. Enthusiast Collection, which honors the legacy of Harley-Davidson riders who have served or actively serve in the U.S. Armed Forces.”

To commemorate the launch, two U.S. veterans, Gary Wetzel, and Brian “Amarok” Critton, will be awarded G.I. Enthusiast Collection models. Wetzel is a Medal of Honor recipient for his heroic actions in the Vietnam War after his U.S. Army helicopter was shot down and came under heavy enemy fire. Severely wounded, he continued to fight back and help other injured soldiers. He is an avid Harley-Davidson rider and veteran issues activist. Critton served for a decade in the U.S. Army, including a tour of duty in Iraq, and now is active with veterans service organizations like Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). In March, he was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle to a Muay Thai meeting in Jacksonville designed to help combat veterans deal with PTSD when he saw smoke billowing from a vehicle involved in a three-vehicle accident that happened moments earlier. His instincts turned into action while others watched as he pulled a woman from the burning car. These two Harley-Davidson riders exemplify the spirit of Harley-Davidson Enthusiasts.


2022 Enthusiast Collection Features

The G.I. Enthusiast Collection is draped in stunning Mineral Green Denim Deluxe paint, an all-new color created specifically for this collection, and completed with service-inspired graphics. The G.I. Enthusiast Collection is available only as factory-installed for the Pan America 1250 Special and Tri Glide® Ultra models, in limited quantities primarily for the U.S. market.

“The new Mineral Green Denim Deluxe paint pays homage to the Olive Drab paint used on Harley-Davidson WLA models,” said Brad Richards, Harley-Davidson Vice President of Design. “This color features a metallic effect resulting in a subtle gold highlight, allowing the color travel to be more dramatic and show off the shape of the surfacing.

“The tank graphic celebrates the iconic white five-point star, which was used during WWII on military vehicles,” adds Richards. “The tank graphic also features a stenciled ‘H-D’ and a location of Milwaukee, Wisconsin abbreviated, inspired from the spec tags found on government-issued military equipment. The stenciled approach is a treatment often found on military vehicles as lettering was frequently done in the field. Here we’re calling out the birthplace of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company and the original WLA model.”






2022 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special G.I. Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

All-new Revolution Max 1250 Engine

The next chapter in a century of legendary V-Twins is here. Revolution Max is a liquid-cooled powertrain with 150 horsepower, full of ample torque, and a surging powerband tuned to maximize rider control.

The Revolution Max 1250 is a structural component of the motorcycle chassis, eliminating a traditional frame — which significantly reduces overall weight and keeps handling taut. This is performance you can feel, with the center of gravity low and the chassis super rigid.

Double Overhead Camshafts (DOHC) facilitate higher peak horsepower, and independent Variable Valve Timing (VVT) broadens the overall powerband and improves torque management. All this to say you’ll have as much low-end acceleration off the line and high-RPM horsepower you can twist.

Adaptive Ride Height makes its debut on the Pan America 1250 Special. This factory-installed option unlocks confidence you can feel by lowering seat height when stopped, and maintaining a constant, optimum suspension sag at speed by adjusting preload while continuously sensing weight inputs.

190mm (7.48 inches) travel on Showa BFF (Balance Free Forks) fronts and a BFRC (Balanced Free Rear Cushion-lite) coil-over rear shock with electronic preload control and semi-active damping. The rear suspension incorporates a linkage system connecting the shock, swingarm, and frame which provides a progressive feel through the stroke.

H-D design and engineering teams have crafted a vision guided by utility, rooted in the spirit of iconic American off-road vehicles. In a landscape of bikes that are achieving uniformity, Pan America is a rugged take where function feeds form in a package that is uniquely Harley-Davidson.

Informed by H-D’s touring legacy, Pan America is designed to maintain high-speed ride and handling performance even when at the limit of its luggage and weight capacity. Refined, capable and intuitive, Pan America is a motorcycle that stays composed and confident no matter how hard you push it.

Vehicle Loading Control. This system senses the weight of the rider, passenger and luggage to select optimum suspension sag by automatically adjusting rear preload.

Semi-Active Suspension System

This system reacts to suspension position, vehicle speed, vertical acceleration, roll angle and rate, throttle, brake inputs and the selected Ride Mode to maintain the desired comfort setting. There are five pre-programmed profiles, which are baked into each Ride Mode:

Comfort: More suspension compliance and isolating the rider from rough road conditions.
Balanced: A balance of ride comfort and ride control, for all-around riding.
Sport: Maximum ride control with higher damping rates – what we call “spirited riding”
Off-Road Soft: Reduced initial damping to increase suspension compliance to better absorb larger obstacles and to reduce kickback: ideal for logging roads, washboards and rocky terrain.
Off-Road Firm: Increased initial damping for aggressive riding or when less body float is desired: ideal for soft/loamy terrain.

The 1250 Special has several enhancements as standard for when you take the road less traveled.

Aluminum skid plate protects the engine crankcase from impacts.
Brush guards protect the radiator and help support the motorcycle in a tip-over.
Steering damper to enhance dynamic performance during aggressive off-road riding.
No-tool-needed adjustable brake pedal, which can switch between two positions to improve control and comfort when the rider is standing.
Semi-Active front and rear suspension with a specific Off-Road mode programmed to help the rider maintain traction and control over rougher roads and terrain

Pan America 1250 models are equipped with the latest technology you’d expect for the category: six-axis IMU, customizable ride modes, Bluetooth connectivity and moving map navigation features in a 6.8″ (173 mm) touchscreen display.
Instrument panel of a Pan America motorcycle

Available as a factory-installed option, the spokes are inserted through the aluminum wheel rim outside of the tire bead. These wheels offer the rider several advantages over the cast wheels in off-road conditions. .

This design allows the use of a tubeless tire, which eliminates the weight of an inner tube, and makes the spokes repairable in the field.
If spokes loosen or break, they can be serviced or replaced without removing the wheel from the motorcycle or removing the tire from the wheel.

Advanced Daymaker Adaptive Headlamp

Utilizing the ABS IMU to determine the lean angle of the motorcycle, this system automatically projects additional light into corners to illuminate areas of the road that may be unlit by an LED headlamp without this tech.

Includes three LED elements per side, located just above the main Daymaker headlamp.
The adaptive lamps illuminate in sequence based on motorcycle lean angle: at 8, 15, and 23 degrees.
Rather than just switching on and off, the current to the adaptive elements ramps up gradually so the additional lighting is progressive and appears seamless.





2022 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special G.I. – Totalmotorcycle.com  USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: from $20,799 to $21,423 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ NA CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ NA GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Dimensions Pan America 1250 Special G.I. Notes
Length 89.4 in. (2,270 mm)
Overall Width 38.4 in. (975 mm)
Overall Height 59.4 in. (1,510 mm)
Seat Height, Laden 2
Seat Height, Laden (Low seat position) 31.1 in. (789 mm)
Seat Height, Laden (High seat position) 32 in. (814 mm)
Seat Height, Laden (Low seat position with optional ARH suspension) 30.4 in. (772 mm)
Seat Height, Laden (High seat position with optional ARH suspension) 31.4 in. (797 mm)
Seat Height, Unladen
Seat Height, Unladen (Low seat position) 33.4 in. (850 mm)
Seat Height, Unladen (High seat position) 34.4 in. (875 mm)
Seat Height, Unladen (Low seat position with optional ARH suspension) 32.7 in. (830 mm)
Seat Height, Unladen (High seat position with optional ARH suspension) 33.7 in. (855 mm)
Static Ground Clearance 6.9 in. (175 mm)
Dynamic Ground Clearance (with optional suspension) 6.9 in. (175 mm)
Rake (steering head) (deg) 25
Fork Angle (deg) 25
Trail 4.3 in. (108 mm)
Wheelbase 62.4 in. (1,585 mm)
Tires, Type Michelin Scorcher “Adventure”, Radial
Tires, Front Model Scorcher Adventure
Tires, Front Specification 120/70R19 60V
Tires, Rear Model Scorcher Adventure
Tires, Rear Specification 170/60R17 72V
Fuel Capacity 5.6 gal. (21.2 l)
Reserve Fuel Capacity, Fuel Injection (warning light) 1 gal. (3.8 l)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 4.75 qt. (4.5 l)
Transmission Capacity N/A
Primary Chain Case Capacity N/A
Coolant Capacity 2.32 qt. (2.2 l)
Weight, As Shipped 534 lb. (242 kg)
Weight, In Running Order 569 lb. (258 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1,003 lb. (455 kg)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front 399 lb. (181 kg)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear 665 lb. (302 kg)
Luggage Capacity -Volume N/A


Engine RA1250S Pan America 1250 Special Notes
Engine Revolution Max 1250
Valves Chain-driven, DOHC, hydraulic self-adjusting lifters, intake & exhaust VVT; four valves per cylinder
Bore 4.13 in. (105 mm)
Stroke 2.85 in. (72.3 mm)
Displacement 76.4 cu in (1,252 cc)
Compression Ratio 13.0:1
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) 3
Air Cleaner Downdraft intake, tuned velocity stacks, washable filter media
Exhaust 2-into-1-into-1; catalyst in header
Lubrication System Semi-Dry Sump


Drivetrain RA1250S Pan America 1250 Special Notes
Primary Drive Gear, 49/89 ratio
Final Drive Chain, 19/48 ratio
Clutch Mechanical, 8 plate wet, assist & slip, 1090N
Transmission 6-Speed
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 13.11
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 9.687
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 7.509
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 6.057
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 5.08
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th 4.436


Chassis RA1250S Pan America 1250 Special Notes
Frame Stressed-member, high strength low alloy steel trellis frame; stamped, cast, and forged junctions; MIG welded; aluminum forged mid-structure
Swingarm One-piece cast aluminum
Front Fork 47mm inverted fork with electronically adjustable semi-active damping control. Aluminum fork triple clamps
Front Fork, Optional 47mm inverted fork with electronically adjustable semi-active damping control and Adjustable Right Height (ARH). Aluminum fork triple clamps
Rear Shocks Linkage-mounted monoshock with automatic electronic preload control and semi-active compression & rebound damping
Rear Shocks, Optional Linkage-mounted monoshock with automatic electronic preload control and semi-active compression & rebound damping and Adjustable Ride Height (ARH)
Wheels, Optional Style Type Annodized aluminum tubeless laced 4
Wheels, Front Type Aluminum cast, satin black 4
Wheels, Front Width 3 in. (76 mm)
Wheels, Front Height 19 in. (483 mm)
Wheels, Rear Type Aluminum cast, satin black 4
Wheels, Rear Width 4.5 in. (114 mm)
Wheels, Rear Height 17 in. (432 mm)
Brakes, Caliper Type Front: radially mounted, monoblock, 4-piston caliper; Rear: floating, single piston caliper
Brakes, Rotor Type Front: dual rotor, floating, tower- mounted; Rear: solid uniform expansion rotor
Brakes, Front Diameter 12.6 in. (320 mm)
Brakes, Front Thickness 0.17 in. (4.5 mm)
Brakes, Front is dual Yes
Brakes, Rear Diameter 11 in. (280 mm)
Brakes, Rear Thickness 0.2 in. (5 mm)
Front brake lever free travel N/A
Rear brake pedal free travel N/A
Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard
Suspension Travel, Front 7.5 in. (191 mm)
Suspension Travel, Rear 7.5 in. (191 mm)


Performance RA1250S Pan America 1250 Special Notes
Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 94 ft-lb (127 Nm) 5
Engine Torque (rpm) 6,750
Power (Hp/kW) 150 HP / 112 kW @ 9000 rpm
Lean Angle Testing Method J1168
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 42
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 42
Maximum hill-starting ability N/A
Fuel Economy Testing Method Estimated City/Hwy
Fuel Economy 46 mpg (5.1 l/100 km) 6
CO₂ Emissions Testing Method N/A
CO₂ Emissions N/A


Electric RA1250S Pan America 1250 Special Notes
Battery Sealed, maintenance-free, absorbed glass mat (AGM) battery, 12V, 12Ah, 225 CCA at 0°F
Charging Three-phase, 45 Amp system (300 Watts @13 Volts, 1200 rpm, 585 Watts max power @ 13 Volts, 2250 rpm)
Starting 0.9 kW electric with direct drive starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp Daymaker Adaptive LED Headlamp with 6-segment LED banking lamp
Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop All LED Tail/Stop lamp with signature tail lighting
Lights (as per country regulation), Front Signal Lights LED Bullet Turn Signals
Lights, Rear Turn Signals LED Bullet Turn Signals
Gauges 6.8 inch viewable area TFT display with speedometer, gear, odometer, fuel level, clock, trip, ambient temp, low temp alert, side stand down alert, TIP over alert, cruise, range and tachometer indication BT capable – phone pairing to access phone calls, music, navigation (H-D App ONLY)
Auxiliary Lamps N/A
Electric Power Outlet USB C-Type , Output 5V at 2.4 Amp
GPS System N/A
Reverse Gear N/A


Warranty And Service RA1250S Pan America 1250 Special Notes
Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage) 7
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter 8





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  2. Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
  3. Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  4. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
  5. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  6. The combined fuel economy numbers were derived using a combination of estimated city and highway values. Fuel economy estimates are derived from US EPA exhaust emission certification data on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding family under ideal laboratory conditions. Your actual fuel economy will vary depending on your personal riding habits, road and driving conditions, vehicle condition and maintenance, tire pressure, vehicle configuration (parts and accessories), and vehicle loading (cargo, rider and passenger weight). Break-in mileage may vary.
  7. See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
  8. Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2,500 mile (4,000 km) intervals. See Owner’s Manual for full details.






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