2023 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Guide

2023 Harley-Davidson Road King Special
Contents: ReviewKey FeaturesFeatures & BenefitsSpecifications

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Contents: ReviewKey FeaturesFeatures & BenefitsSpecifications

2023 Harley-Davidson Road King Special: ICONIC HOT ROD STYLING.

Introducing the 2023 Harley-Davidson Road King Special…

A custom bagger with top-of-the-line power and a commanding presence. Riders seeking a factory custom hot rod with iconic H-D style. Milwaukee-Eight 114 V-Twin engine and Prodigy wheels. Bright white Daymaker LED headlamp pushes out an impressive punch, and a new Low Profile Engine Guard designed to emphasize the bike’s slammed, low lines.

Rule the road. Pack more and go farther. Iconic hot rod styling.

A custom bagger with top-of-the-line power and a commanding presence.

 

 

 

 

2023 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

  • Upright riding position
  • Floorboards
  • Passenger seat
  • Saddlebags
  • Rider safety enhancements available
  • Riders seeking a factory custom hot rod with iconic H-D style
  • Milwaukee-Eight 114 V-Twin engine and Prodigy wheels
  • Bright white Daymaker LED headlamp

 

2023 Harley-Davidson Road King Special Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

The category we’ve created from the ground up. Go the distance, in style. We’ve been building the motorcycles to help you discover it in the most epic way possible since we invented the fully dressed touring machine in the 1960’s. Entire continents; and all the mountain ranges, canyons, glaciers, small towns, deserts, cities, roadside attractions, adventures, and stories they contain; are yours for the taking in the saddle of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

The pursuit of adventure begins with a ride on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Make any weekend epic. Turn your commute into a daily thrill-seeker. A Harley-Davidson blows things wide open. Pure freedom. As big and real as it gets.

MINI-APE HANDLEBARS
9-inch tall, 1.25-inch wide mini-ape handlebars so you can sit taller and feel more assertive.

SLEEK HEADLAMP NACELLE
A stylish streamlined nacelle houses a powerful LED headlight.

CUSTOM TOURING SILHOUETTE
Prodigy wheels and lowered suspension provide custom looks without sacrificing touring capability.

Customization Packages

LONG-HAUL PACKAGE – CHROME
Add a seat and grips ready for any climate and the ability to quickly attach luggage and more with the chrome Long-Haul Package.

LONG-HAUL PACKAGE – BLACK
Add a seat and grips ready for any climate and the ability to quickly attach luggage and more with the black Long-Haul Package.

EMPIRE PACKAGE – BLACK
With the Black Empire Custom Package from H-D Genuine Parts & Accessories, get he perfect balance of bagger performance and style for the rider who wants a little extra of both.

EMPIRE PACKAGE – MACHINE CUT
With the Machine Cut Empire Custom Package from H-D Genuine Parts & Accessories, get he perfect balance of bagger performance and style for the rider who wants a little extra of both.

 

 

 

2023 Harley-Davidson Road King Special – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $23,999 to $24,649 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $28,599 to $29,449 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £24,595 to £25,035 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

DIMENSIONS

LENGTH

95.3 in.

SEAT HEIGHT, LADEN 7

26.4 in.

GROUND CLEARANCE

4.9 in.

RAKE

26

TRAIL

6.9 in.

WHEELBASE

64 in.

TIRES, FRONT SPECIFICATION

130/60B19 61H

TIRES, REAR SPECIFICATION

180/55B18 80H

TIRE, TYPE

Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series, bias blackwall front and rear

FUEL CAPACITY

6 gal.

OIL CAPACITY (W/FILTER)

5.2 qt.

WEIGHT, AS SHIPPED

774 lb.

WEIGHT, IN RUNNING ORDER

807 lb.

LUGGAGE CAPACITY -VOLUME

2.5 cu ft

ENGINE

ENGINE 1

Milwaukee-Eight 114

BORE

4.016 in.

STROKE

4.5 in.

DISPLACEMENT

114 cu in

COMPRESSION RATIO

10.5:1

FUEL SYSTEM 3

Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)

EXHAUST

Black, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers

PERFORMANCE

ENGINE TORQUE TESTING METHOD

J1349

ENGINE TORQUE 2

118 ft-lb

ENGINE TORQUE (RPM)

3250

LEAN ANGLE, RIGHT (DEG.)

32

LEAN ANGLE, LEFT (DEG.)

31

FUEL ECONOMY TESTING METHOD

Estimated City/Hwy

FUEL ECONOMY 5

43 mpg

DRIVE TRAIN

PRIMARY DRIVE

Chain, 34/46 ratio

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 1ST

9.593

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 2ND

6.65

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 3RD

4.938

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 4TH

4

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 5TH

3.407

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 6TH

2.875

CHASSIS

FRONT FORK

49 mm Dual Bending Valve

REAR SHOCKS

Premium low height hand-adjustable rear suspension

WHEELS, FRONT TYPE 9

Gloss Black Prodigy

WHEELS, REAR TYPE 9

Gloss Black Prodigy

BRAKES, TYPE

Dual floating rotors (front), fixed rotor (rear)

BRAKES, CALIPER TYPE

32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear

ELECTRIC

LIGHTS (AS PER COUNTRY REGULATION), HEADLAMP, TAIL/STOP/FRONT SIGNAL LIGHTS 8

LED 34-watt, 915 lumen low beam, 37-watt, 915 lumen high beam, 8W/28W tail/stop, front signal lights, rear turn signals

GAUGES

Gauges styled to complement each vehicle. Display features odometer, trip A, trip B, range to empty and gear indicator; and larger tell-tale indicators

INFOTAINMENT

VOICE RECOGNITION LANGUAGES: PHONE FUNCTIONS ONLY

Phone dependent

VOICE RECOGNITION LANGUAGES: TUNER/MEDIA/NAVIGATION

Phone dependent

TEXT-TO-SPEECH (TTS) LANGUAGES

Phone dependent

RIDER SAFETY ENHANCEMENTS

ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)

Included

ELECTRONIC LINKED BRAKING (ELB)

Included

HILL HOLD CONTROL (HHC)

Optional

TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)

Optional

CORNERING ENHANCED ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (C-ABS)

Optional

CORNERING ENHANCED ELECTRONIC LINKED BRAKING (C-ELB)

Optional

CORNERING ENHANCED TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM (C-TCS)

Optional

CORNERING DRAG-TORQUE SLIP CONTROL SYSTEM (C-DSCS)

Optional

 

  1. Recommended 91 octane (95 RON) 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, surcharges (attributable to raw materials costs in the product supply chain), 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.

 

 

2023 Harley-Davidson Road King Special – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details

DIMENSIONS

LENGTH

2,420 mm

SEAT HEIGHT, UNLADEN

695 mm

GROUND CLEARANCE

125 mm

RAKE

26

TRAIL

175 mm

WHEELBASE

1,625 mm

TIRES, FRONT SPECIFICATION

130/60B19 61H

TIRES, REAR SPECIFICATION

180/55B18 80H

TIRE, TYPE

Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series, bias blackwall front and rear

FUEL CAPACITY

22.7 l

OIL CAPACITY (W/FILTER)

4.9 l

WEIGHT, AS SHIPPED

351 kg

WEIGHT, IN RUNNING ORDER

366 kg

LUGGAGE CAPACITY -VOLUME

0.07 m3

ENGINE

ENGINE 2

Milwaukee-Eight 114

BORE

102 mm

STROKE

114.3 mm

DISPLACEMENT

1,868 cc

COMPRESSION RATIO

10.5:1

FUEL SYSTEM 3

Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)

EXHAUST

Black, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers

PERFORMANCE

ENGINE TORQUE TESTING METHOD

J1349

ENGINE TORQUE 3

165 Nm

ENGINE TORQUE (RPM)

2750

HORSEPOWER

95 HP / 71 kW @ 5020 rpm

LEAN ANGLE, RIGHT (DEG.)

32

LEAN ANGLE, LEFT (DEG.)

31

FUEL ECONOMY TESTING METHOD

Estimated City/Hwy

FUEL ECONOMY 7

5.5 l/100 km

DRIVE TRAIN

PRIMARY DRIVE

Chain, 34/46 ratio

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 1ST

9.593

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 2ND

6.65

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 3RD

4.938

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 4TH

4

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 5TH

3.407

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 6TH

2.875

CHASSIS

FRONT FORK

49 mm Dual Bending Valve

REAR SHOCKS

Premium low height hand-adjustable rear suspension

WHEELS, FRONT TYPE 4

Gloss Black Prodigy

WHEELS, REAR TYPE 4

Gloss Black Prodigy

BRAKES, TYPE

Dual floating rotors (front), fixed rotor (rear)

BRAKES, CALIPER TYPE

32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear

ELECTRIC

LIGHTS (AS PER COUNTRY REGULATION), HEADLAMP, TAIL/STOP, FRONT SIGNAL LIGHTS

LED 34-watt, 915 lumen low beam, 37-watt, 915 lumen high beam, 8W/28W tail/stop, front signal lights, rear turn signals

GAUGES

Gauges styled to complement each vehicle. Display features odometer, trip A, trip B, range to empty and gear indicator; and larger tell-tale indicators

RIDER SAFETY ENHANCEMENTS

ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)

Included

ELECTRONIC LINKED BRAKING (ELB)

Included

HILL HOLD CONTROL (HHC)

Included

TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)

Included

CORNERING ENHANCED ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (C-ABS)

Included

CORNERING ENHANCED ELECTRONIC LINKED BRAKING (C-ELB)

Included

CORNERING ENHANCED TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM (C-TCS)

Included

CORNERING DRAG-TORQUE SLIP CONTROL SYSTEM (C-DSCS)

Included

 

  1. Prices listed are the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices for base models. Options such as colour 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.
  2. Recommended 91 octane (95 RON) or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  3. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  4. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
  5. Riding range estimates provided following the SAE J2982 and are based on expected performance of a fully-charged battery when operated under specified conditions. Actual range will vary depending on riding habits, ambient weather and equipment conditions.
  6. As measured using the MIC City and MIC Combined (115 km/h) tests.
  7. 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.

 

2023 Harley-Davidson Road King Special – Totalmotorcycle.com Europe Specifications/Technical Details

DIMENSIONS

LENGTH

2,420 mm

SEAT HEIGHT, UNLADEN

695 mm

GROUND CLEARANCE

125 mm

RAKE

26

TRAIL

175 mm

WHEELBASE

1,625 mm

TYRES, FRONT SPECIFICATION

130/60B19 61H

TYRES, REAR SPECIFICATION

180/55B18 80H

TYRE, TYPE

Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series, bias blackwall front and rear

FUEL CAPACITY

22.7 l

OIL CAPACITY (W/FILTER)

4.9 l

WEIGHT, AS SHIPPED

351 kg

WEIGHT, IN RUNNING ORDER

366 kg

LUGGAGE CAPACITY -VOLUME

0.07 m3

ENGINE

ENGINE 2

Milwaukee-Eight 114

BORE

102 mm

STROKE

114.3 mm

DISPLACEMENT

1,868 cc

COMPRESSION RATIO

10.5:1

FUEL SYSTEM

Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)

EXHAUST

Black, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers

PERFORMANCE

ENGINE TORQUE TESTING METHOD

EC 134/2014

ENGINE TORQUE 3

158 Nm

ENGINE TORQUE (RPM)

3250

HORSEPOWER

93 HP / 69 kW @ 5250 rpm

LEAN ANGLE, RIGHT (DEG.)

32

LEAN ANGLE, LEFT (DEG.)

31

FUEL ECONOMY TESTING METHOD

EU 134/2014

FUEL ECONOMY

6.1 l/100 km

CO2 EMISSIONS TESTING METHOD

EU 134/2014

CO2 EMISSIONS

142 g/km CO2

DRIVE TRAIN

PRIMARY DRIVE

Chain, 34/46 ratio

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 1ST

9.593

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 2ND

6.65

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 3RD

4.938

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 4TH

4

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 5TH

3.407

GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 6TH

2.875

CHASSIS

FRONT FORK

49 mm Dual Bending Valve

REAR SHOCKS

Premium low height hand-adjustable rear suspension

WHEELS, FRONT TYPE 4

Gloss Black Prodigy

WHEELS, REAR TYPE 4

Gloss Black Prodigy

BRAKES, TYPE

Dual floating rotors (front), fixed rotor (rear)

BRAKES, CALIPER TYPE

32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear

ELECTRIC

LIGHTS (AS PER COUNTRY REGULATION), INDICATOR LAMPS

LED 34-watt, 915 lumen low beam, 37-watt, 915 lumen high beam, 8W/28W tail/stop, front signal lights, rear turn signals

GAUGES

Gauges styled to complement each vehicle. Display features odometer, trip A, trip B, range to empty and gear indicator; and larger tell-tale indicators

INFOTAINMENT

VOICE RECOGNITION LANGUAGES: PHONE FUNCTIONS ONLY

Phone dependent

VOICE RECOGNITION LANGUAGES: TUNER/MEDIA/NAVIGATION

Phone dependent

TEXT-TO-SPEECH (TTS) LANGUAGES

Phone dependent

RIDER SAFETY ENHANCEMENTS

ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)

Included

ELECTRONIC LINKED BRAKING (ELB)

Included

HILL HOLD CONTROL (HHC)

Included

TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)

Included

CORNERING ENHANCED ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (C-ABS)

Included

CORNERING ENHANCED ELECTRONIC LINKED BRAKING (C-ELB)

Included

CORNERING ENHANCED TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM (C-TCS)

Included

CORNERING DRAG-TORQUE SLIP CONTROL SYSTEM (C-DSCS)

Included

 

  1. All prices shown are suggested retail prices only.

    Vehicle prices listed do not include an additional MSRP surcharge of £235 + vat (due to extraordinary raw materials and transportation costs) which is added to all MY23 Motorcycles and Trikes.

    Please speak with the dealership team for further details and to obtain a final on the road price.

  2. Recommended 91 octane (95 RON) or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  3. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  4. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
  5. Riding range estimates provided following the SAE J2982 and are based on expected performance of a fully-charged battery when operated under specified conditions. Actual range will vary depending on riding habits, ambient weather and equipment conditions.

 

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