For fans of retro designs now by Harley-Davidson arrived totally the newest member of the Sportster family called Roadster. This model pays tribute to its design to classic racing motorcycles who ruled ancient paths in the 50s and 60s.
The 2016 Harley-Davidson Roadster is a version of the Sportster, which while hardly leaving the concept of custom and flirting with the now extremely popular retro naked. Powered by air-cooled, 45º Evolution engine, displacement of 1202cc (73.4 cu-in) with ESPFI, which develops torque of 3750 rpm (76 lb-ft), mated to a 5-speed transmission.
The new Roadster has split 5-spoke cast aluminum wheels (on front 19" and rear 18") with dual front discs and 43mm upside-down fork with massive triple clamps, which also happens to be set up quite steeply and in combination with special rear shock absorbers ensures and slightly longer suspension travel, and shorty-dual exhaust with chrome tapered mufflers with laser-cut black heat shields.
As the steering wheel quite low, getting the sport ergonomics regardless of which are footrests are not pulled back, but remained in the middle. An interesting detail is that the circular instrument panel, so to speak, the central place is occupied by an analog tachometer, and other information printed on the LCD. All this added to the blacked-out styling details, slammed bars, chopped rear fender, race-inspired graphics, a finned timer cover.
New Harley-Davidson Roadster has a weight of only 258 kg (568 lb), as well as the fuel tank capacity of 12.5 liters (3.3 gallons). When it comes in four different colors: Velocity Red Sunglo, Billet Silver / Vivid Black, Black Denim and Vivid Black. So, the price ranges from $ 11.199 to $ 11.749 depending on the choice of color.