The Top 5 selling Harley Davidson motorcycles that are out on the market are the 2011 Rocker C, 2011 Heritage Softail Classic, 2011 Street Glide, 2011 Softail Deluxe and the 2011 Road Glide Custom. Although they all look similar in shape there are differences to consider between all five. The one true characteristic about a Harley Davidson is its classic rumble as it rolls down the street. After weighing all the different characteristics, prices and accessories you will be amazed at how easy the decision will be for you to make.
2011 Harley Davidson Rocker C
This classic motorcycle that has a v twin engine, the engine is shaped like a V, sits below the fuel tank and holds a six speed cruise drive transmission. It is 95 inches in length and has a ground clearance of a mere 5.1 inches. The handlebars have a turning distance of 36 degrees and the seat can be at the highest point of 27.4 inches or the lowest point of 25.2 inches. It has a maximum gas level of 4.9 gallons and an oil capacity of 3.5 quarts. It can weigh at the lowest, 686 lbs or at the highest, 717 lbs. The bike holds a Dunlop tire in the front that is 90 mm and a rear tire that is 240 mm. The engine torque can rev at 3000 rpm and has an electronic Port Fuel Injection system. The Fuel Economy can deliver 35 mpg during city driving and a highway mileage of 54 mpg. It contains a chain drive shaft rather than a belt and has a ratio of 46/34. The selling price starts with a low amount of $19499.00 at Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) with no additional accessories and the color is a basic black or you can add the option of a color and pay $19874.00. There are some extras that are optional such as Anti Lock Brakes and a H-D Smart Security System, however you also have the option of having a bike that is built to know when to shut off a turn signal simply by the angle of the bike and the speed you are traveling.
2011 Heritage Softail Classic
This motorcycle has a retro customizable style about it and has an old school tank with a 3D medallion. Like the Rocker C, it also has many of the same characteristics such as: 3000 rpms and is 94.5 inches in length. The seat can sit at the highest position at 27.1 inches and 25.5 inches at the lowest, and has 5.1 inches in ground clearance. The handles can turn a distance of 31 degrees and the bike weighs 730 pounds dry and 761 pounds at running order. It has a maximum fuel level of 5 gallons and oil capacity at 3.5 quarts. Being similar in the fuel economy, both the Rocker C and the Heritage Softail Classic can perform 35 mpg in city driving as well as 54 mpg on the highway. The selling price for this motorbike can begin at $16999.00 and be at the highest of $17864.00 at MSRP.
2011 Street Glide
This motorcycle has a classic fuel tank with bat wing fairings and GTX saddlebags that can carry things while you ride. It contains a twin cam 96 Engine with a 6 speed cruise drive system and 4 point Engine Isolation system. The Street Glide is available in 8 different color combinations. It is formed over a swing arm frame and maneuvers well with low speed movement. The brakes are branded by Brembo and it carries an Air Adjustment Suspension system. The 2011 Street Glide carries a total fuel capacity of 6 gallons and oil capacity of 4 quarts. While some motorcycles are not equipped with a radio, this specialty bike consists of a 40 watt audio system and a high output Connector for accessories. There are a few addon’s that are optional and they consist of Anti-Lock Brakes, Cruise Control, and H-D Smart Security system. Depending on where you live, this may or may not be a wise extra to purchase. It is also equipped with an electronic Fuel Injection System and has 3500 rpms with engine torque of 92.6 ft. lbs. This 6 gallon fuel tank can take you a total of 35 mpg driving in the city and 54 mpg while on highways.
2011 Softail Deluxe
This bike has a classic look with stretched fenders and the retro Hardtail look. It also bears white wall tires, which is another from the past. While driving at night, other drivers whether behind you or beside you will see you with the tombstone taillights that are adorned on the bike. If you travel, there is also a luggage rack available for use. This hog comes in 7 color combinations, if you prefer color over black. Very similar to the other bikes, this one has an Electronic Port Fuel Injection System and also can take the same mileage (35/54) as the Street Glide, because it contains a 5 gallon gas tank and 3.5 quarts for oil capacity. This bike has a maximum weight of 726 pounds and a minimum weight of 695 pounds. The Rake Steering Heads has a measurement of 32.1 degrees, and a ground clearance of 4.8 inches. The MSRP has a payment of $16799.00 for a basic model that is black and a custom model for the price of $17664.00.
2011 Road Glide Custom
This motorcycle is a custom built motorcycle for those of us who have money to burn. It sits with 95 inches in length and the seat sits at the highest height of 27.1 inches and the lowest height at 26.1 inches. The Ground Clearance is a mere 5.1 inches with the handlebars being able to turn 26 degrees. The gas tank can tank out at 6 gallons and the oil can be at 4 quarts. This motorbike sits pretty at the most 817 pounds and the lowest a 772 pounds. It bears a classic fuel tank with shark nose fairings and like most others, contains saddlebags as well. The Price for a bike like this will run you at the most $19479.00 or the lowest price for the basic model, $18999.00.
Motorcycles are a great vehicle for those who enjoy the wind in our hair and the wings on our back. Before purchasing a hog, check out everything before you buy it and make sure it is everything you want. There are different categories and accessories to view, such as if you want a touring bike or a sporty bike, if you want extras and how much are you willing to pay? Those are just a few questions you should prepare to ask yourself before you take that ride on the wild side.