2016 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra
For those who like to swallow the Terminal per pallet of 10, Harley-Davidson announced the arrival in the concessions of the Road Glide Ultra…
“We designed the new Road Glide Ultra for pilots and passengers (25 mm wider and 25 mm longer seat, Editor’s note) who practice Touring all year intensively. We have given particular attention to aerodynamic performance and the position of the rider and which shall adapt to the largest number of templates”. These are the first words of Harley Davidson Development Director, Paul James, about the new Road Glide Ultra.
To achieve these ends, Harley engineers and technicians have – according to the press record – used computational fluid mechanics, benefited from hundreds of hours of development in a wind tunnel and made thousands of kilometers of road tests.
In series, the 2016 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra receives the optical Dual Daymaker™ Reflector LED, positioned handlebars 48 mm higher than on the Road Glide Special and all the innovations and technological improvements of Rushmore project including the 49 mm wide fork, Reflex brakes coupled with ABS, the finer mudguards, lighter aluminum wheels, the instruments enhanced graphics as the most ergonomic handlebar.
The speed controller is also part of standard equipment. It also receives, and series, Boom! Box 6.5GT Infotainment system with color touch screen, GPS and Bluetooth. A USB connection is also available in the right-hand side of the dashboard. Now available in dealerships, the Road Glide Ultra will be offered in a wide choice of color:
- Solide: Vivid Black, Superior Pearl
- Two Tone: Billet Silver/Vivid Black, Mysterious Red Sunglo/Velocity Red Sunglo
- Custom colors: Purple Fire/Blackberry Smoke, Cosmic Blue Pearl.
Regarding its marketing costs, it will take to pay the sum of €27,850 (from …).