More 2015 model news from Harley-Davidson

Publish Date: 
Aug 26, 2014

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Harley-Davidson has announced further details about the 2015 model lineup in preparation for its debut in dealerships, with the first deliveries beginning this week.

Road Glide family: The Road Glide is returning to the lineup after sitting out for a year, and both the Road Glide ($20,899) and Road Glide Special ($23,199) have a bevy of updates from the 2013 models. The CVO Road Glide Ultra ($39,649) is a premium touring model, replete with ABS, cruise control, security, custom colors, chrome accessories and an upgraded sound system.

Freewheeler trikeHarley-Davidson expands its three-wheel presence with the Freewheeler trike ($24,999), which has a mini ape-hanger handlebar, bobtail fenders and a new rear body shape for a low, lean profile.

New braking system for Softail models: A new braking system for Softail models delivers improved modulation and responsiveness and decreases hand lever effort by 40 percent. ABS is now standard on all Softail models and optional on the Slim. New front brake components include a rigid four-piston fixed front brake caliper with 34 and 32mm pistons coated to minimize initial displacement, brake pads with high-output friction material, a new master cylinder with a higher mechanical ratio, and a new 300mm front brake rotor. The caliper and master cylinder have been restyled to enhance the looks of each model.

Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low / Ultra Limited Low: Ergonomic enhancements make these motorcycles the lowest seat height available in a premium touring bike, according to Harley-Davidson. The Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low ($24,399) and Ultra Limited Low ($26,999) both have a seat height of just 25.6 inches.

CVO Street Glide:ʉ۬The limited-production bagger has a new Boom! audio system backed by 600 watts of power streaming through four bi-amped front and rear three-way speakers. Visually, it has a special paint scheme and four color options.

Across its 2015 model lineup, Harley-Davidson has eight new paint colors, including Hard Candy Custom metal flake colors in blue and silver.

From a press release.