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Harley-Davidson Touring with Eight Milwaukee Engine

According to data collected by the EPA, Harley will introduce a new cm3 1746 and another version of the engine further displacement of the publication that in 1868 cm3 for CVO models. Assuming that the EPA data are correct, the name of the new Big Twin Harley-Davidson could come from elsewhere. In fact, tracing its history since 1914 and the F-Head, Milwaukee eight is the eighth in the line:

Milwaukee Eight harley davidson

In fact, Harley believes that the Milwaukee eight is the ninth story Big Twin. Is expected that present more information and ads official in the coming weeks as Harley gives to know its more recent always at the end of August. Subject to follow.

Harley-Davidson many mechanical developments over the years in their models, it is remarkable the new Milwaukee-Eight engine take advantage of all American home of their versions 2017 Touring models. This includes the Road king and different versions Glide Street, road or Ultra.

There will be two versions, Milwaukee-Eight 1745 107 cc for the standard models and Milwaukee – eight with 1,870 cc 114 for the custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) versions. Replacement of engine Twin Cam, the Milwaukee eight should be bicycle GT range: CVO sliding of the street, CVO Ultra Limited Electra Glide Ultra Limited under, road GlideUltra, Ultra Limited, Ultra limited edition and tricycles Wheeler and Tri Glide ultra-free sanctuary.

Harley-Davidson Milwaukee Eight Motorcycles by bikesdoctor

This new block is made from scratch, so is the ninth V-Twin engine high in the history of the brand. It comes with 4 lighter valves per cylinder, we have also heard that “ocho” Ocho Milwaukee symbolizes the number of these 4 valves per cylinder to make greater efficiency of compression in terms of management and heat from less vibration.

Harley-Davidson ensures that the engine torque has increased by 10% and fuel consumption has been reduced by 11% compared to its predecessor. This means that you take two or three bikes differentiates a Touring 2016, in the 0 to 100 km / h and one or two bikes difference between 80 and 120 km / h with a high gear. On the other hand, The EPA, however, is extended this theory through the confirmation of that the new engines would continue using two valves by cylinder.

The production of this new engine also forced the revision of the exhaust system, so that the sound is more refined in any regime. Finally, the efficiency of the engine allows accessories capacity increases by 50%, very important in this type of bike travel.
The other new addition to the Touring is the arrival of a new series of suspensions, including a new fork Showa lighter SDBV and linear behavior. In the capacity of the rear axle of preload, he went from 15 to 30%, including a hydraulic control for easy adjustment.

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