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2014 Harley-Davidson CVO LIMITED Test Ride

Published on October 15, 2014 under Born To Ride
2014 Harley-Davidson CVO LIMITED Test Ride
Enhanced by Project RUSHMORE, the 2014 CVO™ Limited is a super-premium touring motorcycle that offers the ultimate in comfort, convenience, power and style for the rider who really wants it all, plus the custom exclusivity of brilliant chrome and fabulous paint.
The CVO™ Limited is built on the innovative Harley-Davidson® Touring chassis, based on a single-spar, rigid backbone frame and a stout swingarm developed to withstand the demands of long-haul touring riders and today’s more- powerful engines.
Length: 102.4 in. (2600 mm)
Overall Width: 42.9 in. (1090 mm)
Overall Height: 56.7 in. (1440 mm)
Seat Height:
• Laden: 28.4 in. (720 mm)
• Unladen: 29.1 in. (740 mm)
Ground Clearance: 5.3 in. (135 mm)
Rake (steering head): 26°
Fork Angle: 29.25°
Trail: 6.7 in. (170 mm)
Wheelbase: 64 in. (1625 mm)
Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, bias blackwall front and rear):
• Front – D408F: BW 130/80B17 65H
• Rear – D407T: BW 180/65B16 81H
Fuel Capacity: 6 gal. (22.7 L)(warning light at approximately 1.0 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter): 4 qts. (3.8 L)
Transmission Capacity: 1 qt. (.95 L)
Primary Chain Case Capacity: 1.4 qt. (1.3 L)
Coolant Capacity: 1.1 qt. (1.04 L)
• As Shipped: 909 lbs. (412 kg)
• In Running Order: 944 lbs. (428 kg)
• Gross Vehicle: 1360 lbs. (617 kg)
Weight Rating
• Gross Axle Weight Rating:
• Front: 500 lbs. (227 kg)
• Rear: 927 lbs. (420 kg)
Luggage Capacity – Volume: 4.7 cu. ft. (0.132 m3)
Engine: Twin-Cooled™ Twin Cam 110™
Valves: Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke: 4 in. x 4.374 in. (101.6 mm x 111.1 mm)
Displacement: 110 cu. in. (1801 cc)
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Fuel System: Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner: Ventilator intake with chrome cover, fiberglass media, washable exposed element with rain sock
Lubrication System: Pressurized, dry-sump
Primary Drive: Chain, 34/46 ratio
Final Drive: Belt, 32/68 ratio
Clutch: Hydraulically actuated multi-plate, wet Assist & Slip
Transmission: 6-speed Cruise Drive
Gear Ratios (overall): U.S.
• 1st: 9.593
• 2nd: 6.65
• 3rd: 4.938
• 4th: 4
• 5th: 3.407
• 6th: 2.875
Mild steel; tubular frame; two-piece stamped and welded backbone; cast and forged junctions; twin downtubes; bolt-on rear frame with forged fender supports; MIG welded
Mild steel; two-piece drawn and welded section; forged junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks: 49 mm telescopic, triple-circuit damping
Rear Shocks: Air-adjustable full travel air ride rear suspension
Wheels: Mirror Chrome Chisel Custom
• Front: 17 in. x 3 in. (432 mm x 76 mm)
• Rear: 16 in. x 5 in. (406 mm x 127 mm)
• Caliper Type: 32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear
• Rotor Type (diameter x width): Dual floating rotors (front), fixed rotor (rear)
• Front (dual): 11.81 in. x .2 in. (300 mm x 5.1 mm)
• Rear: 11.81 in. x .28 in. (300 mm x 7.1 mm)
• Anti-lock Braking System: Standard
Suspension Travel:
• Front Wheel: 4.6 in. (117 mm)
• Rear Wheel: 3 in. (76 mm)
Engine Torque (per J1349):
• North America: 115.1 ft. lbs. @ 3750 RPM (156 Nm @ 3750 RPM)
Lean Angle (per J1168):
• Right: 31.9°
• Left: 31.8°
Fuel Economy (EPA urban/highway test): 41 mpg (5.7 L/100 km)
Battery: Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 28-amp/hour, 405 cca
Charging: Three-phase, 53-amp system (617W @ 13V, 2000 RPM, 690W max power @ 13V)
Starting: 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
• Headlamp:
LED 34-watt, 916 lumen low beam, 37-watt, 917 lumen high beam with switchable 20-watt, 1,220 lumen LED fog lamps—total of 2,136 lumen output at low beam with fog lights
• Tail/Stop Lights: LED
• Turn Signal Lights: TourPak® mounted LED and 28W self-canceling
• Rear Tail/Stop/Turn Signal Lights: TourPak® mounted LED stop/turn/tail light bar
• Front Signal Lights: 8W/28W
• Indicator Lamps:
High beam, running lights, front fender running lights, directional lights, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, accessory, speakers, turn signals, security system (optional), gear indication, battery, low fuel warning, cruise control (optional), ABS (optional), miles to empty display, fog/aux lamp indicator
• Auxiliary Lamps (except where prohibited by law): Two LED @ 20W each
Electric Power Outlet: Electric power accessory port in fairing and TourPak®
GPS System: New Boom! Box 6.5GT audio system with GPS and touchscreen
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