Harley-Davidson Inc. is an American motorcycle manufacturer. Founded in 1903 by William S. Harley, Arthur Davidson, William Davidson and Walter Davidson in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The original American classic, Harley-Davidson motorcycles are ingrained into the cultural fabric of the United States. Harley-Davidson motorcycles can be divided into five categories: sportsters, softails, touring models, Revolution models and Dynas.
Harley-Davidson is a name synonymous with motorcycles. One of the most respected names in the motorcycle industry, Harley-Davidson has endured for over 100 years as an American icon in motor transportation. Founded in 1903 by William S. Harley and brothers Arthur and Walter Davidson in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Motor Company produces traditional cruiser motorcycles utilizing air-cooled V-Twin engines.
Today, Harley motorcycles are deeply intertwined in the fabric of American culture. The humble beginnings of Harley-Davidson would lead to a world-renown name that represents tradition, muscle and style today. Featured in Hollywood films, used by American soliders and supplier of a lifetime of memories for the consumer market, Harley-Davidson motorcycles are a classic second to none.
Originally designed to be racing bikes, the Sportsters are light, narrow and the ideal entry level motorcycle in the Harley-Davidson line. The 883 and 1200 cc models have adjustable suspension, satin black finish and a retro styling reminiscent of iconic models of the past.
The Softail series features seven models that range from the Fat Boy cruiser to the Rocker C chopper. The Softail line continues a tradition of constructing models that feature concealed rear shocks. The classic rigid frame of these choppers features styling cues that date back to the 1940s and 1950s. Rear-end suspension isn't sacrificed with the Softail.
Dyna motorcycles are a traditional Harley-Davidson model that evoke a sense of the old-school road bike with their upright riding position. Models in the Dyna line include Dyna Glide, Fat Bob and Wide Glide. Four models in the Dyna line are equipped with the Twin Cam 96 engine with hidden rear shocks.
Cruise in luxury with these "full dressers". The Harley Touring line includes Road King and Electra Glide motorcycle line includes large saddlebags, comfortable, plush seating and sound systems. The Harley Touring motorcycle is made for long-distance travel. The Road King is equipped with the Twin Cam 96 engine.
The VRSC (V-Twin Racing Street Custom) Harley motorcycle is different from the rest of the Harley-Davidson stable. Styling cues of the VRSC ring similiar to Japanese street motorcycles. VRSCs are the first Harley-Davidsons with liquid cooling. Harley also assembles Trike and CVO (Custom Vehicle Operations) lines. The trike line includes two three-wheeled models, Tri Glide Ultra and Street Glide.