FLHX Street Glide suits fit “bagger” motorcycles, rebellious appearance, looks like a real city cowboy. Details are very skillfully chosen so that from every angle attractive and especially conspicuous.
The concept of power certainly comes from a wide steering wheel emanating from plastic formwork . The engine capacity is 1690 cc, air-cooled Twin Cam 103 ™ with integrated oil-cooler with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI), torque of 135 Nm at 3250 rmp. The Six-Speed Cruise Drive transmission provides smooth, quiet shifting and reduces engine speed on the highway, so you get a better match between engine turnover and road speed.
The frame is made of steel cradle pieces molded tube, two-piece stamped and welded backbone; cast and forged junctions; twin downtubes, bolt-on rear frame with forged fender supports; MIG welded. The wheels are cast aluminum slotted 5-spoke. Brembo brake caliper 32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear. Exhaust chrome, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers. Fuel tank capacity 22.7 litara. Weight as shipped 355 kg. Consumption of 5.6 l/100 km.
Street Glide uses a lower suspension than other touring models of Harley Davidson, which shows weaker absorption expressed prominence. Side suitcases complement bagger style and very practical, opening them requires a little exercise but proper form and as such are very useable.
How long and low center of gravity is very stable and easy to master curves and low set footrests are a limiting factor, but it is normal for Harley. Driver’s seat is thinner but large compared to other touring models, but the passenger was not so lucky. To motorcycle raised in a upright position with the lateral support required male hand, a maneuver in place is quite awkward. Large leg flooring controlling vibration and provide comfort.
Instrument panel possesses plenty of round instruments remind the sports car. Chrome on the console that adorns fuel tank speaks of quality.
No matter how capable at low revs V2 engine will show the teeth and allow the solid acceleration and acceleration if among requests. Driveability this FLHX one of the top Harley Davidson offers.