10 June 2023
All-New Lineup Of Harley-Davidson CVO Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson is taking motorcycle riding to new heights with the release of two premium 2023 models from Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) – the CVO Street Glide and CVO Road Glide.

These new CVO Street Glide and CVO Road Glide models bring advanced technology, enhanced rider comfort, and dynamic performance, all powered by a new Milwaukee-Eight VVT 121 engine. 

Jochen Zeitz, Chairman, President, and CEO of Harley-Davidson, expressed the company’s mission with these new models, stating, “With the all-new CVO Street Glide and CVO Road Glide models, our mission is to advance every aspect of the Grand American Touring motorcycling experience. These models set a new standard for Harley-Davidson performance, technology, and style, accelerating the evolution of the world’s most desirable motorcycle brand.”

The iconic design of the CVO Street Glide and CVO Road Glide models has been redefined while still retaining the familiar shapes of previous Harley-Davidson Grand American Touring motorcycles.

These models feature fairings with integrated venting and LED signature lighting, trimmed front fender, distinctively styled 6-gallon fuel tank with a side bevel, and saddlebags that harmonise with the fairings and fuel tank. New Combo Cast Laced wheels are made from black machine-cut cast-aluminium rim and laced spokes. 

Performance-wise, the new 121-cubic inch V-Twin Milwaukee-Eight VVT 121 features optimised liquid-cooled cylinder heads, a new cooling system, variable valve timing (VVT), a new intake tract, and a performance exhaust system.

High-performance front and rear SHOWA suspension components enhance handling and provide a remarkable improvement in rider comfort, with rear suspension travel increased by 50 per cent. Premium Brembo braking components ensure excellent braking performance and rider confidence.

For added lightness, these models have significantly reduced dry weight, with the Street Glide shedding 31 pounds and the Road Glide losing 35 pounds compared to their predecessors. 

Plus, the new models now offer selectable Ride Modes – Road, Sport, and Rain – allowing riders to electronically control power delivery, engine braking, Cornering-Antilock Braking System (C-ABS), and Cornering-Traction Control System (C-TCS) settings.

In terms of infotainment, the CVO Street Glide and CVO Road Glide models introduce an all-new suite of technology powered by the new Skyline OS. Analogue instrumentation is replaced by a 12.3-inch TFT colour touchscreen that offers three distinct view options and is compatible with both Apple and Android devices.

The system also includes Wi-Fi connectivity for wireless device connection and a built-in Bluetooth receiver for wireless headsets. For those who wish to blast tunes, a premium Harley-Davidson Audio powered by Rockford Fosgate Stage II four-speaker audio system is now hooked up to a new 500-watt RMS amplifier.

The new CVO Street Glide and CVO Road Glide models will be unveiled to the public in Milwaukee during the Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival in July 2023.

Authorised Harley-Davidson dealer showrooms worldwide will have these models available from mid-July.

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