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Harley-Davidson Busts Out Two More New Bikes

The Return of the Rebellious Low Rider; Tour-Ready SuperLow 1200T Revealed

MILWAUKEE (March 6, 2014) – Harley-Davidson® (NYSE:HOG) is at it again. Fresh off the unveiling of the new Harley-Davidson Street750 and the launch of Project RUSHMORE, the company unleashed today two new motorcycles that expand its diverse line-up of street bikes, and put more models for more riders on the showroom floor of each Harley-Davidson dealer.

The mid-year release of the retro-cool Low Rider® and rangy SuperLow® 1200T completes the largest new-model launch in Harley-Davidson’s 110-year history and keeps the throttle pinned on the company’s accelerated, customer-led product-development process.

“It’s been a fantastic six months for us,” said Matt Levatich, Harley-Davidson Motor Company President and Chief Operating Officer. “First Project RUSHMORE, then Harley-Davidson Street, now the new SuperLow 1200T and Low Rider models — all are the result of being customer led and delivering riders the technical prowess and rebellious spirit that they want infused in each and every new Harley.”

Low Rider

Low Rider

In 1977, Harley-Davidson created a ride-it-hard, put-it-away dirty, make-your-own-boundaries custom motorcycle that became an icon – the Low Rider. Today that defiant attitude returns with a vengeance as the legendary Low Rider model name is reprised for an all-new cruiser that rolls with old-school class and exciting new performance. A polished headlamp visor, wrinkle black trim, and split five-spoke aluminum wheels are touchstone styling elements from the original Low Rider model.

The unrelenting thrust of the Twin Cam 103 powertrain signals departure with a satisfying, throaty tone through twisting header pipes feeding a 2-into-1 exhaust. Suspension is calibrated for all-day comfort and precise handling, while dual-front disc brakes deliver capable stopping power. The new adjustable seat and handlebar risers enable a perfect fit for more riders. Ample Genuine Motor Accessories offer endless possibilities for self-expression, so any rider can own the look and own the road.

SuperLow 1200T

SuperLow 1200T

Harley-Davidson opens the door to touring adventure with the SuperLow 1200T, a motorcycle that combines a nimble chassis with essential touring features and the power to ride to the horizon. A detachable windshield, locking saddlebags and Michelin® Scorcher™ 11T touring tires are standard equipment. Docking points accommodate detachable accessory racks and backrests for ease of customization.

A new seat and control ergonomics are shaped specifically to give more riders long-distance comfort. The SuperLow 1200T can run with the pack thanks to the power of a 1200cc Evolution® V-Twin engine, and it weighs 118 pounds less than the lightest Harley-Davidson Big Twin touring motorcycle. The finish is premium Harley-Davidson with aluminum wheels, an available two-tone paint scheme and plenty of brilliant chrome.

To swing a leg over a new Harley-Davidson motorcycle visit h-d.com to find a local dealer. The Low Rider and SuperLow 1200T models start arriving today in dealerships across the country, and are available to demo during Daytona Bike Week at the Harley-Davidson display at the Speedway.

5 Comments

  1. Iron horse says:

    Kirk Harley does update there bikes and some look great like there Deuce . But then they don’t give it a chance to develop into a bike the guys really want by making one or two changes . So they just discontinue it. BUT they will pick one bike like the street glide and make 10 changes to it to improve it.

  2. Kirk says:

    I agree with both of you guys. Its a brand new bike that looks just like all of the other bikes! I dont get it…. Why doesnt HD update their look on some new models to appeal to new riders instead of always resorting to the “classic” 70’s dated look? I guess the selling point is the 118 lb less weight that will allow even more room for expanded attitude, beer gut and a tattooed, under-dressed fat and furious pillion.

    • powermad says:

      I don’t think you’re anybody to be talking about anyone’s ‘expanded attitude.’
      And you don’t get it because you’re a j******.

  3. mickey says:

    Good night, those guys are the masters of merchandising. You couldn’t cut the hyperbole in that release with a chain saw.

  4. adaleb says:

    Nice looking motorcycles, but for the life of me, I can’t seem to find the “new” part? I must be losing it….