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2012 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Custom

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2012 Touring


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2012 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Custom Specifications

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Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $19,499.00
Warranty  24
Engine Brand Name  Twin Cam 103™
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  100 / 135.6
Torque RPM  3250
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  98.6 / 3.88
Stroke (mm/in)  111.3 / 4.38
Displacement (cc/ci)  1687.9 / 103
Compression Ratio  9.6:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Combined)  42
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Combined)  5.6
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  9.59 / 6.65 / 4.94 / 4 / 3.41 / 2.88
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  63H
Front Wheel Diameter  18
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  65
Rear Tire Speed Rating  81H
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 130/70 R18 63H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 180/65 R16 81H
Brake Brand Name  Brembo®
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  Yes
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.92
Wheelbase (in/mm)  63.5 / 1612.9
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  11
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  772 / 350.2
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  817 / 370.6
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  6 / 22.7
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.19
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.1 / 662.9
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Chassis Protectors  Yes
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Tank Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Radiator Cover  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Pocket  No
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Oil Pressure Gauge  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  380
Generic Type (Primary)  Touring
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2010
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  84993
Parent Company  Harley-Davidson
Display Name  Road Glide® Custom
Audio & Communication:  
Brand Name  Harman/Kardon
Number Of Speakers  2
Number Of Discs  1
Side Case Mount  Standard
Tool Bag Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Decal Kit  Standard
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Brand  Lexan®
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Power Outlet  Standard
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