Harley Unveils Revamped Engine

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Harley-Davidson unleashed a new engine, its first in over 15 years.

Harley’s new engine, named the Milwaukee Eight, has been revealed. The engine will come in two sizes. The smaller 107-cubic-inch engine will power future Street Glide, Road Glide, Electra Glide, Road King, and Freewheeler models. The larger 114-cubic-inch variation will be used on the Ultra Limited, Road Glide Ultra, and Tri Glide Ultra models.  Some models will feature an oil-cooled engine, while others will have a water-cooled version.

Harley-Davidson promises great performance out of the engine series. They named it Milwaukee Eight because each head has four valves. it features dual fuel injectors plus dual spark plugs. The goal was to increase performance as well as comfort; the engines provide 10% more torque while being 11% more fuel efficient. The engine will manage heat better than its predecessor as well, further enabling an agreeable ride.

The Milwaukee Eight engines also increase speed at a faster interval than the older Harley engine. Harley-Davidson ensures that it’s a brand new and improved engine that retains the classic Harley feel.

Watch the video below to learn more.

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