FLTRXS Road Glide Special Review

Like any good Grand American Touring bike, the FLTRXS Road Glide Special should be all about taking in the views. As you zip past the scenery in Richmond Hill, Markham, and Vaughan, Ontario, you’ll find it’s more than that, however. Yes, this Harley-Davidson is as versatile as they come. 

Could it be the motorcycle for you? At Pfaff Harley-Davidson, we’ve written up this review to help you see what the FLTRXS Road Glide Special can bring to your long-distance rides. Go on and take a tour of this touring machine—and reach out to us if you’d like to take it for a spin!

Upright Riding Position

Floorboards

Passenger Seat

Saddlebags

Frame Mounted Fairing

Meet the Milwaukee-Eight™ 114 V-Twin 

This motorcycle is always fast, flowing, and fun, no matter the road. In part, that’s thanks to the Milwaukee-Eight™ 114 V-Twin engine powering the Road Glide Special. This engine, named for the four valves per each cylinder (for a total of eight), was designed to offer riders more power, less heat, and less vibration. 

Just how much muscle does this powerhouse pack? Take a look at the specs:

  • Engine Torque: 160 Nm @ 3,250 rpm
  • Horsepower: 72 kW / 97 HP @ 5,250 rpm
  • Fuel Economy: 5.5 L / 100 km

With 32 degrees of lean angle, the Road Glide Special is an enjoyable cornering machine. As the highway twists, you can “glide” along with it and sweep through those turns!

Infotainment With the Boom!™ Box GTS

A more evolved interface experience has arrived in the Road Glide Special. For all your apps, maps, and more, the Boom!™ Box GTS infotainment system offers easy visibility and access with a 165 mm (6.5-inch) screen that looks and feels like the latest mobile devices and tablets.

This full colour TFT touchscreen puts your most-essential apps at your fingertips. It performs even while wearing touchscreen gloves, and low reflectivity means you’ll be able to see your maps, music, and more no matter how strongly the sun shines. 

Of course, you don’t want your hands far from the handlebars as you ride your Road Glide Special. The entire GTS system can be managed with the motorcycle hand controls, so you can ride safely!

Never Before Offered 2-Tone Paint Colours 

A stunning palette of colours can be splashed on the Road Glide Special. For the latest model, Harley-Davidson offers never before seen 2-tone paint colour options. Ride in Reef Blue / Vivid Black—with either chrome or black finish—and create a more dynamic colour scheme for all to see!

Build your own Road Glide Special with the colour of your choice:

  • Vivid Black
  • Black Denim
  • Gunship Gray
  • White Sand Pearl
  • Redline Red

Take a Detour on the Road Glide Special

Are you ready to tour the wide-open road? We invite our Richmond Hill, Markham, and Vaughan, ON, readers to come by our showroom and see the FLTRXS Road Glide Special up close. 

Yes, you can do more than look. Contact Pfaff Harley-Davidson and set up your test ride today! 

 

 

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