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Milwaukee Eight 114 Engine

Posted by Jess Bettencourt on Aug 27, 2018 5:18:44 PM
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There's big news for touring riders this year. And by big, we're talking about the displacement of the 114-cubic-inch Milwaukee Eight engine that comes in the Ultra Limited, Ultra Limited Low, Road Glide Ultra, Road Glide Special, Street Glide Special and Road King Special models this year. It gives you up to 123 ft. lbs. of peak torque, depending on the model.8A9484_AM_19GAP_181261_V4_FN (2)That's a significant increase over the Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine. And that means quicker 0-to-60 acceleration, quicker 60-to-80 fifth-gear roll on. In the real world, that gives you more on-ramp power to gain speed and merge with freeway traffic, more power to pull away from traffic, and faster passing. You get all that and the pride that comes from the most displacement in standard H-D Touring models.



All Models Featuring the Milwaukee-Eight 114:

The Milwaukee-Eight™ 107 and Milwaukee-Eight™ 114 engines take the Harley-Davidson® V-Twin to a place it’s never been. They’re the most powerful, coolest-running motors we’ve ever built* – smoother, stronger and more durable, with crisper throttle response and truer, cleaner sound.

The all-new engine features:

  • More Power

    • Larger displacement, 4-valve heads and higher compression ratio produce 10% more torque

  • Quicker Acceleration

    • 2017 2-3 bike lengths faster from 0-60 mph; 1-2 bike lengths faster from 60-80 mph in top gear

  • Heat Management

    • Improved rider and passenger comfort, thanks to reduced heat absorption, increased heat rejection and redesigned exhaust system

  • Improved Fit

    • Thanks to a narrow primary and optimized air cleaner shape
  • Reduced Vibration

    • New internal single counter-balancer, provides a smoother, more refined feel at idle
  • Richer Exhaust

    • Note Less mechanical powertrain noise allows more iconic V-Twin rumble due to lighter valves, optimized cover designs and driveline improvements
  • Lower Idle Speed

    • Creates a better sound and less heat
  • Improved Charging

    • 50% more output to meet increased touring accessory needs

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