Harley-Davidson Launches All New Milwaukee-Eight Engine For 2017 Models

Posted: Aug 25 2016, 3:30am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 25 2016, 3:33am CDT, in News | Cars & Vehicles


Harley-Davidson Launches All New Milwaukee-Eight Engine for 2017 Models
Harley-Davidson's new Milwaukee-Eight engine, the ninth Big Twin in the company's history, delivers more power and an improved riding experience while retaining the iconic look, sound and feel of its predecessors.
  • Harley-Davidson Launched an All New Milwaukee-Eight Engine

Harley-Davidson’s new creation is another powerful engine.

Famous motorcycle company Harley-Davidson was working pretty hard from the few months in order to produce an engine that would be best for all the new motorcycle line ups for the upcoming future fleet.

The Milwaukee-Eight Engine was unveiled today officially by the company which is regarded as the ninth Big Twin in the history of company. It is made for the new motorcycle line up for the year 2017. It has gotten a new rear and front suspension in order to go with the 2017 model of motorcycles.

According to company these motorcycles will be the most comfortable and powerful motorcycles offered by the company in the category of touring vehicles. The president f company Scott Miller said that one will have to ride the bike in order to truly feel the difference that this motorbike can provide them.

"These are the most powerful, most responsive and most comfortable Touring motorcycles ever offered by Harley-Davidson," said Scott Miller, Harley-Davidson Vice President of Styling and Product Development Strategy. "You truly have to ride one to feel the difference – so we're inviting all riders to visit a Harley-Davidson dealer and take a test ride."

The new Milwaukee-Eight Engine 107 and Milwaukee-Eight Engine 114 will be released soon too. The company will however offer live action streaming from the factory where the fans will be able to see the engine in process and in making for real. This screening will be available live at 12:30 pm CST.

The company heads offered that the idea of opening the doors to general public via live streaming is a great think to do. According to them, with this kind of experience, fans will be able to learn the way Harley-Davison products are assembled. They will be able to feel the care and precision that is shown to each and every bike that goes for sale.

"We're excited to open our doors to allow the world to see our newest Big Twin engine come to life in our state-of-the-art factory," said Randy Christianson, General Manager of Harley-Davidson Powertrain Operations in Menomonee Falls, Wis.

"With an all-new design, the new Milwaukee-Eight engine offers quicker throttle response, more passing power, purer sound, a smoother ride and more of the feeling riders want from a Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycle."

This new engine is supposed to show accelerated performance too with the increase of power. The company believes that it will make the ride much smoother and much comfortable as well.

“We want all riders to save the date of Sept. 23,” said Dino Bernacchi, Director of U.S. Marketing at Harley-Davidson. “That weekend, Harley-Davidson dealers across the country will host open house events so riders can throw a leg over our Model Year 2017 touring motorcycles and feel the difference of the all-new Milwaukee-Eight engine for themselves.”

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