The Harley-Davidson Grand American Touring lineup features some iconic long-range cruisers, and for 2022 one of the most popular, the Street Glide, returns with three new colorways. Riders will be able to choose either Vivid Black, Midnight Crimson, or White Sand Pearl. The starting MSRP for Vivid Black is $22,249. Price bumps up an additional $575 for the other two color options.
It’s been a while since we did a rundown of this long-standing streetbike model, particularly because in recent years it’s also been available as the Street Glide Special, which features a larger engine and higher-spec features.
The standard Street Glide packs a 1,745cc Milwaukee-Eight 107 V-twin capable of producing 93 hp at 5,020 rpm and 111 pound-feet of torque at 3,250 rpm. It utilizes a six-speed Cruise Drive transmission with assist and slip clutch, comes with 49mm Dual Bending Valve fork and lowered, adjustable rear suspension. The Reflex Linked Brembo braking kit hauls the 829-pound machine to a stop and a Boom! Box 4.3 infotainment system provides hands-free Bluetooth functionality allowing riders to easily access their tunes, calls, and navigation information.
The floorboards, low-seat height, and upright riding position make the Street Glide a phenomenal long-range bike, and integrated hard luggage make it easy to pack for a weekend away. The massive range of accessory add-ons mean riders can easily customize the Street Glide for more passenger comfort, better wind protection, and more sophisticated performance characteristics. One package that riders often select is the RDRS Safety Enhancements suite, which uses information gleaned from chassis, brake, and engine control systems to improve safety and stability in a variety of difficult riding scenarios.