2013 Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide

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Harley Davidson is known for its classy looking motorcycles and the Dyna Wilde Glade is one of the best looking ones.

The classic look of the chopper is enhanced by the low slung profile, the raised handlebar and the big, circular headlamp. We also like the comfortable saddle and 21 inch wheels. In the back, the Harley Wide Glide features a side mounted license plate.

Needless to say that the motorcycle is offered with a wide range of custom styled features like the optional classic flame design on the fuel tank.

Power comes from a powerful air-cooled Twin Cam 103 Harley engine which is mated on a 6 speed cruise drive transmission. The engine puts out 118 Nm of torque available at 3,500 rpm and offers a combined fuel consumption of 5.6 l /100 km. The engine is combined with the Engine Idle Temperature Management Strategy (EITMS) feature, which automatically cuts fuel and fire from rear cylinder when idling.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide.

Overview

Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide

The 2013 Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide FXDWG is full of classic chopper motorcycle style. The Harley Dyna Wide Glide features a powerful air-cooled Twin Cam 103 Harley engine with 6 speed cruise drive tranmission, providing more power for passing, hill-climbing, and riding with passenger and cargoIn front is a long and raked out fork with a 21 inch wheel, giving this model quintessential chopper motorcycle style. And in the back, the Harley Wide Glide features a side mounted license plate for added custom chopper motorcycle style. Want even more factory custom style on your chopper motorcycle? This bike also features an optional classic flame design on the fuel tank. Select the flames on the Harley-Davidson Wide Glide chopper motorcycle for a factory custom look at an affordable Harley price. Learn more about the Harley Wide Glide or other Harley cruiser motorcycles like the Super Glide Custom Harley-Davidson and the Fat Bob that has a big motorcycle feel. For a classic bobber motorcycle take a look at the Street Bob. Check out all of the Dyna motorcycles and find a bike right for you.

Styling

Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide

Tank Flame Graphics (Optional)

Relive the 1970’s with the nostalgic ’flame’ design on the Wide Glide® motorcycle fuel tank. The custom look applied by The Motor Company is guaranteed to get all of the stares from envious cagers who spot you blazing down the streets.

Clean Rear Fender Styling

The lines are clean as the distant horizon and the fender is cut short with a side-mounted license plate bracket for an old school look. Fastened to the fender are retro-style, bullet stop-turn-tail lights that combine to work twice as hard for you—stop beams and running lights plus turn indicators in two low-profile rear lamps.

Beefy Triple Clamps & Forks

This is what makes a Wide Glide® a Wide Glide—beefy triple clamps and raked out forks for a long, wide style. The shear amount of steel up front gives this Harley-Davidson® motorcycle a defining look, one you can see coming for miles. Just as fat and aggressive-looking as the first Wide Glide® model built by Chief Styling Officer Willie G. Davidson back in 1980.

Drag-Style Handlebar

The Wide Glide® motorcycle features an internally wired 1 1/4" bar with tall risers. This beefy custom handlebar is truly reminiscent of a classic, old school raked-out chopper. And with the wires buried in the steel, you get a clean, minimal look with nothing standing in your way.

Sissy Bar

The black, wire form sissy bar is a nod to the chopper style with a slight pullback for a unique look. Black like the frame with a retro feel adds to the old school attitude. Give your passenger something to hold, or strap on a bedroll for a weekend run.

Blacked Out Rims & Large Front Wheel

Raw, gritty and no-nonsense—the Wide Glide® model features black laced steel wheels with a large 21" wheel up front for a quintessential long custom look. Out back, the 17" rim is wrapped in a 180mm tyre for a perfectly proportioned rear end.

Hand Finished Fuel Tank

All Harley-Davidson® fuel tanks are finished by hand—that’s what makes them stand out from the competition. Their seamless design and unmatched style are unique among all motorcycles on the road. The tanks are one of the first and last things people notice when they lay their eyes on a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle—so we make it worth their time.

Premium Paint

Up to two times thicker than the competition, custom quality paint comes standard on all Harley-Davidson® motorcycles. Clearcoat layering up to five mils deep. Bigger metal flakes. Unique effects in the sunglo and pearl colors. Skimping simply is not in our vocabulary.

2-1-2 Exhaust

Welcome to the crossroads of pure Harley-Davidson® style and smart engineering. The ’Tommy Gun’ 2-1-2 exhaust increases exhaust flow to provide heart stopping performance, signature Harley-Davidson rumble, and big style.

Engine

Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide

Twin Cam 96™ Engine Heritage

The knowledge of what makes an engine truly move a rider runs deep at The Motor Company, and it was put to good use when we created the Twin Cam 96™ engine. We sweated bullets perfecting every cubic inch, pushing design and technology forward. And we did it all without compromising one bit of Harley-Davidson’s unique styling. Evolved, yet carrying on the legacy of the Flathead, Knucklehead, Panhead, Shovelhead, Evolution® and Twin Cam 88® engines that came before. The performance and durability are a direct result of the untold miles logged on the V-Twin since 1909, and the proud heritage that comes from a century’s worth of commitment to life on two wheels.

Twin Cam 96™ Engine Innovation

Fire up the Twin Cam 96™ engine and feel the low-end torque unleashed. Thanks to the lightweight piston design, delivery of the added power is more refined than ever. Then put your foot on the shifter and feel how the engine and Six-Speed Cruise Drive® transmission were designed to work together. Six speeds. A strong driveline and strong internal parts. Low routine maintenance. And a low cruising rpm couldn’t feel better.

Pure Harley-Davidson Styling

Feast your eyes on the Twin Cam 96™ engine and there’s no mistaking its roots. This is authentic Harley-Davidson® style through and through with an attention to detail you won’t find from any other motorcycle company. Black powder-coated heads and cylinders are highlighted by machined cooling fin tips and chrome rocker covers. It’s a jewel machined out of metal. Pure. Dripping with power. From the classic edge of the cooling fins to the clean lines of cases and covers—the Twin Cam 96™ engine makes an ironclad statement to holding on to what’s right and staying true to what satisfies the rider.

Six-Speed Cruise Drive®

You want a ride that rumbles—not begs for mercy—when you lean on it a little. The Six-Speed Cruise Drive® transmission provides smooth, quiet shifting and reduces engine speed on the highway, so you get a better match between engine turnover and road speed. It’s a rare ride when a bike responds like this, and a low growl goes a long way when you’re opening up the road ahead.

Technology

Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide

H-D® Smart Security System

The factory-installed next-generation security system features a hands-free fob that automatically arms and disarms the vehicle electronic security functions as you approach and walk away from the bike. Stick the fob on your ignition key ring and let it do all the work. It’s this attention to details and security that make Harley-Davidson® motorcycles unique.

Anti-Lock Brakes

You may be cruising with swagger, but you know safety counts. This sophisticated, factory-installed ABS gives ’stopping power’ a double meaning. Its components are tastefully hidden within the wheel hub, so you’ll still turn heads with clean, streamlined design. But more importantly, you get certainty in the saddle knowing your bike’s going to behave when you need it.

Intuitive Controls

Hand controls on a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle are incredibly intuitive. The turn signals are self-canceling and, based on the speed and angle of the motorcycle, they know how long to stay on. Engaging the controls quickly becomes second nature so you can focus less on turning off your signal and more on basking in the freedom of the ride.

Artfully Hidden Technology

Harley-Davidson leverages the latest in technology without compromising style and function. That means we hide electronics. The whole wiring harness is skillfully routed behind the jewels of the bike—the tank, engine and all the other eye-popping features you want to see. It’s just another way The Motor Company goes the extra mile to give its bikes that premium, top-of-the-line fit and finish.

Handling

Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide

Adjustable Suspension

Preload is easily adjusted with a spanner wrench to make your suspension suit you and your riding style. The slammed low rear suspension gives you a more laid-back riding position and style. Low-profile, kicked back for profiling down the boulevard and hugging corners.

Michelin® Scorcher™ Tyres

New Michelin® Scorcher™Tyres provide the superior performance, sensational grip, impressive durability and excellent handling expected on a race-bred bike. The exclusive deep-cut tread design improves grip and water evacuation capability. Grip performance and durability is also enhanced by the tyre’s rubber compounds, which use the latest generation of Michelin synthetic polymers. Under the rear rubber, aramid belts are used to stabilize your ride, which helps inspire confidence in handling.

Tuned to Be Ridden

Harley-Davidson® motorcycles are different from any other bike out on the road. There’s a balance to them. The steering, the maneuverability—it’s all in concert. And each Harley-Davidson® model is tuned differently to create a unique riding experience for each individual no matter which bike they swing their leg over. Let’s face it, we didn’t get to where we are by being like everyone else.

Comfort

Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide

Forward-Mounted Controls

With the custom forward-mounted controls on the Wide Glide® model, you can kick back a little and stretch your legs for the ultimate cruise through town or across the state line. It’s time to take in the open road the way you were meant to—on a two-wheeled machine that’s built to outdo the rest.

Engine Idle Temperature Management Strategy

Our motorcycles are built to be ridden. A lot. So that means that rider comfort is top of mind. Always. With the Engine Idle Temperature Management Strategy (EITMS) feature, the motorcycle automatically cuts fuel and fire from rear cylinder when idling, which helps reduce engine heat felt by rider and passenger. This feature can easily be turned on by your dealer.

Seat Engineering and Design

The seat is home for Harley-Davidson® motorcycle riders. They want a seat that has unique style without sacrificing comfort. Because of that, Harley-Davidson invests a lot of time in researching, designing and testing seats so that every bike has just the right saddle.

Specifications

Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide
EngineAir-cooled, Twin Cam 96™
Bore95.3 mm
Stroke111.3 mm
Displacement1,585 cc
Compression Ratio9.2:1
Fuel SystemElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Length2,445 mm
Seat Height, Unladen680 mm
Ground Clearance100 mm
Rake (steering head) (deg)34
Trail132 mm
Wheelbase1,715 mm
Tyres, Front Specification80/90-21 54H
Tyres, Rear Specification180/60B17 75V
Fuel Capacity17.8 l
Oil Capacity (w/filter)2.8 l
Weight, As Shipped295 kg
Weight, In Running Order310 kg
Primary Drive Chain,34/46 ratio
Gear Ratios (overall)1st 9.311
Gear Ratios (overall)2nd 6.454
Gear Ratios (overall)3rd 4.793
Gear Ratios (overall)4th 3.882
Gear Ratios (overall)5th 3.307
Gear Ratios (overall)6th 2.79
ExhaustChrome, "Tommy Gun" 2-1-2 collector exhaust with dual mufflers
Wheels, Optional Style TypeN/A
Wheels, Front TypeBlack, Laced Steel
Wheels, Rear TypeBlack, Laced Steel
Brakes, Caliper Type4-piston front and 2-piston torquefree floating rear
Engine Torque Testing MethodEEC/95/1
Engine Torque118 Nm
Engine Torque (rpm)3,500
Lean Angle, Right (deg.)28.4
Lean Angle, Left (deg.)31.9
Fuel Economy: Combined City/Hwy5.6 l/100 km

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