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Harley Davidson has revamped its lineup of touring models and has named the entire operation Project Rushmore. Like you’d probably guessed, the Street Glide Special wasn’t forgotten and the bike received its share of upgrades for 2014.

In terms of power, the 2014 Harley Davidson Street Glide Special is equipped with a revised air-cooled, high output Twin Cam 103 engine. The upgraded engine delivers a stronger low end torque and feels more refined than the previous version. Fire it up and it will reward you with a peak torque of 104.7 ft-lb at 3,250 rpm and a combined fuel economy of 42 mpg. All its power is transferred to the rear wheel through a six speed cruise drive transmission.

As far as comfort is concerned, the 2014 Harley Davidson Street Glide Special has all it needs to deliver a relaxed riding position. Harley has gone over the top with its improvements and re-worked every detail improving the airflow, heat management, seat textures, leg room and hand controls to be sure that its new Street Glide Special can fully satisfy its owner.

The 2014 Harley Davidson Street Glide Special is offered with a base price of $22,499.

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Harley Davidson made a lot of waves with its Rushmore project and now we can finally see what is all about.

One of the models that was influenced by this project is the 2014 Street Glide. Project Rushmore is basically a comprehensive list of improvements made to Harley’s lineup based on the customer’s feedback.

As a result, the 2014 Harley Davidson Street Glide comes with an improved engine, better ergonomics, enhanced comfort and new technologies.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies an air-cooled, High Output Twin Cam 103 engine with integrated oil cooler and Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI). The engine is mated on a six speed cruise dive transmission and delivers a peak torque of 104.7 ft-lb at 3,250 rpm.

The 2014 Harley Davidson Street Glide is offered with a base price of $20,399.

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The Harley Davidson Road King was received a series of upgrades for 2014. The new model is more comfortable, better looking and delivers better performances than its predecessor.

The motorcycle is propelled by an air-cooled, 103.1 cu.in. high output Twin Cam 103 engine with integrated oil cooler. For 2014, the engine was slightly modified to deliver more low-end torque, more passing power and a better feedback. In terms of power, the engine cranks out a maximum torque of 104.7 ft-lb at 3,250 rpm and offers a combined fuel economy of 42 mpg.

The air cooled unit sends its power to the ground through Harley’s six speed cruise drive transmission that delivers smooth and quiet shifts.

The motorcycle also comes with new a Reflex Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Linked Brakes, new dual halogen and LED headlamps and fog lamps, brighter Tour Pak lighting, brighter turn signals, brighter brake lights, and a new steering head with stiffer front forks.

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If you are searching for an imposing cruiser with a modern design language than you should take a closer look at Harley’s new 2014 V-Rod Muscle.

The motorcycle features a fat 240 mm rear tire, dual exhaust with satin chrome finish, drag-style handle bars and LED tail lights. There is also a sleek fuel tank and a modern radiator design that was carefully created to merge seamlessly with the overall design.

At the heart of the motorcycle sits a liquid-cooled, Revolution, 60° V-Twin engine. The unit delivers a maximum torque of 87 ft-lb at 6,750 rpm and offers a fuel consumption of 37 mpg. The engine’s power is sent to the rear wheel through a six speed transmission which is combined with a slipper clutch.

It is also worthy of being mentioned that the stopping power is assured by a set of capable Brembo brakes with ABS.

The 2014 Harley Davidson V-Rod Muscle is offered with a starting price $15,849.

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Promising to reward its rider with a commanding riding position and a huge amount of raw power, the 2014 Harley Davidson V-Rod Night Rod Special is a real masterpiece of design and technology.

Its unique style represents a tasty merge between Harley’s classic lines and modern trends and you’ll certainly like the chopped down fender, the futuristic headlight assembly and the streamlined profile.

You also get a fat 240 mm rear tire, low rise handlebars, double-barrel exhaust and cast aluminum performance wheels.

At the core of the 2014 Harley Davidson V-Rod Night Rod Special sits the company’s legendary liquid-cooled, revolution, 60° V Twin engine which puts out a peak torque of 83.4 ft-lb at 6,750 rpm and offers an average fuel economy of 37 mpg.

The motorcycle is offered with a starting price of $16,249.

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The 2014 Harley Davidson Softail Breakout is here. The motorcycle has all it needs to continue to be considered one of the best looking models in its class and comes with a low muscular profile, modern color options and lots of chrome.

Starting with the chopped fenders and finishing with the riser mounted speedo, the 2014 Harley Davidson Softail Breakout inspires power and respect. Every detail was designed with maximum attention by the company’s designers and we especially like the classy fuel tank, the slammed console and the imposing Gasser wheels.

The motorcycle’s center piece is the shiny twin cam 103 engine which boldly displays chrome accents to match the rest of the body. As far as power is concerned, the engine cranks out a peak torque of 95.2 ft-lb at 3,000 which is transferred to the rear wheel through a six speeds Cruise Drive transmission.

The 2014 Harley Davidson Softail Breakout is offered with a base price of $18.499.

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The Harley Davidson Softail Slim is a modern cruiser wrapped in a classic skin. Despite its retro appearance, the 2014 Harley Davidson Softail Slim is loaded with modern features such as the H-D Smart Security System or anti lock brakes.

It also comes with a modern air cooled; twin cam 103 engine with a displacement of 103.1 cu in. The engine puts out a maximum torque of 97.4 ft-lb at 3,000 rpm. The engine delivers an average fuel consumption of 42 mpg and is mated on a six speed cruise drive transmission.

In terms of style, the 2014 Harley Davidson Softail Slim brings hidden rear shocks, a narrow rear tire paired with a chopped fender and a round air cleaner cover. You also get a stylish and comfortable solo seat and half moon foot boards.

As far as prices are concerned, the base 2014 Harley Davidson Softail Slim can be yours for no less than $15,899.

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Harley Davidson revealed the 2014 iteration of its Heritage Softail Classic that continues to be inspired by the classic cruisers of the ‘40s.

If you are looking for a classy cruiser that offers first class ergonomics, a smooth riding experience and a strong engine then you’ll certainly like the Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic as is considered by many riders one of the best “toys” in its class.

The motorcycle was designed with versatility in mind and comes with a convertible two-up seat, a removable windshield and a tall handlebar that offers a commanding riding position. For enhanced comfort you also get full-length rider footboards and a tank mounted console which keeps you posted on all vital stats.

At its heart lies a modern twin cam 103 engine that offers plenty of low-end torque and is kept under control by a six speeds Cruise Drive transmission.

The 2014 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic comes with a base price of $18,349.

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The 2014 Harley Davidson Softail Deluxe has arrived. The motorcycle comes with Harely’s iconic design language and features hidden rear shocks, a useful luggage rack, stretched fenders and a tank mounted console.

The 2014 Harley Davidson Softail Deluxe is propelled by a twin cam 103 engine which cranks out more than enough power to help you deal effortless with highway traffic. Fire it up and it will reward you with a maximum torque of 97.4 ft-lb at 3,000 rpm. The engine is mated on a six speed cruise drive transmission that offers a combined fuel consumption of 42 mpg.

As far as technology is concerned, the Harley Davidson Softail Deluxe comes with an optional H-D Smart Security System and standard anti-lock brakes.

The 2014 Harley Davidson Softail Deluxe is offered with a base price of $ 18,099.

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Local Motors is a relatively new company specialized on automotive design and technology and its purpose is to create unique and innovative vehicles. A while ago, the company amazed the automotive media with its capableRally Fighter , a sporty off road vehicle powered by a 6.2-liter V-8 that goes head to head with models like the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor.

Luckily the company didn’t stop there and its newest project is a custom motorcycle named the Racer.

The new custom bike has a pretty interesting story. To start this project Local Motors organized the Custom Motorcycle Design Challenge with Justin and Jarrod Del Prado of Arizona-based DP Custom Cycles.

The challenge was to invite a wide range of designers to come up with their version of a customized 2000-2003 Harley Davidson Sportster.

More than 2,400 files were submitted for evaluation and the winner was the DP Racer designed by Andre Costa of Portugal.

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