2018 ROAD KING® SPECIAL

ROAD KING® SPECIAL

THERE’S A DARK SIDE TO OUR HERITAGE. YOU’RE LOOKING AT THE KING OF IT.

If you want to know what ruling the road truly feels like, reach for the mini-ape handlebars on the ROAD KING® Special motorcycle and send some fuel to its Milwaukee-Eight® 107 engine.

Dimensions

FLHRXS Road King® Special

Model Code FLHRXS
Length (*Cert) 2,420 mm (95.3 in.)
Overall Width (*Cert) 990 mm (39 in.)
Overall Height (*Cert) 1,150 mm (45.3 in.)
Seat Height, Laden N/A
Seat Height, Unladen (*Cert) 695 mm (27.4 in.)
Ground Clearance (*Cert) 4.9 in. (125 mm)
Rake (steering head) (deg) 26
Fork Angle (deg) 29.25
Trail 170 mm (6.7 in.)
Wheelbase (*Cert) 1,625 mm (64 in.)
Tires, Type Dunlop® Harley-Davidson Series, bias blackwall front and rear
Tires, Front Model D408F
Tires, Front Specification 130/60B19 61H
Tires, Rear Model D407
Tires, Rear Specification 180/55B18 80H
Fuel Capacity 22.7 l (6 gal.)
Reserve Fuel Capacity, Fuel Injection (warning light) 3.8 l (1 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 4.9 l (5.2 qt.)
Transmission Capacity .95 l (1 qt.)
Primary Chain Case Capacity 1 l (1.1 qts.)
Coolant Capacity N/A
Weight, As Shipped (*Cert) 355 kg (783 lb.)
Weight, In Running Order (*Cert) 372 kg (820 lb.)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (*Cert) 617 kg (1,360 lb.)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front (*Cert) 227 kg (500 lb.)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear (*Cert) 420 kg (927 lb.)
Luggage Capacity -Volume 0.07 m3 (2.5 cu ft)

Engine

FLHRXS Road King® Special

Engine Milwaukee-Eight® 107
Bore (*Cert) 100 mm (3.937 in.)
Stroke (*Cert) 111.1 mm (4.375 in.)
Displacement (*Cert) 1,745 cc (107 cu in)
Compression Ratio (*Cert) 10.0:1
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper, washable
Exhaust Black, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers
Lubrication System Pressurized, dry-sump with oil cooler
Drivetrain FLHRXS Road King® Special
Primary Drive (*Cert) Chain, 34/46 ratio
Final Drive (*Cert) Belt, 32/68 ratio
Clutch Hydraulically actuated 9 plate wet, Assist and Slip
Transmission 6-Speed Cruise Drive®
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st (*Cert) 9.593
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd (*Cert) 6.65
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd (*Cert) 4.938
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th (*Cert) 4
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th (*Cert) 3.407
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th (*Cert) 2.875

Chassis

FLHRXS Road King® Special

Frame Mild steel; tubular frame; two-piece stamped and welded backbone; cast and forged junctions; twin down-tubes; bolt-on rear frame with forged fender supports; MIG welded.
Swingarm Mild steel; two-piece drawn and welded section; forged junctions; MIG welded.
Front Fork 49 mm Dual Bending Valve
Rear Shocks Premium standard height hand-adjustable rear suspension
Wheels, Optional Style Type N/A
Wheels, Front Type Black, Turbine Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Front Width 3.5 in. (89 mm)
Wheels, Front Height 19 in. (483 mm)
Wheels, Rear Type Black, Turbine Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Width 5 in. (127 mm)
Wheels, Rear Height 18 in. (457 mm)
Brakes, Caliper Type 32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear
Brakes, Rotor Type Dual floating rotors (front), fixed rotor (rear)
Brakes, Front Diameter 300 mm (11.8 in.)
Brakes, Front Thickness 5.1 mm (0.2 in.)
Brakes, Front is dual Yes
Brakes, Rear Diameter 300 mm (11.8 in.)
Brakes, Rear Thickness 7.1 mm (0.28 in.)
Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard
Suspension Travel, Front 117 mm (4.6 in.)
Suspension Travel, Rear 55 mm (2.2 in.)

Performance

FLHRXS Road King® Special

Engine Torque Testing Method (*Cert) EC 134/2014
Engine Torque (*Cert) 150 Nm (111 ft-lb)
Engine Torque (rpm) (*Cert) 3,250
Lean Angle Testing Method J1168
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 32
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 31
Fuel Economy Testing Method EU 134/2014
Fuel Economy 5.9 l/100 km (40 mpg)
CO2 Emissions Testing Method N/A
CO2 Emissions N/A

Electric

FLHRXS Road King® Special

Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp Dual halogen headlight 55-watt 625 lumen low beam, 65-watt 1,570 lumen high beam.
Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop 8W/28W
Lights (as per country regulation), Front Signal Lights 8W/28W
Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, running lights, directional light bar, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, turn signals, battery, security system (optional), low fuel warning, cruise control, ABS (optional), Gear/RPM display, miles to empty display
Lights, Rear Turn Signals
Gauges Gauges styled to complement each vehicle. Display features odometer, trip A, trip B, range to empty and gear indicator; and larger tell-tale indicators.
Auxiliary Lamps N/A
Electric Power Outlet N/A
GPS System N/A
Reverse Gear N/A
Warranty And Service FLHRXS Road King® Special
Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter