In a bid to create the last word globe-busting journey bike, Harley-Davidson has introduced the discharge of the CVO Pan America, which is because of hit dealerships by the spring.
Billed as being ‘absolutely kitted out for extraordinary adventures’, Harley-Davidson has taken what’s already a particularly succesful motorbike in commonplace spec, and lavished it with each elective additional you possibly can consider, together with a snazzy new paint scheme, to create the CVO Pan America.
For the uninitiated, CVO means Customized Automobile Operations. It’s the title given to the high quality and finest outfitted bikes in Harley-Davidson’s secure, and that is the primary time the Milwaukee-based firm has supplied a CVO model of the Pan America.
First launch again in 2021, the unique Pan America was Harley-Davidson’s first shot at making an journey bike, and it actually hit the goal. After protecting loads of miles on one as a long-term mortgage bike right here at ABR in 2022, I can say with confidence that it is without doubt one of the most snug and succesful long-distance journey touring bikes obtainable in the present day.
[If you want to read more about the Pan America, you can find ABR’s full review HERE.]
So, what can we anticipate from the brand new CVO Pan America mannequin? Effectively, to start with, you get all the great things you’ll discover on the Pan America Particular, which was the earlier top-spec model of the bike.
Revolution Max 1250 engine
This contains the splendidly punchy Revolution Max 1250 engine, the bike’s glorious semi-active suspension, and an adaptive trip peak system that lowers the bike on the subject of a cease to assist shorter riders get their ft down. This function is changing into more and more frequent on premium bikes nowadays, however Harley-Davidson was the primary to do it.
However should you’re keen to dig deeper into your pockets for the brand new CVO Pan America mannequin, you’ll get a motorbike loaded with equipment that makes it prepared and keen to go off on an journey around the globe as quickly as you might be.
This features a full set of aluminium baggage, a Sceamin’ Eagle quickshifter, LED spotlights, tubeless spoked wheels, and an aluminium bash plate, all wrapped up in a hanging new pink, white, and black paint scheme.
So, what you possibly can anticipate to pay for the last word Harley-Davidson journey bike? Effectively, typically CVO fashions are accompanied by fairly hefty value tags (the brand new CVO Highway Glide is £38,995), so I used to be pleasantly stunned to see the CVO Pan America priced at £23,495.
Certain, that is nonetheless a giant chunk of change, however compares favourably to high spec choices from the likes of BMW and Ducati.
And in accordance with the group at Harley-Davidson, you received’t want to attend lengthy on your new CVO Pan America as they’re as a consequence of arrive in dealerships earlier than the tip of January.
Watch the CVO Pan America in motion
If you happen to fancy watching the brand new CVO Pan America in motion, try this launch video from Harley-Davidson…