Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide 121 Revealed In Certification Docs


Harley-Davidson already unveiled its 2023 vary and special-edition A hundred and twentieth-anniversary lineup again in January, 2023. Noticeably absent from these bulletins, the model’s Customized Automobile Operations (CVO) stay within the wings. Nonetheless, the Motor Firm cannot maintain the upcoming CVO entries beneath wraps.

On March 14, 2023, blogger Dr. Dan Morel launched video and pictures of the upcoming Street Glide and Road Glide CVO fashions supplied by a supply at an unspecified Harley-Davidson manufacturing facility. Sadly, the low-quality footage and pictures divulged restricted info surrounding the 2 premium baggers. That’s not the case, although, with Cycle World’s Ben Purvis uncovering particulars pictures of the 2024 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide 121 in Australian automobile certification paperwork.

2023 Harley-Davidson Street Glide

2023 Harley-Davidson Road Glide

2024 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide 121 - Rear, Right

2024 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide 121

We should always caveat that Cycle World digitally enhanced the photographs for readability, however it seems to be like Harley has vital updates and upgrades in retailer for the mannequin. As anticipated, the redesigned fairing hogs a lot of the highlight with its new blocky LED headlight and LED working mild strips. H-D designers accent that technical look with a glossy but angular tackle the enduring Batwing fairing. A brand new entrance fender additionally departs from the full-sized unit on the usual Road Glide and the Road Glide ST’s hugger mudguard.

Behind the facelift, Harley refreshes the cockpit by eliminating the mannequin’s customary analog gauges, centralizing the experience information inside a brand new widescreen TFT show. D-pad-style controls on the left handgrip trace at a complete electronics suite as properly. With regards to bodywork, Harley makes small tweaks to its confirmed recipe. The gasoline tank seems to be elongated whereas the aspect panels are noticeably streamlined.

Like many CVO fashions, the 2024 CVO Road Glide boasts bag-mounted audio system, however the designers additionally shaved down the rear backside edges for a shapelier silhouette. Between these re-sculpted luggage and the rear fender, two vertically oriented brake lights seamlessly combine into the present format.

Although the aesthetics and tech will profit many cruiser riders, Harlistas will positively drool over the 121 Milwaukee-Eight V-twin. Within the face of ever-tightening emissions restrictions, Purvis hypothesizes that the Motor Firm will make use of variable valve expertise with the next-gen M8, however we’ll have to attend for Harley to substantiate such hypothesis earlier than we are able to totally assess the brand new powerplant.

Lastly, the paperwork classify the CVO Road Glide 121 as a 2024 mannequin, so we don’t count on the model to announce its newest CVO entries till after June, 2023. Till then, we’ll be looking out for extra 2024 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide 121 particulars.