Friday, February 12, 2010

HARLEY- DAVIDSON FLHTK Electra Glide Ultra Limited (2010)

HD-Harley Davidson FLHTK Electra Glide Ultra Limited (2010) Pictures, Review and Specification.
- For 2010, Harley-Davidson took the Electra Glide and gave it a shot of steroids. The end result is even more performance and much greater touring looks. Now powered by a Twin Cam 103ci engine, which is 10 percent torqueier than the Twin Cam 96 engine, the all new Electra Glide Ultra Limited had to feature a new chassis that would withstand the new demands involved. The single-spar, rigid backbone frame and a stout swingarm sound like just the right components to start with -

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FLHTK Electra Glide Ultra Limited (2010)


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High-Performance Twin Cam 103™ Power and Special Touring Features and Styling

The 2010 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide® Ultra Limited is a new premium touring motorcycle that offers enhanced performance and features, plus distinctive styling upgrades, that make it the new king of the Grand American Touring experience.

A step up from the popular Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic® Electra Glide, the Ultra Limited model features items that have previously only been offered as accessories on regular-production Harley-Davidson Touring models. The package starts with a Twin Cam 103™ engine that delivers 10 percent more torque than the Twin Cam 96™ engine offered in other Touring models, for a significant upgrade in performance.

Brembo triple-disc brakes with ABS, heated hand grips, the Harley-Davidson Smart Security System, a Premium Tour-Pak® luggage rack, Premium saddle bag and Tour-Pak liners, and a 12-volt/15 amp Tour-Pak power supply are all standard features on the Ultra Limited.

A special two-tone paint scheme will be available only for the Ultra Limited model, which also features its own 28-spoke cast aluminum wheels with contrasting chrome accents, new titanium-tone instrument faces and distinctive Ultra Limited badges in five locations. Priced at $24,699, the Ultra Limited offers Touring customers added value by including popular options as convenient, factory-installed original equipment.

The Ultra Limited model is designed to carry its rider and passenger beyond the horizon with unrivaled comfort and confidence. All of the features that have made the Ultra Classic the most-popular touring motorcycle on the American road are retained on the Ultra Limited, including electronic cruise control, the 80-watt Advanced Audio System by Harman/Kardon, CB radio/intercom, vented fairing lowers and adjustable wind deflectors. The classic Harley-Davidson “batwing” fairing and fairing lowers provide outstanding wind-and-weather protection, while locking, hard GTX nylon saddlebags and an adjustable King Tour-Pak component offer generous luggage capacity.

A Foundation of Touring Excellence
The Ultra Limited motorcycle is built on the innovative Touring platform chassis introduced by Harley-Davidson in 2009, based on a single-spar, rigid backbone frame designed to withstand the demands of long-haul touring riders and today’s more-powerful engines.

The 28-spoke cast aluminum wheels were designed using finite element analysis for maximal stiffness with minimal weight. Dunlop® D407 Multi-Tread tires designed specifically for the Harley-Davidson Touring chassis feature a harder center tread compound and softer shoulder compound to enhance handling and extend rear-tire tread life.

Air-adjustable rear shocks accommodate variable passenger and luggage loads. Chassis geometry and suspension calibration work with the dynamics of the frame to deliver a combination of comfort and handling from a touring motorcycle that’s equally at ease rolling down the Interstate or winding through a mountain pass.
More Touring Torque

The added performance of the Twin Cam 103 powertrain is an upgrade to the Ultra Limited that will be appreciated by any touring rider. With 102 ft. lbs. of peak torque on tap – an 10 percent increase over the Twin Cam 96 engine – the Twin Cam 103 offers more power for passing, for steep climbs, and for better over-all performance when the Ultra Limited is laden with a passenger and cargo. Harley-Davidson Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) delivers easy starting cold or hot and self-adjusts to changing elevation and atmospheric conditions.

The engine is rubber-mounted in the chassis, and mated to a 6-speed Cruise Drive® transmission with a tall top gear for quiet, economical highway cruising. New for 2010 is a smoother, helical-cut fifth gear. The 2-1-2 exhaust system is designed to minimize heat exposure to the rider and passenger, and the Ultra Limited is equipped with mid-frame air deflectors to further isolate the rider from engine heat.

The Limited Treatment
The Ultra Limited offers features designed to enhance every aspect of long-distance touring.

• Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS): ABS is designed to help the rider maintain control during braking events, especially those that happen in less-than-optimal conditions. The components of the Harley-Davidson ABS have been designed and packaged to be virtually invisible, preserving the uncluttered styling of the area around the wheels. Unlike many motorcycle ABS, Harley-Davidson ABS is not a linked system, meaning the rider maintains full, independent control of both front and rear brakes.

• Heated Hand Grips: Adjustable through six settings by a knob on the left bar end, these thermostatically controlled grips self-adjust so the grips remain at a constant temperature regardless of changes in ambient temperature.

• Smart Security System: The H-D® Smart Security System offers automatic self-arming and hands-free disarming for vehicle electronic security functions. The Hands Free Fob communicates directly on its own unique and individualized frequency with the Hands Free Security Module and Antenna. A flashing status indicator informs the rider that the Smart Security System is armed or disarmed.

• Premium Tour-Pak Luggage Rack: This full-sized rack protects both Tour-Pak lid and passenger backrest from scratches. Lightweight steel tubing incorporates high-quality welded joints and is hand-polished and chrome-plated to provide long-lasting beauty.

• Premium Saddlebag and Tour-Pak Liners: Updated for 2010 with dual zippers, side pockets for small items, and rubber bottoms that help keep the interior dry and clean, these durable nylon liners make it easier to carry items to and from the motorcycle.

• Tour-Pak Power Supply: Charge a cell phone or computer, or power accessories, with this 12-volt/15-amp power point, fitted with a spring-loaded cap to keep the receptor clean.

• Contrast Chrome Wheels: This custom version of the 28-spoke cast aluminum Touring wheel features chrome-plated spoke faces which reflect brilliantly in morning sun or midnight neon.

• Upgraded Instrument Display: New Titanium-tone instrument faces upgrade the appearance of the Ultra Limited cockpit. White LED backlighting and a large font make them easier to view.

• Ultra Limited paint: A special two-tone paint scheme adds a contrasting color to the front fender, the lower fuel tank, the lower saddle bags and the lower Tour-Pak areas. Color combinations include Vivid Black/Black Ice Pearl, Flame Blue Pearl/Vivid Black and Scarlet Red/Vivid Black.

General information

A step up from the popular Harley-Davidson® Ultra Classic™ Electra Glide® motorcycle, the Ultra Limited features items that have previously only been offered as accessories on regular-production Harley-Davidson Touring models. The package starts with a Twin Cam 103™ engine that delivers 11 percent more torque than the Twin Cam 96™ engine offered on standard Touring models, for a significant upgrade in performance.

Model: Harley-Davidson FLHTK Electra Glide Ultra Limited
Year: 2010
Category: Touring
Rating: 59.4 out of 100.

Engine and transmission
Displacement: 1690.00 ccm (103.12 cubic inches)
Engine type: V2
Stroke: 4
Torque: 136.00 Nm (13.9 kgf-m or 100.3 ft.lbs) @ 3500 RPM
Compression: 9.6:1
Bore x stroke: 98.4 x 111.1 mm (3.9 x 4.4 inches)
Fuel system: Injection. Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Valves per cylinder: 2
Fuel control: OHV
Starter: Electric
Cooling system: Air
Gearbox: 6-speed
Transmission type final drive: Belt
Clutch: 9-plate, wet

Physical measures
Dry weight: 400.0 kg (881.8 pounds)
Seat height: 745 mm (29.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length: 2,525 mm (99.4 inches)
Ground clearance: 130 mm (5.1 inches)
Wheelbase: 1,635 mm (64.4 inches)

Chassis and dimensions
Rake (fork angle): 26.0°
Trail: 170 mm (6.7 inches)
Front suspension: 41.3mm telescopic, triple circuit damping
Front suspension travel: 117 mm (4.6 inches)
Rear suspension: Air-adjustable
Rear suspension travel: 76 mm (3.0 inches)
Front tyre dimensions: 130/80-B17
Rear tyre dimensions: 180/65-B16
Front brakes: Double disc. 4-piston fixed caliper
Front brakes diameter: 300 mm (11.8 inches)
Rear brakes: Single disc. 4-piston fixed caliper
Rear brakes diameter: 300 mm (11.8 inches)
Exhaust system: 2-1-2 chrome exhaust with dual mufflers and taper end caps

Other specifications
Fuel capacity: 22.70 litres (6.00 gallons)
Oil capacity: 3.50 litres (0.23 quarts)
Color options: Scarlet Red/Vivid Black, Vivid Black/Black Ice Pearl, Flame Blue Pearl/Vivid Black

Comments: Blacked-out engine with chrome accents; Premium Tour-Pak™ luggage rack with upgraded luggage liners; Adjustable air-ride suspension; Full-length rider footboards; Stainless steel, classic touring handlebars; One-piece, two-up, Electra Glide® Classic seat; Clear Lexan® windshield; Heated hand grips; 12- volt power supply; Mid-frame air deflectors; New gauges with ‘Titanium face’ appearance; Harman-Kardon® Advanced Audio System; Intercom; Cruise control; ABS as standard

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