8 Greatest Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

Porsche helped Harley speed up this bike with new features. The 1,130 cc v-twin, based on the VR1000 superbike, was rigorously tuned by the German manufacturer and Harley-Davidson specialists.

2002 Harley-Davidson VRSC V-Rod

1990 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

The Harley-Davidson Fat Boy, known for its wider stance than other motorcycles, is still available. Fat Boy has been a top-selling cruiser for almost 30 years.

Considering Harley-Davidson's character, the Electra Glide is one of their more classic bikes. The 1965 FL Electra Glide's electric starter, a first for the company, made it popular with law enforcement due to its ease of use.

1965 Harley-Davidson FL Electra Glide

1936 Harley-Davison EL Knucklehead

The 1936 EL Knucklehead introduced overhead valvetrains. The initial Knucklehead's enormous power allowed it to reach 100 mph, making it one of America's fastest cars.

In 1957, Harley-Davidson introduced the Sportster model, which was influenced by British bikes. In 1957, Harley introduced the XL and Sportster names along with the Ironhead engine, known for its iron cylinder heads.

1957 Harley-Davidson XL Sportster

1940 Harley-Davidson WLA "Liberator"

The 1940 WLA, based on the civilian-marketed WL, was designed for military use. Harley-Davidson produced 70,000 WLA "Liberator" motorcycles during WWII due to increased demand.

However, 2006 was shockingly intense. Based on the V-Rod, the VRXSE "Destroyer" gave the brand and motorcycles a new dimension. The Destroyer was a quarter-mile drag bike, not street legal.

2006 Harley-Davidson VRXSE "Destroyer"

1970 Harley-Davidson XR-750

Since the Grand National Championship was sanctioned by AMA changes in 1970, Harley intended to compete in off-road events. A sub-750cc OHV engine was required by Harley. The XR-750 of racing legend Harley-Davidson. Evel Knievel's antics in the 1970s popularized the XR-750.

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