Get ready for Harley-Davidson FXDR 114, as it sets to drive away your senses. This new performance Cruiser got the power to challenge the jet, a claim done by Harley-Davidson for their new beast. The new Harley-Davidson revealed its aggressive styling and claims of superior performance has both haters and fans are on high. Part of Softail lineup for 2019 is the FXDR 114, a long, bends over; drag bike-inspired power cruiser that has changes the character of the VRSC V-Rod. Like the V-Rod, the FXDR has a raked-out front end, a lower cowl joined to the frame’s down-tubes and a wide 240-section rear tire wrapped around a solid-disc rear wheel.
Well the engineers at Harley-Davidson have handled this new beautifully, they have altered their trade mark look of V shaped bikes and they achieve the design without making a straight line bike. The 2019 FXDR 114 has a drag styling that made its forerunners like the Breakout and the V-Rod so popular, but radically increases handling capabilities through new shape and modification in the triple trees and a cast aluminum swing-arm.
The Power and Design
The FXDR is the only Softail that’s entirely offered as a ‘114.’That it has the 114 ci (1,868 cc) version of the Milwaukee-Eight V-twin, which is made for 162 Nm of torque at 3,500 rpm, with exceptional intake, inspired by Harley’s own drag bikes. It got the airflow enhanced design, have a synthetic material that shrugs off rain and doesn’t need oiling. For performance boost, it has upside-down single-cartridge fork with a triple-rate spring, a remote preload-adjustable rear shock and a pair of 4-piston front calipers that squeeze 300 mm discs. It got the big tires sizes 120/70ZR-19 front and 60W 240/40R-18 rear. So, the bike needs to be pulled into a lean harder than you would a more sporting ride.
To reduce the wind effect, it has a speed screen frames the LED headlamp with a 4.4-gallon fuel tank. While a race-inspired chin fairing covers much of the oil cooler. The tail section is concise short, with a single seat section. A patterned composite rear fender is shaped to embrace the tire and moves with it through the range of the suspension, so it becomes almost invisible when the FXDR 114 is in action. A rear lighting module and license plate fixture is protected to an aluminum spar mounted to the left side of the swing-arm, leaving the right side of the rear wheel noticeably exposed. The front and rear wheel are finished in contrast Gloss Black and Satin Black paint and detailed with bright “bolt heads” and laser-etched orange graphics in the rims. The FXDR has six different colors; like Vivid Black, Black Denim, Industrial Gray Denim, Wicked Red Denim, Bonneville Salt Denim, and Rawhide Denim.