The Electra Glide Classic motorcycle is a product of Harley-Davidson, a company that has been manufacturing motorcycles since 1903. It is a touring motorcycle, also called a "dresser," meaning it is designed for long-distance tours or heavy commuting. Touring motorcycles generally have large fairings and windshields, large fuel tanks, relaxed upright seats and engines with low-end horsepower. The Electra Glide was introduced in 1965.
The 2007 Electra Glide Classic sports a four-stroke V2 Twin Cam 96 engine that produces 92.6 foot-pounds of torque at 3,500 RPM and displaces 1,584 cubic centimeters. With a six-speed transmission and a double overhead camshaft, this motor has a compression ratio of 9.2:1, and it has a bore and stroke of 3.8 and 4.4 inches.
At 97.5 inches long, the 2007 Electra Glide weighs 772 pounds with all equipment, oil and gas, and it has a wheelbase of 63.5 inches. Its seat is 27.3 to 30.7 inches high, and ground clearance is 5.1 inches. The fuel tank can carry 5 gallons, and the highway fuel consumption is 45.06 miles per gallon. Its fork angle is 26 degrees.
Tires, Brakes, and Suspension
In the front, the Electra Glide Classic has MT90B16-72H tires, telescopic fork suspension and dual disc brakes. In the rear, it has MU85B16-77H tires with twin-sided swing-arm suspension and single disc brakes. The suspension travel is 4.6 inches in the front and 3 inches in the rear.