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Thu, 23 Aug 2018

Show-stopping CVO's

There's alot of excitement surrounding the recent dealer launch in San Diego and what's to come for Harley-Davidson in 2019. The Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) programme creates limited-production H-D motorcycles using finishes, materials and accessories that are often only available on the CVO range. For 2019 the CVO range is stepping up a notch with a variety of show-stopping finishes. 

Each new 2019 CVO model will feature the Mikwaukee-Eight 117ci engine, exclusive componants and all-new premium Boom!™Box GTS infotainment. See below for details on each of the new models available from October 2018:


For the rider who expects it all: luxury, performance, features and style. The CVO Limited offers the ultimate in long-range touring comfort and luxury.

Key features:

NEW Blaze Red band on engine rocker boxes.

NEW Tomahawk front 19-inch and rear 18-inch wheels.

NEW Kahuna Collection (Shifter pegs, brake pedal cover, muffler end caps, heated grips and rider and passenger foot boards).

NEW Paint options:

Auburn Sunglo/Rich Bourbon/Black Hole with Contrast Chrome Tomahawk wheels.

Red Pepper/Wineberry/Magnetic Grey with Contrast Anodize Tomahawk wheels.

Magnetic Grey Fade with Contrast Anodize Tomahawk wheels.


The benchmark custom bagger with edgy styling, hot-rod performance and a mind-blowing premium audio system.

Key features:

NEW Blaze Red band on engine rocker boxes.

NEW Kahuna Collection with red Bar & Shield inset on some components (shifter pegs, brake pedal cover, muffler end caps, heated grips and rider and passenger boards).

NEW Paint options:

Charred Steel/Lightning Silver with Contrast Chrome Talon wheels.

Wineberry/Black Forest with Contrast Anodize Talon wheels.

Black Forest with Contrast Anodize Talon wheels.


Distinctive, menacing style combined with long-haul comfort in a performance-touring machine ready for long roads and late nights.

Key features:

NEW Blaze Red band on engine rocker boxes.

NEW Fang Front Spoiler is dramatic lower bodywork.

NEW Screamin’ Eagle® Heavy Breather intake for bold hot-rod style.

Exclusive Knockout™ 21-inch front and 18-inch rear wheel – the only factory-installed 21-inch front wheel offered on a Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycle. The suspension is engineered to work with the wheel size to deliver optimal performance, handling and ride quality without compromising fitment of accessories.

NEW Paint options:

Charred Steel/Lightning Silver/Black Hole with Contrast Chrome Knockout wheels and Bright Chrome covers and exhaust

Red Pepper/Magnetic Grey/Black Hole with Contrast Anodize Knockout wheels

Mako Shark Fade with Contrast Anodize Knockout wheels


Harley-Davidson CVO models feature exclusive paint colours and designs. The CVO models are also used to introduce new finish treatments as an alternative to traditional chrome.

CVO Fade Paint is an extremely complex treatment. Developed exclusively for Harley-Davidson, the fade effect goes from a lighter to darker shade as it moves higher and is very carefully aligned on each piece of bodywork to create the illusion that the motorcycle is being lit from below. This paint treatment relies on expertly programmed robotic application of multiple layers of paint.

Black Onyx is a finish featured on the exhaust of the darkest styling treatments offered for CVO Road Glide and CVO Street Glide models. This “physical vapour deposition” finish is applied over chrome. The finish was originally developed for military-spec and jewellery applications. It’s very durable but also so thin that in bright light the underlying chrome is visible through the Black Onyx finish.


The Milwaukee-Eight® 117 is exclusive to CVO models and features 117 cubic inch (1923cc) displacement, a high-performance camshaft and intake, an elevated 10.2:1 compression ratio and produces up to 125 ft. lbs. of torque. For 2019 the Milwaukee-Eight 117 for CVO is identified by a bright Blaze Red band on the engine rocker boxes.


NEW Boom!™ Box GTS infotainment system is standard on each 2019 CVO model.

A Wireless Headset with Bluetooth interface to the Boom! Box GTS eliminates cables and enables the same functions as wired headset with premium sound quality. The headset has a range of up to one mile and can communicate with up to eight other compatible headsets. The CVO Limited model is delivered with two wireless headsets; the CVO Street Glide and CVO Road Glide models include a single headset.

The Tyre Pressure Monitoring System displays current front and rear tyre pressure on the Boom! Box screen and issues an alert when pressure is low to warn the rider to make a check, or if pressure is being lost due to puncture.


CVO Street Glide: Six Boom!™ Stage II bi-amped speakers (paired in the fairing, lowers and saddlebag lids) with 150 watts per channel from three separate 300-watt amplifiers for 900-watts total power – the most outrageous factory-installed Harley-Davidson audio system designed to surround the rider in rich, clear sound.

CVO Limited: Four Boom! Stage I speakers (paired in fairing and Tour-Pak® carrier) powered by a single amplifier and 75-watts per channel.

CVO Road Glide: Four Boom! Stage II bi-amped speakers (paired in fairing and saddlebag lids) with 150-watts of power per channel from two separate 300-watt amplifiers for 600-watts total power.

To register your interest in the CVO range or place a deposit for one of the new range, contact us today.