Harley-Davidson today announced the first lot of 2023 models, included in the update are 120th Anniversary special editions, Breakout, Road Glide 3, Nightster Special and Freewheeler.

Today a year-long celebration of 120 years of Harley-Davidson pride and craftsmanship was launched with the introduction of the first release of new models in the 2023 line-up featuring exclusive 120th Anniversary commemorative paint, finishes and details.

Today saw introduction of the first release of new models in the 2023 line-up featuring exclusive 120th Anniversary commemorative paint, finishes and details.

Today saw introduction of the first release of new models in the 2023 line-up featuring exclusive 120th Anniversary commemorative paint, finishes and details.

The 2023 offering includes a refreshed Harley-Davidson Breakout performance cruiser model, the exciting Road Glide 3 trike model, the new Nightster Special middleweight sport motorcycle, and a restyled and blacked-out Freewheeler trike model.


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120th Anniversary Models
The very limited-edition, super-premium CVO Road Glide Limited Anniversary model celebrates 120 years of craftsmanship with one of the most intricate paint schemes that H-D say they’ve ever offered. Panels of Heirloom Red are applied over a base coat of Anniversary Black, each outlined with a bright red pinstripe and a hand-applied gold paint scallop. The gold-plated tank medallion depicts an Art Deco rendition of the H-D eagle. Additional details include an Alcantara seat with gold and red contrast stitching accents, gold-tone powertrain inserts and bright red rocker boxes and pushrod tube collars. Only 1,500 examples of this motorcycle will be produced for global distribution, each serialised with a laser-etched panel on the fuel tank console.

The very limited-edition, super-premium CVO Road Glide Limited Anniversary model celebrates 120 years of craftsmanship with one of the most intricate paint schemes that H-D say they've ever offered.

The very limited-edition, super-premium CVO Road Glide Limited Anniversary model celebrates 120 years of craftsmanship with one of the most intricate paint schemes that H-D say they’ve ever offered.

The special 120th Anniversary paint in a different scheme will be offered on six additional limited production Harley-Davidson models, with colour and design combinations inspired by early Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Each features a classic panelled paint scheme with gleaming Heirloom Red as the base colour. Panels are outlined with a bright-red pinstripe and filled with a darker Midnight Crimson fade. Additional details include an Art Deco eagle tank medallion, seat covers with red side panels and gold embroidered Harley-Davidson logo, and red fade powertrain inserts.


This commemorative design will be offered on the following serialised models:

  • Ultra Limited Anniversary (production limited to 1,300 examples globally)
  • Tri Glide Ultra Anniversary (1,100 examples)
  • Street Glide Special Anniversary (1,600 examples)
  • Road Glide Special Anniversary (1,600 examples)
  • Fat Boy 114 Anniversary (3,000 examples)
  • Heritage Classic 114 Anniversary (1,700 examples)

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2023 Breakout
The 2023 Breakout is provided by the Milwaukee-Eight 117 V-Twin engine and has undergone a few styling changes to make it even more of an aggressive looking cruiser.

The 2023 Breakout is provided by the Milwaukee-Eight 117 V-Twin engine and has undergone a few styling changes to make it even more of an aggressive looking cruiser.

The 2023 Breakout is provided by the Milwaukee-Eight 117 V-Twin engine and has undergone a few styling changes to make it even more of an aggressive looking cruiser.


New features include

  • An 18.9 litre fuel tank topped with a low-profile chrome console shaped to lengthen the motorcycle profile and extend riding range.
  • A new handlebar riser and polished stainless-steel handlebar is 19mm taller than previous model for improved rider reach to controls.
  • A chrome finish is applied to the rear fender supports, side covers, muffler shields, turn signals, mirrors, and Heavy Breather intake.
  • New 26-spoke cast-aluminium wheels are finished in gloss black with machined details.

More Models Fitted With Cruise Control
Electronic cruise control will be a standard feature for the Fat Boy, Fat Bob, Breakout, Low Rider S models, and remains standard on Low Rider ST, Heritage Classic and Sport Glide models.


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New Road Glide 3 Trike
The all-new Road Glide 3 model combines the advantages of three wheels and a load of hot rod attitude with the comfort, convenience and style of the frame-mounted Road Glide fairing. Plenty of wind-and-weather protection for the long haul plus BOOM! Box GTS infotainment, with a Milwaukee-Eight 114 equipped.

The all-new Road Glide 3 model combines the advantages of three wheels and a load of hot rod attitude with the comfort, convenience and style of the frame-mounted Road Glide fairing.

The all-new Road Glide 3 model combines the advantages of three wheels and a load of hot rod attitude with the comfort, convenience and style of the frame-mounted Road Glide fairing.


Key Road Glide 3 features include:

  • A frame mounted aerodynamic fairing features triple splitstream vents to help reduce rider helmet buffeting for improved comfort at highway speeds, dual Daymaker LED headlamps for outstanding style and performance, and a low-profile windscreen for hot rod style.
  • The Boom! Box GTS 6.5-inch colour TFT touch screen navigation/infotainment system powers two 5.25-inch fairing speakers, and supports standard Bluetooth connectivity to a mobile device that enables hands-free calling (requires Bluetooth headset).
  • Gloss Black cast aluminium wheels with machined details with exposed lug nuts on rear wheels and bobtail rear fenders.
  • Weather-proof rear trunk with top-mounted door; capacity is two cubic feet.
  • Electric reverse gear
  • Trike-specific Rider Safety Enhancements by Harley-Davidson: Cornering Enhanced Electronic Linked Braking, Cornering Enhanced Antilock Braking System (ABS), Cornering Enhanced Traction Control System and Cornering Enhanced Drag-Torque Slip Control System.

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New Nightster Special Model
Performance of the Nightster Special is delivered by the Revolution Max 975T liquid-cooled V-Twin engine, tuned to make a heap of torque at low RPM. To minimise overall motorcycle weight the engine is integrated into the vehicle as the central member of the chassis.

Performance of the Nightster Special is delivered by the Revolution Max 975T liquid-cooled V-Twin engine, tuned to make a heap of torque at low RPM.

Performance of the Nightster Special is delivered by the Revolution Max 975T liquid-cooled V-Twin engine, tuned to make a heap of torque at low RPM.


Key Nightster Special model features include:

  • Passenger pillion and foot pegs enable two-up adventure.
  • Cast aluminium wheels with Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
  • Handlebar and 5-inch handlebar riser move hand controls two inches (51.8mm) up and one inch (25.4mm) back to put the rider in a commanding position on the motorcycle.
  • Four-inch round TFT screen displays all instrumentation and infotainment functions managed using buttons on the hand control array.: The display supports infotainment generated by the rider’s Bluetooth®-equipped mobile device. Most infotainment functions also require a Bluetooth headset and speakers worn within a helmet. Using voice commands through the headset, the rider can receive or place calls through a mobile device. Navigation is supplied by the Harley-Davidson® App for iOS or Android downloaded into the rider’s mobile device. When navigation is enabled, the rider may select a moving map display or turn-by-turn map displayed on the screen, assisted by audio instructions through the headset.
  • Premium Brembo braking components provide outstanding braking feel and performance for added rider confidence. Single front brake with axial-mount four-piston calliper and 320mm disc. The single rear brake features a floating single-piston calliper and 260mm disc.
  • An 11.7 litre fuel cell located below the seat moves the weight of fuel low in the chassis, which lowers the centre of gravity for improved handling and easier lift off the side stand. The fuel fill is reached by lifting the hinged locking seat.
  • Selectable Ride Modes: Road, Sport, Rain or create a set of custom modes
  • Rider Safety Enhancements by Harley-Davidson: Antilock Braking System (ABS), Traction Control System, and Drag-Torque Slip Control System.
  • All-LED lighting
  • Standard cruise control and USB charging port.

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Freewheeler Model Goes Dark
The Freewheeler model, a cruiser-inspired trike, gets a blacked-out restyle for 2023. The front end, headlamp nacelle, tank console, hand and foot controls, powertrain and exhaust all have black finishes in place of previous bright finishes. New Gloss Black cast aluminium wheels feature exposed rear-wheel lug nuts for performance styling. Rear 18-inch wheels replace 15-inch wheels to give the Freewheeler model a new stance.

The Freewheeler model, a cruiser-inspired trike, gets a blacked-out restyle for 2023.

The Harley-Davidson Freewheeler model, a cruiser-inspired trike, gets a blacked-out restyle for 2023.


Other features include:

  • Milwaukee-Eight 114 powertrain for on-demand power.
  • Electric reverse gear
  • Mini-ape handlebar for fists-in-the-wind attitude.
  • Classic custom bobtail rear fenders.
  • Weather-proof rear trunk with top-mounted door for easy loading
  • Dual mufflers with slash-down tips
  • Trike-specific Rider Safety Enhancements by Harley-Davidson: Cornering Enhanced Electronic Linked Braking, Cornering Enhanced Antilock Braking System (ABS), Cornering Enhanced Traction Control System and Cornering Enhanced Drag-Torque Slip Control System.

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