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Harley-Davidson Introduces All-New VRSCR Street Rod, 15th Anniversary Edition Fat Boy and Sportster 883R

New Models Include All-New VRSCR Street Rod, 15th Anniversary Edition Fat Boy and Sportster 883R

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 24 -- Harley-Davidson expands its model offerings with an all-new 2006 VRSCR Street Rod, a big bore 15th Anniversary Edition 2005 Fat Boy and dirt track-inspired 2005 Sportster 883R.

"Custom motorcycles are our passion," said Bill Davidson, Harley-Davidson director of marketing, motorcycle product development. "That passion inspired the styling and performance of these three motorcycles, which reflect the spirit of Harley-Davidson."

Each of the newest Harley-Davidson motorcycles carves its own niche while remaining true to the heritage of its respective model family. And each provides an unmistakable statement of individual style.

  Highlights of the 2006 VRSCR Street Rod:

      The roadster-inspired VRSCR Street Rod sets a new standard and a bold
      direction for the VRSC family combining style and performance in equal
      measure. The newest member of the VRSC family is decidedly more
      aggressive with its upright riding position, inverted front forks,
      40-degree lean angle, 1130cc Revolution V-Twin engine and tuned

  Highlights of the 2005 15th Anniversary Edition FLSTFI Fat Boy:

      For 15 years the Fat Boy has ruled the heavyweight cruiser class by
      blending classic hardtail styling with a heart-pounding
      counter-balanced V-Twin engine. The 15th Anniversary Edition Fat Boy
      commemorates the model's journey with an extra helping of chrome,
      performance and style.

      Its signature solid disc wheels have been chromed, making a visual
      statement that's as powerful as it is custom. The two color
      options -- Vivid Black and Brilliant Silver, a nod to the original
      color introduced in 1990 -- are complemented by a matched paint scheme
      on its counter-balanced V-Twin motor. A 24K gold-plated tank emblem
      and unique Badlander-inspired, double-stitched seam seat, gold striped
      air cleaner cover, timer cover and ignition switch plate are unique
      custom treatments.

      Driving that point home is a big bore, fuel-injected 1550cc Twin Cam
      95 engine producing 87.1-ft.-lbs. of torque at 4000 rpm. It's
      counterbalanced and solid-mounted to deliver the Softail's
      tightly-framed, timeless style and strong roll-on power with just the
      right amount of feedback to the rider. The 15th Anniversary Fat Boy
      will be available until June 2005, while supplies last.

  Highlights of the 2005 Sportster XL883R:

      The Sportster XL883R pays tribute to the famed Harley-Davidson XR dirt
      track racers with eye-catching, race-inspired styling elements. Most
      noticeable are the blacked-out Evolution powertrain and race-ready
      883R graphics on the classic, orange 3.3-gallon fuel tank.

      A staggered shorty dual exhaust system and dual front disc brakes
      reflect the 883R's competitive DNA. Blacked-out components like fork
      sliders, headlamp eyebrow, handlebars, air cleaner cover and rear
      shock springs enhance its distinctive style and make it a fun bike to

      Like all 2005 model year Sportsters, the 883R offers uncompromised
      comfort and handling thanks to its redesigned-in-2004 Evolution engine
      that's rubber-mounted to a stronger, more rigid frame.

Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company for the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Buell Motorcycle Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services. Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces heavyweight street, custom and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of motorcycle parts, accessories, apparel and general merchandise. Buell Motorcycle Company produces sport motorcycles in addition to motorcycle parts, accessories and apparel. Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Inc. provides wholesale and retail financing and insurance programs to Harley-Davidson/Buell dealers and customers.

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