2010 Harley-Davidson CVO Softail Convertible | Preview

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Big Power, Bold Paint

The 2010 Harley-Davidson CVO Softail Convertible has a split personality. With its compact fairing and smoked windshield providing protection from the elements, and leather-covered saddlebags to hold gear, the CVO Softail Convertible is a refined touring machine ready for a weekend get-away with a passenger comfortably supported by the wide pillion and padded backrest. But because each of these components can be quickly detached, the CVO Softail Convertible can be stripped down to reveal an alter ego. In just minutes, it’s an aggressive solo-saddle custom cruiser with bold paint, gleaming chrome, smooth lines and a massive engine, ready to prowl the boulevard in style.

Designed to be a “two-in-one” motorcycle, the CVO Softail Convertible can be configured for all-day touring, two-up cruising or solo profiling by simply adding or detaching key components, each of which can be easily removed or installed without tools.

Based on the Harley-Davidson Softail platform, the CVO Softail Convertible features a rear-suspension design that mimics the clean lines of a vintage hardtail frame, but offers the comfort of a modern suspension that is hidden under the chassis. A fuel-injected Screamin’ Eagle Twin Cam 110B V-Twin provides the CVO Softail Convertible with extraordinary power and thrilling performance.

Key CVO Softail Convertible Features

>> Screamin’ Eagle Twin Cam 110B engine with 110-cid (1803cc), counter-balanced and rigid-mounted to the frame, is rated at 110 ft. lbs. of torque at 3000 rpm. The 6-speed Cruise Drive transmission features a new helical-cut fifth gear.

>> New detachable compact fairing with smoked windshield.

>> New detachable leather-covered saddlebags with genuine buffalo-hide inserts.

>> New custom-leather seat and detachable passenger pillion with genuine buffalo-hide inserts.

>> New detachable upright and backrest pad with genuine buffalo-hide inserts.

>> New combination digital speedometer and analog tachometer.

>> New 18-inch chrome aluminum Stinger wheels with matching Stinger chrome sprocket and Stinger floating brake rotors.

>> New full-coverage wide rear fender and trimmed front fender.

>> New two-piece chrome and color-matched tank console.

>> New 200/50R18 radial rear tire.

>> New rear light bar with integrated stop/tail/turn lighting.

>> High-flow Ventilator engine air intake with engine-turned insert and rain sock.

>> Lowered rear suspension.

>> Rumble Collection grips, footboards, passenger and shifter pegs, brake pedal pad and mirrors.

>> Custom paint offered in three color schemes, with color-matched frame, swingarm, frame inserts, oil tank and saddlebag supports: Inferno Orange with Vivid Black and Silver Braze Graphics, Abyss Blue with Sapphire and Silver Braze Graphics and Crimson Red Sunglo with Autumn Haze and Black Candy Grind

Assembled by teams of technicians in a special assembly area at the Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations facility in York, Pa., production of the 2010 CVO Softail Convertible will be limited to approximately 2,500 units. The 2010 CVO Softail convertible has a suggested U.S. retail price of $27,999.

Harley-Davidson Motor Company, the only major U.S.-based motorcycle manufacturer, produces heavyweight motorcycles and a complete line of motorcycle parts, accessories and general merchandise. For more information, visit Harley-Davidson’s Web site at www.harley-davidson.com.