2012 Harley-Davidson MotorcyclePushing the front end out far and wide, the Dyna Wide Glide combines the presence of 40-spoke lacked wheels and 36-degree fork angle, with traditional twin shocks and a new Twin Cam 103 powerplant.
Doling out an even 100 ft/lbs of torque at 3500 rpm, the Dyna Wide Glide is stable and puts the power to the ground through a 180 Michelin Scorcher 31 tire.Also new for ’12 is an Optional Security Package that bundles ABS with a Smart Security System with hands-free security fob, as well as a choice of four colors.2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Wide Glide Quick Stats:
ENGINE TYPE: Pushrod V-twin
BORE x STROKE: 3.875″ x 4.38″
RAKE: 34 degrees
WHEELBASE: 68.3 inches
SEAT HEIGHT: 26.7 inches
CURB WEIGHT: 668 pounds
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