The Classic Bobber has been Reborn

2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim

The idea behind bobbers has always been to strip down and soup up the bike for a more exciting ride. The all-new Softail Slim® takes that idea to the edge. The look is authentic bobber-style done the way only Harley-Davidson can. It’s 35lb lighter than before. It has more power, more lean angle, and redesigned front and rear suspension. So you can put the Milwaukee-Eight® 107 engine to use and have some fun on your favorite twisty roads.

See the Softail Slim and the 2018 Softail Models

A raw, vintage H-D style, with a modern edge. The all-new Softail Slim® motorcycle is 35 pounds lighter than last year’s model, with more power, more lean angle, and a redesigned suspension.

NOW 35 POUNDS LIGHTER WITH MASSIVE POWER AND EASIER HANDLING -Put the Milwaukee-Eight® 107 engine to use, and have some fun on your favorite twisty roads.

A ROLLING HISTORY LESSON IN RAW, VINTAGE STYLE -The look is authentic bobber-style done the way only Harley-Davidson can.

NEW FOR 2018

-New Milwaukee-Eight® engine

-New lighter and stiffer frame

-New suspension

-Daymaker® Signature LED Headlamp

-Hollywood Handlebars

-Tuck & Roll Style Seat

Dark Polished Finishes -Features blacked-out metal from the Hollywood handlebars to the black steel laced wheels.

Low-Slung Tuck-And-Roll Seat -A low-slung solo saddle that matches the bike’s clean, back-to-basics attitude, setting you “in” the bike so you ride like you’re a part of it and the open road ahead.

Milwaukee-Eight® Big Twin Engine -A powerful, smooth-running engine with crisp throttle response and a pure, soul-satisfying rumble.

All-New Softail® Frame -A lighter, stiffer frame (compared to previous Softail® and Dyna® models) that takes the idea of form and function to a place it’s never been before. It’s the look of a hard tail from a bygone era that delivers a thoroughly modern ride.

Signature LED Forward Lighting -Darkness-defying lighting that give you greater visibility at night.

High Performance Front Suspension -New Showa® SDBV® suspension technology provides the performance of a racing-style cartridge fork for reduced weight with linear damping characteristics.

High Performance Rear Mono Shock -All-new easily adjustable mono-shock rear suspension allows for dynamic cornering capability while preserving the hardtail look.

See the Softail Slim and the 2018 Softail Models

The 2018 Harley-Davidson® lineup introduces nine all-new Softail® models that combine the hard-riding performance of the Dyna® line with the unparalleled Softail® line. Each featuring lighter weight, an all-new frame and modern, refined power of the Milwaukee-Eight® V-Twin engine – and each with a ride of its own. These are the most powerful, agile and responsive H-D® Big Twin cruiser models ever built. 

New Harley-Davidson Softail models

Authentic innovation meets true Harley-Davidson soul in the reinvented Softail® family. The most powerful, agile, and responsive cruisers in Harley-Davidson history feature a lighter and stiffer frame, high-performance suspension and the smooth, unrelenting torque of a fully counter-balanced Milwaukee-Eight® V-Twin engine. Each Softail® model has a distinctive look and attitude that stays true to the roots of Harley-Davidson® custom motorcycle design.

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