2008 Harley-Davidson Lineup Gallery and Buyer's Guide

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2008 Road King Classic

The 2008 Harley Road King Classic's new features include a Brembo triple-disc brake system (with optional ABS), a six-gallon fuel tank, revised handlebar design, and electronic cruise control. The Road King Classic starts at $17,945. Photo © Harley-Davidson


Harley's big news for 2008 is the addition of four new bikes and the availability of anti-lock brakes on all Touring and V-Rod bikes, for a total of 10 models.

The FXCW Rocker joins the Softail family as a custom cruiser, and the FXCWC Rocker C variant offers a small, foldaway passenger seat. Also new is the post-war bobber-inspired Softail Cross Bones.

The FXDF Fat Bob joins the Dyna family; check out our full review of the 2008 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob.

Harley-Davidson's 2008 model year also marks the Milwaukee manufacturer's 105th Anniversary, and they have celebrated with a limited edition trim package available on 14 different models. The special editions feature Copper and Vivid Black paint, a seat with a copper-colored insert, a copper air cleaner cover, and exclusive badging.
 

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2008 FLHRC Road King Classic 105th Anniversary

The Anniversary Edition of the 2008 Harley Road King Classic adds special two-tone paint and trim, and starts at $19,195. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLHRSE4 Screamin' Eagle Road King

Only four Harley models have been graced with the CVO treatment for 2008, and the Road King is one of the lucky recipients. The Screamin' Eagle Road King boasts an 1,800cc inch V-twin, custom Ghost Flame graphics, and standard ABS; it starts at $29,290. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLHR Road King

For 2008, the Harley FLHR Road King features a new Brembo triple-disc brake system, a new six-gallon fuel tank with a full-length console, and a new fuel range indicator, among other improvements. The 2008 Road King starts at $17,595. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLHTC Electra Glide Classic

The 2008 Electra Glide Classic adds features to the standard Electra Glide, including an adjustable Tour-Pak and passenger seating area, a 40-watt Harmon/Kardon stereo, full instrumentation, and additional fender and saddlebag trim. It starts at $18,695. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLHTCUSE3 Screamin' Eagle Ultra Classic

The 2008 Harley-Davidson CVO Screamin' Eagle Ultra is powered by a Twin Cam 110 V-twin which wears a new Granite and Chrome finish. Not only is its model designation one of the Harley's longest (FLHTCUSE3), at $34,995, it's also one of the most expensive. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLHTCU Ultra Classic Electra Glide

The 2008 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Electra Glide features a rubber mounted 1,584cc Twin Cam 96 V-twin engine with electronic fuel injection. Among other features, vented lower fairings and integrated storage compartments make it a comfortable tourer. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLTR Road Glide

The 2008 Harley Road Glide features an aerodynamic "shark nose" frame-mounted fairing, hard shell saddlebags, cruise control, and a 40-watt stereo by Harman/Kardon. As with all 2008 Harley Touring models, ABS is optional. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLHTCU Ultra Classic Electra Glide

Adjustable fairing-mounted wind deflectors are new for 2008 on the Ultra Classic Electra Glide. Standard equipment includes cruise control, an 80-watt sound system, and vented fairing lowers. The 105th Anniversary Edition shown here starts at $23,270. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLHT Electra Glide Standard

The 2008 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard offers basic touring features, and is often used as a "blank slate" for customizing. It starts at $16,545 in black. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLHX Street Glide

New-for-2008 features on the Harley Street Glide include a six-gallon fuel tank, electronic throttle control, optional electronic cruise control, and optional ABS. The Street Glide starts at $18,675 in black. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLSTC Softail Heritage Classic

The Heritage Classic model offers dresser style touring with chrome passing lamps, studded leather saddle bags, and a full windshield. MSRP for this bike in black is $17,945. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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FLSTC Softail Heritage Classic Anniversary Model

The 105th Anniversary Edition of the Softail Heritage Classic brings the MSRP to $19,270. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLSTF Fat Boy

The 18 year-old Fat Boy rolls on a 200mm rear tire and chopped FL rear fender. A large 17" front wheel and bright chrome fork dominate the front end, and Bullet Hole Disc Aluminum wheels distinguish its profile. The Fat Boy starts at $17,195. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXSTSSE2 Screamin' Eagle Softail Springer

A recipient of this year's Custom Vehicles Operations treatment, the 2008 Screamin' Eagle Softail Springer boasts the largest displacement production engine offered by Harley, a 110 cubic inch Twin Cam 110B. It starts at $24,995 with two-tone paint. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLSTN Softail Deluxe

The 2008 Harley Softail Deluxe features an integrated luggage rack, full-length footboards, and wide whitewall tires on Chrome Laced Steel wheels. A low 24.5" seat height rounds out this classic package, and the Softail Deluxe starts at $17,445 in black. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXSTB Softail Night Train

The 2008 Harley Night Train wears an all-black powertrain and wrinkle-black trim, and drag bars and forward foot controls round out this stylized package. The Softail Night Train starts at $15,895 in-- you guessed it-- black. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXSTC Softail Custom

The 2008 Harley Softail Custom boasts a classic arms up, feet out, long-chopper profile. A 200mm rear tire and Bobtail fender combine with a polished ape-hanger handlebar for a classic look. The Softail Custom starts at $16,895. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXSTC Softail Custom Anniversary Model

The 2008 Harley Softail Custom is seen here in Anniversary trim, which is serialized. Price for the 105th Anniversary Edition is $17,970. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXCWC Softail Rocker C

The Rocker C features custom cruiser styling with a hardtail-style rear end and a foldaway passenger seat. A V-bar handlebar and raked out fork even more character, and a massive 240mm rear tire graces the rear. The Rocker C starts at $19,840. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXCW Softail Rocker

The 2008 Harley Rocker, like the Rocker C variant, is powered by a counter-balanced Twin Cam 96B V-twin with electronic fuel injection. The rear suspension moves not only the wheel, but the large rear fender along with it. The Rocker starts at $17,295. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FLSTSB Cross Bones

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Harley-Davidson's Cross Bones joins the Softail family for 2008, and features post-war bobber styling, a sprung seat, and mini-ape hanger handlebars. The Cross Bones starts at $16,795 in black, and $17,140 with color paint. Photo © Harley-Davidson

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2008 FXDB Dyna Street Bob

A member of the Dyna family, the 2008 Harley Street Bob is a modern interpretation of the post-World War II "bobber" movement, and features a solo saddle, mini ape-hanger bars, and laced wheels. The Street Bob starts at $13,795. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXDSE2 Screamin' Eagle Dyna

The 2008 Harley Custom Vehicles Operations Screamin' Eagle Dyna is built for speed, and features a massive Twin Cam 110 engine, a 6-speed Cruise Drive transmission, and a high performance clutch. The Screamin' Eagle Dyna starts at $24,995. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXDC Dyna Super Glide Custom

The 2008 Harley Dyna Super Glide Custom is characterized by laced wheels, a two-up seat, and added chrome. It starts at $12,995. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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FXDC Dyna Super Glide Custom Anniversary Model

The 2008 Harley Dyna Super Glide Custom 105th Anniversary Edition cuts a distinctive chopper profile, with forks raked to 36 degrees, a mini-ape hanger handlebar, and a stepped seat. With its two-tone 105th Anniversary paint, this bike starts at $17,620. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXD Dyna Super Glide

The back-to-basics 2008 Dyna Super Glide is the most affordable Harley Big Twin model, starting at $11,995. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXDF Dyna Fat Bob

The newly introduced 2008 Harley Fat Bob boasts distinctive twin headlights, Tommy Gun 2-1-2 exhaust, and more. The Fat Bob starts at $14,795. Photo © Harley-Davidson

Check out our Full Review of the Harley Fat Bob.

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2008 FXDL Dyna Low Rider

With a 25.8" seat height, the 2008 Dyna Low Rider is one of the lowest bikes in the Harley lineup. Lower rear shocks, mid-mount foot controls, a raked out fork and standard highway pegs also characterize the Low Rider. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 FXDWG Dyna Wide Glide Anniversary Model

With its chrome staggered shorty dual exhaust pipes, its Bobtail rear fender, and its internally wired mini ape-hanger style handlebars, the 2008 Dyna Wide Glide Anniversary exudes plenty of attitude. Seen here in 105th Anniversary trim, MSRP is $17,620. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 VRSCAW/A V-Rod

For 2008, the Harley V-Rod includes a new 121 horsepower liquid-cooled, 1,250cc Revolution V-twin engine, a slipper clutch, and optional ABS braking. The V-Rod starts at $16,695, and the Anniversary trim seen here starts at $17,465. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 VRSCD/A Night Rod

The 2008 Harley VRSCD Night Rod features new five spoke cast aluminum wheels, a black powder-coated 125 horsepower Revolution V-twin engine, and other blacked out components. The Night Rod starts at $14,995. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 VRSCDX/A Night Rod Special

The 2008 Harley Night Rod Special adds drag bars, forward controls, and more blacked out components. A 240mm rear tire provides an authoritative stance, and brushed straight-shot dual mufflers with black end caps add a mean touch. MSRP starts at $16,695. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 XL1200C Sportster 1200 Custom

The "C" in XL1200C stands for chrome, and this Sportster's got more of it than other Sporties-- from the 21" front wheel spokes to the handlebar and headlight, this bike is the polar opposite to the Nightster. The XL1200C starts at $9,895. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 XL1200C Sportster 1200 Custom Anniversary Model

The Anniversary version of the XL1200C Sportster adds special two-tone trim, and starts at $10,685. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 XL1200 L Sportster 1200 Low

The 2008 XL1200L Sportster 1200 Low combines a fuel-injected 1200cc Evolution V-twin with a seat height of only 26.3", making for agile around-town handling. The Sportster 1200 Low starts at $9,695. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 XL1200N Sportster 1200 Nightster

The 2008 Harley XL1200N Nightster features stripped down, retro-rod styling. A solo seat sitting on lowered suspension sits only 25.3" high, and fork gaiters add a stylish touch. MSRP starts at $9,695. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 XL1200R Sportster 1200 Roadster

The 2008 Harley XL1200R Sportster 1200 Roadster features triple-disc brakes and a high-mount tachometer. A dirt-track handlebar and mid-mount foot controls make leveraging the bike easier, and the Roadster starts at $8,895. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 XL883C Sportster 883 Custom

The 2008 Harley XL 883C Sportster 883 Custom features a rubber-mounted 883cc Evolution engine, new tank graphics, and low-profile rear shocks. The Sportster 883 Custom starts at $7,945. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 XL883 Sportster 883

Its simple lines, chrome staggered shorty dual exhausts, and "peanut" fuel tank lend it an iconic appearance. Starting at $6,695, the Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 is the most affordable bike in the Harley lineup. Photo © Harley-Davidson
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2008 XL883 SPORTSTER 883 LOW

The 2008 Harley Sportster 883 Low features a diminutive seat height of 25.3 inches, offering agile handling for riders of smaller stature. Photo © Harley-Davidson