2013 Harley-Davidson Buyer's Guide

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Switchback

2013 Harley Davidson Switchback
The 2013 Harley-Davidson Switchback features new color options, and starts at $16,199 in vivid black or $16,599 in solids; hard saddlebags and windscreen are removable. Photo © Harley-Davidson

The 2013 Harley-Davidson lineup falls on the company's 110th Anniversary year. There are several Anniversary Edition bikes with special paint schemes, a hard candy glittery paint look, an updated Street Bob model, and more.

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Road King

2013 Harley Davidson Road King
The 2013 Harley Davidson Road King is priced at $17,699 in vivid black, $18,124 in solids, and $18,504 in two tones. The bike includes injection molded hard saddlebags with 2.26 cubic feet of volume. Photo © Harley-Davidson

The original Harley-Davidson® Road King® motorcycle was introduced in1994, and the 2013 FLHR  edition pays homage to it with new features such as a detachable windshield and an air-adjustable touring rear suspension as well as injection-molded saddlebags. The bike has a standard 1690 cc Twin Cam 103™ engine and 6-speed Cruise Drive® transmission and an integrated oil cooler. Want to feel more protected? It also includes a Security Package Option with an anti-lock braking system and Harley-Davidson® Smart Security system.

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Road King Classic

2013 Harley Davidson Road King Classic
The 2013 Harley Davidson Road King Classic is priced at $19,899 in vivid black, $20,299 in solids, and $20,659 in two tones. Features include a Twin Cam 103 (1,690cc) v-twin, a 6 gallon fuel tank, and 4-piston Brembo brakes. Photo © Harley-Davidson

Like the look of the Road King but want something extra? Check out the 2013 Road King Classic. It boasts a nostalgic chrome fuel tank console; leather-wrapped saddlebags; tooled metal detailing on the fender, tank, seat, and bags; and chrome-laced wheels with wide whitewall tires. 

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Electra Glide Classic

2013 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Classic
The 2013 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Classic is priced at $21,799 in vivid black, $22,389 in solids, and $22,839 in two tones. Features include an 80-watt Harmon/Kardon audio system, injection molded hard saddlebags, and a six gallon fuel tank. Photo © Harley-Davidson

The 2013 Electra Glide Classic has a Tour-Pak® carrier, a Harmon/Kardon® Advanced Audio System, and new paint color and graphic options. Additionally, it comes with a rubber-mounted Twin Cam 103™ V-Twin engine with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) including heated oxygen sensors and Electronic Throttle Control (ETC). 

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Tri Glide Ultra Classic

2013 Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Ultra Classic
The 2013 Harley Davidson Tri Glide Ultra Classic starts at $30,999 in vivid black, $31,839 in solids, and $32,349 in two tones. Its rubber-mounted Twin Cam 103 is rated at 101 ft-lbs of torque. Photo © Harley-Davidson

The 2013 Harley-Davidson FLHTCUTG Tri Glide Ultra Classic boasts a three-wheel design has long-haul amenities as well as a large Twin Cam 103™ engine, lengthened front fork with steering damper, a deluxe Tour-Pak® carrier, and a trunk with 6.5 cubic feet of storage. It also includes a four-speaker, 80-watt Harmon/Kardon® Advanced Audio System, electronic cruise control and electric reverse drive.

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Electra Glide Ultra Limited Anniversary

2013 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Limited Anniversary Edition
The 2013 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Limited Anniversary Edition is priced at $25,999, and is finished in Vintage Bronze/Vintage Black paint. Key features include a Twin Cam 103 engine and an 80-watt four-speaker audio system. Photo © Harley-Davidson

There were only 3,750 models of the 2013 Harley-Davidson FLHTK Electra Glide Ultra Limited 110th Anniversary made. The bike includes standard features such as a 1690 cc Twin Cam 103™ engine, anti-lock brakes, Smart Security System, premium Tour-Pak® luggage rack, luggage liners, and heated hand grips. It also includes solid bronze fuel tank badges, a bright gold-tone Bar and Shield cloisonné and a serialization badge.

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Softail Slim

2013 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim
The 2013 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim is priced at $17,599 in vivid black, $17,999 in solids, and $18,329 in two-tones. An Anniversary Edition is available for $20,799. Photo © Harley-Davidson

This 2013 model has a sleek, vintage design that's classic with modern power. A trimmed front fender and narrow rear end, this iconic-looking Harley-Davidson is reminiscent of models from the 1950s. New paint colors were introduced for the year, as well as a powertrain finished in Black powdercoat with polished covers, a Hollywood handlebar with cross-brace and a "cat's eye" console that has a retro look to it. The chopped fear fender is also near the chrome, over/under shotgun exhaust.

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Fat Boy

2013 Harley Davidson Fat Boy
The 2013 Harley Davidson Fat Boy is priced at $16,999 in vivid black, $17,399 in solids, and $17,729 in two-tones. Power comes from a rigid mounted Twin Cam 130 B v-twin. Photo © Harley-Davidson

The 2013 Harley-Davidson FLSTF Softail Fat Boy is a heavyweight bike with a counter-balanced Twin Cam 103B™ V-Twin engine along with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI). The wide, comfortable riding stance and low-profile handlebar is just the beginning or at least was at the time, as the 2013 model included a new security package that included anti-lock brakes and a security system.  It looks a lot like the "hardtail" choppers that came out in the 1960s and 1970s.