2016 Harley-Davidson Street 500
For 2016 the Harley-Davidson Street 500 utilizes the Revolution X 500cc, 60° V-Twin engine, has been given a new brake system and new brake rotors while the rear brake pedal has been given a new position. The wider brake and clutch lever is said to be more ergonomical for riders, while the wire harness routing has been improved. To prevent overheating on the 2016 Harley-Davidson Street 500 they have added an indicator light and to mix it up a bit Harley-Davidson has added the new Velocity Red Sunglo color.
|Engine Type||Revolution X 60° V-Twin|
|Bore Stroke||69 mm x 66 mm|
|Fuel System||Mikuni Single Port Fuel Injection, 35 mm bore|
|Starting System||Electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement|
|Transmission||Six-speed constant mesh spur gear|
|Rake Trail||32° / 4.5 in.|
|Seat Height||28 in.|
|Front Suspension||37 mm telescopic (non-adjustable)|
|Rear Suspension||Mild steel, rectangular tube sections, stamped junctions; MIG welded|
|Front Brake||2-piston floated, Uniform expansion rotors|
|Rear Brake||Two-piston floated|
|Front Tire||100/80 R17 Scorcher|
|Rear Tire||140/75 R15 Scorcher|
|Fuel Capacity||3.5 gal.|
|Dry Weight||489 lbs. (Wet)|
Harley-Davidson has recalled its 2015 Street 500 and Street 750 motorcycles owing to a potential defect with the fuel pump.
Ray Price Harley-Davidson recently revealed the “Street Bully,” a customized Street 750, as its entry for Harley's “Battle of the Custom Kings” contest.