Each of the Grand American Touring motorcycles offered in the 2023 Harley-Davidson® lineup is strongly designed and engineered to deliver great rides through town and far beyond. Toward the top of the Grand American Touring line, the CVO™ Street Glide® and the CVO™ Road Glide® hold strong appeal with their unique takes on classic Harley-Davidson® styling, exciting combination of features and excellent mechanical features. Your search for a new touring model would not be complete without thoroughly comparing the 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Street Glide® vs 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Road Glide®. Our sales associates at Harley-Davidson® of Wesley Chapel are ready to assist you with a deep look at these touring bikes so that you can make an educated selection.
The 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Street Glide® has an aerodynamic design with a split-stream vent on the bat-wing fairing. Its Milwaukee-Eight® 121 gas powertrain comes with variable valve timing, upgraded intakes and liquid-cooled cylinder heads. With two customizable riding modes and three preset modes, you can easily control your CVO™ Street Glide®’s performance. SHOWA shocks, an inverted fork, 4.5-inch mufflers and upgraded Brembo brakes are standard. In addition, the motorcycle’s cornering traction control, wide handlebars, tire pressure monitor and cornering ABS support great rides.
Many aspects of the CVO™ Street Glide®’s engineering are standard for the 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Road Glide®. The CVO™ Road Glide® specifically has the same riding modes, suspension system, engine, braking system, ABS, tire pressure monitoring system and cornering traction control as the CVO™ Street Glide®. However, the CVO™ Road Glide® also comes with a shark-nose fairing and computational fluid dynamics.
Your attention to the style differences of the 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Street Glide® vs 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Road Glide® reveals aggressive, individualized designs. The bat-wing fairing on the 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Street Glide® holds an LED-encapsulated headlight with bars of accent lighting running across the sides of the fairing. A short, tinted wind blocker sits at the top. While the fuel tank has Harley-Davidson®'s iconic, teardrop-style shape, it is individualized by sharp accent paint. The two available body colors are Whiskey Neat and Dark Platinum, and these colors are found on the fairing, fenders, angled saddlebags and gas tank. The contoured seat is dressed up with contrast piping. The look also includes combo laced wheels, a minimized front fender and dark trim on the exhaust pipes.
In comparison, the 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Road Glide® shows off its personality with a strong headlight design and minimal wind deflector on the fairing. The wide headlight wraps around the sides of the fairing. While the CVO™ Road Glide® and the 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Street Glide® have the same wheels, the CVO™ Road Glide® has a larger front fender. The same two body colors are available. Dark Platinum is accent with pinstripe details on the lockable saddlebags and gas tank. Ombre-style coloring dresses up the Whiskey Neat body color. Comparatively the 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Road Glide® has taller handlebars and a boxier seat design than the CVO™ Street Glide®.
You may be excited to find many of the same features available with the 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Street Glide® vs 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Road Glide®. Both have a digital 12.3-inch screen and high-quality speakers on the dashboard. They also come with a Skyline OS, a USB port, rear-mounted speakers, wireless headsets, voice recognition, a navigation system, an intercom system and digital instruments. If you prefer to ride the CVO™ Road Glide®, your motorcycle will also give you a high-end Rockford Fosgate Stage II sound system and heated hand grips.
Take a Test Ride at Harley-Davidson® of Wesley Chapel Today
You can continue learning about the 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Street Glide® vs 2023 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Road Glide® by taking them out for a spin. To set up your test rides, contact our associates at Harley-Davidson® of Wesley Chapel today.