2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500 | Cycle World

2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500

  • 2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500

MSRP

$6,849

Displacement (CI)

30

Seat Height (in)

28

Wet Weight (lbs)

489

Introduced in 2014, the Harley-Davidson Street 500 was one of two smaller displacement bikes that opened a new page for the Motor Co. Both the Street 750 and the Street 500 are powered by the Harley-Davidson Revolution X motor—a liquid cooled engine that revs higher than previous H-D models. Aside from the wider on the 750 model, the Street 500 and 750 are identical.

Designed for younger riders and a more urban setting, the Street line is both smaller and lighter than any of the other H-D models in the lineup. This comes with improved fuel economy and a more standard riding position as well, keeping the rider more upright than the typical cruiser stance we’re used to seeing from H-D.

Seven-spoke cast aluminum mags fir 15-inch tires in the rear and 17-inch tires in the front with H-D rubber coming stock. A six-speed transmission and 11:1 compression ration means that you’ll be shifting a bit, but this bike can get after it when you go to twist the throttle.

Available starting at $7,549 with seven different color options and ABS also available.

Cycle World has specs and reviews on the 2017 Street 500. This 2017 Harley-Davidson is made in USA with an MSRP of $6,849. It has a 6 speed manual transmission and a fuel injected v twin 2 cylinder engine.

Specifications

Engine

  • Bore (MM)69
  • Compression Ratio11:1
  • CoolingLiquid
  • Displacement in CC494
  • Displacement in CI30
  • Engine TypeV Twin
  • StarterElectric
  • Stroke66

Transmission

  • Numer Of Speeds6
  • Primary DriveGear
  • Transmission TypeManual

Tires

  • Front Tire100/80 R17
  • Rear Tire140/75 R15

Brakes

  • Front Brake Diameter300
  • Front Brake TypeHydraulic Disc
  • Rear Brake TypeHydraulic Disc

Suspension & Steering

  • Air AdjustableNo
  • Front Suspension TypeTelescopic Fork
  • Rear Suspension TypeTwin Sided Swing Arm
  • Seat Height (in)28

Other

  • Fuel Capacity (gal)3.5
  • Manufacturer CountryUSA
  • Manufacturer TypeH-D Street
  • Wet Weight (lbs)489
  • Dry Weight (lbs)455
  • Wheelbase (in)60.4

Thoughts from the staff

"The Street 500 is great for rider courses and might have a home in international markets, but considering the price, size and power output—I have a hard time recommending this bike to anyone."

Morgan Gales - Editor, Street Chopper Magazine
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