The new eight-valve engine seeks two broad goals. One is to make greater power and torque while being emissions-compliant, fuel-efficient, and highly reliable. The other is a trend visible across the vehicle industry—to achieve world-class “ride feeling” through chassis, suspension, and driveline refinement.

History of the Harley-Davidson Engine

Harley-Davidson’s New Milwaukee-Eight Big Twin Engine

Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight engine close-up
The motor company builds its third all-new Big Twin in 80 years. Read the full storyBrian J. Nelson

How the Harley-Davidson Sportster Came to Have Four Cams

Harley-Davidson Sportster static side view
Time-tested traditions dictated decisions for Harley. Read the full storyJeff Allen

Riding The 2017 Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight-Powered FL Models

2017 Harley-Davidson FL models group static
More road, more glide. Read the full storyBrian J. Nelson
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