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Word on the street has it that Harley is going to be introducing a new model for their 08 lineup in a couple of weeks. It is said that it will be marketed to a younger audience. Anyone want to guess as to what it might look like and what engine they may put in it?
 

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Xr 1200!!!

Just like the prototype, with adjustable suspension bits, and a Buell motor. With EFI.

Now the wish list... a 6 speed with a slipper clutch.

Rob
 

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I'd like to see something along the lines of the XLCR they made back in the 70's. Use a Buell motor, and a six-speed with a bike that is slightly bigger and a cafe style.
 

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Marketing rules

With the positive response that they recieved from the concept bike, I can imagine them NOT building it. We will see.

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They did get lots of positive press on the new XR 1200. I'm just wondering if this might be something completely different. I was just at Harley HQ, and they were really tight-lipped about what it is they are bringing to market. I think it will be here in 2 weeks, so it won't be long.
 

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Do you mean a new model family? New models are no big deal...they have them every year. New models like the Nightster and the Softail Custom.

I haven't heard about a new model family, but if they do have one, I'm thinking something liquid cooled...
 

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There are two completely new models for 2008...the FXCW "Rocker" and the FXCWC "Rocker Custom". I got no idea what they are yet...anyone care to speculate? I have heard that H-D is working on a chopper to compete with Big Dog et al. Could this be it?
 

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I've seen those types of documents out on the web before, and they turned out to be a big ruse. I know they are coming out with a bike a couple of weeks, and I doubt it's a stretched, raked, fat tire chopper. They may come out with something along those lines, but I don't think it's coming out next week.
 

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There are two completely new models for 2008...the FXCW "Rocker" and the FXCWC "Rocker Custom".
If it was XL instead of FX, I would have guessed Sportster cafe racer.

I dare not hope that it's an update of the only Harley Big Twin I ever wanted, the FXDX Super Glide Sport.
 

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Word on the street has it that Harley is going to be introducing a new model for their 08 lineup in a couple of weeks. It is said that it will be marketed to a younger audience. Anyone want to guess as to what it might look like and what engine they may put in it?
People, please, use your heads! Harley is coming out with a line of 1600cc scooters that still only produce 20hp and have a top speed of 55mph.
 
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