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2008 HARLEY Road King Classic

Retail Price:   $7999.00

* Plus Applicable destination charge


Monroe, NC
Street Bike
36332 Miles
V Twin


info specifications



This is the look that made a touring Harley® the king of the road. Porterhouse-sized headlamp. Giant chrome nacelle. New 6-gallon gas tank with restyled console. And immediately below, the big, black and chrome Twin Cam 96™ engine and six-speed transmission. Added comfort in the new seat and handlebar position. A new cruise control option and new Brembo® brakes with optional ABS. Every on-ramp's a welcome mat.

  • Large Hiawatha headlamp and chrome nacelle
  • Black powder-coated engine with chrome covers
  • Detachable windshield
  • GTX-Nylon alloy lockable hard saddlebags
  • Tank-mounted speedometer; air-adjustable rear suspension
  • Brembo® brakes


  • Length: 93.7 in.
  • Seat Height (Laden): 27.3 in.
  • Seat Height (Unladen): 29.9 in.
  • Ground Clearance: 5.1 in.
  • Rake Steering Head/Trail: 26° / 6.20 in.
  • Wheelbase: 63.5 in.
  • Fuel Capacity: 6.0 gal.
  • Oil Capacity: 4.0 qt.
  • Dry Weight: 740.0 lbs.
  • Running Order Weight: 777.0 lbs.


  • Engine: Air-cooled, Twin Cam 96®
  • Displacement: 96.0 in.
  • Bore x Stroke: 3.75 in. x 4.38 in.
  • Engine Torque: 92.6 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm
  • Fuel System: Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
  • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
  • Miles per Gallon (ESPFI): 54.0 hwy / 35.0 city
  • Primary Drive: Chain, 34/46 ratio
  • Gear Ratio (overall) 1st: 9.312
  • Gear Ratio (overall) 2nd: 6.421
  • Gear Ratio (overall) 3rd: 4.774
  • Gear Ratio (overall) 4th: 3.926
  • Gear Ratio (overall) 5th: 3.279
  • Gear Ratio (overall) 6th: 2.790


  • Front Wheels: Black, 9-spoke Cast Aluminum
  • Rear Wheels: Black, 9-spoke Cast Aluminum
  • Front Tire Size: 130/70R18 63V
  • Rear Tire Size: 170/60R17 78H


  • Instruments: Electronic speedometer w/ odometer, tank-mounted; Time-of-day clock on odometer; Dual resettable tripmeter; low fuel indicator light; low oil pressure indicator light; engine diagnostic readout; LED lights; 6-speed indicator light
  • Indicator Lamps: High beam, running lights, front fender running lights, directional light bar, neutral, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, turn signals, security system (optional), 6-speed, low fuel warning, cruise control (optional), ABS (optional)


  • Brakes: 32 mm 4-piston fixed front and rear
  • Lean Angle (per SAEJ1168): 30.0° / 32.0°
  • Exhaust System: Chrome, cross-over exhaust w/ dual mufflers & taper End Caps


  • Vivid Black, Black Pearl, White Gold Pearl, Dark Blue Pearl (New), Crimson Red Sunglo (New), Two-Tone Suede Blue Pearl/Vivid Black, Two-Tone White Gold Pearl/Pewter Pearl (New), Two-Tone Crimson Red Sunglo/Candy Red Sunglo, Two-Tone Olive Pearl/Vivid Black


  • Chrome, Profile Laced Aluminum Wheel Option


Seat Height (Laden): Measurement reflects 180 lb./81.7 kg operator weight. Engine: Carburant recommandé indice d'octane 95 ou supérieur (ROM + MON)/2. Les systèmes d'alimentation standard et en option peuvent varier d'un pays à l'autre. Engine Torque: Per SAE J1349 (SAE J607 for FXDSE, FXSTSSE). Values shown are nominal. Performance varies by country and region. Fuel System: Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country. Miles per Gallon: Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding family conducted by Harley-Davidson® under ideal laboratory conditions. Not all motorcycle models undergo fuel economy testing. Fuel economy and mileage may vary among motorcycle models within a family. Your mileage may vary depending on your personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length, vehicle condition and vehicle configuration and other conditions. Break-in mileage may vary. Wheels: Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region. Standard 105th Anniversary wheel for FLHTCU, FXDL, XL1200L, FLTR and FLHX models is Gloss Black Painted Cast. COLOR OPTIONS: Availability of colors may vary from dealer to dealer, and is subject to change without notice. Limited availability of custom colors. See your dealer for details and available colors. PRICING: Prices listed are the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices. Options such as color are available at additional cost. Prices exclude retailer setup, taxes, title and licensing and are subject to change. Retailer prices may vary. All models feature 6-speed transmission (VRSC and Sportster models are 5-speed) and carbon-fiber belt final drive; multi-plate clutch with diaphragm spring in oil bath; and 2-year unlimited-mileage warranty. Harley-Davidson® reserves the right to discontinue models or change specifications at any time without incurring any obligations. Vehicle specificatlons may vary by country and region depending on local laws. Some models are not available in certain countries. Attention: The vehicle in the configuration shown and many of the accessories for this vehicle are not available for sale or use in several countries outside the U.S. Specifications and vehicle availability may vary from market to market depending on local importation and registration laws. Please check with your local retailerfor details. Specifications may not match those of official certification in some markets due to timing of content release, variance in testing methods, and/or vehicle differences. Customers seeking officially recognized regulatory specifications for their vehicle should refer to certification documents and/or contact their respective retailer or distributor. The Competition Act requires Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada, to advise that the Retailer is under no obligation to accept the suggested retail prices, and may sell at any price he chooses. If he/she sells at prices other than the suggested prices, he/she will not suffer in any way his business relations with Deeley Harley-Davidson® Canada. Prices are subject to change without notice. Retailer preparation and freight are extra.



Price Standard
Price - Warranty (Months) 24
Price - Warranty (Condition) Limited


Engine Standard
Engine - Engine Brand Name Twin Cam 96™
Engine - Engine Type V Twin
Engine - Cylinders 2
Engine - Engine Stroke 4-Stroke
Engine - Torque (Ft Lbs) 92.6
Engine - Torque (Nm) 125.5
Engine - Torque RPM 3500
Engine - Cooling Air
Engine - Valves 4
Engine - Valves Per Cylinder 2
Engine - Valve Configuration OHV - Pushrod
Engine - Bore (mm) 95.3
Engine - Bore (in) 3.75
Engine - Stroke (mm) 111.3
Engine - Stroke (in) 4.38
Engine - Displacement (cc) 1584
Engine - Displacement (ci) 96
Engine - Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Engine - Starter Electric
Engine - Fuel Requirements Premium
Engine - US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy) 54
Engine - US Miles Per Gallon (City) 35
Engine - CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy) 4.4
Engine - CAN Liters Per Kilometer (City) 6.7
Engine - Fuel Type Gas
Carburetion Standard
Carburetion - Fuel Injector Yes
Carburetion - Carburetor No
Carburetion - Carburetion Type Fuel Injected
Other Engine Optional


Transmission Standard
Transmission - Transmission Type Manual
Transmission - Number Of Speeds 6
Transmission - Overdrive No
Transmission - Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Belt
Transmission - Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission) Chain
Transmission - Gear Ratio (1) 9.31
Transmission - Gear Ratio (2) 6.42
Transmission - Gear Ratio (3) 4.77
Transmission - Gear Ratio (4) 3.93
Transmission - Gear Ratio (5) 3.28
Transmission - Gear Ratio (6) 2.79
Transmission - Reverse No
Heel Toe Shifter Standard


Dimensions Standard
Dimensions - Length (in) 93.7
Dimensions - Length (mm) 2380
Dimensions - Wheelbase (in) 63.5
Dimensions - Wheelbase (mm) 1612.9
Dimensions - Ground Clearance (in) 5.1
Dimensions - Ground Clearance (mm) 129.5
Dimensions - Length (ft) 7.81
Dimensions - Length (ft/ft) 7
Dimensions - Length (ft/in) 9.7
Weight Standard
Weight - Dry Weight (lbs) 738
Weight - Dry Weight (kg) 334.8
Weight - Wet Weight (lbs) 775
Weight - Wet Weight (kg) 351.5
Capacities Standard
Capacities - Fuel Capacity (gal) 6
Capacities - Fuel Capacity (l) 22.7
Performance Standard
Performance - Engine Displacement to Weight (cc) 2.15


Construction Standard
Construction - Frame Steel
Floor Boards Standard
Floor Boards - Floor Board Location Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips Optional
Foot Pegs Optional
Foot Pegs - Foot Peg Location Driver
Foot Pegs - Adjustable No
Exterior Guards Standard
Exterior Guards - Chassis Protectors Yes
Exterior Guards - Drive Shaft Guard No
Exterior Guards - Engine Case Guard Yes
Exterior Guards - Fork Guards Yes
Exterior Guards - Saddle Bag Guard Yes
Exterior Guards - Hand Guards No
Exterior Guards - Brush Guard No
Exterior Guards - Heel Guards No
Exterior Guards - Light Guard No
Exterior Covers Optional
Exterior Covers - Side Cover Yes
Front Fender Standard
Front Fender Trim Optional
Front Fender Rail Optional
Rear Fender Standard
Rear Fender Trim Standard
Rear Fender Rail Optional
Tank Divider Standard
Stand Optional
Stand - Stand Type Service
Lower Fairing Optional
Handlebars Standard
Wind Deflector Optional


Front Suspension Standard
Front Suspension - Front Suspension Type Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension - Front Central Suspension Strut No
Rear Suspension Standard
Rear Suspension - Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension - Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load Yes
Rear Suspension - Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping Yes
Rear Suspension - Number Rear Shock Absorbers 2
Rear Suspension - Rear Suspension Material Steel
Rear Suspension - Air Adjustable Yes


Wheels Optional
Wheels - Wheels Composition Aluminum
Wheels - Chromed Yes
Tires Standard
Tires - Tire Brand Dunlop®
Tires - Front Tire Aspect Ratio 90
Tires - Front Tire Speed Rating 72H
Tires - Front Wheel Diameter 16
Tires - Rear Tire Aspect Ratio 85
Tires - Rear Tire Speed Rating 77H
Tires - Rear Wheel Diameter 16
Tires - Front Tire (Full Spec) Dunlop® MT90B16 72H
Tires - Rear Tire (Full Spec) Dunlop® MU85B16 77H


Brakes Standard
Brakes - Brake Brand Name Brembo®
Brakes - Front Brake Type Dual Disc
Brakes - Front Brake Diameter (in) 11.5
Brakes - Front Brake Diameter (mm) 292.1
Brakes - Rear Brake Type Disc
Brakes - Rear Brake Diameter (in) 11.5
Brakes - Rear Brake Diameter (mm) 292.1
Anti-Lock Brakes Optional


Seat Optional
Seat - Seat Type One-Piece
Seat - Adjustable No
Seat - Seat Material Leather
Seat - Seat Location Driver and Passenger
Seat - Folding No
Seat Specifications Optional
Seat Specifications - Seat Height (in) 26.9
Seat Specifications - Seat Height (mm) 683.3
Seat Specifications - Number Of Seats 2
Seat Backrest Optional
Seat Backrest - Backrest Logo Plate No
Seat Backrest - Backrest Type Detachable
Seat Backrest - Backrest Location Driver
Seat Backrest - Lumbar Adjustment Yes
Grab Rail or Strap Optional
Sidecar Optional
Sidecar - Detachable Yes
Other Seat Optional


Digital Instrumentation Optional
Clock Optional
Trip Odometer Standard
Oil Pressure Gauge Optional
Speedometer Standard
Fuel Level Warning Standard
Fuel Level Warning - Fuel Level Warning Type Gauge
Service Reminder Standard
Compass Optional


Hard Side Cases Standard
Hard Side Cases - Side Case Material Leather
Hard Side Cases - Number Of Side Cases 2
Hard Side Cases - Location Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount Standard
Fork Bag Optional
Fork Bag - Fork Bag Material Leather
Fork Bag - Fork Bag Trim Plain
Tail Bag Optional
Tail Bag - Tail Bag Material Soft Vinyl
Tail Bag - Tail Bag Trim Plain
Lockable Storage Optional
Rear Rack Optional
Storage Cover Optional
Rear Rack Storage Optional
Rear Rack Storage - Rear Rack Storage Material Metal
Rear Rack Storage - Rear Rack Storage Trim Plain
Leather Storage Optional
Bag Liners Optional
Bag Liners - Bag Liner Material Vinyl
Helmet Storage Standard
Sidecar Rear Rack Optional
Sidecar Trunk Optional
Sidecar Storage Cover Optional
Sidecar Storage Cover - Camouflage Trim No


Fog Lights Optional
Headlight Mounting Bar Standard
Headlight Visor Optional
Turn Signal Visor Optional
Passing Lamps Standard
Halogen Headlight(s) Standard
Passing Lamp Visors Optional
Headlight(s) Optional
Headlight(s) - Type High Intensity Discharge


Rearview Mirrors Optional
Windshield Optional
Windshield - Windshield Brand Lexan®
Windshield - Windshield Lowers No
Windshield - Height Adjustable No
Windshield - Tinted Yes
Windshield - Height Mid
Sidecar Windshield Optional


Heated Hand Grips Optional
Heated Hand Grips - Heated Hand Grip Location Driver
Heated Hand Grips - Adjustable Yes
Power Outlet Optional
Cruise Control Standard
Alarm System Optional


Paint Optional
Paint - Primary Color Custom
Paint - Secondary Color Black
Paint - Metallic Yes
Other Paint & Finish Optional


Radio Optional
Radio - Satellite No
Speakers Optional
Speakers - Number Of Speakers 2
Headset Optional


Steering Standard
Steering - Steering Control Handlebar


Side Case Mount Standard
Tool Bag Mount Optional
Windshield Mounts Standard

Certain features may require an additional add-on package that may not be included in the retail or sale price. Please contact the dealership for full details.