Do Harley Davidson Motorcycles Have Automatic Transmissions?

Do Harley Davidson Motorcycles Have Automatic Transmissions?

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Harley Davidson does not make motorcycles with automatic transmissions. There are aftermarket companies, such as Walters Manufacturing, that fabricate and install automatic transmissions on 1999-2005 Harley Davidson Dyna Glide motorcycles.

The Harley Davidson Motor Company was founded by William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson in 1903. The first model in 1901 was a failed attempt at adding a 7.07 cubic inch motor to a pedal bicycle frame. The next attempt was made in 1903 using a 24.74 cubic inch motor. This became the predecessor of the Harley Davidson motorcycles seen today. Harley Davidson had an annual revenue of $5.26 billion in 2013.