Harley-Davidson’s 120th anniversary was celebrated in 2023 by a limited-edition CVO Road Glide Limited. The 2023 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Anniversary Edition features the usual CVO upgrades as well as commemorative paint and Alcantara seating with gold and black stitching.
Powering this one-of-a-kind bike is The Motor Company’s Milwaukee-Eight 117. The 2023 Harley-Davidson Breakout was powered by the same motor, and we were impressed with the torque.
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The 2023 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide limited anniversary edition produced 90.1 horsepower at 4,660 revs and 111.2 lb.-ft. at 3,290 revs on our Dynojet 25i dynamometer. Breakout 117 is less powerful and has less torque. It also weighs 963 pounds. Cycle World CVO Road Glide Limited – Compared to Breakout, the CVO Road Glide Limited weighs 281 pounds more. This makes it slower at the first stoplight.
Although the 2023 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Limited Anniversary Edition’s performance numbers may be inferior to the Breakout on paper, it serves riders in a different way. The comfort, charm, and character of this bike won over our testing staff. It’s an amazing experience to cruise in style and comfort while jamming out tunes on the Rockford Fosgate Stage 1 stereo system. A Harley-Davidson experience. And for those wanting a little more punch off the line: Harley’s 2024 CVO Road Glide Limited comes fitted with the larger VVT Milwaukee-Eight 121 V-twin engine.