The Harley XG750R replaces the well known XR750. It is a racing-only machine developed around the Revolution X liquid-cooled V-twin engine powering the Street 750 production model. The purebred racing engine will be available at the dealer in Street 750 motorcycle. It is assembled in Kansas at the at Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain Operations. The Harley-Davidson Factory Flat Track Racing Team will compete on the new XG750R throughout the 2017 American Flat Track series with the 1st race at Daytona TT on March 16.
The XG750R is the first all-new Harley flat track racing motorcycle in 44 years. The XG750R is a 60-degree V-twin, while the XR750 is 45-degree V-twin. The XG750R is liquid cooled while the XG750 uses air for cooling. The XG750R fuel delivery is injected while the XR750 uses a carburetor. The XG750R has four valves per cylinder, while the XR750R has two.
“There is extraordinary energy building behind the new American Flat Track series and after decades of XR750 dominance, it’s time to bring a new level of performance and technology to the track with the Harley-Davidson XG750R,” Harley-Davidson Vice President and Managing Director U.S. Mike Kennedy said.