The Top 15 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles That Capture Hearts

Harley-Davidson, with its rich heritage as one of the oldest motorcycle manufacturers, has ventured into various territories over the years. From pioneering remarkable engines to exploring different bike formats, from being synonymous with biker culture to embracing alternative propulsion methods, Harley-Davidson has witnessed and engaged in it all. Not every endeavor has been an unmitigated success, but the brand has consistently demonstrated its ability to stay ahead of the curve.

This list, continually updated to reflect the vast array of impressive Harley-Davidson motorcycles, seeks to capture some of the finest creations the company has produced. With a plethora of models spanning decades, selecting the most desirable ones is no small feat, considering the subjective nature of desirability. Nonetheless, we've curated a collection based on factors such as relevance, performance, design, and historical impact.

To compile this list, we meticulously sifted through Harley-Davidson's extensive catalog, spanning from its inception to the present day. Our selections represent a mix of discontinued classics and models currently in production.

Through this journey, one constant has remained—the motorcycles themselves. Harley-Davidson has produced numerous models, many of which have garnered significant acclaim. Below are some of the standout models that have left an indelible mark on the motorcycle landscape:

  1. Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic (1987-2016)
  2. Harley-Davidson XL Sportster (1957 onwards)
  3. Harley-Davidson Fat Bob (2007 onwards)
  4. Harley-Davidson 11F (1915)
  5. Harley-Davidson XR750 (1970-2008)
  6. Harley-Davidson EL Knucklehead (1936-1947)
  7. Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight (2010-2022)
  8. Harley-Davidson FXDWG Dyna Wide Glide (1980-2014)
  9. Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 (2020 onwards)
  10. Harley-Davidson FLHR Road King (1994 onwards)
  11. Harley-Davidson VRSCA V-Rod (1999-2017)
  12. LiveWire One (2019 onwards)
  13. Harley-Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy (1990-2017)
  14. Harley-Davidson VR1000 (1994-2001)
  15. Harley-Davidson VRSCDX Night Rod Special (2007-2017)

Each of these motorcycles embodies the spirit of Harley-Davidson in its own unique way, contributing to the brand's enduring legacy in the world of motorcycling.