2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy S Model Guide

How do you get to  the 2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy S? Take the best selling Harley Davidson Fat Boy® make it dark, give it some attitude, upgrade the performance, and call it the Harley Davidson Fat Boy® S.

The dark days of winter are nearly over but you can stay in the dark with this 2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy S! Black is the new black for this Harley but you can have any color you like so long as it’s…yeah, you got it. It’s shorter, lower, has the 110B TC Screamin’ Eagle motor that gives you 10% more torques to play with over a standard Fat Boy and a speedo that goes up to 11! The force sure is dark with this one! AND, Breaking News! The brand new 2017 Victory Octane is far less powerful!


•• Black Bullet Hole Cast Aluminum Disc wheels, 17-inch front and rear
•• Gloss black fork lowers
•• Gloss black axle nut covers
•• Gloss black headlamp trim ring
•• Gloss black engine
•• Fat Bob® fuel tank with Fat Boy® Lo tank medallion and gloss black console
•• Gloss black handlebar
•• Black brake lever and hydraulic clutch assemblies
•• Black triple clamp, riser and handlebar clamp
•• Black rotor carrier
•• Black over/under shotgun exhaust with CVO™ Softail® Deluxe mufflers
•• Hardtail styling with hidden horizontal rear shocks

•• Rigid-mounted, Air-cooled, 1801 cc Screamin’ Eagle® Twin Cam 110B™ engine
•• Screamin’ Eagle® ventilator
•• 6-Speed Cruise Drive® transmission
•• Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) with heated O2 sensors
•• Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)1, standard
•• Smart Security System2 with proximity-based, hands-free security fob, standard
•• Engine Idle Temperature Management Strategy (EITMS) (dealer-activated)
•• Paint color options

•• Low, narrow-cut seat
•• Two-piece, two-up Softail® classic removable seat pillion
•• Low-profile, ergonomic 1.25-inch internally-wired handlebar
•• Full-length rider footboards with heel/toe shift levers
•• Standard passenger footpegs
•• Electronic cruise control, standard
•• Electronic throttle control
•• Hydraulic clutch
•• Tank-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock on odometer, dual tripmeter, RPM/gear display, fuel gauge with low-fuel warning light and  countdown feature, low-oil pressure indicator light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights, 6-speed indicator light
•• Self-canceling turn signal controls
•• Start, engine cutoff, left/right turn signals, horn,hi/low beam, odometer trip switch and hazard warning hand controls
•• Barrel key, tank console-mounted ignition; fork lock common with ignition key
•• Electric power accessory connector under seat


Length 94.1 in. (2390 mm)
Overall Width 39 in. (990 mm)
Overall Height 42.7 in. (1085 mm)
Seat Height:
• Laden 24.3 in. (616 mm)
• Unladen 26 in. (660 mm)

Ground Clearance 4.7 in. (120 mm)
Rake (steering head) 31.6°
Fork Angle 31.6°
Trail 5.8 in. (147 mm)
Wheelbase 64.2 in. (1630 mm)
Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, radial blackwall front and rear):
• Front – D408F 140/75R17 67V

• Rear – D407 200/55R17 78V

Fuel Capacity 5 gal. (18.9 L)
(warning light at approximately 1.0 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 3.5 qts. (3.3 L)
Transmission Capacity 1 qt. (.95 L)
Primary Chain 1 qt. (.95 L)
Case Capacity

• As Shipped 709 lbs. (322 kg)

• In Running Order 739 lbs. (335 kg)

• Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1160 lbs. (526 kg)

• Gross Axle Weight Rating:

• Front 430 lbs. (195 kg)

• Rear 730 lbs. (331 kg)


Engine                         Air-cooled, Twin Cam 110BTM
Valves                          Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters;
two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke               4 in. x 4.374 in. (101.6 mm x 111.1 mm)
Displacement               110 cu. in. (1801 cc)
Compression Ratio        9.5:1
Fuel System                 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner                  Ventilator intake with fiberglass media, washable exposed element with rain sock
Lubrication System       Pressurized, dry-sump


Primary Drive                Chain, 34/46 ratio
Final Drive                    Belt, 32/66 ratio Clutch
Hydraulically actuated, 9-plate wet, with high-performance spring
Transmission 6-Speed Cruise Drive®
Gear Ratios (overall): U.S.
• 1st                        9.311
• 2nd                       6.454
• 3rd                        4.793
• 4th                        4.882
• 5th                        3.307
• 6th                        2.79


Frame                  Mild steel tubular frame; rectangular section backbone; stamped,cast, and                            forged junctions; forged fender supports; MIG welded
Swingarm             Mild steel, round tube sections, forged junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks          41.3 mm telescopic, “beer can” covers
Rear Shocks        Hidden, horizontal-mounted, coil-over
Wheels:               Black, Bullet Hole Disc Cast Aluminum
• Front                 17 in. x 3.5 in. (432 mm x 89 mm)
• Rear                  17 in. x 6 in. (432 mm x 152 mm)
• Caliper Type       4-piston front and 2-piston rear
• Rotor Type         Split 7-spoke floating rotor (front),
(diameter x width): Uniform expansion solid rotor (rear)
• Front                 11.8 in. x .2 in. (300 mm x 5 mm)
• Rear                  11.5 in. x .23 in. (292 mm x 5.8 mm)
• Anti-lock Braking System    Standard
Suspension Travel:
• Front Wheel        5.1 in. (130 mm)
• Rear Wheel         3.4 in. (86 mm)


Engine Torque5 (per J1349):
• North America            108 ft. lbs. @ 4000 RPM
(136 Nm @ 3000 RPM)
Lean Angle (per J1168):
• Right                          25.6°
• Left                            25.2°
Fuel Economy              42 mpg (5.6 L/100 km)
(EPA urban/highway test)


Battery (per Battery Council International Rating) Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 19-amp/hour, 270 cca
Charging                                       Three-phase, 38-amp system (439W @ 13V, 2000 RPM, 489W max power @ 13V) Starting 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
• Headlamp (Quartz Halogen)          55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
• Tail/Stop Lights                            8W/28W (5W/21W)
• Turn Signal Lights                        28W (21W) self-canceling
• Indicator Lamps                           High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, security system7 , 6-speed, low fuel warnings

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