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Harley-Davidson offers 30th Anniversary Fat Boy

For 2020, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company is offering a new Fat Boy 30th anniversary model that features dark finishes, bronze highlights and a blacked-out Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine.

Only 2,500 will be made. Each will feature a serial number number plate on the fuel tank console.

Introduced in 1990, the Fat Boy was a modern reflection of the 1949 Hydra-Glide. Harley created an all-new version in 2018 and decided to do something special for the 30th anniversary by making a limited-edition black-and-bronze machine.

Legendary Harley-Davidson stylists Willie G. Davidson, who is also an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer, and Louie Netz designed the original Fat Boy painted Fine Silver Metallic with a matching powder coated frame. The bike featured aluminum disc wheels, a wide handlebar and seven-inch headlamp in a massive chrome housing.

Harley-Davidson notes that the Fat Boy entered popular culture in 1991 in the movie “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” when actor Arnold Schwarzenegger rode a Fat Boy through Los Angeles in a dramatic chase scene.

The 30th anniversary Fat Boy is painted Vivid Black and comes with satin-black cast-aluminum Lakestar wheels with machined highlights. The Milwaukee Eight 114 engine is also blacked out.

The bike boasts a Softail frame and suspension that combine to form a chassis that Harley-Davidson says is stiff and lightweight, offering agility and performance. The rear has a monoshock that preserves the hard-tail lines.

Base MSRP: $21,949. More info: