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the best cruisers ever made

The Best Cruisers Ever Made (As of March 2023)

Last updated March 18, 2023 by Simon Bertram

Entry-Level Cruisers

Under $10,000

Mid-Range Cruisers

$10,000 to $20,000

High-End Cruisers

$20,000 and above

Yamaha Virago

Yamaha's first American cruiser, a mainstay in the memory of many that rode them before the model line ended in 2007

Honda Shadow

An undisputed cruiser that set its own path through history, separate from its Honda brothers

Kawasaki Vulcan 900

A cruiser that never converted to Imperial, proudly standing at the vanguard of "Metric Cruisers"

Indian Chief

Oner of the most iconic cruisers ever made, having gone through several iterations and evolutions

Suzuki Boulevard M109R B.O.S.S.

A muscle cruiser that took inspiration from motorsports to be an undeniable powerhouse

Honda Valkyrie

A touring muscle cruiser, and the only six-cylinder cruiser available as a production motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Twin Cam Models

These models include the Softail, Dyna, Dyna Limited, and a whole slew of others between 1999 and 2017

Ducati XDiavel

When an Italian racing powerhouse makes a sport cruiser, the result is the XDiavel

Yamaha VMAX

Probably the most aptly named power cruiser on this list, the VMAX was built to simply be the fastest cruiser. Period.

Triumph Rocket 3 R

Basically what happens when you put a car engine in a bike and let it loose on the road. Ah, those Brits...