Harley Davidson Factory Tour
Student groups exploring popular Kansas City attractions will definitely want make it by the 358,000 square foot Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain Operation facility where fans of the legendary bikes may watch skilled employees hard at work producing the Sportster®, Dyna® and V-Rod® families of motorcycles from fabrication and finishing through final assembly to include the liquid-cooled Revolution® powertrain for the V-Rod. The entertaining and informative one-hour free tour begins with an introductory video, then you’re hustled off to the factory floor where you'll witness a wide range of operations from welding,
The entertaining and informative one-hour free tour begins with an introductory video, then you’re hustled off to the factory floor where you'll witness a wide range of operations from welding, laser cutting, and frame-bending, to polishing and assembly. You’ll swoon at the sight of freshly painted frames hanging on the line, and be blown away by robotic welding technology; you’ll even get to watch the Revolution® powertrain assembled from the crankcase to cylinder heads! At the end of your tour, your patience will be rewarded with a chance to try your seat on current production models and a stop at the gift shop, where you’re sure to score that perfect souvenir of your rockin’ KCHD Factory Tour. Remember: God didn't create metal so that man could make paper clips!