MotoCorp, the exclusive distributor of Harley-Davidson in India, has announced
the arrival of the all-new sport custom motorcycle, the Sportster S, at the
special edition of India Bike Week held in Aamby Valley in Lonavala in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The
Sportster S is priced at Rs. 15,51,000 ex-showroom Delhi onward.
a taut, lightweight chassis and premium suspension, riders can expect
responsive, intuitive handling on a stylish and powerful ride. An addition to
the 2021 Harley-Davidson motorcycle line-up, the Sportster S was unveiled
recently at the global virtual launch experience “From Evolution to
Sportster S is powered by a 121-hp Revolution Max 1250T V-Twin engine that puts
the Sportster S rider in command of unrelenting, on-demand torque. This new
version of the latest Harley-Davidson liquid-cooled V-Twin engine is tuned to
make tremendous torque at low rpm, with a torque curve that stays flat through
the powerband – engine performance designed to deliver strong acceleration from
a start with robust power through the mid-range.
Sportster S model appears crouched and powerful, coupled with subtle yet
purposeful details on texture, colors and finishes to give it the look of a
custom show bike. The fuel tank and tail section frame the engine as the
centerpiece of the motorcycle, while the massive front tyre recalls the
fender-less front end of a classic bobber. Finally, the tail section,
high-mount exhaust, and slim solo seat draw inspiration from the
Harley-Davidson XR750 flat tracker. Celebrating self-expression, riders can
choose from an array of Sportster S model accessories and paint colors - Vivid Black;
Stone Washed White Pearl; Midnight Crimson.
pre-programmed, selectable Ride Modes (Sport, Road and Rain) electronically
control the performance characteristics of the motorcycle, and the level of
technology intervention. Two Custom modes may be used by the rider to create a
set of performance characteristics to meet personal preference or for special
situations. Cornering Rider Safety Enhancements by Harley-Davidson, a
collection of technologies intended to enhance rider confidence during unexpected
situations or adverse road conditions, are designed to match motorcycle
performance to available traction during acceleration, deceleration and
braking, in a straight line or while in a turn.
Rajasekharan, Managing Director, Asia Emerging Markets & India,
Harley-Davidson, said “We look forward to seeing the bike on the roads of India
as riders enjoy the enhanced riding experience that the Sportster S offers.
Designed with premium features, outstanding performance, and innovative
technology, the next generation Sportster S sets a new performance standard for
the Sportster line.”
Avalur, Head - Harley-Davidson Business Unit, Hero MotoCorp, said “The
Sportster models have been the foundation on which the Harley-Davidson brand
was built in India. Along with the new Pan America 1250, the Sportster S will
strengthen our portfolio of Harley-Davidson products and cater to a wider
spectrum of Indian customers.”
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