American Motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson has
launched its 2017
model-year lineup in India along
with the launch of Harley-Davidson Roadster and Road Glide Special. The
Roadster will be assembled in the company's plant in Bawal, Haryana and will
cost Rs 9,70,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). While the Road Glide Special motorcycle
is priced at Rs 32, 81, 000 (ex-showroom Delhi).
Prices of the MY2017 Harley-Davidson models are given below:
Harley-Davidson Roadster - Rs 9, 70, 000 (ex-showroom Delhi)
Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special - Rs.
32, 81, 000 (ex-showroom Delhi).
2017 Harley-Davidson Street 750 Motorcycle - Rs. 4, 91, 000 (ex-showroom
Speaking at the launch, Vikram Pawah, Managing Director,
Harley-Davidson India noted, “Our latest offerings demonstrate
Harley-Davidson’s unwavering commitment to delivering world-class products that
cater to our customers’ demands in India and reinforce our position as the
leader in the premium motorcycle segment. With the introduction of the
Milwaukee-Eight engine in our Touring lineup, is a direct response to the voice
of Harley-Davidson customers around the world and we are thrilled to bring the
same to India.”
To bump up the performance of the Street Glide Special, Road
Glide Special and the Road king Harley-Davidson
has equipped them with their all new 1748cc Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine.
The engine is named after Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the home of Harley-Davidson and
location of the factory where the engines are produced. There is also a 1870cc
Twin-Cooled Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine for the CVO Limited model. Apart from
these oil cooled engines the Touring models also get new front and rear
suspension components which offer 15 to 30 percent more pre-load adjustment
than previous standard Touring shocks, with a single knob to hydraulically
adjust pre-load. The front suspension features new Showa SDBV suspension
technology that delivers the damping performance of a racing-style cartridge
fork with linear damping characteristics and reduced weight.
Other important announcements include anti-lock baraking
system (ABS) becoming a standard among all 13 models offered in India by
Harley-Davidson and Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Performance kits which offer
a selection of performance components for the Milwaukee-Eight engines,
including Screamin’ Eagle Milwaukee-Eight Stage I, II and III kits that deliver
up to a 24 percent increase in torque over the stock engine.
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