Harley Davidson India today launched two bikes – Forty-Eight Special and Street Glide Special for India. Price of Harley Davidson Forty-Eight Special stands at ₹10.98 lakh while Harley Davidson Street Glide Special comes at ₹30.53 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Talking about Harley Davidson Forty-Eight Special, this particular model bears retro styling as it is based on Sportster Platform and features a 1200cc V-Twin engine. Key high lights include a ‘throwback 70’s custom tank art, dark custom style, 7.25-inch high tallboy handlebars, emulsion rear shock screw adjuster and split 9-spoke cast aluminium wheels. Its 1202cc air-cooled Evolution engine produces 96Nm torque at 4,250rpm. Forty-Eight Special is being offered in three colour – Red, Black and White.
As for Harley Davidson Street Glide Special, it comes in a solid paint shade. Components like Front suspension forks, instrument panel, engine cover, exhaust pipes have been provided with a black paint shade. Its 2.5 cubic-feet panniers have been finished in body colour. In fact, the 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system now features pinch, drag and swipe functions. While the engine on Street Glide Special is a 1868cc Milwaukee-Eight 114 V-twin engine producing 165Nm at 3,000 rpm. Further, the engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox.
“Harley-Davidson was one of the earliest entrants in the premium motorcycle category in India. Completing 10 years in India is just the beginning as we remain the cruiser of choice for many riders. With the all-new Forty-Eight Special, Harley-Davidson India takes its motorcycle line up to 17 Models”, commented Sajeev Rajasekharan, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson India.