American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson has launched two new motorcycles Harley-Davidson Roadster and Road Glide Special in a function at Delhi on Tuesday.
The Roadster and Road Glide Special were launched at a price of Rs. 9, 70, 000 and Rs. 32, 81, 000 (both ex-showroom Delhi).
The Roadster is the newest addition to the company’s popular Sportster family of motorcycles and will be assembled at Harley-Davidson’s plant in Bawal, Haryana, the company said.
With a minimalist, fastback design inspired by classic racing motorcycles, the nimble Roadster is designed to inspire a new generation of riders to take to the streets.
Similarly with its all-out aggressive style, the Road Glide Special motorcycle takes the touring must-haves making it the motorcycle of choice for the high-mileage road warrior.
“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” Vikram Pawah, managing director, Harley-Davidson India said while speaking at the launch.
“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” he said.
The Roadster combines power, agility and garage-built custom style that epitomizes nearly 60 years of Sportster spirit.
With the introduction of the Road Glide Special to the touring family, that offers the all-new Milwaukee-Eight engine, the ninth edition of the Big Twin since its inception; is also the most powerful collection of cruisers in the brand’s 113 year history.
The 2017 models also come equipped with anti-lock braking system, an added feature across all 13 Harley-Davidson motorcycles in India.
A Delhi based freelancer. Views expressed are personal.