Harley-Davidson Bikes India has recently announced three of its bikes for 2016 for Indian market namely Iron 883, Forty-Eight and Street 750. One of the popular Harley-Davidson bikes on sale in India, the Street 750, will be seen next year with updated features, while the Iron 883 and the Forty-Eight are entirely new products in the country.
As per the statement by Pallavi Singh, Marketing Director, Harley-Davidson India- “This year, Harley-Davidson has introduced its refreshed Dark Custom models with the new Iron 883, Forty-Eight and carried out customer-led improvements in the Street 750 motorcycle that offer an authentic, affordable experience to a new generation of riders in India.”
Further adding- “Keeping up with our customer’s demands, we also added more power to our range with the return of the Road King and engine upgrades throughout the ranges of the Softail making it our most powerful line-up of cruiser models ever.”
First of all talking about it most popular model Street 750, it gets a list of upgrades including new front and rear braking system with improved wire loom routing. This machine will be powered by a liquid-cooled Revolution X V-Twin engine. An urban handler Street 750 offers Dark Custom Style with street attitude. The 2016 Street 750 will be priced at INR 4.52 Lac (Ex-showroom Delhi).
The refreshed model for 2016, the Iron 883 is also one of the Dark Custom Harley-Davidson bikes and will come with latest design technology. For better comfort and stability this Iron 833 gets a new adjustable rear shocks and front cartridge forks with a solo tuck and roll seat. All these new technologies of Iron 833 make it ideal for city as well as highway conditions. The Iron 883 will be available in black denim colour with a price tag of INR 7.37 Lac.
Adding one more in Harley-Davidson bikes in 2016, the all new refreshed Forty-Eight model featured with mug wheels, new seat and improved forks with adjustable rear suspension. It gets a peanut shaped fuel tank with a capacity of 8-litre and refreshed set of graphics inspired by 70’s, give it a unique look. The new Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight will be priced at INR 9.12 Lac.
Well, it seems that Harley-Davidson bikes are ready to take over the Indian market with a series of launches. However, it would be interesting to see that how these bikes compete with the likes of Ducati and MV Augusta bikes.