Harley-Davidson has launched its new 2017 Street Rod in India. The Street Rod equipped with a liquid-cooled 750cc engine which produces 62 Nm of torque; peak power arrives @ 8,250rpm, with peak torque delivered @ 4,000rpm. It’s tuned to deliver strongly between 4,000 and 5,000 rpm, with strong mid-range performance. It features a larger volume air box and new dual 42mm throttle bodies, new four-valve cylinder heads and high-lift camshafts, plus a higher-volume exhaust muffler. Compression ratio is raised from 11.0:1 to 12.0:1 and the red line goes from 8,000 to 9,000 rpm.
The front end features 43mm inverted forks gripped by lightweight aluminum yokes. Fork rake is tightened from 32° to 27° for quicker steering. New rear shock absorbers feature an external reservoir. The swing arm is slightly longer to accommodate the taller shocks. The seat height is raised to 765mm and the ground clearance of 205mm. The Street Rod also features new forged brake/gear levers plus aluminum rear-set footpegs. The riding lean angle is increased from 28.5° left and a right to 37.3° right and 40.2° degrees left; new bar-end rear-view mirrors can be mounted above or below the grips.
The Street Rod wears 17-inch front and rear Open Spoke Black Cast aluminum wheels and new radial MRF tyres, sized 120/70 R17 M/C 58H front and 160/60 R17 M/C 69H rear; dual two-piston calipers and 300mm front disc brakes plus ABS as standard. A new tail section, with perforated rear mudguard, all new LED tail light with H-D signature lighting. The Street Rod will be offered in three colour options Vivid Black, Charcoal Denim, Olive Gold.
Chetan Shedjale, Senior Motorcycle Designer, Harley-Davidson added, “American racing is something very inspirational to the world, it was a key factor in styling inspiration and resulted in substantial changes to the look of the all-new Harley-Davidson Street Rod. Everything was looked at to be performance oriented, street-fighter inspired but with a Harley image and Americana.It is designed to deliver the style and agility demanded in an urban environment where our riders will experience this motorcycle in.”
Pallavi Singh, Director Marketing, Harley-Davidson India said, “We are thrilled to launch Harley-Davidson Street Rod in India which has a growing population of young adults. The model is built to appeal a specific demographic in this space. As a customer-led organization, a key part of our strategy is to attract and retain new riders in India.”
Priced at INR. 5,86,000/- Ex-Showroom in New-Delhi. The Harley-Davidson Street Rod is open for booking and will be on display across all Harley-Davidson dealerships in the country from 15th March 2017 onwards. Test rides the Harley-Davidson Street Rod from 21st April 2017.
Source: Harley-Davidson India