Harley-Davidson has launched the new 2014 edition of its motorcycle 'Street Glide' in India, priced at Rs. 29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new offering is the first motorcycle to be launched under the company’s Project Rushmore - a global customer-driven initiative by Harley-Davidson. The new bike has been updated with features, which include revised styling including a new batwing fairing, ABS, dual halogen headlamp and improved suspension set-up.
Anoop Prakash, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson India said “Project Rushmore is an epic, customer-focused journey by Harley-Davidson to fundamentally improve the riding experience for owners of touring models. It not only showcases our commitment to our core customers but also represents a new direction in product development at Harley-Davidson. The new Street Glide is our premier offering for the Indian market and offers the perfect balance between custom touring style and long haul functionality. With its stunning design and rider focused engineering, I am confident that it will rouse a sense and feeling of freedom like never before.”
The Street Glide boasts a new 4.5 inch colour-screen infotainment systems, Bluetooth connectivity, voice recognition, text-to-speech technology, GPS navigation, plus support for intercom and CB communications in a single module. To keep the rider entertained, the new Jukebox compartment on the fairing dash features a USB port for charging and playing electronic devices, including Apple iPod/iPhone and other MP3 sources, an SD card, and mobile phones with 5.25 inch speakers. The new Jukebox compartment on the fairing dash features a USB port for charging and playing electronic devices, including Apple iPod/iPhone and other MP3 sources, an SD card, and mobile phones. Apple iPod and iPhone functions are available through the hand controls. The Jukebox compartment features a cushioned bottom and water-resistant foam seal around the one-touch door.
EngineType V-twin, four-stroke, Air-cooled, 1690cc
Bore/stroke 98.4mm x 111.1mm
Torque 14.07kgm at 3500rpm
Type 6-speed, 1-down, 5-up
Chassis & BodyWeight 372kg
Tyres 130/ 70 x 18 inches (front), 180/ 65 x 16 inches (rear)
SuspensionFront 49mm inverted forks
Rear Twin adjustable shock absorbers
BrakesFront Twin discs (ABS, linked)
Rear Single-disc (ABS, linked)
EconomyTank size 22.7 litres
Mileage 15.43 kpl