Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Harley-Davidson Street Glide launched in India at Rs 29 lakh


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.

Engine

Type                     V-twin, four-stroke, Air-cooled, 1690cc
Bore/stroke           98.4mm x 111.1mm
Torque                  14.07kgm at 3500rpm
Transmission
Type                      6-speed, 1-down, 5-up

Dimensions

Length                    2450mm
Width                       135mm
Height                    1625mm

Chassis & Body

Weight                      372kg
Tyres                        130/ 70 x 18 inches (front), 180/ 65 x 16 inches (rear)

Suspension

Front                        49mm inverted forks
Rear                         Twin adjustable shock absorbers

Brakes

Front                        Twin discs (ABS, linked)
Rear                         Single-disc (ABS, linked)

Economy

Tank size                  22.7 litres
Mileage                    15.43 kpl