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2019 Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Particular, Road Glide Particular launched

14th Mar 2019 12:50 pm

The Forty Eight Particular has been priced at Rs 10.98 lakh, whereas the Road Glide Particular prices Rs 30.53 lakh.

Harley-Davidson has launched two new bikes in India as a part of its portfolio for 2019. The Forty Eight Particular, priced at Rs 10.98 lakh, is a brand new addition to Harley Davidson’s Sportster line-up within the nation and might be offered alongside the usual Forty Eight. The Road Glide Particular, then again, has been launched at Rs 30.53 lakh. Each costs, ex-showroom India. The brand new Road Glide Particular is a alternative to the prevailing 2018 mannequin. The bike can also be out there in a normal variant which isn’t on sale in India.

What differentiates the Forty Eight and the Forty Eight Particular?

The adjustments are visible and likewise within the ergonomics of the bike. For starters, the Forty Eight Particular comes with a unique, shorter model of an ape-hanger-styled handlebar that raises the rider’s arms up but in addition brings them barely ahead. The usual and Particular variants of the Forty Eight are each powered by the identical 1,202cc, air-cooled, V-twin engine in the identical state of tune. As is Harley custom, the producer has not revealed energy figures produced by its ‘Evolution’ engine. In the meantime, peak torque produced is 97Nm at as little as three,500rpm.

2019 Road Glide Particular

The opposite new bike, the Road Glide Particular, is a part of Harley’s well-known Touring line-up. The big cruiser bike is powered by a 1,868cc Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine that makes an enormous 163Nm of torque at three,000rpm. New for this yr, the Road Glide Particular options the model’s ‘Growth! Field GTS’ system. Its 6.5-inch full-TFT show is a touchscreen unit that works as an infotainment system, permitting the person to regulate music, cellphone calls, messages and navigation whereas on the go. The large cruiser additionally options a big 22.7-litre gasoline tank and weighs 362kg dry.

Each bikes sit in segments that don’t host loads of bikes. However the closest, when it comes to competitors, to the Forty Eight Particular is the Indian FTR 1200 S. The FTR 1200 S comes with some higher-spec hardware. Because of this, it prices considerably extra at Rs 14.99 lakh. Equally, in the event you’re within the Road Glide Particular, the closest competitors you could find made by one other producer is the Indian Chieftain (Rs 32 lakh onwards).

Harley-Davidson has additionally opened two new dealerships in India, taking the community to 33.

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