Harley-Davidson Sportster S India launching next month, pre-bookings open

The Harley-Davidson Sportster S was originally unveiled earlier this year. Harley-Davidson has already started pre-bookings for the Sportster S in India. The bike will be launched at India Bike Week next month.

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Nov 19, 2021, 4:38 PM

The new Sportster S has already broken out as the Harley-Davidson 1250 Custom.

Harley-Davidson India has informed that it will launch the new and highly anticipated Sportster S in the market during the last month of 2021. The launch of the new motorcycle will take place during the upcoming India Bike Week which is expected to take place on the 4th and 5th December 2021. The Indian branch of the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer has also started pre-bookings for this upcoming motorcycle.

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The latest Harley-Davidson Sportster S was originally unveiled earlier this year. This will be Harley’s second major launch in India in 2021 following the launch of the Pan America 1250 adventure tourer model. The company has also listed the bike on its Indian website with three color options – Vivid Black, Midnight Crimson and Stone Washed White Pearl.

At the heart of the bike is the new Revolution Max 1250 engine taken from the Pan America 1250. However, this powertrain is tuned a little differently for the new Sportser S model. 1,250 cc liquid that also powers the Pan America 1250 adventure motorcycle. Mated to a six-speed gearbox, the engine produces 119.3 hp of power and 127.4 Nm of peak torque.

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Some of the new bike’s main electronic riding aids include five riding modes (three preset and two customizable), cornering ABS, as well as grade-sensitive traction control. The Sportser S also features a Bluetooth-enabled dashboard as well as full LED lighting.

Once launched, expect it to be priced somewhere around 13 lakh (former showroom).

Date of first publication: Nov 19, 2021, 4:38 PM IST

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