Harley-Davidson Sportster S Launch in India: Price, Features, Specs Explained
Harley-Davidson Sportster S is the brand’s second major launch in India in 2021 following the launch of the Pan America 1250 adventure touring model. Pre-bookings for the Sportster S in India have already started.
Harley-Davidson has launched its new Harley-Davidson Sportster S bike in India at a price of ₹15.51 lakh (former showroom). Already launched in global markets earlier, the new Harley-Davidson Sportster S motorcycle is the second major launch from the American two-wheeler maker in India this year.
The biggest feature of this bike is its 1250cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine. The same engine is also provided in the company’s Pan America 1250 Adventure Touring motorcycle. The engine generates a power of 119.3 hp and a maximum torque of 127.4 Nm. This advanced engine is also equipped with a 6-speed gearbox and a slipper clutch.
Harley Davidson has worked hard to reduce the weight of the next generation motorcycle. The engine of the new Sportster S is integrated into the motorcycle as the centerpiece of the chassis. The use of lightweight materials made it possible to achieve the desired value for the specific engine power. With a full tank of 11.8 litres, the Sportster S weighs only 228 kg.
Appearance-wise, the Harley-Davidson Sportster S looks quite imposing with its raised exhaust pipes, front LED headlights and large 17-inch 5-spoke cast aluminum wheels up front. and 16 inches in the front. rear, with four-piston radial Brembo monobloc calipers.
The bike comes with a 4.0 inch TFT display. With this, the smartphone can be connected via Bluetooth and the convenience of navigation can also be exploited. It also benefits from features such as full LED lighting, cruise control and tire pressure monitoring system. The bike has four riding modes – Road, Sports, Rain and Custom. It gets the Corning Enhanced Anti-lock Braking System (C-ABS) which takes into account the lean angle of the bike.
Harley offers the motorcycle in three color options – Vivid Black, Midnight Crimson and Stone Wash White Pearl. The company has started bookings for the bike and deliveries are expected by the end of this month.
Date of first publication: 05 Dec. 2021, 07:54 IST