The motorbike loved by most youngsters and bike stars launched by the US motorcycle manufacturers HD has finally made its way to Indian streets. This new Harley Davidson Entry Level Street model has been named as HD Street Rod 750. The bike is reportedly priced somewhere around Rs 5,86,000. (Ex-showroom New Delhi) This is somewhat close to two of its bikes namely Street 750 as well as the Iron 883. Also, the American motorcycle company confirmed that is bookings have already begun today. So the HD enthusiasts may start off as booking opens March 15, 2017, on Wednesday.
Harley Davidson Street Rod 750:
Harley Davidson’s Street Rod 750 borrows its engine make as well as certain bike parts from its older sibling, the Street 750. However, this one costs nearly a lakh more than the previous Street 750 model. There are three interesting colors to select from. These are namely the Olive Gold, Charcoal Denim, and the Vivid Black. It features perforated mudguard with LED indicators and Taillights.
The Street Rod 750 is powered by a V-Twin Revolution X 750 Engine. This 749cc liquid-cooled mill generates a peak power of 8,250rpm with 61Nm Torque at 4,000rpm mated to a six-speed transmission. Original site for the improved Harley has drag-style handlebars with rear-view mirrors at the bar ends. It features MRF tyres with 17 inches front and back Open Spoke Black Cast Aluminum Wheels.
In addition to the Anti Braking System, it features 300mm front disc brakes and dual two-piston calipers. The USD forks of 43mm are held tight by lightweight aluminum yokes. For fast control, the fork rake is moved to 27 degrees from 32 degrees and rear shock absorber has been increased to 17mm. The more robust look credit comes from the seat height increase at 765mm.
Meanwhile, the Harley-Davidson India, Director Marketing, Pallavi Singh spoke about the launch. She said, “We are thrilled to launch Harley-Davidson Street Rod in India which has a growing population of young adults. The model is built to appeal a specific demographic in this space. As a customer-led organization, a key part of our strategy is to attract and retain new riders in India.”