Harley Davidson has been doing well in India. It knows fully well that to keep the momentum going it needs to keep refreshing its Indian lineup from time to time. According to the company’s Facebook page they are about to do just that. A teaser image shows two bikes which are scheduled to launch on October 30.
We know that the two bikes shown are the CVO Limited and Breakout. Here is some more info on Harley Davidson’s latest additions.
2015 Harley Davidson CVO Limited
CVO stands for Custom Vehicle Operations and this lineup consists of bikes such as Street Glide, Road Glide Ultra, Softail Deluxe and CVO Limited. This program offers touring motorcycles coming at a premium price tag as well as very high levels of customization. Standard features include daymaker LED lighting, reflex linked brakes with ABS, adjustable seats and handlebar plus a 6.5-inch infotainment touch screen. Options include two-tone paint scheme with hand-finished graphics and even more bling.
Big engine meant for long rides are the highlight of this bike. You get a twin-cooled, twin-cam 110, 1801 cc unit which can conjure up 156Nm at just 3750rpm, this mated to a smooth 6-speed transmission makes for an effortless cruising experience. This bike is a premium offering from the world’s premium motorcycle manufacturer; don’t expect it to come cheap. It will come to India through the CBU route and price is expected to be a very hefty 50 lakh rupees (ex-showroom).
The other bike in the duo is the Breakout. The bike sports a long and low-slung Softail design. This motorcycle displays a bold look owing to its thick forks, drag handlebar, chopped fenders, shaved tank and a huge rear tyre. The styling is further enhanced by trimming the engine in chrome and other parts in gloss black paint.
The powerhouse is an air-cooled, 1690cc, twin-cam 103B unit generating a torque figure of 129Nm at 3000rpm. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels through a 6-speed gearbox. The Breakout is expected to be launched with a price tag close to 16-19 lakh rupees (ex-showroom). It is anticipated that the Breakout will be brought as CKD units and will be assembled locally at the company’s Bawal factory alongside the Fat-Boy.