Harley-Davidson has established several new 2018 Softail models in India. The motorcycles are a part of the American motorcycle manufacturer’s line-up of eight Softail models. The Milwaukee-Eight engine equipped Harleys make their introduction in India with prices starting at Rs 11.99 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, India) for its Street Bob and going all of the way up to Rs 18.99 lakh for the Heritage Classic. Harley offers two versions of those Milwaukee-Eight engines in the Softail array internationally, the 107 and the higher-capacity 114; India simply gets the 107 for today.
A minimalist design philosophy has always been a part of the Street Bob’s DNA. It employs exactly the identical Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine since the four additional bikes. As tradition, Harley continues not to estimate power figures. The Street Bob also includes reworked suspension in the kind of fresh Showa forks in the front along with also a preload-adjustable Showa monoshock at the back. The motorcycle also employs an all-new framework which is considerably stiffer and includes a neatly hidden rear monoshock, giving the bike a fresh, hardtail look while still offering the relaxation which comes with rear suspension.
In Harley’s own words, the brand new Fat Bob was designed for the zombie apocalypse. With its rectangular LED headlamp, chunky tyres and stubby mufflers, it’s a wild-looking machine that is guaranteed to lots of heads. The Fat Bob is priced at Rs 13.99 lakh and comes equipped with the identical Milwaukee-Eight 107 enginenonetheless, it is tuned to earn 145Nm of torque in the Fat Bob. The 2018 Fat Bob also offers the brand new, redesigned stiffer frame and updated suspension.
The Fat Boy is one of Harley’s hottest Softail models. The Fat Boy has developed a name for itself over the last few years and is most famous for starring in the now iconic film, Terminator 2. The 2018 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy was established in India for Rs 17.49 lakh. Similar to the other models, the Fat Boy has got the 107 engine. The suspension on the Fat Boy also has distant pre-load adjustability. For 2018, the Fat Boy has also lost a healthy 16kg in total weight.
At Rs 18.99 lakh, the Heritage Classic is your organization’s most expensive Softail in India. But, it is also one of the highest selling Softails, internationally. The Heritage continues to maintain its classic styling, but now rides like a far more contemporary motorcycle. It is equipped with exactly the identical Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine in 144Nm tune. Exactly like the other models, the Classic also has an LED headlight and updated suspension. The motorcycle has also lost 17kg when compared to the previous model. Other updates include the addition of now rigid, lockable and watertight saddlebags.