Posted On : 15 Mar, 2019
India, March 15, 2019 : The new 2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special and Street Glide Special have been launched in India on Thursday priced at Rs. 10.98 lakh, while the Street Glide Special has been launched at Rs. 30.53 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Compared to the existing Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight, the new Forty-Eight Special gets a slightly larger 1200 cc Evolution engine.
The 2019 Street Glide Special comes equipped with a 6.5 inch touchscreen equipped infotainment system. The new H-D Forty-Eight Special will also get new graphics inspired by the 1970s custom motorcycle styling and design. As for the 2019 Street Glide Special, it is a heavy duty bagger and comes with a single tone finish, while the instrument panel, engine cover, exhaust pipes and the front suspension forks are covered in black, while the 2.5 cubic-feet panniers are finished in body colour.
The Forty-Eight Special is powered a 1,202 cc Harley-Davidson Evolution engine that is tuned to develop a peak torque of 96 Nm, while the Street Glide Special gets a larger 1,868 cc Milwaukee-Eight 114 V-twin engine which develops 165 Nm at 3,000 rpm. Both the Harley-Davidson bikes come mated to a six-speed gearbox.
The Street Glide Special will rival bikes like the Indian Chieftain, Moto Guzzi MGX-21, BMW K1600 GTL and Honda Gold Wing.