Harley-Davidson's 1,250cc Sportster S to be launched on July 13
According to the documents submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the US, Harley-Davidson's upcoming 1,250cc motorcycle will be called the Sportster S. It was earlier speculated to be monikered 1250 Custom. The bike will be unveiled on July 13 and it will run on a 1,250cc Revolution Max engine, which debuted with the company's Pan America model. Here are more details.
It will sport twin exhausts and a rectangular headlamp
Harley-Davidson Sportster S is expected to feature a naked street design with a teardrop-shaped fuel tank, twin exhausts on the side, a rider-only seat, a rectangular headlight, and circular DRLs. It will also sport a digital instrument console with the latest connectivity options, an all-LED lighting arrangement, and blacked-out alloy wheels. The bike will be 2,270mm long with a wheelbase of 1,519mm.
A 121hp, Revolution Max engine will fuel the two-wheeler
The Harley-Davidson Sportster S will draw power from a 1,250cc Revolution Max engine which is said to generate 121hp of power at 7,500rpm and 125Nm of peak torque at 6,000rpm. It will boast a top-speed of around 220km/h.
Disc brakes will be offered for the rider's safety
On the safety front, the Harley-Davidson Sportster S will be equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS for improved handling on the roads. Suspension duties on the vehicle will be taken care of by inverted forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
Harley-Davidson Sportster S: Pricing and availability
The official pricing and availability details of the Sportster S will be announced at the time of its launch on July 13. However, it is expected to be priced at around Rs. 15 lakh (ex-showroom).