Harley-Davidson gives its Indian portfolio Dark-Custom treatment
Harley India has just brought the Dark-Custom portfolio to our country. The series includes models like the Harley-Davidson Dark Custom Iron 883 (new) and Forty-Eight. In addition to this, the company has also upgraded the Softtail models with the High Output Twin Cam 103 engines and the Street 750 gets a new braking system on both the wheels.
The company is trying to pull out every single move that it has under its sleeves to gain an increasing market share in the very potent premium motorcycle and cruiser segments of our country. To retail more products in the touring space, the Road King and Heritage Softail Classic models have made a comeback to India.
All of the new Sportsters get new front and rear suspensions with emulsion coil-over shocks. In addition, a new premium material goes on and the seating posture has now improved. Few of the premium touches includes unique nitrogen gas-charged shocks with high performance oil that ensures the bike stays well planted on the bumpiest of surfaces. Complementing the shocks, the pistons are calibrated along with the progressive rate springs to keep the bike stable under very hard braking.
While talking about the new Iron 883, the bike gets lighter mag wheels, a new front suspension with big 49mm front forks, a new adjustable rear suspension and a better seat for more comfort. The retro motorcycle has been done up in a perfect blend of black and chrome, which brings out a very good look. The Street 750 model also gets the same new front and rear brakes.
To conclude, the Heritage Softail Classic has been given an update on the design front. A new High Output Twin Cam 103 powertrain powers the motorcycle. A few feature additions include an electronic cruise control with a new saddlebag support.