@ 2017 Harley Davidson Street rod 750
Targeting the youngsters and urban demographic HARLEY DAVIDSON has launched the STREET ROD 750 in India, it is based on the Harley-Davidson street 750.It is the newest motorcycle to join the HD line-up in India. Being launched in the country with the price tag of Rs.5.86 lakh in the ex-showroom, Delhi.
Looking more stylish due to its visual updates, it is coupled with a more powerful engine offers a modern, aesthetic look and also witnesses a hefty improvement over the standard Street 750. Being a wide customer base model it goes to iterate Harley’s commitment.
With a flat, drag-style handlebar which makes for an aggressive riding position the new cruiser looks sportier and has new foldable bar-end rear-view mirrors.The inspiration for overall design is from Harley’s older XR1200X. The blacked –out theme gives it a menacing appeal.
Braking performance has been the Achilles Heel of Street 750; it is a dual 300mm disc brake. Having more sophisticated hardware with 43mm USD forks up front with the fork rake tightened from 32 degrees to 27 degrees for Street Rod. To increase fluid capacity and maintain damping consistency there is an external reservoir which gives a rear twin shock absorbers feature.
The new offer has increased the travel of 117mm, up by 31 percent and the swing arm has made slightly longer to accommodate the taller shocks. Also, you get a ground clearance of 205mm with new features of the 17-inch front and rear alloy wheels.
Harley-Davidson is doing everything to retain its market leadership. And there is nearly Rs.80, 000 price difference between the Street 750 and the Street Rod.
Harley-Davidson dealerships have already started accepting bookings for the bike in India, were the test rides are decided to be started from April 21nterms of sales. It has sold out the total of 3,373 units in the April 2016- February 2017 period, down 19% year on year. With the launch of the new bike, it is looking for improving the features.
2017 Harley Davidson Street rod 750 SPECIFICATIONS AND DIMENSIONS:
- TORQUE – 62 Nm @ 4000RPM;
- MAXIMUM POWER– 52 HP at 8250 rpm;
- ENGINE – 750 cc, High Output revolution X V-Twin
- TRANSMISSION – 6-speed manual
- SEAT HEIGHT -765 mm
- KERB WEIGHT – 238 KGs
- FRONT TYRE – 120/70
- REAR TYRE -160/60
- FUEL TANK – 13.1 LITRES
- GROUND CLEARENCE-205mm
- COMPRESSION RATIO-12:1
- DISC BRAKES -300mm
- LENGTH – 2130 mm
- WHEELBASE -1510 mm
- OIL TANK – 3.1 LITRES
2017 Harley Davidson Street rod 750 Colours:
- VIVID BLACK
- CHARCOAL DENIM
- OLIVE GOLD
2017 Harley Davidson Street rod 750 Features:
- Three paint options
- Inverted forks of 43mm
- 11% more horsepower and 5% more torque than Street 750
- New shock absorbers
- New forged gear levers
- New speed screen with LED tail light
- Dual 300mm front discs
- 5kg heavier than Street 750
- Motor offering strong mid-range with the surge available between 4000 and 5000rpm
- Street Rod is RS.80,000 more expensive than Street 750
- Gets more power and better hardware than the Street 750