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Harley-Davidson Completes 10 Years In India, Launches Forty-Eight Special

The Forty-Eight Special adds to the long legacy of Harley-Davidson’s sportster motorcycle line, Priced at INR 1,098,000/-

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Harley-Davidson India commenced operations in August 2009 and appointed its first dealership in 2009. The Company offers 17 models in its line-up in India. Harley-Davidson India adds to the long legacy of its Sportster motorcycle line with the introduction of the Forty-Eight Special model in India. The new high-bar Sportster combines throw-back styling trends from the custom-bike scene with the solid foundation of the Sportster platform and the punchy performance of the Evolution 1200 V-Twin engine. 

At the launch event, Sajeev Rajasekharan, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson® India said, “Harley-Davidson was one of the earliest entrants in the premium motorcycle category in India. Completing 10 years in India is just the beginning as we remain the cruiser of choice for many riders. With the all new Forty-Eight Special, Harley-Davidson India takes its motorcycle line up to 17 Models”

The FORTY-EIGHT SPECIAL is Priced at INR 1,098,000/-.

The brawny front end of the Forty-Eight Special – a 130mm front tire framed by 49mm forks secured in massive forged aluminium triple clamps – looks especially menacing when topped with a gloss-black, 7.25-inch high Tallboy handlebar.

“Since its inception, the Sportster has offered the perfect combination of size, power and character that makes it appealing to so many different riders,” said Brad Richards, Harley-Davidson V.P. of Styling & Design. “A Sportster is a relatively easy bike to strip down and reinvent. What we’ve done to create the new Forty-Eight Special is what Sportster owners have been doing with their own bikes for generation

Spec Sheet:

FORTY-EIGHT SPECIAL - 1200cc Evolution® V-Twin engine, comes with Quick handling and features an emulsion rear shock with a screw pre-load adjuster which helps in easy adjustment according to your riding style.

Air-Cooled, Evolution Engine

  • 1202 cc 
  • 96NM Torque @4250 RPM 

Styling + Features

  • Throwback 70’s custom tank art, Dark Custom Style
  • Tallboy Handlebars 
  • Emulsion rear shock screw adjuster
  • Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminium Wheels

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