Harley-Davidson has revealed the price of the updated 2020 Forty-Eight BS 6 and the bike now starts at ₹9,89,000* and extends up to ₹11,09,000*. Moreover, the new Forty-Eight Special starts at ₹11,24,000* and extends up to ₹11,46,000*.
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The Forty-Eight motorcycle runs on a 1,202 cc Air-cooled, Evolution engine which features Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) and churns out 97 Nm at 4,250 rpm. The engine comes paired to a 5-speed transmission and delivers power to the rear-wheel via a chain drive set-up.
The bike features a handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights and more. Similar set-up is also seen on a few other Harley bikes including the Iron 883.
In terms of dimensions, it has 2,165 mm length, 710 mm seat-height and 110 mm ground-clearance. Its wheelbase stands at 1,495 mm and the lean angles (right and left) have been rated at 27.1 degrees. At the front, it rolls on a 130/90B16 tyre, while the rear gets a 150/80B16 tyre. Its overall running-order weight stands at 252 kg.
The colour options on the 2020 Forty-Eight BS 6 include Vivid Black, River Rock Gray Denim, Stoned Washed White Pearl, Performance Orange and Stiletto Red.
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In other updates, the company has recently started selling bikes from CSD Canteen Store Departments (CSD) for the armed forces personnel across India. The company will retail its entry-range, the Street 750 and the Street Rod motorcycles from the CSD stores for defence personnel, ex-servicemen as well as their dependents. The CSD prices of both the bikes have been kept lower at ₹4,60,332 (Street 750) and ₹5,65,606 (Street Rod). For the general public, the bikes retail at a slightly higher price tag of ₹5,34,000*, and ₹655,500*, respectively. (Read more here)
The company has also launched a special Harley Owners Group (H.O.G) chapter dedicated to the defence personnel. The group has been christened as the 'Armed Forces H.O.G. Chapter'.