Harley-Davidson India has launched an all-new product in the county called the 1200 Custom. The cruiser motorcycle from the American-based manufacturer is priced at Rs. 8.9 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). The 1200 Custom falls under the Sportster range and is the first product launch for 2016 by Harley-Davidson.
Powering the Custom 1200 motorcycle is a 1,202cc, air-cooled, Evolution engine with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox and produces 96Nm of peak torque output. The Harley-Davidson Custom 1200 weighs only 268 kilograms, which is quiet light compareed to other Harley-Davidson models.
Recently, Harley-Davidson discontinued the SuperLow cruiser from its Indian portfolio. The 1200 Custom will offer a similar layout to the SuperLow with modern elements to attract younger buyers in the country. Harley-Davidson Custom 1200 will be sold alongside the Forty-Eight and Iron 883 Sportster range.
The all-new Custom 1200 motorcycle will be introduced in the country via CKD (Completely Knocked Down) route. At this moment, eight motorcycles are assembled at Harley Davidson's facility in Bawal, Haryana. Unfortunately, Harley-Davidson will not be present at 2016 Auto Expo.