Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750 launched in India. The HD Street Rod gets more power and better hardware than the Street 750 and is around Rs. 80,000 expensive than the latter. The Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750 is launched with the price tag of Rs 5.86 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi).
Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750 Design
The new Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750 is targeted at a young and urban demographics. The new Street Rod 750 looks sportier with the flat, drag-style handlebar which makes for an aggressive riding position along with the new foldable bar-end rear-view mirrors.
The Street Rod 750 will be offered in three colour options - Vivid Black, Charcoal Denim, and Olive Gold.
Compared to the HD Street 750, the Street Rod gets a new seat shape to hold the rider securely, while the seat height has been increased to 765mm for a better view.
Additionally, the 2017 Street Rod also gets the aluminium rear set footpegs, forged brake and gear levers, and an aggressive lean angle up from 28.5-degress left and right, to 37.3-degrees right, and 40.2-degrees left.
Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750 Engine Specifications & Gearbox
The new Street Rod 750 uses the 749cc liquid-cooled, single OHC, eight valves, 60-degree V-Twin High Output Revolution X engine that delivers 11 percent more power and 5 percent more torque than the Street 750.
Harley says that peak power reaches at 8,250 rpm while peak torque of 62Nm is available at 4,000 rpm. The unit is said to offer a stable mid-range surging between 4,000 and 5,000 rpm. The new Street Rod is heavier by 5kg, while the bore and stroke are similar to the Street 750.
Also, the new Harley-Davidson Street Rod gets more advanced hardware with 43mm Upside Down (USD) forks up front with the fork rake squeezed from 32-degrees to 27-degrees for quicker steering.
The new rear twin shock absorbers of the Street Rod 750 feature an external reservoir to build fluid capacity and control damping consistency. They now offer a greater travel of 117mm, up to 31 percent.
The new Street Rod 750's swingarm is slightly longer as well to suit the taller shocks. Also, you get increased ground clearance of 205mm, while the 17-inch front and rear alloy wheels highlight a new design.
The Street Rod sits on 120/70 front and 160/60 rear MRF tyres, while the braking has seen a vast improvement with 300mm discs brakes at both ends with the front disc sporting dual-piston callipers. The Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) is offered as standard on the Street Rod 750.
The Street 750 commands nearly 60 percent of the brand's total sales with around 180-200 units sold every month and the cruiser is company's best-selling model in India.
The 2017 Street Rod 750 is expected to increase that success further. The Street Rod 750 also improves on Street 750's lapses, like its brakes, but there is a nearly Rs. 80,000 price difference between the two cruisers.
Bookings for the 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod will begin at dealerships across the country from March 15, 2017, while test rides will be available from April 21, 2017.
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