Policemen riding big V-Twins and thundering down highways is a common thing we see in movies. Now that has come real and in India now.
Yes, policemen in Gujarat now have Harley-Davidson motorcycles, thanks to Nine Bridges Harley-Davidson, who have customised the Street 750 motorcycles for the police department.
Let's take a closer look at these police motorcycles:
Nine Bridges Harley-Davidson delivered six Harley-Davidson Street 750 motorcycles customized specially for the Gujarat Police Department, making them the first police department in India to ride high capacity motorcycles.
The motorcycles will be used primarily for quick response actions by the police department, including the escort of senior ministers and visiting dignitaries and emergency response as part of a natural disaster response team, among others.
Pranav Nanda, the Dealer Principal at Nine Bridges Harley-Davidson said, "We are proud to add these Harley-Davidson Street 750 motorcycles to the Gujarat Police arsenal. The Street 750 not only addresses the police department's need of a performance motorcycle in challenging situations but also provides great confidence and maneuverability in urban conditions."
Powering these motorcycles is a liquid-cooled, 749 cc, V-Twin engine that produces 53 horsepower and 64.9 Nm of peak torque. This engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
V-Twin engine specifically designed for urban riding. It is liquid-cooled to maintain peak performance both in the city and on the highway. It has a single overhead cam and four valves per head.