The American-based Big Dog Motorcycle has launched it K9 Red Chopper motorcycle in India with a massive price tag of Rs 59 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi).
The K9 Red Chopper is powered by a 1,807cc 45-degree overhead valve V-twin motor from S&S Super Slider which is mated with Jim's 6-speed gearbox.
The front suspension is a 41mm telescopic fork which emanates the custom-made, chopper feel in the motorcycle and the seat height at 244mm.
A 4-piston differential bore single disc brake at the front and a 4-piston standard bore single disc brake at rear brings the chopper to a standstill, both sourced from Performance Machine.
As for the tyres, the front is an MH90-21 56V and the rear is a big 250/40VR18 (81V) have been sourced from COBRA. Big Dog Motorcycle specialises on high-performance, on-road cruisers and choppers.
The company was founded in 1994 and grown to become the largest production-custom motorcycle manufacturer in the world, delivering nearly 30,000 motorcycles worldwide.
The K9 Red Chopper is ‘One of One' built under the patronage of Kansas Motor Works (KMW) is now known as "BigDogIsBack.com".
Each of the motorcycles can be customised further as per the customer's need which includes exotic seats, sissy bars, drag pipes, wider tyres, and stator as well as rotor kits. The company says the chopper is street-legal.
Commenting on the occasion, Samar JS Sodhi, Founder, Big Motorcycle Company, said "For decades, I was planning to get this motorcycle here in India and now finally my dream has come true. I believe that this motorcycle will attract the right rider who is looking for a unique, ‘one of one' custom chopper which will make its presence felt on the road, and guess what this is completely street legal in India. I am extremely delighted that this ‘one of one' custom made motorcycle is now in India. Once you take a seat on the Big Dog Motorcycle, you will know what makes for ultimate comfort. The chopper's beastly growl will make your ears stand on end."