Here’s The First Harley-Davidson To Get The New Milwaukee Eight Engine In India

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Harley-Davidson recently revealed the new Milwaukee Eight engine that will replace its current engine lineup for many motorcycles. The engines being a global product, they will arrive to India as well, and here is all the details you need to know.

Here’s The First Harley-Davidson To Get The New Milwaukee Eight Engine In India

Firstly, the Milwaukee Eight engine will be brought to India on the upcoming Harley-Davidson Road Glide tourer. The Harley-Davidson Road Glide will be brought to India as a completely Built Unit (CBU), and will be positioned below the Street Glide Special in India.

Here’s The First Harley-Davidson To Get The New Milwaukee Eight Engine In India

The Harley-Davidson Road Glide has always been popular among those who prefer tourers. The Road Glide features a frame mounted fairing, high raised handlebars, low slung seat, a 4.3-inch infotainment system, and a smart security system.

Here’s The First Harley-Davidson To Get The New Milwaukee Eight Engine In India

Powering the motorcycle will be the new Harley-Davidson Milwaukee Eight V-Twin engine that produces 151Nm of torque. The engine features four valves per cylinder, and the engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The Harley-Davidson Road Glide rides on 19-inch front and 16-inch rear wheels.

Here’s The First Harley-Davidson To Get The New Milwaukee Eight Engine In India

In India, the Harley-Davidson Road Glide will be offered in four colours: Black, Blue, Red, and Silver. Being sold as a CBU in India, expect the motorcycle to cost around Rs. 28 – 30 lakh in India. This will put the Road Glide directly in competition with the Honda Goldwing and the Indian Chief Vintage.

Story first published: Monday, September 12, 2016, 13:09 [IST]
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