Harley-Davidson is most likely to launch its all-new Roadster in India sometime during November. Several other cruisers are also expected to make their Indian debut. The Roadster is most likely to be locally assembled by Harley-Davidson to keep costs in check.
Expect the Harley-Davidson Roadster to cost within Rs. 10 lakh ex-showroom. The Roadster hails from Harley-Davidson's Sportster category and bears similarity to their Forty-Eight cruiser. Harley-Davidson recently launched the 2017 Roadster in the international market.
Powering the Harley-Davidson 2017 Roadster is a 1,200cc V-Twin, air-cooled Evolution engine. The engine is tuned to produce a healthy 103Nm of peak torque. Harley Davidson will be equipping its 2017 Roadster with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) as standard equipment.
The 2017 Roadster is based on Harley-Davidson's Forty-Eight model. The company has updated the cruiser with a shorter swingarm. Harley-Davidson engineers have improved handling, braking, and overall performance on the 2017 Roadster model.