Harley-Davidson 2018 Softail Range launched in India. Prices for the new 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Range start at Rs 11.99 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi).
The 2018 Softail Range which includes the Fat Boy, Fat Bob, Street Bob and the Heritage Softail Classic is launched in India with the all-new Milwaukee Eight engines and new chassis.
2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Range Prices
|2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Range||Price|
|Street Bob||Rs 11.99 Lakh|
|Fat Bob||Rs 13.99 Lakh|
|Fat Boy||Rs 17.49 Lakh|
|Heritage Softail Classic||Rs 18.99 Lakh|
While the Fat Bob and Street Bob are powered by the Milwaukee Eight 107 engine, the Heritage Softail Classic is powered by the Milwaukee Eight 114 engine.
The 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Range feature new front suspension and adjustable rear mono shock, as well as dual bending valve front suspension, carried over from the touring range.
The entire range receives a new chassis, which is lighter by as much as 15kg and has increased rigidity offering lower vibration and better ride and handling.
The new Softail Range features LED headlamps and minor changes to the design. The 2018 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob receives the maximum modifications with a re-designed face, and a unique horizontal shaped LED headlight.
The 2018 Street Bob gets a new all-digital instrumentation, and the motorcycle is dressed in an all-black theme with newly designed exhaust. The new Street Bob is lighter by 8kg compared to the previous model.
As for the 2018 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy, the motorcycle gets new chassis, which the company claims is stiff and lighter over its predecessor. The motorcycle comes with modern and stylish rims to enhance its appeal. Additionally, the new Fat Boy comes with signature LED forward lights, solid disc Lakester wheels, 18.9-litre fuel tank, steamroller stance, among others.
The 2018 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic, which more touring focused, receives a set of lockable, waterproof, hard panniers, a detachable windscreen and more significant suspension with a higher load rating.
Coming back to the 2018 Milwaukee Eight engine which powers the 2018 Softail Range, the liquid-cooled engine displaces 1750cc with a peak torque of 150Nm. Harley-Davidson claims the motorcycle is quicker from 0-100 km/h the in gear acceleration times is much faster than the previous model.
The most prominent change to the 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Range is the new Milwaukee Eight engine along with new chassis making the motorcycles lighter, and with the updated suspension setup, the bike is expected to offer better ride and handling.