In order to celebrate its 115th Anniversary, Harley Davidson has launched all-new 2018 range of softail models in the country today. The all-new 2018 Softail models are lighter, faster and better in terms of handling in comparison to Big Twin cruiser predecessors. This new range includes Fat Boy, Heritage Classic, Fat Bob and Street Bob. All the models come powered by a new Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine which can accelerate 100 kmph with 10 percent more acceleration than high output twin cam. The 2018 range also comes with new features, better handling quotient and more.
Peter MacKenzie, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson India and China said, “Our new offerings strongly demonstrate Harley-Davidson’s focus on reinventing products for motorcycle enthusiasts and aspiring riders. The2018 Softail® custom motorcycleshave been inspired by Harley-Davidson’s history, authenticity and styling DNA through a modern lens. The response to the first look has been very positive and we are confident that the motorcycles will further enhance the sport of leisure motorcycling in India.”
Talking about Fat Boy, the legendary motorcycle has always been a part of Softail family ever since. The 2018 version is more refined which is designed to deliver bold, muscular style statement along with powerful engine and enhanced ride quality. At the front, the motorcycle gets aggressive stance which is further complemented by classic headlight nacelle. Offered with ABS as standard, the motorcycle gets 160mm front tyre which is a widest tyre on a Harley Davidson motorcycle ever produced.
Heritage Classic takes design cues evoke the blacked-out styling of vintage 1950s Harley-Davidson models, updated with a modern edge. Other highlights of the motorcycle are all-new detachable windscreen, sealed and water-resistant saddlebags, taller suspension with increased passenger and cargo payload capacity, 17 kg lighter, standard cruise control and ABS.
Fat Bob motorcycle has always been a ground breaking motorcycle from Harley Davidson which sports largest aggressively treaded tyres – 150 mm front and 180 mm rear, dual disc front brakes, 13.2 litre fuel tank, 15kg lighter, inverted 43mm cartridge style front forks and more. Harley Davidson Street Bob is designed to go-anywhere which comes with smooth-top 13.2 litre fuel tank, black spoke wheels with chopped fenders, low-profile riser-mounted digital instrument screen, 7kgs lighter, lowest MSRP in Softail line and more.