Harley 750 hits the Street in India

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IOL mot pic feb5 Harley-Davidson Street 750 3 . The Harley-Davidson Street 750 will be released in South Africa early in 2015.

New Delhi - Harley-Davidson has launched a new 410 000-rupee (R72 750) model for the Indian market, its most affordable motorcycle yet. Spokeswoman Ankita Lal said the Street 750, unveiled at the annual Delhi Auto Expo, would be built at the company's plant in Bawana, in the northern Indian state of Haryana and also exported to select international markets.

Powered by a V-twin engine designed for urban riding, the model will be the first Motor Company product to be manufactured outside the United States since the Italian-made singles of the 1970s.

COMING TO SA IN 2015

Harley-Davidson India managing director Anoop Prakash said: “We believe the Street 750 will excite a new segment of urban riders in India who will appreciate the opportunity to experience the Harley-Davidson lifestyle at an accessible price point.”

The Harley-Davidson Street 750 will be released in South Africa early in 2015 - Sapa-dpa

SPECIFICATIONS

Engine: 749cc liquid-cooled 60-degree V-twin verse four.

Valvegear: Four overhead valves per cylinder.

Induction: Digital electronic fuel-injection.

Ignition: Digital electronic.

Starting: Electric.

Clutch: Cable-operated multiplate wet clutch.

Transmission: Six-speed constant-mesh gearbox with final drive by toothed belt.

Front Suspension: Conventional cartridge forks.

Rear Suspension: Dual hydraulic dampers adjustable for preload.

Front brakes: Single disc with single-piston floating calliper.

Rear brake: Single disc with single-piston floating calliper..

Front tyre: 100/80 - 17 tubeless.

Rear tyre: 140/75 - 15 tubeless.

Wheelbase: 1510mm.

Kerb weight: 222kg.



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