According to the report, delivery of this bike in India could start in the next few months. Let us know that the Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 has been launched against the BMW R1250 GS. The Pan America 1250 uses a 1250cc V-twin DOHC engine that generates 150 bhp more power than the BMW R1250 GS.
The Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 uses the show suspension setup. The bike uses a 47 mm telescopic fork at the front and monoshock suspension at the rear. Suspension of the bike can be adjusted as per convenience.
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Multiple ride modes have been given to run the bike in different surfaces. Some important safety features such as cruise control, traction control system, TCS, ABS have also been given in this bike. The bike has five riding modes – Sport, Rain, Road, Off Road and Off Road Plus.
Let us know that Hero Motocorp is handling Harley-Davidson’s business in India. Hero has set up a new sales, marketing and service unit for the sale of Harley bikes in India. Let us know that Harley-Davidson had announced to leave India last year.
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After which Hero MotoCorp had announced to buy Harley merchandise, showing interest in the company. Now Hero MotoCorp is taking charge of sales, marketing and service of Harley bikes from January 2021.
Brand accessories, apparel and riding gear are also being made available at Harley dealerships. The agreement between Harley-Davidson and Hero MotoCorp is important for several reasons, as Harley bike customers will now have the option of purchasing and servicing in India.
Harley-Davidson entered the Indian market in 2009. The company had started well, but due to the high price of the bike, the company could not attract customers in the country. In 2012, Harley’s sales plummeted after Royal Enfield’s affordable cruiser bike was revamped.
Let us know that Harley-Davidson imports the Completely Built Unit (CBU) of its bikes in India, on which Harley bikes are expensive in India due to custom duty.