Harley Davidson, the American manufacturer of one of the best motorcycles across the globe had marked its presence, a couple of years back here and now it has launched one of its best-seller Fat Boy Special here in India.
The company presently has 14 models in the Indians line up and has now added this new bike to it. In a company statement, it is said, “This model will be imported as a completely built unit and will be available across all dealerships in addition to the 14 models currently available in the 2011 line-up.”The company had plans of coming up with new models to concentrate in the Indian market to strengthen and to mark its presence effectively over here.
Just like every other HD model in the sub continent, the Fat Boy Special is also offered on the loan basis backed up by the ICICI bank. Also on option is the loan facility by HDFC bank to help the customers. Harley-Davidson India’s managing director Mr. Anoop Prakash said “This arrangement will help more motorcycle enthusiasts realise their dream of joining the Harley-Davidson community.”
Regarding the launch of this bike, he mentioned “We are now launching the Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Special, offering a special take on the motorcycle that embodies Harley-Davidson’s rich heritage.”
The Fat Boy Special is brought into India as a Completely Built Unit (CBU) and will be made available across all the dealerships referred to as ‘Harley Shops’ across the nation.
The Fat Boy Special is almost similar to the Fat Boy except the visual upgrade that is incorporated onto it.
The Fat Boy is a very famous motorcycle in the Hollywood and is even a part of the US Culture. It has in fact appeared in many movies and was used by Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator II, John Travolta and Tim Allen in Wild Hogs, as well as The Sopranos, Bulworth, and Renegade.
Here is the brief spec list of the Harley Davidson Fat Boy Special
Displacement : 1584 cc
Engine Type : Air Cooled, Twin Cam, 4 Stroke
Bore x Stroke : 95.3 x 111.1 mm
Engine Torque : 126.00 Nm @ 3500 RPM
Compression Ratio : 9.2:1
Fuel system : Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Fuel Control : OHV
Lubrication system : Pressurized, dry-sump
Cooling system : Air Cooled
Transmission : 6 Speed, Cruise Drive
Clutch : Multi Plate, Wet clutch
Frame: Mild Steel, Tubular Frame
Length : 2385 mm
Overall Width : 910 mm
Overall Height : 1085 mm
Seat Height : 680 mm
Ground Clearance : 130 mm
Wheelbase : 1630 mm
Front Suspension : 41.3 mm Telescopic.
Rear Suspension : Hidden, Horizontally mounted, coil – over
Front Tyre : 140/75 R 17 67V
Rear Tyre : 200/55 R 17 78V
Fuel Capacity : 18.9 Litres
Oil Capacity : 3.3 Litres
Kerb Weight : 330 kg