Harley-Davidson will launch two new bikes – the Forty Eight Particular and the Avenue Glide Particular – on March 14, 2019. The Forty Eight Particular can be a brand new mannequin to be bought alongside the usual Forty Eight, however the 2019 Avenue Glide Particular will come as a substitute to the 2018 mannequin.
On the Forty Eight Particular, the variations are principally visible as in comparison with the usual Forty Eight. The gas tank now options retro graphics and the wheels have gone black. Nonetheless, the large change is the brand new tall-boy handlebar that not solely raises the rider’s palms larger but additionally positions them barely extra ahead, altering the general using place, altogether. That apart, the bike stays roughly the identical. It options the identical chassis, steering geometry, suspension and tyres. The sportster additionally shares the 1,202cc, air-cooled, V-twin engine with the usual Forty Eight, making 96Nm of peak torque.
As for the Avenue Glide Particular, it’s a part of the corporate’s touring vary and described by them as a ‘scorching rod bagger’. For 2019, the motorbike will get the brand new fully-digital instrument cluster that options music, navigation and different information. Powering additionally it is Harley’s 1,868cc Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine that makes a colossal 163Nm of torque. The large cruiser additionally options a big 22.7-litre gas tank and has a 362kg dry weight.
Curiously, the usual Forty Eight and the Forty Eight Particular have the identical worth tags in the USA (USD 11,299); and the usual Forty Eight is priced at Rs 10.58 lakh – Rs 11.12 lakh in India, which suggests, we are able to anticipate the Particular to have a really comparable price ticket to the Forty Eight in India. Harley-Davidson already seems to have revealed the value for the 2019 Avenue Glide Particular on the corporate’s Indian web site – it begins at Rs 30.53 lakh. All costs, ex-showroom Delhi.