The new 2019 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special and Street Glide Special have been launched in India today, and we have all the highlight from the launch here. Compared to the existing Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight, the new Forty-Eight Special gets a slightly larger 1200 cc Evolution engine. The 2019 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Special, on the other hand, also gets a larger v-twin engine, along with a touchscreen infotainment system. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special is priced at Rs. 10.98 lakh, while the Street Glide Special has been launched at Rs. 30.53 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Visually, the new H-D Forty-Eight Special will also get new graphics inspired by the 1970s custom motorcycle styling and design. As for the 2019 Street Glide Special, it is a heavy duty bagger and comes with a single tone finish, while the instrument panel, engine cover, exhaust pipes and the front suspension forks are covered in black, while the 2.5 cubic-feet panniers are finished in body colour.
The Forty-Eight Special is powered a 1,202 cc Harley-Davidson Evolution engine that is tuned to develop a peak torque of 98.9 Nm, while the Street Glide Special gets a larger 1,868 cc Milwaukee-Eight 114 V-twin engine which develops 165 Nm at 3,000 rpm. Both the Harley-Davidson bikes come mated to a six-speed gearbox.