Harley-Davidson has launched the 2023 Heritage Classic Edition at Rs 26.59 lakh (ex-showroom) for the Indian market. The revelation came alongside the launch of other motorcycles, including the Fat Bob 114, the Fat Boy 114, and more. Besides, the Heritage Classic Edition bike is also offered in different colour schemes, which also cover the 120th Anniversary edition with a chrome finish. However, the 'anniversary edition' paint scheme of the Heritage Classic commands a slightly higher price and is available at Rs 27.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The other colour schemes available with the Heritage Classic are Vivid Black, Prospect Gold, Bright Billiard Blue, and Heirloom Red Fade. Of all paint options, the Vivid Black version is the most affordable and stands at Rs 26.59 lakh. Whereas, the most expensive Heirloom Red Fade edition is priced at around Rs 27.49 lakh. As for the Prospect Gold and the Bright Billiard Blue versions, the 2023 Heritage Classic retails at Rs 26.78 lakh and Rs 27.29 lakh, respectively. All prices are ex-showroom.
Speaking of its dimensions, the 2023 Heritage Classic cruiser has a wheelbase of 1,630.6mm and a ground clearance of 119.4mm.
2023 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic: Styling, Features
The 2023 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic comes with all-LED lighting, a teardrop-shaped fuel tank, a windscreen, split-style seats, and dual exhausts. In addition, it also gets a semi-digital instrument cluster that allows you to keep tabs on the odometre, trip metre, speedometre, gear positions, and so on.
2023 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic: Engine, Fuel Storage Capacity
The company's 2023 Heritage Classic edition draws power from a 1,868cc Milwaukee-Eight 114 V-twin engine that delivers 94bhp of maximum power and 155Nm of peak torque. For handling transmission duties, this engine comes paired with a 6-speed gearbox. Meanwhile, the 2023 Heritage Classic edition has a claimed fuel efficiency of 18.18km/l.
2023 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic: Hardware
The bike's suspension setup comprises 49mm telescopic forks at the front and a rear mono-shock with hydraulic preload adjustability. The mono-shock rear suspension, the company believes, offers the dynamic cornering capability and preserves the hardtail look. As for its braking, the cruiser gets disc brakes on 16-inch cast aluminium front and rear wheels. Both disc brakes come equipped with a dual-channel ABS.
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2023 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic: Colours, Rival
The 2023 Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic comes in Vivid Black, Prospect Gold, Bright Billiard Blue, and Heirloom Red Fade colour options. In terms of rivalry, it takes on the Indian Super Chief Limited cruiser.