Harley Davidson Motor Cycles has launched the new Road King Special in the American market with the new Milwaukee Eight engine.
The Road King in India is sold with chrome finish, the new Road King Special gets a darker theme and gets the new 1,745cc Milwaukee Eight 107 engine that develops 159 Nm of torque at 3,250 rpm.
The motorcycle is available in four colour options; Charcoal Denim, Hot Rod Red Flake Hard Candy Custom, Olive Gold and Vivid Black. The bike weighs 372 kilograms, and has a 22.7 litre fuel tank. Harley has removed the windscreen and has added 9-inch tall ape hanger bars. The Road King Special gets black finish with flat black exhaust pipes and the bike has also been given a lower profile.
The bike gets 4-piston fixed callipers with disc brakes at the rear, while the front gets a twin disc setup. The bike is 2,420mm long, and has a seat height of 695mm, and the ground clearance has been reduced to 125mm. The Road King Special has a 31º and 32º lean left and right lean angles respectively.
The Harley Davidson Road King Special has been launched for $21,999 in the US market, which is $3,000 additional to the standard Road King. For the Indian market, The Road King Special has not been confirmed for launch. However, Harley Davidson may launch the bike in India near the end of 2017.