Harley-Davidson Street 750 To Get ABS In India - Overdrive

Harley-Davidson Street 750 to get ABS in India

06 Sep 2016 / 1

The Street 750 is the only Harley-Davidson to be produced as well as sold in the Indian market. The most affordable Harley, however, has had famously weak brakes from the off. The 2016-model year brought in better brakes. Now in 2017, Harley-Davidson is getting ready to offer ABS as standard equipment — this is going to be made mandatory shortly by the Indian government.

The other change in the Street 750 is the introduction of a standard new security system that allows one to operate the motorcycle key-free for the most part. Harley calls this its Smart Security System, a security fob. This system, Harley-Davidson India has confirmed is not coming to India. We assume me this is a cost issue more than anything else

Harley will introduce two new colours, according to the press release, and add a new logo medallion to the tank in solid colours.

The Harley-Davidson Street 750 is regarded as the most popular of the Indian Harleys in sales terms and is the most affordable. We expect Harley-Davidson to announce a modest rise in price — Rs 20,000 is our guess — when the new model goes on sale in India shortly.

There are not other mechanical changes to the Street 750 for the 2017-model year.


Update: Harley India just confirmed that the new security system will not be offered here. We believe this has got to do with the pricing of the motorcycles. Adding a security system will add to the costs and the Street 750 may lose its value for money proposition.

To stay at the cutting edge of automotive news in India, follow Overdrive on Twitter (@odmag) or on Facebook (facebook.com/odmag). Or download our app from the iOS or Android app stores today.

Find your next car
Shubhabrata Marmar
23 Jun 2017
Income lax department
Should someone earning a living from a vehicle get priority at...
Bob Rupani
15 Jun 2017
The lal batti and VIP culture
The government has banned the ‘lal batti’ or red beacon...