Harley Davidson Street Rod : Review

The Harley Davidson Street Rod is a pure street racer that designed to impress the millions for its sporty design, rushing engine and unique features. The bike was sculpted alike to the Harley Street 750, but both are different in performance and styling too. The café racer styled design impress the most of the racing enthusiasts. The new design & styling cues with yo-yo features make the model the sense of true drifting model.

The antique and nostalgic design of the bike shows the pure artistry of the bike. The new headlamp setup with LED turn blinkers grab the attention of the crowd passing on the road, while the flat and long handlebar with bar-end mirrors brings huge shape to the bike.

The revamped tail lamp unit with LED lighting elevates the appearance of the bike. Muscular fuel tank provides good riding posture to the biker and also gives the macho appearance to the street fighter. The nicely cushioned seat with perforated cover with French stitching on its sides with the increased height of 757mm is a gesture in the bike.

The Harley Davidson Street Rod sprints with the power that was drawn from the 750cc V-twin engine that produces 68.4PS of power @ 8750rpm and 62Nm of torque @ 4000rpm. This upgraded mill generates almost 20 percent more power and 8 percent more torque than the previous model. The new cylinder heads had been revamped to increase the performance and also deliver tuned output. The exhaust unit now comes as shorter tailpipe with a wider outlet to produce well-tuned exhaust note.

The handling duties are well carried by bike to ease the rider pillion to the extent. The sturdy chassis gets a sharper steering rake of 27 degrees which gives dynamic riding experience. The stress-free rides are handles by incorporating 43mm upside-down forks at the front and twin gas-charged dampers with a piggyback reservoir at the rear.

With the employed suspension unit, the rider & pillion will definitely praise the Harley for showing such extravagant workmanship skills for ensuring comfy rides.

The 17-inch Y-spoke design wheels of the Street Rod are eye-feast and robust, which gets cast with the aluminum for durability. These wheels are lighter and stronger and also gives good driving capabilities. While the Michelin Scorcher 21 tyres come wrapped to the wheels of the cruiser. The rear tyre of 160/60 R17 is larger and gives 60mm to 205mm of good ground clearance as well.

Braking is the most significant aspect to stop a bike that was heading with enormous speed. For this, the twin-disc setup at the front comes as a replacement instead of a single disc. And the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) comes as standard fitment to assist the rider furtherly.

Finally, with all the engine technicalities, features, specs the Harley Davidson Street Rod get the price tag of INR 5.86 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

The Harley Street Rod is the superior, charm and muscular naked street performer that gives you no disrupts on the journey, but if you are concerned about the price, then go with the alternative models that are available in the market.

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