Harley-Davidson launched its made-in-India X440 motorcycle, which the US-based manufacturer has co-developed with Hero MotoCorp, on July 3. The launch event of Harley’s most affordable bike began at 7:20 pm and was live-streamed on Harley-Davidson India’s official YouTube channel1. The price of the bike starts from Rs 2.29 lakh2
What are the features of the Harley Davidson X440?
The Harley Davidson X440 is a motorcycle that features a neo-retro roadster styling with a round LED headlamp, a teardrop fuel tank, and a flat tail section with a single-piece saddle. The X440 is likely to have a 440cc motor and a redline of around 8,000rpm, linked to a six-speed gearbox. The hardware comprises USD front forks and dual rear shocks, and the braking hardware comprises a single front and rear disc with ABS. Other features include comfortable ergonomics, rugged appearance, chain drive, and up to 40Nm of torque¹.
The X440 comes equipped with a long list of features. All the lighting is LED — headlights with DRLs, tail lamps, and indicators. It gets a single pod 3.5-inch speedometer with a TFT display, which comes in two display modes – Day and Night⁵. The bike comes in three variants – Denim, Vivid, and S, with Denim being the base variant and S being the top-end variant²³.
The Harley Davidson X440 has an engine that is tuned to produce 27bhp at 6,000rpm and 38Nm of torque at 4,000rpm³⁴