Harley Davidson Street 500

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 4,00,000
* Delhi. May vary.
No Launch Plans

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Overview Harley Davidson Street 500 is the youngest motorcycle from the American Iconic cruiser maker. It has been specifically made for those markets where sub 500cc motorcycle get benefits from the motor vehicle rules and regulations. The 494cc, twin cylinder engine is good for 33.52 BHP and 40 Nm of torque. The bike weighs 222 kg and looks exactly the same as the Indian spec Street 750. Company claims a 27.8 kmpl of mileage from the Street 500. If available in India, it would have rivaled Royal Enfield Classic 500 and Thunderbird 500.
Launch Date No Launch Plans
Mileage 27.8 kmpl (approx.)
Type Cruiser
Shades Velocity Red Sunglo, Superior Blue, Black Denim, Vivid Black
ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE
Displacement 494 cc
Maximum Power 33.52 BHP
Maximum Torque 40 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Engine Description Liquid-cooled, Revolution X™ V-Twin
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Fuel System Mikuni Single Port Fuel Injection, 35 mm bore
Compression Ratio 11:01
Bore 69 mm
Stroke 66 mm
No. of Cylinders 2
Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
TRANSMISSION
No. of Gears 6
Gear Ratios 1st-14.272, 2nd-10.074, 3rd-7.446, 4th-6.006, 5th-5.037, 6th-4.533
Primary drive Gear, 36/68 ratio
BRAKES
Front Brake 292mm Disc, 2-piston Caliper
Rear Brake 260mm Disc, 2-piston Caliper
SUSPENSION
Front Suspension 37mm telescopic forks
Rear Suspension Twin shock (adjustable)
WHEELS & TYRES
Front Tyre 100/80 R17
Rear Tyre 140/75 R15
Front Wheel Black, 7-spoke Cast Aluminum
Rear Wheel Black, 7-spoke Cast Aluminum
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Overall Length 2225 mm
Overall Width 820 mm
Overall Height 1058 mm
Seat Height 710 mm
Ground Clearance 145 mm
Wheelbase 1535 mm
Dry Weight 206 kg
Kerb/Wet Weight 222 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.1 litres
Oil tank capacity 3.1 litres
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Mileage (Combined) 27.8 kmpl
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE
Speedometer 3.5 inch electronic speedometer with high beam,
Low Oil Pressure Light
Low Fuel Warning Light
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
OTHER SPECIFICATIONS
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28.5
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 28.5
Locking Gas Cap
Blade Key Ignition
Rake 32 Degrees
Trail 115 mm
Exhaust/Muffler Black Two- into-one exhaust

Harley Davidson Street 500 Review

02 Jun, 2016 10:45 AM

Overview

Overview

Harley-Davidson Inc. or Harley or H-D is a world famous American motorcycle manufacturing company which was founded during the first decade of the 20th century by William S. Harley, Arthur Davidson, Walter Davidson and William A. Davidson. It has its current headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and had almost 6000 employees by the end of 2011. H-D has survived from a fair deal of disastrous elements like Great Depression, poor quality control and increasing competition from Japanese motorcycle manufacturers. It is well-known for its heavyweight motorcycles, heavy customization and classic Harley designs and also has a big brand community which is active through a museum, events and clubs. Harley-Davidson India was established as a subsidiary in 2011 in Gurgaon and has a plant in Bawal, Haryana.

Recently, Harley-Davidson announced to launch their first all-new motorcycle platform in 13 years, in the form of a pair of stylish cruisers, Street 500 and Street 750 at EICMA, Milan in November 2013. These cruisers will be assembled at their plants in Bawal, Haryana, India and Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A. Street 500 will be the cheapest Harley bikes since the inception of Harley-Davidson.

Design and Style

Harley-Davidson Street 500 has a blacked-out theme which includes a typically cruiser type front end and a rounded bikini fairing, a flat, wide and masculine metal tank, black pullback handlebars, an all-black 2 into 1 exhaust, nice fenders, a lot of chrome accents, a small round headlamp, comfortable riding saddles for rider and pillion, steel frame, a large wheelbase of 1511mm to seat riders in great comfort, feet-set-forward rider footrests, a distinctive and smartly finished rear with LED tail lights and mini bullet turn signals and Michelin tires of 17-inch at front and 15-inch at rear with alloy rims. It has a wet weight of about 218kgs with easy lock-to-lock sweep and mid mount controls. It has a fairly positioned instrument console with a round and simple speedometer and digital display for other details.

Engine and Gearbox

Harley-Davidson Street 500 will have a 494cc, 4-valves per head, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, rear-wheel drive via toothed belt drive, 60-degree V-twin, Revolution X engine with brilliant power and torque values. It will be mated with a 6-speed gearbox transmission with one-down and rest-up shift pattern. It has a specially tuned suspension system which consists of a Telescopic Fork with Smart Reflectors at front and Dual Shock Absorbers with Rectangular Section Steel Swing-arms at rear. It also has single-calliper ventilated disk brakes at both the front and rear wheels.

Price and Shades

Harley-Davidson Street 500 will be available in a single variant in Black and Red shades at an expected ex-showroom, Delhi price of INR 4 lakhs which may vary. Overall, Harley-Davidson Street 500 will be aimed for younger customers of emerging markets with a mouth-watering price tag and it will be a huge success if it provides the same feeling, performance and thrill which makes H-D a formidable competitor.

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