Harley-Davidson India, as part of its new business operational plan with Hero MotoCorp, has set June 2021 as the launch date for the Pan America 1250.
Harley-Davidson India could launch its first adventure touring motorcycle, the Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 as early as June 2021. The HD India website lists the availability of the Pan America 1250 in India as of June 2021, and both variants, the Pan America standard 1250, as well as the Pan America 1250 Special are listed on the brand’s website in India. The two models will come in different colors and also have slightly different characteristics, the most obvious being the presence of semi-active electronic suspension on the Special, and the unique Adaptive Ride Height (ARH) function.
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The mechanics remain the same with both variants powered by the 1,252cc Revolution Max 1250 liquid-cooled V-twin engine, which develops 150 hp at 9,000 rpm and 127 Nm of peak torque at 6,750 rpm. The Pan America 1250 Special features semi-active suspension with vehicle load control, tire pressure monitoring system, standard center stand, adjustable rear brake pedal, rubber skid plate, aluminum, heated grips, steering damper, adaptive ride height and tubeless spoked wheels.
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The HD Pan America 1250 and Pan America 1250 Special both feature cornering optimized technologies, which combine motorcycle performance with the traction available during acceleration, deceleration and braking. Cornering ABS, Enhanced Electronic Cornering Braking, Cornering Traction Control System, Cornering Torque Slip Control System and Hill Hold Control all help to deliver a smooth ride. better control and better dynamics of the Pan America 1250.
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Five driving modes are offered on the base model of the Pan America 1250; four are pre-programmed and one can be personalized. The pre-programmed modes are Road, Sport, Rain, Off-Road and Off-Road Plus, each with a specific combination of power distribution, engine braking and cornering functions on traction and ABS. The Pan America 1250 Special has two additional modes which can be customized by the owner. Prices in India for the Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 are expected to start at around 20 lakh (ex-showroom).
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