Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom makes a debut in the Indian Market

Mumbai, January 28, 2016: Harley-Davidson India today announced the launch of the New 2016 Sportster® 1200 Custom; the ultimate wide-shouldered cruiser, priced at INR. 8,90,000/- (Ex-showroom Delhi). A combination of the agility that comes with a Sportster model and the attitude of a custom cruiser, the 1200 Custom has plenty of shine to highlight its street brawling persona. The Sportster® 1200 Custom will be assembled at the company’s Bawal, Haryana facility thereby expanding Harley-Davidson India’s portfolio of CKD (Complete Knockdown) models to eight motorcycles and a total of 13 motorcycles.



Speaking at the launch, Vikram Pawah, Managing Director, Harley-Davidson India, said, “We are expanding our reach to fulfill more dreams of personal freedom and are here to promote the sport of leisure motorcycling. Harley-Davidson India has a strategic product plan to take its growth story to the next level.”

Pallavi Singh, Marketing Director, Harley-Davidson India added, “As a customer-led company, our focus has always been on delivering riders the technical prowess and rebellious spirit that they want infused in each and every new Harley. The introduction of 1200 Custom, our newest addition to our lineup available through CKD, is further proof of our ability to move ahead of the marketplace by listening to our customers in the India market.

Model Unique Features:


  • Black powder-coated engine with chrome treatment covers
  • Steel laced wheels
  • Fat front-end design
  • Chrome headlamp bucket
  • Chrome headlight eyebrow
  • Stylized LED taillight
  • Two-up custom seat
  • Wide, polished triple clamps


  • Pull-back handlebar
  • Forward-mounted rider foot controls
  • Two-up custom seat


  • Integrated electrical system with trip switch, start switch
  • Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock on odometer, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights, gear indicator (1-5), and RPMs
  • Hazard warning integrated into self-canceling turn signal controls
  • Blade key ignition; fork lock common with ignition key
  • Michelin® Scorcher® 31” tires designed specifically for Sportster models
  • Closed loop exhaust system meets worldwide emission standards


  • Rubber-mounted, Air-cooled, 1200 cc Evolution® engine
  • Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) with O2 sensors
  • 5-speed transmission
  • Front suspension and geometry tuned for competent handling
  • Confidence-inspiring braking performance

The newest Harley-Davidson motorcycle will be available at the Harley-Davidson dealerships starting today. Visit H-D.com to see all 2016 Harley-Davidson models and to find a local authorized Harley-Davidson dealer.

About Harley-Davidson India:

Harley-Davidson India commenced operations in August 2009 and appointed its first dealership in July 2010. The Company offers 13 models in its line-up in India, in addition to a full range of genuine parts, accessories, and general merchandise, available through its authorized dealerships. Harley-Davidson India is headquartered at Gurgaon, Haryana, and has an assembly unit at Bawal, Haryana. The company has 20 independent dealerships across India: New Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Hyderabad, two in Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Indore, Pune, Goa, Jaipur, Surat, Lucknow, Nagpur and Calicut