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Harley Davidson Forty-Eight vs Iron 833 vs Roadster: Detailed Comparison.

Harley Davidson recently listed the price for its BS6 lineup - Forty-Eight on its official website. An original icon of the Harley Davidson Dark Custom Style, Iron 833 set the standard for the raw, blacked-out look. On the other hand, the heavy-hitting style of the Forty-Eight is inspired by its fat tyres and the iconic peanut tank. The 2019 Roaster is a street-eating machine with a fastback style. While the 2020 Harley Davidson Roadster is available in the international market, it will soon be launched in the Indian market as well. All three models belong to Harley Davidson’s Sportster line of motorcycles. 
 

Check out this detailed comparison between the 2020 models Forty-Eight vs Iron 833 vs the 2019 Roadster: 

Harley Davidson Forty-Eight vs Iron 833 vs Roadster: Price in India

2020 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight is priced at Rs 10.61 lakhs (ex-showroom). While the 2020 Harley Davidson Iron 833 costs Rs 9.26 lakhs (Ex-Showroom). The 2019 Harley Davidson Roadster is available for Rs 11.80 lakhs (Ex-Showroom).

Harley Davidson Forty-Eight vs Iron 833 vs Roadster: Features

2020 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight rides on 16-inch, 9-spoke, cast-aluminum wheels, shod with 130/90 front tyres and 150/80 rear tyres. It features an emulsion rear shock with a screw pre-load adjuster, black staggered tapered exhaust, and an iconic 2.1-gallon fuel tank. The brawny 49 mm front fork is accentuated by massive triple clamps and fork brace. Other highlighted features include handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, dual trip meter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, and LED indicator lights.

2020 Harley Davidson Iron 833 rides on 9-spoke wheels shod with 100/90 front tyres and 150/80 rear tyres. It gets 19-inch front and 16-inch rear wheels. Other highlighted features include handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, dual trip meter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights. The combination of a lowered front and rear suspension together with a low seat provides comfort to the rider.

2019 Harley Davidson Roadster rides on light-weight offset split 5-spoke wheels. The 19-inch front and 18-inch rear wheels give the bike a custom look, easy steering, and a better power to weight ratio. The 43mm front suspension with inverted forks features cartridge damping and the brawny look of massive new triple clamps. Other highlighted features include dual gauge – 4-inch digital speedometer and dual-disc front brakes with floating rotors. The mirrors, belt guard and headlamps are black in color. It also gets black inserts on the oval air cleaner and slotted black exhaust shields. It comes with an aggressive and comfortable two-up seat.

Harley Davidson Forty-Eight vs Iron 833 vs Roadster: Engine Specifications

2020 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight is powered by a 1200 cc, Evolution, air-cooled V-Twin engine producing a peak torque output of 97 Nm @ 4250 rpm. Transmission duty is handled by a 5-speed manual unit.

2020 Harley Davidson Iron 833 is propelled by a black-powder coated 883 cc, Evolution, air-cooled V-Twin engine producing 70 Nm peak torque @ 3500 rpm. Transmission in its case is a 5-speed manual gearbox. 

2019 Harley Davidson Roadster comes with a 1202 cc, Evolution air-cooled V-Twin engine churning out a peak torque of 98 Nm @ i 4250 rpm. Transmission duty is carried by a 5-speed manual unit.

Harley Davidson Forty-Eight vs Iron 833 vs Roadster: Colour Options

2020 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight is available in five color options namely Vivid Black, River Rock Gray Denim, Stone Washed White Pearl, Performance Orange and Stilleto Red.

2020 Harley Davidson Iron 833 offers three paint shades namely Vivid Black, Big Blue Pearl and Black Denim.

2019 Harley Davidson Roadster comes in three exterior colours - Vivid Black, Wicked Red and Billiard White.

 

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