Harley-Davidson has launched its 2023 model year lineup in India, with the latest motorcycle being the updated Pan Am 1250 Adventure Tourer. The 2023 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 is priced at ¥2.449 million (ex-showroom), now only available in top special trim. The standard model of the Pan America 1250 has been discontinued.
Interestingly, the 2023 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special remains largely unchanged for the new model year. ADV offers alloy and spoked wheel options, the latter at a premium ¥100,000 use tubeless tires. Two-tone color options are also popular on motorcycles.
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Regarding the powertrain, the 2023 Harley-Davidson Pan Am 1250 Special continues to use the familiar 1,252 cc V-Twin liquid-cooled engine tuned to 151 bhp at 8,750 rpm and peak torque of 128 Nm at 6,750 rpm. The motor is paired to a 6-speed gearbox. The Adventure Tourer gets a host of electronic aids, including tilt-sensing traction control, cornering ABS, electronically linked braking system, hill hold control, cruise control and engine brake control. The bike also has five riding modes and three customizable modes.
Suspension duties are handled by 47mm USD forks up front, and the PanAm 1250 Special gets an electronically adjustable semi-active monoshock at the rear. Braking performance comes from radially mounted monobloc four-piston calipers at the front and floating single-piston calipers at the rear. The bike also features Adaptive Ride Height, Enhanced Lift Mitigation, TPMS, Hill Hold and more.
The 2023 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special competes with the BMW R 1250 GS, Ducati Multistrada V4, Triumph Tiger 1200 and Honda Africa Twin.
First published date: April 7, 2023 at 15:14 PM CST