Motorcycles are loved for their charm, their magnificence and their free spirit. The most luxurious of the motorcycle breeds are the cruiser. Their big swanky body frames attract eyes from all the corners of the road. The cruisers, as they are known also have the expertise of gulping miles without a hiccup. We bring you ten of the most majestic and most expensive cruisers available officially in the Indian market.
Big Dog K9
Price: Rs. 65.4 lakh
Big Dog Motorcycles may sound unfamiliar, but they are the world’s largest builders of custom motorcycles. The brand officially entered India last year with their K9 model. Big Dog motorcycles are deemed to be the Rolls Royces of the motorcycle industry, as no two motorcycles built by them share the same look. The K9 is one of the very few custom motorcycles that is road legal in India.
The exquisite looking K9 is powered by an 1807cc 45-degree V-Twin engine from S&S Superslider. The engine gets a 6-speed transmission.The 41mm front telescopic forks are raked to give an easy going riding experience, while mammoth torque from the 1.8 liter V-Twin makes for plenty of performance.
Price: Rs. 56.41 lakh
The CVO is the most premium offering from Harley-Davidson in India. This is a grand motorcycle that will take you cross-country touring if you have the money to spend. The CVO is a mammoth of motorcycles. It holds two highly comfortable seats and even an infotainment system that can belt out your favourite music. The infotainment also gets voice commands.
The motorcycle also gets an all-new Milwaukee-Eight Engine. The liquid cooled 1,868cc V-Twin engine produces a massive torque of 165 Nm. There are other high-end features such as TPMS, engine diagnostics, ambient temperature gauge and cruise control.
Price: Rs. 41.57 lakh
The flagship motorcycle from the American manufacturer is one of the most feature-loaded too. Indian launched the 2017 range of motorcycles last year, and the Roadmaster received quite a few changes. The Roadmaster gets LED lamps all over. The fairing mounted instrument cluster features analogue speedometer and tachometer.
The motorcycle comes with keyless start, cruise control, 200-watt stereo system with Bluetooth and Smartphone connectivity. To further make the ride comfortable, Indian also gives heated grips and adjustable floorboards. The seats are genuine tan leather.
Price: Rs. 35.89 lakh
The Indian Chieftain has been thoroughly updated for the 2017. The bagger (cruisers that can carry a lot of luggage) motorcycle is all about luxury cruising on the open Indian highways. The new model comes with a 7-inch touchscreen that displays everything from ambient temperature to the vehicle status like tire pressure, engine hours, gear position, average speed and much more. The screen also has an inbuilt navigation system.
The 1811cc V-Twin engine churns out a maximum of 139 Nm of maximum torque and 73 BHP of peak power. There is rear storage space, ABS and cruise control as standard. The motorcycle also comes with an electronically adjustable windshield to save you from massive wind blasts on open highways.
Harley-Davidson Roadglide Special
Price: Rs. 34.87 lakh
The Harley-Davidson Roadglide Special is an all-new motorcycle launched by the American manufacturer in India.The bike features the all-new Milwaukee Eight 107 engine. The V-Twin engine displaces 1,745 cc and generates a maximum torque of 150 Nm at 3,250 rpm.
The unusual looking Harley-Davidson gets 6.5-inch BOOM GT audio system with the 6.5-inch speaker. The front of the motorcycle is adorned with a shark nose fairing that gets dual headlamps with LEDs. The suspension is adjustable according to the need of the rider. The motorcycle also gets standard ABS.