However, the brand increased the price of the Iron 883 model by Rs 12,000. The bike is now selling for a starting price of Rs 9.38 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi). The bike is listed for purchase online and is available in four colorways: Black Denim, Barracuda Silver Denim, River Rock Gray and a two-tone Scorched Orange / Silver Flux.
The Iron 883 is powered by the brand’s air-cooled “Evolution” engine. The 883cc V-Twin engine features Sequential Port Electronic Fuel Injection (ESPFI) and produces maximum torque of 68 Nm at 4,750 rpm. In comparison, the BS4 engines produced 70 Nm of maximum torque at 3,500 rpm. The engine continues to be mated to a standard five-speed gearbox.
Apart from updating the engine, no other changes have been made to the BS6 motorcycle. The Iron 883 is 2,185mm long with a wheelbase of 1,515mm. The seat height is 760mm and the motorcycle is 140mm above the ground. The roadster weighs 247 kilograms (dry).
The Harley-Davidson Iron 883 features a clean design giving it a raw roadster look. Round-shaped headlights, single-housing instrument cluster, turn signals, wider handlebars, advanced footrests, blacked-out dual exhaust and bobber-inspired saddle design. The motorcycle comes with a single saddle, however the company will sell you a passenger saddle as an add-on.
The electronic instrument cluster provides a wealth of information to the pilot. This includes an odometer, clock, two trip meters, low fuel indicator, low oil pressure indicator, and engine diagnostics display. The motorcycle also comes with a 12.5 liter fuel tank.
The Iron 883’s suspension is handled by a telescopic unit at the front and a dual shock configuration at the rear. Braking on the motorcycle is via a disc brake with dual piston calipers at both ends. The motorcycle is fitted with dual channel ABS as standard. The motorcycle cycle is based on a 19-inch nine-spoke alloy pavement with a 100/90 section tire at the front and a 16-inch wheel paved with a 150/80 tire at the rear.
In the related news, the American two-wheeler manufacturer has announced a new discount offer on the Street Road BS6 motorcycle in the Indian market. The cruising motorcycle is offered with a cash back of Rs 55,500 for a limited time – here are more details.
Thoughts on Harley-Davidson Iron 883 BS6 Price Rise Announced in India
Harley-Davidson has joined the list of two-wheeler manufacturers, who recently increased the prices of its BS6 models in the Indian market. The Iron 883 is a simple motorcycle that offers a comfortable and relaxed riding position. The retro-roadster has a lot of torque and the only electronic driving aid offered with the bike is the dual-channel ABS.