The unnamed HD motorcycle will be made in China and will be a 338cc motorbike. The new bike will be manufactured in China and will be exported to rest of the World from there. For India it is expected that Harley-Davidson will import the bike as CKD and shall assemble it at the Harley's Indian facility at Haryana.
It is believed that Harley has chosen Qianjang Motorcycle as partner because of its prowess in manufacturing small capacity motorcycles. Qianjang Motorcycle is considered as two wheeler manufacturer having expertise in developing quality small capacity motorbikes and having established supply base. The new HD bike is believed to be launched first in china by end of 2010 and later it shall be available for India. It is expected to be sold in Indian market by 2021.
By: Farhan Kashif