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Harley-Davidson introduces the new Street Rod

Compared to a regular Street 750, the 2017 Street Rod looks much more purposeful thanks to its unique 17” alloy wheels, colour-coded headlight cowl, bar-end mirrors and shorter tail unit.

Performance should be better, too. A High-Output version of the Revolution X 750 V-twin engine boasts 65 Nm (47 lb/ft) of peak torque instead of the usual 59 Nm (44 lb/ft), plus power output is up by 18 percent. Modifications to the cylinder heads, camshafts, throttle body and air intake are responsible for those increases.

Harley-Davidson Street Rod (2017) Front Side

Agility and handling have also been improved. Upgraded suspension components include an upside-down front fork which sees rake angle reduced by 5° to 27°. The rear end meanwhile gains a slightly longer swing-arm and twin coil-over dampers with external reservoirs.

Harley-Davidson Street Rod (2017) Rear Side

Street Rod prices in the UK start from £6,745 with Vivid Black paintwork. That amount represents a premium of £750 versus the cost of a basic Street 750.

Alternatively, customers can order Charcoal Denim or Olive Gold colour schemes for their Street Rod. Doing so would mean the required outlay rises to £6,995, though.

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Harley-Davidson introduces the new Street Rod


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