Dealership of iconic Harley-Davidson opens in Bangalore

The iconic Harley-Davidson motorbikes have kept their date with the Silicon City.

Twelve motorcycle models from the Harley-Davidson stable will now be available for bike enthusiasts here, with the launch of the Tusker Harley-Davidson here on Thursday.

Offering the entire 2010 line-up with prices ranging from Rs. 6.95 lakh to Rs. 34.95 lakh, the dealership will also offer an authentic range of merchandise such as riding gear, boots and helmets.

Merchandise

Fashion merchandise, including t-shirts, hoodies, belts and baseball caps will also be available for the hundreds of followers of these bikes.

Bangalore's dealership on Lavelle Road is the fifth in India after Mumbai, Delhi, Chandigarh and Hyderabad.

“Across the world, Harley-Davidson dealerships are havens for all who seek to experience and share the joys of leisure riding. We look forward to ushering in a new era of motorcycling in Bangalore,” managing director of Harley-Davidson India Anoop Prakash said.

Good response

The response has been tremendous so far, Mr. Prakash said, referring to the huge demand for certain models.

“We are getting the confidence to expand the dealership to Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata and Kochi by next year owing to this demand,” he added.

Dynamic profile

Interestingly, the customer profile of Harley-Davidson is extremely dynamic. As Mr. Prakash puts it, “We have customers ranging from a 55-year-old HR professional to a 27-year-old software engineer.”

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