Dealer networks will also include a new retail format that includes small storefronts in urban areas to "expose the brand to urban populations and drive sales of the expanded Harley-Davidson product portfolio and expand global apparel distribution". According to Harley Davidson, the bike will have a commanding riding position which will allow the rider to "see the world from another point of view", while having the ability to "travel coast-to-coast".
In a slideshow released by the company, it describes how moving into EV technology will keep them competitive as they reposition the brand to embrace the opportunities presented by a market gradually making the shift to zero emissions vehicles.
Zackfia added that the new products are a significant departure from Harley's signature style and are likely to raise questions as to whether the means of attracting new customers could alienate the core.
This will start with the company's first Adventure Touring motorcycle, the Pan America 1250, a 1250cc Custom model and a 975cc Streetfighter model, all of which are planned to launch beginning in 2020.
He also defended his company's decision, much criticised by President Donald Trump, to meet increased European Union tariffs by expanding production operations overseas.
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Its first electric motorcycle will be launched next year, and more models are planned through 2022.
Harley-Davidson said it plans to develop a 200-500cc motorcycle through a strategic alliance in Asia which will be used to primarily fuel its growth in India. Through the years, Harley-Davidson will consolidate lower cc segments amidst having its eye out for full size cruisers and tourers to satisfy traditional customers. Harley-Davidson is also changing its retail strategy and expanding its push internationally following declining USA sales.
Harley will be developing a new flexible architecture to spawn motorcycles from 500-1250 cc segments while the 250-500 cc bikes in the pipeline will appeal for the masses in India. But it won't go it alone, the company said in a statement; it will seek to partner with an Asian manufacturer.
It also plans to add "lighter, smaller and more accessible products" through 2022 in its electric motorcycles portfolio. With India being at the fore of it, we can expect Harley-Davidson to reach out for the people who fancied the brand only from bedroom wall posters and make them ride it in reality.