Harley Davidson Fat Boy has a 1690 cc twin cylinder air cooled V engine at its heart. The twin cam 103 in the engine type indicates that the engine has a volume of 103 cubic inch. The twin cylinders use an injector for fuel injection which actuate sequentially at each cylinder and this actuation timing is controlled by and electronic unit. This Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection system provides better response to throttle movement. The light weight pistons of these engines give an efficient output of power. These engines are designed to provide high torque at lower rpm therefore the rider would not need much effort to cruise over any inclination of road at low speeds. The engine delivers a torque of 132 Nm at 3250 rpm. This is an indication to the kind of power this huge engine can generate.
Design And Comfort
Harley Davidson Fat Boy designed with a laid back posture of the rider is run by a pair of wide wheels on front and rear. Both the front and rear wheels have an aluminum cast bulleted disc. The fork cover, the head lamp assembly, the wide handle bar, the brake lever and the tiny rear view give a classic look to the bike from the front. Chrome coated engine assembly, the transmission and the exhaust is simply an irresistibly adorable unit of the fat boy. The low seat height with a board for foot rest offset to the front gives a comfortable riding posture.
Ride And Handling
The 1690 cc engine’s power is delivered to a pair of wide wheels through a 6 speed transmission system. Dunlop tyres of 140 mm and 200 mm width on front and rear respectively have radial cords and give better control of a high torque ride. The tyres are designed with high load carrying capability and they can sustain speed of around 240 kms/hr. Disc brakes are active by four piston calipers on the front and two piston caliper braking system on the rear. Horizontally mounted coil springs connected to the swing arm are hidden rear suspensions of the fat boy. The rear suspension along with the 42 mm telescopic suspension on the front ensures better handling of the bike.
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Harley Davidson Fat Boy Mileage
The bike can run about 15 to 22 kms per litre of petrol depending on the riding conditions and road conditions.
Harley Davidson Fat Boy Variants, Price And Color
Harley Davidson has made some changes in the outlook of Fat Boy and has released another model named Fat Boy Special. Other technical features of this model remain almost same to the basic model. The Harley Davidson Fat Boy would cost around Rs 19,45,000 in New Delhi.