The Harley-Davidson Pan America made its debut in Thailand, with the bike being showcased at the ongoing Bangkok International Motor Show 2021 from March 22 to April 4, 2021. In Thailand, Harley-Davidson has launched both variants of the Pan America, the base Pan America and the Pan America Special. Prices for the H-D Pan America begin at 899,000 baht (around ₹ 20.95 lakh at current exchange rates) and go up to 972,000 baht (around ₹ 22.65 lakh at current exchange rates). The Pan America is Harley-Davidson's first adventure touring model.
The Pan America is powered by a 1,252 cc Revolution Max V-Twin which is first of its kind from the company. The engine is liquid-cooled and it makes 150 bhp at 9,000 rpm along with 127 Nm of peak torque at 6,750 rpm. A six-speed gearbox handles transmission duties. The Pan America gets a Bluetooth-enabled 6.8-inch colour TFT touchscreen display, full-LED lighting, and smartphone connectivity via the H-D app. The bike also gets an inertial measurement unit (IMU) which provides data to control the ABS, drag torque slip control and hill hold control. The Pan America also gets five riding modes to choose from, road, rain, sport, off-road and off-road plus. Each riding mode comes with unique settings for the electronic rider aides.
The Pan America is built on a low alloy steel trellis frame along with a one-piece cast Aluminium swingarm. It's suspended on 47 mm BFF forks up front and a linkage mounted piggyback monoshock at the rear, both adjustable for compression, rebound and preload. Both suspension units get a travel of 191 mm. Up front, the Pan America adventure tourer gets 320 mm twin discs gripped by radially mounted Brembo 4-piston callipers. The rear wheel gets a 280 mm single disc with a 2-piston calliper. The motorcycle gets 19-inch alloy up front and a 17-inch alloy at the rear and both are wrapped in Michelin Scorcher adventure radial tyres.
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With Harley-Davidson already launching the Pan America in Thailand, it may only be a matter of months before the new Harley-Davidson adventure tourer is launched in India. The top-spec Pan America Special gets semi-active electronic suspension, along with vehicle load control, tyre pressure monitoring system, standard centre stand, adjustable rear brake pedal, Aluminium skid-plate, heated hand grips, steering damper, adaptive ride height and tubeless spoked wheels. The colour options are different on both motorcycle variants as well.
The Pan America Special also comes with Adaptive Ride Height (ARH). The system works by lowering the motorcycle when it comes to a stop. So, when the bike is being ridden, the seat height is normal 890 mm height, with unladen ground clearance of 175 mm. But the Adaptive Ride Height system will lower the seat height to 855 mm when the bike comes to a halt. And the ARH can also be optimised by settings through which the rider to suit his own needs. Expect prices in India to range from around ₹ 20 lakh, going up to over ₹ 22 lakh for the top-spec model.
|Variant & Colour||Thailand Price||Converted to INR|
|Pan America 1250 Vivid Black||899,000 Baht||₹ 20.96 lakh|
|Pan America 1250 Colour||909000 Baht||₹ 21.20 lakh|
|Pan America 1250 Special Vivid Black||952,000 Baht||₹ 22.21 lakh|
|Pan America 1250 Special Colour||962,000 Baht||₹ 22.44 lakh|
|Pan America 1250 Special Two Tone||972,000 Baht||₹ 22.65 lakh|
|Optional Extras||Thailand Price||Converted to INR|
|Adaptive Lights||7,000 Baht||₹ 16,331|
|Laced Wheels||20,000 Baht||₹ 46,668|