American muscle Big Dog brings luxurious chopper bike K9 Red Chopper 111 to India
It seems that American brands are in love with the Indian motorcycle market - especially the premium segment which comprises of luxurious chopper cruisers! Big Dog Motorcycles - a little known American brand to Indians, is making big news in India! The company has recently launched its premium bike K9 Red Chopper 111 which bears a price-tag of whopping Rs. 59 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Samar JS Sodhi who founded Big Motorcycles Company, brought Big Dog Motorcycles to India. The company assures 'One-of-One' philosophy which means building each motorcycle to the individual taste.
Big Dog from Big Boys: The K9 Red Chopper 111
Big Dog, which was founded in 1994 in Wichita, Kansas, USA; manufactures custom designed bikes. Now, the company is world’s largest producer of custom-made motorcycles. Spending nearly 22 years in making of high-performance cruisers and choppers, Big Dog has already delivered over 3 lakh custom motorcycles in the world.
The Big Dog K9 Red Chopper 111 Specifications:
This custom motorcycle gets its power from a 1807 cc, 45-degree overhead valve, V-twin engine supplied by S&S Superslider which is mated to a Jim's 6-speed transmission. The front suspension consists of 41 mm telescopic forks which truly show off the chopper’s custom look. Its seat height of 244 mm is also quite low.
For braking duties, a 4-piston differential bore single disc brake works at front whereas a 4-piston standard bore single disc brake manages rear. The front tyre size is MH90-21 56V while the rear one is a huge 250/40VR18 (81V) of COBRA make.
Furthermore, the bike comes with a variety of standard and vibrant colours to choose from. The motor comes in either fully polished or wrinkle black finish while the wheels can be fully polished or black powder-coated. Besides, the customers can also choose from 8 levels of custom body-graphic themes for their bike.