The 2021 Sportster S features Harley-Davidson’s all-new Revolution Max V-Twin

A lot of customization options are available for this already neat-looking bike
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Harley-Davidson confirmed its 2021 pricelist and model updates earlier this year. Recently, though, the American manufacturer dropped a new bike that wasn't part of the announcement: the Sportster S.

According to Harley: “Sportster S is the first chapter of a whole new book of the Sportster saga. A legacy born in 1957 that outperformed the competition is now rebuilt to blow away the standards of today.”

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The Sportster S is powered by Harley's own Revolution Max 1250T V-twin, a DOHC liquid-cooled engine with variable valve timing. The powertrain pumps out 121hp at 7,500rpm and 127Nm of torque at 6,000rpm. And because the Revolution Max is a structural component of the chassis, it eliminates the traditional frame, resulting in weight reduction and more precise handling.

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The high-mount exhaust—inspired from flat-track racing—features corrosion-resistant, stainless-steel pipes that keep exhaust heat away from rider’s legs and tail section.

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The Bluetooth-equipped four-inch LCD gives access to digital gauges, indicators, ride modes, and turn-by-turn navigation via buttons on the left- and right-hand controls.

Riders can select from the pre-programmed ride modes (Sport, Road, Rain) or customize their own settings. They also get access to Harley’s Cornering Enhanced Antilock Braking System and Cornering Enhanced Traction Control System.

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The bike can also be modified with the Wild One collection (hand grips, cam sprocket medallions, alternator plug cover, etc.), not to mention a mid-control kit, engine guard, quick-release compact windshield, pillion, backrest, and tailbag.

The 2021 Harley-Davidson Sportster S comes in Vivid Black, Midnight Crimson, and Stone Washed White Pearl, with prices starting at $14,999 or P750,000.

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopBikes.ph. Minor edits have been made.

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