The 2021 Harley Davidson Pan America 1250: The New Adventure
The wait is over! The first American-made Adventure bike is here, the Harley Davidson Pan America 1250. HD is trying to come into a market segment that has some serious heavyweights. Both the 1250 and 1250 Special have the specs that should make them definite contenders.
This is the first use of the new Revolution® Max 1250 Engine in the 2021 Harley Davidson lineup, a liquid-cooled V-Twin designed to offer flexible, engaging performance with a broad powerband that builds to a rush of high-RPM power. Making 150 HP and 94 ft. lbs of torque, this engine spins up to 9500 RPM. The 60o V-Twin has an optimized design for lightweight and is a structural component of the motorcycle chassis, a front frame element, mid-frame element, and the tail section bolt directly to the powertrain.
The Pan America 1250 and Pan America 1250 Special models are equipped with a collection of technologies designed to match motorcycle performance to available traction during acceleration, deceleration, and braking. The systems are designed to aid the rider in controlling the motorcycle while accelerating and braking in a straight line or while in a turn.
- Cornering Enhanced Electronically Linked Braking (C-ELB)
- Cornering Enhanced Antilock Braking System (C-ABS)
- Cornering Enhanced Traction Control System (C-TCS)
- Cornering Enhanced Drag-Torque Slip Control System (C-DSCS)
- Hill Hold Control (HHC)
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
5 Pre-programed ride modes (4 are pre-programmed and one can be customized) for the Pan America 1250 models include Road, Sport, Rain, Off-Road, and Off-Road Plus. The Pan America 1250 Special model has two additional modes that can be customized by the owner, each ride mode consists of a specific combination of power delivery, engine braking, Cornering Enhanced Antilock Braking System …read more