Harley-Davidson held a huge event just last week to celebrate the firm’s 120th anniversary.
- The Chinese-build Harley-Davidson X350 is heading to the US.
- The X350 is equipped with a parallel-twin 353cc engine similar to the Benelli 302s but with a bigger bore.
The American motorcycle company took the opportunity to announced it’s 2023 lineup, including the Nightster Special and the Breakout.
Unfortunately, the highly anticipated Chinese-build X350 and X350RA was not included in the announcement.
However, latest report suggest that the X350 and X350RA, a product of Harley-Davidson’s partnership with China’s Qianjiang Motors is also heading to the US as confirmed by new VIN information.
Interestingly, Motorcycle.com managed to obtained o copy of the X350 owner’s manual and an image of the motorcycle.
According to reports by Dennis Chung, the owner’s manual disclosed some of the bike’s information including the powertrain. That said, powering the Harley-Davidson X350 is a 353cc parallel-twin with eight-valve liquid-cooled mill.
However, while the X350 makes 36hp the X350RA power output is restricted to just 26hp.
The VIN information also confirms that the X350 is equipped with analog speedometer with small digital display, damping adjustable inverted front fork, ABS and dual-petal disc brakes.
Also, the X350 runs on 17-inch front and rear wheels shod with Pirelli’s Angel CT tires with 120/70-17 up front and 160/60-17 at the rear. However, the X350RA is equipped with slimmer wheels, 110/70-17 at the front and 150/60-17 at the rear.
The X350 also claims a weight of 199.5kg and 12.8 litres of fuel tank.