While the full Big Dog Motorcycles line up was shown to the Daytona Bike Week participants, back in Wichita, KS the company is using winter weather breaks to rigorously test their new 2010 low cost chopper announced to be released in May.
Big Dog strategy is to acquire part of the $20,000 range production custom motorcycle market by offering a motorcycle loaded with high quality components not always offered by the competition. It includes a 111″ S&S engine, a 6-speed transmission, chrome handlebar controls with a multifunction speedometer, chrome forward controls, billet aluminum wheels, a 250 mm rear tire, a full line of passenger-friendly accessories, etc and optional graphic paint jobs.
For this low cost new model Big Dog Motorcycles is claiming acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and fuel consumption of 42 mpg. Big Dog Motorcycles.