In February 2021, Harley-Davidson unveiled its first-ever adventure-tourer, the Pan America 1250. It soon launched globally and has since reached some degree of success. Now, less than a year after its launch, Harley has already updated the motorcycle for 2022.
Both the Pan America 1250 and Pan America 1250 Special have received updates, none of which involves the underpinnings, as the bikes remain mechanically unchanged.
Still, there are some noteworthy changes here, like the beefed-up Vehicle Hill Hold Control feature. Its active time has been augmented from a shabby ten seconds to a more capable range of three to five minutes. That should help riders move better in rugged environments and steep inclines.
More than that, the 6.8-inch TFT display features improved ergonomics and visibility, giving riders better access to information aboard the Pan America. The feature additions end there, but the Pan America 1250 Special does get a new color option—Fastback Blue/White Sand.
As for internals, everything remains the same for the H-D Pan America. Harley's Revolution Max engine takes center stage here. It's liquid-cooled, 1,252cc, V-twin, and in this state of tune delivers 150 hp with 127.5 Nm of torque.
The Pan America 1250 gets Harley-Davidson's latest electronics package, including Cornering ABS, cornering traction control system, cornering enhanced electronically linked braking, and a cornering drag-torque slip control system. Of course, the updated hill hold control feature is available along with five selectable riding modes.
The 2022 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 will reportedly be available in India by mid-2022. It's not clear when the adventure bike will reach our shores, but the current-spec model is still available in the Philippines, selling for P1,400,000.
The Pan America 1250 Special will set you back only P20,000 more, as it's available for P1,420,000 for the Deadwood Green and Gauntlet Gray Metallic color schemes.