- Gets alloy wheels
- Engine, exhaust, and suspension setup feature black finish
- Launch details yet to be announced
Classic Legends is working on a new version of its retro-style motorcycle, the Forty-Two. While the company is yet to make an announcement about its India launch, the 2021 Forty-Two has been spotted once again, this time up close, thus revealing finer details about the new motorcycle. The biggest change on the 2021 model is the addition of alloy wheels that replace wire-spoke units. It’s still not clear whether the company will offer multiple wheel options with the 2021 Jawa Forty-Two.
Alloy wheels bring the convenience of tubeless-tyres to the motorcycle and are easier to fix in case of a puncture. Jawa Forty-Two’s direct rival, the Royal Enfield Classic 350, too, gets alloy wheels on select variants. Other variants could be equipped with alloy wheels through official accessories. Another rival, the Honda H’Ness CB350, too, comes with alloy wheels as standard.
The 2021 model also features a stealthier look and the equipment such as the engine, exhaust setup, rear shock absorbers and front fork covers now get a black finish. Moreover, the front features a new fly screen while the pillion grabrail has been revised, and the 2021 model is seen with a stylish unit that looks more appealing than the existing unit.
While the motorcycle gets several revisions, it retains the classic look from the existing version. Thus, the 2021 Jawa Forty-Two continues to use a round headlight, asymmetrically mounted instrument cluster, a flatter seat, and a twin-sided exhaust setup. The mechanical specifications, too, are not likely to change as Classic Legends have already updated the motor to comply with the newest emission norms. The BS6-compliant, 293cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine is linked to a six-speed transmission and tuned to produce 27bhp and 27.05Nm of peak torque.