2022 Harley-Davidson® Nightster™ vs Sportster® S
Harley-Davidson® of Rochester is the premier Harley-Davidson® dealership serving the Greater Rochester area in New Hampshire. Our showroom boasts one of the largest and most diverse selections of new H-D® motorcycles, including models that have been introduced this year, such as the 2022 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® S and the 2022 Harley-Davidson® Nightster™. Our team can also assist you with financing, motorcycle insurance, extended coverage, learning to ride, customization, gear and much more. This is an exciting year for this iconic brand as Harley-Davidson® enters the sports bike scene, and without further ado, let’s compare the 2022 Harley-Davidson® Nightster™ vs 2022 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® S.
Introducing the Harley-Davidson® Nightster™
Harley-Davidson® has launched a new Sport motorcycle family, and the 2022 Harley-Davidson® Nightster™ is one of two sport bike models that will be available for this inaugural model year. The brand describes the Nightster™ as the next chapter in the Sportster® legacy, which began more than 65 years ago. It is an excellent choice for riders who want the classic Sportster® silhouette but also the Revolution Max engine. The Nightster™ is ideal for riders who want razor-sharp handling and a bike that is quick and nimble. Ride characteristics include a low profile, a forward riding position, mid foot controls and rider-assistance technologies. Vivid Black is the standard color, and Gunship Gray and Redline Red are optional.
Introducing the Harley-Davidson® Sportster® S
The 2022 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® S is the other model that the brand has designed to launch its new Sport family. It describes the Sportster® S has the first chapter in a new book that expands the Sportster® saga. The Sportster® was originally designed in the mid-1950s built to outperform the competition standards of the time, and that has been the design goal with the new build as well. It is perfect for riders who want top-of-the-line performance, stunning style, an aggressive ride with sport bike handling and agility and a bike that stands out from the crowd and makes a statement. Ride characteristics include a low profile, a stretched riding position, front foot controls and advanced rider assists. Vivid Black is the standard color here too, and options include White Sand Pearl and Mineral Green Metallic.
Nightster™ vs Sportster® S
Harley-Davidson® enthusiasts are passionate, and the team at the Harley-Davidson® of Rochester has already noticed a great deal of excitement in the 2022 Harley-Davidson® Nightster™ vs 2022 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® S comparison. From our perspective, that means that the brand has done something right. For true insight into the juxtaposition, we can look to how Harley-Davidson® has opted to position these two models. It markets the Nightster™ as the next chapter in a book that the brand and the Harley-Davidson® community has been writing for more than 50 years. With the Sportster® S, on the other hand, it positions it as the first chapter in a new book that will help to define the brand going forward. In a nutshell, the Nightster™ is the classic Sportster® S you know and love but upgraded with modern enhancements, and the Sportster® S is a modern sports bike that has been designed from the ground up through a lens that is uniquely Harley-Davidson®.
Which Sport Bike Is Right for You
If you’re on the fence about which of these models is right for you, then we highly recommend setting up an appointment with us through which you can compare them side by side and test-ride both. That said, many if not most experienced riders will have a clear idea of which bike suits them better just through the comparison mentioned above. The 2022 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® S is a modern sport bike. It has that unique Harley-Davidson® flair but is designed to get from point A to point B as soon as possible. With the 2022 Harley-Davidson® Nightster™, the brand has placed greater emphasis on a comfortable and convenient riding experience that still delivers a lot of speed and fun.
The Harley-Davidson® of Rochester showroom is open Tuesday through Sunday, and you can visit us anytime during our standard store hours to see both the Nightster™ and Sportster® S in person. If you’d like to schedule a test-ride, you can make that appointment by phone or online through our website. Our team is also available to assist you by phone or through email. We can help you compare the 2022 Harley-Davidson® Nightster™ vs 2022 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® S and explore customization options.