Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

What a strange name for a Sportster? Just two words that sound like an old Elvis record, with delicate scents of gum, a little taste of rebellion and the fumes of a bad Chicago awakening. Like its little cousin 883 Iron, the 1200 Sportster Forty Eight doesn’t like to be bothered when it comes to giving the streets a thrill..

Stripped down, vintage and bobber in style, chewing on a quid of the past with a dark gaze on the horizon, this new HD production would give you crutch kicks in the shins if you looked at it askance. For now, she seems to be quietly waiting for her coffee, thinking back to 1948..

Here is the explanation of its name. Everything fits in its tank, the “peanut” model, with a capacity of 7.95 liters, created in 1948, just after the war. Low, dark, long and chunky at the same time, this Harley is especially suited to young bad boys, those who swear by the essentials. For them, the 48 will put down its cup of coffee and let the rebel approach.

This front tire is confusing. It seems to be crushing asphalt, finely held on that 16-inch spoke rim. With its 130 mm hip circumference, it is almost as plump as the rear flange. Convinced by the dark, the Sportster 48 invaded it. Fork sleeves, gearbox housings, engine, wheels, mudguards, frame, oil tank, handlebars, controls…. they are all as dark as the night. Suddenly, exhausts, cylinder head covers and rocker rods light up. Attention to detail winds from the handlebars to the stern. The menacing front end can be distinguished by its shortened mudguard held by a lacquered support, the ego rearïste (the saddle is single-seater) is remarkably clean with the headlight-indicator combination integrated into the end of the fender, as on the Iron and the Nightster. Being authentic but different – you can feel it right down to the mirrors, mounted in an inverted position, and making the silhouette even more unique.

The presentations are made? The 48 has unsoldered its coffee, its big tumbled twin can take care of you. For him, it’s all about big torque and carefully balanced vibrations. He won’t sleep, neither will you !

Key features of the Forty-Eight:

– Black and polished engine mounted on silent-blocks, Evolution V-Twin 1200 cc with chrome accents
– Electronic Sequential Port Injection (ESPFI)
– 7.95 liter steel peanut fuel tank on support with lightening hole
– One-piece classic solo Sportster seat
– 710 mm seat height
– Wide tires
– 16 black spoke wheels"
– Custom low profile handlebars
– Mirrors mounted under the handlebars
– New front forks with wide triple clamp
– Fork triple clamp front mudguard with lightening holes
– Triple tree mounted on truncated front mudguard
– Black components including air filter cover, clutch and brake levers and turn signals
– Truncated rear fender
– Brake lights / turn signals / tail lights all in one
– Two year warranty
– Harley-Davidson Smart Security System alarm (sound and circuit breaker).

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    Performances

    Max speed:
    about 170 km / h

  • Consumption
    medium: 5.60 l

The technical aspect

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

  • Frame
  • Tank: 7.95 liters
  • Wheelbase: 1,520 mm
  • Dry weight: 251 kg
  • Operating weight: 260 kg
  • Train before

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

  • Transmission
  • Secondary toothed belt transmission.
  • Rear axle
  • Engine
  • 1,202 cc
    (88.9 x 96.8 mm)
  • 75
    ch
    at 6,000 rpm
  • 10.50 mkg
    at 3,200 rpm

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filtration
braking
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Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

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Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

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Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

Harley-Davidson XL 1200 SPORTSTER Forty Eight 2010

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