2018 FORTY-EIGHT®

FORTY-EIGHT®

LOW-SLUNG DARK CUSTOM ATTITUDE WITH HEAVY-HITTING STYLE

The first time the world saw this iconic 2.1-gallon gas tank was in 1948. But the world has never seen it sitting atop anything quite like this. Available in 115th Anniversary limited edition paint set.

Dimensions

XL 1200X Forty-Eight®

Dimensions

XL 1200X ANX 115th Anniversary Forty-Eight®

Model Code XL1200X Model Code XL1200X_ANX
Length (*Cert) 2,165 mm (85.2 in.) Length (*Cert) 2,165 mm (85.2 in.)
Overall Width (*Cert) 835 mm (32.9 in.) Overall Width (*Cert) 835 mm (32.9 in.)
Overall Height (*Cert) 1,100 mm (43.3 in.) Overall Height (*Cert) 1,100 mm (43.3 in.)
Seat Height, Laden N/A Seat Height, Laden N/A
Seat Height, Unladen (*Cert) 710 mm (28 in.) Seat Height, Unladen (*Cert) 710 mm (28 in.)
Ground Clearance (*Cert) 4.3 in. (110 mm) Ground Clearance (*Cert) 4.3 in. (110 mm)
Rake (steering head) (deg) 30.2 Rake (steering head) (deg) 30.2
Fork Angle (deg) 28.7 Fork Angle (deg) 28.7
Trail (X.X in) 135 mm (5.3 in.) Trail (X.X in) 135 mm (5.3 in.)
Wheelbase (*Cert) 1,495 mm (58.9 in.) Wheelbase (*Cert) 1,495 mm (58.9 in.)
Tires, Type Michelin® Scorcher® “31” front and rear Tires, Type Michelin® Scorcher® “31” front and rear
Tires, Front Model Scorcher® “31” Tires, Front Model Scorcher® “31”
Tires, Front Specification 130/90B16 73H Tires, Front Specification 130/90B16 73H
Tires, Rear Model Scorcher® “31” Tires, Rear Model Scorcher® “31”
Tires, Rear Specification 150/80B16 77H Tires, Rear Specification 150/80B16 77H
Fuel Capacity 7.9 l (2.1 gal.) Fuel Capacity 7.9 l (2.1 gal.)
Reserve Fuel Capacity, Fuel Injection (warning light 2.5 l (0.65 gal.) Reserve Fuel Capacity, Fuel Injection (warning light 2.5 l (0.65 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.6 l (2.8 qt.) Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.6 l (2.8 qt.)
Transmission Capacity 1 l (1 qt.) Transmission Capacity 1 l (1 qt.)
Primary Chain Case Capacity N/A Primary Chain Case Capacity N/A
Coolant Capacity N/A Coolant Capacity N/A
Weight, As Shipped (*Cert) 247 kg (545 lb.) Weight, As Shipped (*Cert) 247 kg (545 lb.)
Weight, In Running Order (*Cert) 252 kg (556 lb.) Weight, In Running Order (*Cert) 252 kg (556 lb.)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (*Cert) 454 kg (1,000 lb.) Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (*Cert) 454 kg (1,000 lb.)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front (*Cert) 152 kg (335 lb.) Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front (*Cert) 152 kg (335 lb.)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear (*Cert) 302 kg (665 lb.) Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear (*Cert) 302 kg (665 lb.)
Luggage Capacity -Volume N/A Luggage Capacity -Volume N/A

Engine

XL 1200X Forty-Eight®

Engine

XL 1200X ANX 115th Anniversary Forty-Eight®

Engine Air-cooled, Evolution® Engine Air-cooled, Evolution®
Bore (*Cert) 88.9 mm (3.5 in.) Bore (*Cert) 88.9 mm (3.5 in.)
Stroke (*Cert) 96.8 mm (3.8 in.) Stroke (*Cert) 96.8 mm (3.8 in.)
Displacement (*Cert) 1,202 cc (73.4 cu in) Displacement (*Cert) 1,202 cc (73.4 cu in)
Compression Ratio (*Cert) 10:01 Compression Ratio (*Cert) 10:01
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Exhaust Black, staggered, shorty exhaust with dual mufflers Exhaust Shorty-dual exhaust with blacked out mufflers
Lubrication System Dry-sump Lubrication System Dry-sump
Drivetrain XL 1200X Forty-Eight® Drivetrain XL 1200X ANX 115th Anniversary Forty-Eight®
Primary Drive (*Cert) Chain, 38/57 ratio Primary Drive (*Cert) Chain, 38/57 ratio
Final Drive (*Cert) Belt, 30/68 ratio Final Drive (*Cert) Belt, 30/68 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed Transmission 5-speed
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st (*Cert) 9.004 Gear Ratios (overall) 1st (*Cert) 9.004
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd (*Cert) 6.432 Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd (*Cert) 6.432
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd (*Cert) 4.783 Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd (*Cert) 4.783
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th (*Cert) 3.965 Gear Ratios (overall) 4th (*Cert) 3.965
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th (*Cert) 3.4 Gear Ratios (overall) 5th (*Cert) 3.4
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th (*Cert) N/A Gear Ratios (overall) 6th (*Cert) N/A

Chassis

XL 1200X Forty-Eight®

Chassis

XL 1200X ANX 115th Anniversary Forty-Eight®

Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Fork 49 mm fork set, free valve right hand and cartridge style left hand Front Fork 49 mm fork set, free valve right hand and cartridge style left hand
Rear Shocks Variable rate spring over 36mm piston nitrogen gas-charged emulsion style shock with thread style preload adjustment Rear Shocks Variable rate spring over 36mm piston nitrogen gas-charged emulsion style shock with thread style preload adjustment
Wheels, Optional Style Type N/A Wheels, Optional Style Type N/A
Wheels, Front Type Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Machined Highlights Wheels, Front Type Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Machined Highlights
Wheels, Front Width 3 in. (76 mm) Wheels, Front Width 3 in. (76 mm)
Wheels, Front Height 16 in. (406 mm) Wheels, Front Height 16 in. (406 mm)
Wheels, Rear Type Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Machined Highlights Wheels, Rear Type Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Machined Highlights
Wheels, Rear Width 3 in. (76 mm) Wheels, Rear Width 3 in. (76 mm)
Wheels, Rear Height 16 in. (406 mm) Wheels, Rear Height 16 in. (406 mm)
Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear
Brakes, Rotor Type Front floating, Rear uniform expansion rotor Brakes, Rotor Type Front floating, Rear uniform expansion rotor
Brakes, Front Diameter 300 mm (11.8 in.) Brakes, Front Diameter 300 mm (11.8 in.)
Brakes, Front Thickness 5 mm (0.2 in.) Brakes, Front Thickness 5 mm (0.2 in.)
Brakes, Front is dual No Brakes, Front is dual No
Brakes, Rear Diameter 260 mm (10.24 in.) Brakes, Rear Diameter 260 mm (10.24 in.)
Brakes, Rear Thickness 7.1 mm (0.28 in.) Brakes, Rear Thickness 7.1 mm (0.28 in.)
Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard
Suspension Travel, Front 91 mm (3.6 in.) Suspension Travel, Front 91 mm (3.6 in.)
Suspension Travel, Rear 41 mm (1.6 in.) Suspension Travel, Rear 41 mm (1.6 in.)

Performance

XL 1200X Forty-Eight®

Performance

XL 1200X ANX 115th Anniversary Forty-Eight®

Engine Torque Testing Method (*Cert) EEC/95/1 Engine Torque Testing Method (*Cert) EEC/95/1
Engine Torque (*Cert) 97 Nm (71.5 ft-lb) Engine Torque (*Cert) 97 Nm (71.5 ft-lb)
Engine Torque (rpm) (*Cert) 3,250 Engine Torque (rpm) (*Cert) 3,250
Lean Angle Testing Method J1168 Lean Angle Testing Method J1168
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27.1 Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27.1
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 27.1 Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 27.1
Fuel Economy Testing Method EU 134/2014 Fuel Economy Testing Method EU 134/2014
Fuel Economy 5.2 l/100 km (45 mpg) Fuel Economy 5.2 l/100 km (45 mpg)
CO2 Emissions Testing Method N/A CO2 Emissions Testing Method N/A
CO2 Emissions N/A CO2 Emissions N/A

Electric

XL 1200X Forty-Eight®

Electric

XL 1200X ANX 115th Anniversary Forty-Eight®

Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp Quartz Halogen, 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp Quartz Halogen, 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop N/A Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop N/A
Lights (as per country regulation), Front Signal Lights N/A Lights (as per country regulation), Front Signal Lights N/A
Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system (optional) Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system (optional)
Lights, Rear Turn Signals Lights, Rear Turn Signals
Gauges Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights Gauges Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights
Auxiliary Lamps N/A Auxiliary Lamps N/A
Electric Power Outlet N/A Electric Power Outlet N/A
GPS System N/A GPS System N/A
Reverse Gear N/A Reverse Gear N/A
Warranty And Service XL 1200X Forty-Eight® Warranty And Service XL 1200X ANX 115th Anniversary Forty-Eight®
Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage) Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,600 km (1,000 miles), every 8,000 km (5,000 miles) thereafter Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter