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XL 883L SuperLow®

Model Code XL883L
Length (*Cert) 2,225 mm (87.6 in.)
Overall Width (*Cert) 845 mm (33.3 in.)
Overall Height (*Cert) 1,170 mm (46.1 in.)
Seat Height, Laden N/A
Seat Height, Unladen (*Cert) 705 mm (27.8 in.)
Ground Clearance (*Cert) 3.9 in. (100 mm)
Rake (steering head) (deg) 31.1
Fork Angle (deg) 29.6
Trail 145 mm (5.7 in.)
Wheelbase (*Cert) 1,500 mm (59.1 in.)
Tires, Type Michelin® Scorcher® “11” front and rear
Tires, Front Model Scorcher® “11F”
Tires, Front Specification 120/70 ZR-18 59W
Tires, Rear Model Scorcher® “11”
Tires, Rear Specification 150/60 ZR-17 66W
Fuel Capacity 17 l (4.5 gal.)
Reserve Fuel Capacity, Fuel Injection (warning light) 3.8 l (1 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.6 l (2.8 qt.)
Transmission Capacity .95 l (1 qt.)
Primary Chain Case Capacity N/A
Coolant Capacity N/A
Weight, As Shipped (*Cert) 247 kg (545 lb.)
Weight, In Running Order (*Cert) 258 kg (569 lb.)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (*Cert) 454 kg (1,000 lb.)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front (*Cert) 154 kg (339 lb.)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear (*Cert) 300 kg (661 lb.)
Luggage Capacity -Volume N/A


XL 883L SuperLow®

Engine Air-cooled, Evolution®
Bore (*Cert) 76.2 mm (3 in.)
Stroke (*Cert) 96.8 mm (3.811 in.)
Displacement (*Cert) 883 cc (53.9 cu in)
Compression Ratio (*Cert) 9:01
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Exhaust Chrome, staggered, shorty exhaust with dual mufflers
Lubrication System Dry-sump


XL 883L SuperLow®

Primary Drive (*Cert) Chain, 38/57
Final Drive (*Cert) Belt, 29/68 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st (*Cert) 9.315
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd (*Cert) 6.653
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd (*Cert) 4.948
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th (*Cert) 4.102
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th (*Cert) 3.517
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th (*Cert) N/A


XL 883L SuperLow®

Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Fork 39 mm Single Cartridge/ Single Free Valve
Rear Shocks Dual Coil-Over; Threaded Preload Adjustment, Emulsion
Wheels, Optional Style Type N/A
Wheels, Front Type Black, Split 5-Spoke with Machined Rim
Wheels, Front Width 3.5 in. (89 mm)
Wheels, Front Height 18 in. (457 mm)
Wheels, Rear Type Black, Split 5-Spoke with Machined Rim
Wheels, Rear Width 4.5 in. (114 mm)
Wheels, Rear Height 17 in. (432 mm)
Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear
Brakes, Rotor Type Solid, uniform expansion rotors
Brakes, Front Diameter 300 mm (11.8 in.)
Brakes, Front Thickness 5 mm (0.2 in.)
Brakes, Front is dual No
Brakes, Rear Diameter 260 mm (10.2 in.)
Brakes, Rear Thickness 7.1 mm (0.28 in.)
Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard
Suspension Travel, Front 105 mm (4.11 in.)
Suspension Travel, Rear 54 mm (2.13 in.)


XL 883L SuperLow®

Engine Torque Testing Method (*Cert) EEC/95/1
Engine Torque (*Cert) 71 Nm (52.4 ft-lb)
Engine Torque (rpm) (*Cert) 3,500
Lean Angle Testing Method J1168
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 24.7
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 24.4
Fuel Economy Testing Method EU 134/2014
Fuel Economy 4.8 l/100 km (49 mpg)
CO2 Emissions Testing Method N/A
CO2 Emissions N/A


XL 883L SuperLow®

Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp Quartz Halogen, 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop 5W/21W Per Lamp
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, 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
Auxiliary Lamps N/A
Electric Power Outlet N/A
GPS System N/A
Reverse Gear N/A
Warranty And Service XL 883L SuperLow®
Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,600 km (1,000 miles), every 8,000 km (5,000 miles) thereafter