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FORTY-EIGHT™  

LOW-SLUNG DARK CUSTOM ATTITUDE WITH HEAVY-HITTING STYLE

$18,995AUD /

$19,750NZD

*Overseas model shown. The visual appearance and specifications of vehicles may vary by market and may differ from vehicles manufactured and delivered. Please contact our Call Centre on 1800 464258 AU / 0800464258 NZ for details. All comparisons made are between original equipment 2017 and 2018 models.

1200 cc Air-Cooled Evolution™ Engine

1200 cc Air-Cooled Evolution™ Engine

An iconic V-Twin engine that is renowned for its massive low-end torque and soul-satisfying sound. Lightweight aluminium heads and cylinders improve air-cooling efficiency.
Fat Front Wheel

Fat Front Wheel

Custom rubber reminiscent of the lead-sled culture. You get a beefy front end with a tall, fat MT90 tyre that gives the bike a dominating presence up front and provides a smooth ride and solid handling.
49mm Fork with Cartridge Dampening

49mm Fork with Cartridge Dampening

The brawny 49mm front fork is accentuated by massive triple clamps and fork brace. We've also added cartridge dampening technology to keep the handling crisp and confident, no matter how rough or winding the road ahead.
Emulsion Rear Shock with Screw Adjuster

Emulsion Rear Shock with Screw Adjuster

Features an Emulsion rear shock with a screw pre-load adjuster that soaks up every bump the street throws your way, and easily adjusts to fit your riding style.
Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminium Wheels

Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminium Wheels

A set of black hardcore rims with added machined highlights to set off the design. They're built of lightweight cast aluminium, so even with the plentitude of fat black rubber rolling underneath the ride feels light and nimble.
Foundation Brake System

Foundation Brake System

An innovative, high-performing system that gives riders more confidence on the road and more power and predictability when you squeeze the brakes.
Iconic 7.9 Litre Fuel Tank

Iconic 7.9 Litre Fuel Tank

A classic peanut fuel tank design that adds to the machine's low, powerful bulldog look, showing off the solid mass of the engine and the rawboned style of the lean Sportster® frame.

Pricing5

  • Vivid Black $18,995AUD
  • Anniversary Color $19,250AUD

Engine

  • Engine 2 Air-cooled, Evolution™
  • Bore 88.9 mm
  • Stroke 96.8 mm
  • Displacement 1,202 cc
  • Compression Ratio 10:1
  • Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
  • Exhaust Black, staggered, shorty exhaust with dual mufflers

Dimensions

  • Length 2,165 mm
  • Seat Height, Unladen 710 mm
  • Ground Clearance 110 mm
  • Rake (steering head) (deg) 30.2
  • Trail 135 mm
  • Wheelbase 1,495 mm
  • Tyres, Front Specification 130/90B16 73H
  • Tyres, Rear Specification 150/80B16 77H
  • Fuel Capacity 7.9 l
  • Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.6 l
  • Weight, As Shipped 247 kg
  • Weight, In Running Order 252 kg

Performance

  • Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
  • Engine Torque 3 98 Nm
  • Engine Torque (rpm) 3,750
  • Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27.1
  • Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 27.1

Drivetrain

  • Primary Drive Chain, 38/57 ratio
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.004
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.432
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.783
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 3.965
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.4

Chassis

  • Wheels, Front Type Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminium w/ Machined Highlights
  • Wheels, Rear Type 7 Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminium w/ Machined Highlights
  • Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear

Electric

  • Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps 6 High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system
  • 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
  1. Availability of colours may vary from dealer to dealer and is subject to change without further notice.
  2. Recommended 95 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  3. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  4. See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
  5. All models include security system *, 24 months Harley Assist, and 12 months International HOG membership. Price advertised is the maximum dealer ride away price. Offer ends Aug 31, 2017 unless extended. For Australia the ride away price includes 12 months private registration, 12 months Compulsory Third Party Insurance, Dealer Delivery and Stamp Duty ^. Optional extras not included. Full details on pricing can be obtained from your local authorised dealer. ^Ride Away pricing for Australia is based on a purchaser with a good riding record- may be higher for other purchasers that do not meet this criteria
  6. Security system includes immobiliser and siren.
  7. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
  8. Model specifications, including fitted parts and accessories vary by country and region.

FORTY-EIGHT
Colours

Available Colours
  • Vivid Black

  • Red Iron Denim

  • Twisted Cherry

  • Hard Candy Shattered Flake

  • Legend Blue Denim

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