Harley Davidson Forty-Eight

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Harley Davidson Forty-Eight
Manufacturer
Production 2010 - 2016
Class Cruiser
Engine
air-cooled, Evolution
Bore / Stroke 88.9mm x 88.9mm
Compression ratio 10:01
Torque 70.81 ft/lbs (96.0 Nm) @ 3750RPM
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Transmission Gear box: gears

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: dual-psiton
Rear: dual-psiton
Front Tire 130/90B16 73H
Rear Tire 150/80B16 77H
Wheelbase 59.8 inches (1519 mm)
Length 87.01 inches (2210 mm)
Width 32.72 inches (831 mm)
Seat Height 27.99 inches (711 mm)
Weight 247.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


The Harley Davidson Forty-Eight was a air-cooled, Evolution Cruiser motorcycle produced by Harley Davidson between 2010 and 2016. Max torque was 70.81 ft/lbs (96.0 Nm) @ 3750 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 88.9mm bore x 88.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1202.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a gears transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/90B16 73H front tire and a 150/80B16 77H rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual-psiton in the front and a dual-psiton in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The wheelbase was 59.8 inches (1519 mm) long.

2010 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight[edit]

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The 2010 MY Harley Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight sports an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution V-twin powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce 107 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. It is the newest addition to the House Milwaukee 2010 line-up, and addresses a wide variety of riders, thanks to its design which incorporates classic and modern cruiser elements.

The highlights for this model are the solo seat with a low, 26" seat height, the fat tires, the 16" blacked-out, black steel laced wheels, the under-mounted mirrors, a telescopic fork with wide triple clamps, a chopped front fender, a chopped rear fender, a side-mounted licence plate, a peanut-shaped fuel tank, and a lowered suspension package.


2011 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight[edit]

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The 2011 MY Harley Davidson Forty-Eight sports an air-cooled, 1200cc, Evolution powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 107 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. This bulky machine may take on the roles of a powerful daily commuter, an evening stroller through city boulevards and even weekend hauls across the highway.

It comes standard with beefy tires, mounted on large, 16", lace-spoked wheels with blacked-out rims, a slammed rear suspension, a classic, peanut-shaped fuel tank, chopped fenders, blacked-out components, a solo seat, a low-profile custom handlebar, under-mounted mirrors, plus a side-mounted licence plate.


2012 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight[edit]

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The 2012 MY Harley Davidson XL1200X Forty-Eight sports an air-cooled, 1202cc, Evolution V-twin powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 107 Nm of torque at 400 rpm. It addresses riders who want a more clean look to their machine, with no unnecessary visual embellishments.

Inspired from the 60's cafe racers and bobers, this machine comes with a solo seat, a chopped rear fender, slammed handlebars with a speedometer and under-mount mirrors, a wide front tire, a chromed exhaust system, and a number of blacked-out parts that give it an inconspicuous aggressiveness.


2013 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight[edit]

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The 2013 MY Harley Davidson Forty-Eight has a number of features that set it apart from the other models in the Sportster series. A beefy, telescopic front fork, a wide, 130mm tire mounted on a 16" lace-spoked steel wheel, a low profile custom handlebar with under-mounted mirrors and a chopped rear fender, the usual MoCo recipe. In fact, except for the classic peanut fuel tank, all the other design features on the Forty-Eight make it a modern, aggressive, fresh-looking cruiser, which is sure to appeal to the younger fans of House Milwaukee machines.

On the tech/engine side of things, it sports the proven, 1200cc, air-cooled Evolution powerplant mated to a dependable five-speed transmission. The engine boasts an impressive 107 Nm of torque at 3250 rpm.


2016 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight[edit]

2016 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight

The 2016 MY Harley Davidson Forty-Eight has been redesigned, making it even more aggressive and increases its desirability. Besides the revised suspension package, which can be found throughout the Sportster series, the Forty-eight has also been fitted with a lower seat height, a more aggressive overall appearance and new cast aluminum wheels.

In all other departments, it remains unchanged, and has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1202cc, Evolution engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, that produces 96 Nm of torque at 3500 rpm.