Sunday, February 14, 2010

HARLEY-DAVIDSON XL 1200X Sportster Forty-Eight (2010)

HD-Harley Davidson XL 1200X Sportster Forty-Eight Pictures, Review and Specification.
- Riding low with a slammed suspension and featuring the classic 2.1-gallon ´peanut´ fuel tank, the Forty-Eight backs up its bulldog appearance with the performance of its blacked out and polished rubber-mounted Evolution® 1200 cc V-Twin engine. The low solo seat, under-mounted mirrors, side mount license plate, clean rear fender and tall and fat front tire emphasize the Forty Eight´s focus on chiseled customization -

Harley Davidson
XL 1200X Sportster Forty-Eight


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General information

Model: Harley-Davidson XL 1200X Sportster Forty-Eight
Year: 2010
Category: Custom / cruiser

Engine and transmission
Displacement: 1200.00 ccm (73.22 cubic inches)
Engine type: V2
Stroke: 4
Torque: 107.00 Nm (10.9 kgf-m or 78.9 ft.lbs) @ 4000 RPM
Compression: 9.7:1
Bore x stroke: 88.9 x 96.8 mm (3.5 x 3.8 inches)
Fuel system: Injection. Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Starter: Electric
Lubrication system: Dry sump
Cooling system: Air
Gearbox: 5-speed
Transmission type final drive: Belt
Clutch: Multi-plate, wet

Physical measures
Dry weight: 247.0 kg (544.5 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc: 257.0 kg (566.6 pounds)
Seat height: 680 mm (26.8 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height: 1,067 mm (42.0 inches)
Overall length: 2,250 mm (88.6 inches)
Overall width: 831 mm (32.7 inches)
Ground clearance: 99 mm (3.9 inches)
Wheelbase: 1,520 mm (59.8 inches)

Chassis and dimensions
Rake (fork angle): 29.9°
Trail: 119 mm (4.7 inches)
Front suspension: 39mm
Front suspension travel: 92 mm (3.6 inches)
Rear suspension: Coil-over, preload dual adjustments
Rear suspension travel: 41 mm (1.6 inches)
Front tyre dimensions: MT90-B16
Rear tyre dimensions: 150/80-B16
Front brakes: Single disc. Dual piston
Front brakes diameter: 292 mm (11.5 inches)
Rear brakes: Single disc. Single piston
Rear brakes diameter: 292 mm (11.5 inches)
Exhaust system: Chrome, shorty dual exhaust with slash-cut mufflers

Other specifications
Fuel capacity: 8.00 litres (2.11 gallons)
Fuel consumption pr. 10 km (6.2 miles): 5.60 litres (1.48 gallons)
Oil capacity: 2.60 litres (0.17 quarts)
Color options: Vivid Black, Brilliant Silver, Mirage Orange

Comments: Peanut fuel tank. Solo seat. Bobbed fenders. A blacked-out engine. Low handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock on odometer, dual tripmeter, LED indicator lights.

Motorcycle Insurance Informations

Who will provide physical damage insurance coverage for custom built motorcycles?

Nationwide - Custom parts and equipment coverage (up to $30,000), Custom and limited edition bikes and trikes coverage (up to $50,000), Kit and vintage bike coverage (up to $30,000)

GEICO - Motorcycle insurance is available for most types of motorcycles including: sport bikes, cruisers, tour bikes, enduros, scooters, dirt bikes, trikes and some custom bikes.

Safeco insures a full spectrum of motorcycles from street cycles, Harley Davidsons, cruisers and touring bikes to dirt bikes and ATVs. If you select custom parts coverage, you will receive up to $3,000 in coverage without any additional cost to you. Coverage is available for up to $10,000 in custom parts and equipment. (

Progressive - Motorcycle coverage - when you purchase Comprehensive or Collision coverage, at least $1,000 of Custom Parts and Equipment (CPE)/Accessory coverage - Custom paint, custom plating or custom exhaust is included in most states. Additional CPE coverage can be purchased to cover equipment, up to $30,000 in value.

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