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Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster Specs

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The Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Harley-Davidson . In this version sold from year 1998 , the dry weight is 223.0 kg (491.6 pounds) and it is equipped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 59.00 HP (43.1 kW) @ 5200 RPM and a maximum torque of 89.00 Nm (9.1 kgf-m or 65.6 ft.lbs) @ 3900 RPM . With this drive-train, the Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of 160.0 km/h (99.4 mph) . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster has a  frame with front suspension being  and at the rear, it is equipped with  . Stock tire sizes are  on the front, and  on the rear. As for stopping power, the Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster braking system includes Single disc size  at the front and  size  at the back. 

Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster General Information

Brand Harley-Davidson 
Model Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster 
Start year 1998 
Year 1998 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type
Seat details
Seat Height 736 mm (29.0 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance
Trail size
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions
Front brakes Single disc 
Rear brakes
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Curb Weight (including fluids)
Dry Weight 223.0 kg (491.6 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.2646 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension Travel

Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1199.00 ccm (73.16 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke
Compression Ratio
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 59.00 HP (43.1 kW) @ 5200 RPM 
Maximum torque 89.00 Nm (9.1 kgf-m or 65.6 ft.lbs) @ 3900 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system
Gearbox 5-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Belt 
Clutch type

Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster Performance

Top Speed 160.0 km/h (99.4 mph) 
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency
CO2 emissions

Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster have?
The Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster has 59.00 HP (43.1 kW) @ 5200 RPM.

How fast is a Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster?
The Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster top speed is 160.0 km/h (99.4 mph).

How much does a Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster weighs?
The Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster weighs 223.0 kg (491.6 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster?
The Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster seat height is 736 mm (29.0 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster have?
The Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster have 5 gears.