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Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special Specs

The Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special model is a Custom / cruiser bike manufactured by Harley-Davidson . In this version sold from year 2019 , the dry weight is 248.1 kg (547.0 pounds) and it is equipped with a V2, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 65.00 HP (47.4 kW)) @ 6000 RPM and a maximum torque of 98.99 Nm (10.1 kgf-m or 73.0 ft.lbs) @ 3500 RPM . With this drive-train, the Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special has a  frame with front suspension being Telescopic fork and at the rear, it is equipped with Twin shocks . Stock tire sizes are 130/90-B16 on the front, and 150/80-B16 on the rear. As for stopping power, the Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special braking system includes Single disc. Dual-piston. Optional ABS. size  at the front and Single disc. Single-piston. Optional ABS. size  at the back. 

Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special General Information

Brand Harley-Davidson 
Model Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special 
Start year 2019 
Year 2019 
Category Custom / cruiser 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,495 mm (58.9 inches) 
Length 2,164 mm (85.2 inches) 
Seat Height 706 mm (27.8 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 110 mm (4.3 inches) 
Trail size 135 mm (5.3 inches) 
Wheels details Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Machined Highlights 
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 130/90-B16 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 150/80-B16 
Front brakes Single disc. Dual-piston. Optional ABS. 
Rear brakes Single disc. Single-piston. Optional ABS. 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions
Curb Weight (including fluids) 255.8 kg (564.0 pounds) 
Dry Weight 248.1 kg (547.0 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.2620 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 7.90 litres (2.09 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension Telescopic fork 
Front Suspension Travel
Rear Suspension Twin shocks 
Rear Suspension Travel

Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders V2, four-stroke 
Engine details Evolution® engine 
Fuel system Injection. Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1202.00 ccm (73.35 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 88.9 x 96.8 mm (3.5 x 3.8 inches) 
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC) 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 65.00 HP (47.4 kW)) @ 6000 RPM 
Maximum torque 98.99 Nm (10.1 kgf-m or 73.0 ft.lbs) @ 3500 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Air 
Lubrication system Dry sump 
Engine oil capacity 2.60 litres (0.17 quarts) 
Exhaust system Black, staggered exhaust with slash-cut mufflers 
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio Belt 
Clutch type Multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath 
Driveline 57/38 ratio 

Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special Performance

Top Speed
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 4.90 litres/100 km (20.4 km/l or 48.00 mpg) 
CO2 emissions 113.7 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission) 

Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
Instruments 4-inch Speedometer mounted low and integrated into handlebar clamp electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock on odometer, dual tripmeter, LED indicator lights 
Lights High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system (optional) 
How much horsepower does a Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special have?
The Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special has 65.00 HP (47.4 kW)) @ 6000 RPM.

How much does a Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special weighs?
The Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special weighs 248.1 kg (547.0 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special?
The Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special seat height is 706 mm (27.8 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special have?
The Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Special have 6 gears.