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2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster $7,995
The 2012 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® Forty-Eight® Sportster® Forty-Eight XL1200X is one of the garage custom motorcycles in the Harley® Dark Custom line. This bike cruises down the road with a 1200 cc Evolution engine an engine with a true Harley-Davidson® Sportster® Forty-Eight® soul. The Forty-Eight® also has an authentic peanut tank which first appeared on Harley-Davidson® back in 1948 (its name origin) and has been a defining Sportster® feature ever since. The front end of the bike looks beefy with its fat MT90 tire. The Harley® Sportster® Forty-Eight® look is enhanced with the lowered front and rear suspension. Add a low seat height, and you have a serious looking motorcycle with an approachable riding stance. Take sometime and look over the features of this Harley® Dark Custom, including the unique under mount motorcycle mirrors. The Harley® Forty-Eight® is one of the many Harley® Sportster® bikes, each with a different styleFeatures may include:
- CLASSIC PEANUT FUEL TANK
First appearing on a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle back in 1948—and providing the inspiration for the Forty-Eight® model name—the small 2.1 gallon tapered peanut fuel tank holds strong today with its traditional styling and modern attitude. A low, powerful bulldog look that gives way for showcasing more engine, the peanut fuel tank is attitude and looks all balled up into one.
- SLAMMED HANDLEBAR, SPEEDO AND UNDER MOUNT MIRRORS
The slammed black drag-style handlebar with speedo and under mount mirrors adds to the stripped down, minimal look of the Forty-Eight® motorcycle. Inspired by the way hot rod pioneers used to slam their rides, the drag style handlebar is an old school garage feature that demands a forward, aggressive riding position.
- FAT FRONT WHEEL
A beefy front end with a tall, fat MT90 tire gives the Forty-Eight® model a grounding visual equal to that of a 1950 Mercury. Custom rubber reminiscent of the lead-sled culture. A dominating presence up front that provides a smooth ride and solid handling.
- STOP-TURN-TAIL LIGHTS
Old school looks meet new-school engineering. Black, retro-style bullet taillights combine functionality to work twice as hard—stop beams and running lights plus turn indicators in two low-profile rear lamps. This eliminates the need for extra lights, creating a clean, minimal look.
- SIDE-MOUNTED LICENSE PLATE
True to the clean, fast lines of the bike, the side-mounted license plate leaves the rear fender surface smooth and uncluttered. Minimal and unique—every inch of the Forty-Eight® motorcycle is styled to perfection to achieve a raw, custom look.
2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster Specifications
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Custom Exterior ColorN/A
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