What does the 48 mean on a Sportster?
Road Master. Aside from all the Sportster haters…the “48” IS a reference to the 1st year the Peanut tank appeared on a Harley (1948 125 CC single-cylinder Model 125). The MoCo also recognizes that the peanut tank was in fact created prior to WWII by a German Motorcycle company, for the DKW RT125.
How much is a 2016 Harley-Davidson Sportster worth?
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How much horsepower does a Sportster 48 have?
|Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Engine and Transmission Technical Data|
|Maximum power – Output – Horsepower||67.00 HP (48.9 kW)) @ 6000 RPM|
|Maximum torque||96.00 Nm (9.8 kgf-m or 70.8 ft.lbs) @ 3500 RPM|
|Engine Maximum RPM||–|
Is a Harley Sportster comfortable?
You may be happy with your current seat, or you may want to look into getting a Solo Seat. They are much more comfortable than the traditional seats, and whether with the springs or solo seat shocks, they minimize the bumps felt when riding.
How much is a 1200 Harley Sportster worth?
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How much does a 2016 Harley Davidson Sportster weight?
Weight (as shipped): 559 pounds. Fuel capacity: 4.5 gallons.
Why is it called a Harley 48?
It’s that tiny teardrop tank that gives the Forty-Eight its name. Perhaps that’s because fitting the peanut tank meant cutting capacity from the standard Sportster’s less-than-generous 3.3 gallons to just 2.1, which many riders would find totally in-adequate. …
How fast is a Harley 48?
110 mph (Est.)