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Forty-Eight 2020

Technical Data and Prices

Stand all the way out

Heavy-hitting style with fat tyres and an iconic peanut tank. Designed with its signature bulldog stance and 1200cc of corner cranking torque.

1200cc Air Cooled Evolution Engine

An iconic V-Twin engine that is renowned for its massive low-end torque and soul-satisfying sound. Lightweight aluminium heads and cylinders improve air-cooling efficiency.

Fat Front Wheel

Custom rubber reminiscent of the lead-sled culture. You get a beefy front end with a tall, gat MT90 tyre that gives the bike a dominating presence up front and provides a smooth ride and solid handling.

49mm Fork with Cartridge Damping

The brawny 49mm front fork is accentuated by massive triple clamps and fork brace. We’ve also added cartridge damping technology to keep the handling crisp and confident, no matter how rough or winding the road ahead.

Iconic 7.9 Litre Fuel Tank

A classic peanut fuel tank that adds to the machine’s low, powerful bulldog look, showing off the solid mass of the engine and the rawboned style of the lean Sportster frame.

Emulsion Rear shock with screw adjuster

Features an Emulsion rear shock with screw pre-load adjuster that soaks up every bump the street throws your way, and easily adjusts to fit your riding style.

Split 9-Spoke cast aluminium Wheels

A set of black hardcore rims with added machined highlights to set off the design. They’re built of lightweight cast aluminium, so even with the plentitude of fat black rubber rolling underneath the ride tase light and nimble.

Foundation brake system

An innovative, high-performing system that gives riders more confidence on the road and more power and predictability when you squeeze the brake.

Black staggered Tapered Exhaust

Heart-pounding performance and soul statisfying rumble. Designed to meet future worldwide emissions standards.

Air Cooled Evolution™ Engine

PRICING 5

  • VIVID BLACK 11.885 €
  • COLOR 12.165 €
  • CUSTOM-COLOR 13.085 €
  • ABS OPTION Standard
  • SECURITY SYSTEM OPTION Standard

ENGINE

  • ENGINE2 Air-cooled, Evolution™
  • BORE 88.9 mm
  • STROKE 96.8 mm
  • DISPLACEMENT 1,202 cc
  • COMPRESSION RATIO 10:01
  • FUEL SYSTEM Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
  • EXHAUST Black, staggered, shorty exhaust with dual mufflers

DIMENSIONS

  • LENGTH 2,165 mm
  • SEAT HEIGHT, UNLADEN 710 mm
  • GROUND CLEARANCE 110 mm
  • RAKE (STEERING HEAD) (DEG) 30.2
  • TRAIL 135 mm
  • WHEELBASE 1,495 mm
  • TIRES, FRONT SPECIFICATION 130/90B16 73H
  • TIRES, REAR SPECIFICATION 150/80B16 77H
  • FUEL CAPACITY 7.9 l
  • OIL CAPACITY (W/FILTER) 2.6 l
  • WEIGHT, AS SHIPPED 247 kg
  • WEIGHT, IN RUNNING ORDER 252 kg

PERFORMANCE

  • ENGINE TORQUE TESTING METHOD EC 134/2014
  • ENGINE TORQUE3 96 Nm
  • ENGINE TORQUE (RPM) 3,500
  • HORSEPOWER 66 HP / x49 Kw @ 6000 rpm
  • LEAN ANGLE, RIGHT (DEG.) 27.1
  • LEAN ANGLE, LEFT (DEG.) 27.1
  • FUEL ECONOMY TESTING METHOD EU 134/2014
  • FUEL ECONOMY 45 mpg
  • CO2 EMISSIONS TESTING METHOD EU 134/2014
  • CO2 EMISSIONS 120 g/km CO2

DRIVETRAIN

  • PRIMARY DRIVE Chain, 38/57 ratio
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 1ST 9.004
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 2ND 6.432
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 3RD 4.783
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 4TH 3.965
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 5TH 3.4

CHASSIS

  • WHEELS, FRONT TYPE6 Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Machined Highlights
  • WHEELS, REAR TYPE Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Machined Highlights
  • BRAKES, CALIPER TYPE Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear

ELECTRIC

  • LIGHTS (AS PER COUNTRY REGULATION), INDICATOR LAMPS High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system (if equipped), ABS (if equipped)
  • GAUGES Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights
  • 1. Availability of colours may vary from dealer to dealer and is subject to change without further notice..
  • 2. Recommended 95 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  • 3. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  • 4. See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
  • 5. Prices shown are suggested retail prices only. Please contact your nearest dealer for further details.
  • 6. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
  • 7. Free DC Fast Charging at participating H-D dealerships and 500 kw hours at Electrify America Charge Stations.
  • 8. Riding range estimates provided following the WMTC 134/2014 Annex VII Appendix 3.3 are based on expected performance of a fully-charged battery when operated under specific conditions. Actual range will vary depending on riding habits, ambient weather and equipment conditions. Range as shown is with maximum power and minimum regeneration selected

Any questions about this bike? We're happy to help you!

Hutmacher

Stefan Hutmacher

Sales, Financing

0049 2852 - 6777-53
stefan@thunderbike.de

Wolter

Julian Wolter

Sales, Financing, Rental, Custombikes

0049 2852 - 6777-41
julian@thunderbike.de

Gerlach

Dirk Gerlach

Sales, Financing

0049 2852 - 6777-55
dirk.gerlach@thunderbike.de

Dockhorn

Ingo Dockhorn

Sales, Financing, Rental

0049 2852 - 6777-54
ingo@thunderbike.de

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