Iron 1200

Forty-Eight Special

Superlow

Technical Data and Prices

Built to make any rider feel one with the road

You’ll feel the confidence that comes from its low seat, well-balanced stance and low center of gravity.

For decades, the Sportster models have offered a successful synthesis of pithy power, easy handling and a sleek look. Beginners appreciate the character of the machines, as they make joining the big Harley-Davidson family easy, and experienced bikers enjoy the great driving fun they offer.

Comfortable cockpit

The low bucket seat, longer travel rear suspension, and easy-grip handlebars create a comfortable riding position for a wide range of riders. It’s ergonomically sound and helps build confidence in all aspects of your journey – from lifting it off its side stand to handling and turning.

883 ccm air-cooled Evolution engine

Authentic Harley-Davidson style through and through, dripping with power. The rubber-mounted 883cc Evolution engine runs hard and rides smooth for thousands of miles so you can just worry about taking in the freedom boulevards and back streets.

Low seat height

The low, ergonomic seat provides the ultimate in handling and confidence. The combination of a 25.5 inch seat height plus a narrow frame makes it easy to maneuver your ride through turns and down straights at varying speeds.

Emulsion rear shock with screw adjuster

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

Air-Cooled Evolution™ Engine

PRICING5

  • VIVID BLACK 10.345 €
  • COLOUR 10.625 €
  • TWO-TONE 10.925 €

ENGINE

  • ENGINE 2Air-cooled, Evolution™
  • BORE 76.2 mm
  • STROKE 96.8 mm
  • DISPLACEMENT 883 cc
  • COMPRESSION RATIO 9:1
  • FUEL SYSTEM Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
  • EXHAUST Chrome, staggered, shorty exhaust with dual mufflers

DIMENSIONS

  • LENGTH 2,225 mm
  • SEAT HEIGHT, UNLADEN 705 mm
  • GROUND CLEARANCE 100 mm
  • RAKE (STEERING HEAD) (DEG) 31.1
  • TRAIL 145 mm
  • WHEELBASE 1,500 mm
  • TYRES, FRONT SPECIFICATION 120/70 ZR-18 59W
  • TYRES, REAR SPECIFICATION 150/60 ZR-17 66W
  • FUEL CAPACITY 17 l
  • OIL CAPACITY (W/FILTER) 2.6 l
  • WEIGHT, AS SHIPPED 247 kg
  • WEIGHT, IN RUNNING ORDER 258 kg

PERFORMANCE

  • ENGINE TORQUE TESTING METHOD EC 134/2014
  • ENGINE TORQUE 369 Nm
  • ENGINE TORQUE (RPM) 4,750
  • LEAN ANGLE, RIGHT (DEG.) 24.7
  • LEAN ANGLE, LEFT (DEG.) 24.4
  • FUEL ECONOMY TESTING METHOD EC 134/2014
  • FUEL ECONOMY: ESTIMATED HWY/CITY 4.8 l/100 km
  • CO2 EMISSIONS TESTING METHOD EC 134/2014
  • CO2 EMISSIONS 111 g/km

DRIVETRAIN

  • PRIMARY DRIVE Chain, 38/57
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 1ST 9.315
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 2ND 6.653
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 3RD 4.948
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 4TH 4.102
  • GEAR RATIOS (OVERALL) 5TH 3.517

CHASSIS

  • WHEELS, FRONT TYPE 7Black, Split 5-Spoke with Machined Rim
  • WHEELS, REAR TYPE Black, Split 5-Spoke with Machined Rim
  • BRAKES, CALIPER TYPE Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear

ELECTRIC

  • LIGHTS (AS PER COUNTRY REGULATION), INDICATOR LAMPS 6High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system, ABS
  • 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. Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  • 2. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  • 3. Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country.
  • 4. See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
  • 5. Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding family conducted by Harley-Davidson under ideal laboratory conditions. Not all motorcycle models undergo fuel economy testing. Fuel economy and mileage may vary among motorcycle models within a family. Your mileage may vary depending on your personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length, vehicle condition and vehicle configuration and other conditions. Break-in mileage may vary.
  • 6. Prices listed are the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices for base models. Options such as color are available at additional cost. Prices exclude tax, title, licensing, registration fees, destination charges, added accessories, and additional dealer charges, if any, and are subject to change. Harley-Davidson reimburses dealers for performing manufacturer-specified pre-delivery inspection and setup tasks. Dealer prices may vary.
  • 7. Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
  • 8. North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
  • 9. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
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