2011 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle
Sporting classic bobber styling with a bit of a cafe influence thrown in for good measure, the 2011 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight (48) hides its young age well.
Short fenders, forward bars, short rear suspension (and a seat to go with it), black laced 16-inch steel wheels, and a peanut tank that holds barely two gallons gets the message across-this is a no-frills bike that unapologetically harkens back to 1948, which was the year the peanut tank debuted.
The 2011 edition of the rough-and-ready Sportster gets new front forks and wider triple clamps.
2011 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Quick Stats
- ENGINE TYPE: Pushrod V-twin
- BORE x STROKE: 3.5" x 3.812"
- TRANSMISSION: 5-speed
- WHEELBASE: 59.8 inches
- RAKE: 30 degrees
- SEAT HEIGHT: 26.8 inches
- CURB WEIGHT: 567 pounds
- PRICE: $10,499
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