Motorcycle Types Cruiser 2012 Harley Forty-Eight | Quick Look

2012 Harley Forty-Eight | Quick Look

2012 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

Sporting classic bobber styling with a bit of a café influence thrown in for good measure, the 2012 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight hides its young age well.

Short fenders, forward bars, short rear suspension, thin seat, 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 2012 edition of the rough-and-ready Sportster gets Michelin Scorcher 31 tires and black side covers to match the bodywork.

2012 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Quick Specs:

  • 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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With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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