Marking the evolution of a hot rod, the 50th Anniversary Sportster honors the family heritage with a special 1200cc model sure to stun on the street. With the new standard Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) system, new gauges and handlebar wiring, the 50th Anniversary Sportster stands out in the tradition of previous commemorative Harley-Davidson models. Special features include gold "50th" tank emblem, serialized bar clamp nameplate with "50th" logo, "H" logo silk screening on side cover and embroidered seat marking 50 years of production. Paying tribute to a legend, the Anniversary Sportster is offered in two appropriate commemorative colors, Mirage Orange and Vivid Black. Production will be limited to 2,000 motorcycles.
A powerful performer that goes the distance in style, the XL Sportster 1200 Custom features a 4.5-gallon fuel tank and fuel-injected XL Evolution 1200cc engine. New gauges include a clock, low-fuel warning light and two trip set odometers, while longer handlebar wires provide more customization options. Reduced clutch and break lever effort make the XL Sportster 1200C that much more fun to ride.
The XL Sportster 1200 Roadster is in a street-fighting mood for 2007, adding electronic fuel injection to its already high-performing, rubber-mounted 1200cc Evolution engine. New gauges are added to a high-mount tachometer and longer handlebar wires allow for easier customization.
The XL 1200L Sportster Low is a long and low motorcycle with plenty of power. A wide, pullback handlebar and a low two-up seat provide comfortable ergonomics. The reduced clutch and brake lever effort makes the 1200 Low a relaxed ride. Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) provides smooth operation. The 1200cc rubber-mounted XL Evolution engine combines with a 4.5-gallon tank for longer range.
A sleek look combined with a straight style for the boulevard and street make the Sportster 883 Custom a distinctive ride for 2007. Topped by a 4.5-gallon fuel tank and two-up seat, the XL Sportster 883C is powered by a fuel-injected 883cc Evolution engine with new cams for a responsive throttle and performance. Reduced clutch and brake lever effort on forward controls and a pullback handlebar provide a low profile, laid-back ride.
It is the racing history of the Sportster family, specifically the Harley-Davidson XR flat-track racers, that fuels the 2007 XL Sportster 883R design. A fuel-injected Evolution V-Twin powertrain with new cams for better performance is finished in wrinkle-black powdercoat. New gauges include a clock on the odometer, low fuel warning light and two trip set odometers. Front brake lever effort is reduced by 14 percent and clutch lever effort is eight percent easier.
All 2007 Sportster 883 models are retuned for increased performance, including this most affordable Harley-Davidson model. New cams and Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) enable the Sportster 883 to generate more torque at lower rpms, giving the rider greatly improved throttle response and better performance in the normal operating zone. With the addition of ESPFI and reductions in clutch lever and brake effort, the Sportster 883 will provide a most responsive ride. New gauges allow the Sportster 883 rider to better track mileage and the time.
The XL Sportster 883L goes even lower for 2007. Now with a seat height of just 25.3 inches, the 883L features new rear shocks, new front fork springs and damper tubes, new side stand and new foot pegs with feelers. These ergonomics provide precise handling for smaller riders or anyone who enjoys a narrow and agile ride. Like all Sportster 883 models, the 883L features ESPFI, new cams, new gauges and reduced clutch and brake lever effort to help inspire a confident ride.
Harley-Davidson brings the best of its long heritage of street motorcycle design to the new 2006 XL Sportster 1200L model. Blending a low seat height and mid-mount controls with the powerful torque of the rubber-mounted Evolution V-Twin engine, the XL Sportster 1200L adds another exciting option to the Sportster family. The XL Sportster 1200L has a seat height of 26.25 inches, which is 1.8 inches lower than the XL Sportster 1200R Roadster. In addition, the handlebar grips are moved back an inch further than any other Sportster model and a new two-up Badlander style seat provides a comfortable ride. The 4.5 gallon fuel tank allows the XL Sportster 1200L an extended driving range of more than 200 miles per tank. The XL Sportster 1200L is offered in eight color options, including three unique two-tone paint schemes, all with a new 3-D fuel tank graphic.
The muscular profile of the XL Sportster 1200 Roadster make it clear this is the Sportster for performance. Dual front disc brakes and a high-mount tachometer are standard. The high-performance XL Evolution 1200 engine puts out 70 hp and 79 ft. lbs. of torque. Wide, polished handlebars, a 3.3-gallon fuel tank and 13-spoke cast aluminum wheels are classic Sportster style. Laced steel wheels are an option. A new sidestand reduces the effort required to lift the bike off the stand by 40 percent. Offered in eight solid and SunGlo color choices for 2006, with a new tank graphic on select colors and new wrinkle-black engine and covers.