Harley Davidson Forty Eight Review

Harley Davidson has launched a Forty Eight, it comes with an exciting color, and more improvement is made in the motorcycle. It offers you a first class performance with stronger brakes. The fat front wheel is of custom rubber provides a smoother riding performance with a good handling. The special feature of the black slammed dragging style handlebar, with an aggressive minimal look and comfort riding position. Twin Cam 103™ Engine Heritage is unique style; excellent design and advanced technology are implemented. The fuel tank is made up of classic peanut with a traditional styling with a modern attitude. The braking system has been improved; this super sports bike is well designed with an aggressive fit and finish.

The new ergonomic hand controls feels good while riding and experience the comfortable riding experience. The seating of the motorcycle has a low wide seat with a response ride on the town road. The color of the motorcycle is of hard candy custom paint looks brighter, bold, independent and unique paint job. The anti-lock braking system provides you with a full safety with excellent stopping power. The Michelin scorcher tyre is used in this motorcycle, this tyre offers a sensational grip, awesome handling, and aggressive durability with a pretty good performance. The all new exhaust system features offers a durable muffler with an exhaust shields, twin design, mini heated oxygen sensor and catalyst.

The electronic instrumentation displays the digital speedometer, analogue tachometer, shift light, electric start, digital two trip-meter, low fuel indicator, low oil indicator and low battery indicator. The digital fuel gauge, pillion footrest, stand alarm, kill-switch, clock, turn signal and pass light are available in the motorcycle. The available colors are Ember Red Sunglow, Big Blue Pearl and Vivid Black.

It comes with an Evolution, and Air-cooled engine with a displacement of 1202cc, the maximum power of 60 bhp @ 5500 rpm and torque of 95 Nm @ 3500 rpm. The common compression ratio is of 10:01, the fuel injection is of Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI). The exhaust system is Chrome and staggered Shorty exhaust with dual slash-cut mufflers. The five speed transmission gear box which control the flow of the engine. The primary drive is chain with a 38/57 ratio. The clutch is of wet, light action and multi-plated clutch with a hydraulic control. The frame of the engine is made up of Mild Steel with a Tubular Frame and Rectangular Section Bac.

The front suspension is of Black with Laced Steel, and the rear suspension is Black with Laced Steel. The front tyre is made up of 130/90B16 73H, and the rear tyre is 150/80B16 77H. The braking system is of anti lock braking system, the front brake is floating discs calipers and dual-piston with ABS and with a diameter of 292mm, the rear brake is dual-piston floating caliper with ABS and with a diameter of 260mm. The battery has a 12V, 19-AMP/Hour.270 CCA with a free maintenance. The electrical system offers a bulb with a reflector type headlight with a 55/60 W, the headlight gives you a good vision on the road. The capacity of fuel tank is 7 liters.


  • Improved a bike’s brakes.
  • Electronic fuel injection and light.
  • Air-cooled and durable as hell.
  • Typical switches provide for good feel.
  • The power is impressive.


  • Pricing is too high.
  • It has small tank.


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