Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

By Kevin Ash - 30/10/2010

Harley-Davidson has unveiled its latest take on the Sportster, the Forty-Eight.

The bike is inspired by old hot-rodded versions of the Sportster and features a low, single seat, fat tyres (150mm wide front and rear on 16 inch spoked wheels), mirrors mounted

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below the bars, wide-set forks, a shortened mudguards and various black-finished components. The fuel tank is the ludicrously small 2.1 gallon (8 litre) peanut tank, so called because it only holds one peanut.

The passenger seat and footrests are a cost optional extra.

Power unit is the stock 1200cc Sportster engine, finished in black. The bike is priced from £7,990.

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