Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Special

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Key specs
  • Displacement1,202 cc
  • Kerb Weight256 kg

Avg. Ex-showroom price

EMI   33,623/month EMI Calculated basis
Based on avg. ex-showroom price
Down Payment - ₹ 2,19,600
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Special Summary

Forty Eight Special key highlights
Displacement 1,202 cc
Kerb Weight 256 kg
  • Vivid Black
  • Billiard Red
  • Stone Washed White Pearl

About Forty Eight Special

Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Special is a cruiser bike available in 1 variant in India. Its price starts from ₹10,98,000 (ex-showroom). Double cylinder engine of Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Special has a 5 speed manual gearbox. With both front and rear disc brakes, Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Special comes up with anti-locking braking system. This 256 kg bike is available in 3 colours.

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Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Special Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Great road presence
    • 1200cc engine has lots of torque
    • Excellent seat height
  • Could be Better

    • Small fuel tank
    • Expensive to maintain
    • Ride quality is stiff

BikeWale's Take

The Forty Eight Special is one special motorcycle from Harley-Davidson. It is known for its styling especially for the paint scheme and fat tyres. The overall performance is quite good too. But it gets a small fuel tank and is also little expensive to maintain. 

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Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Special Price

Forty Eight Special Standard 10,98,000 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

Forty Eight Special Specifications & Features


  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power --

    Max Torque 96 Nm @ 3,500 rpm

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission 5 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Emission Standard BS-VI

    Displacement 1,202 cc

    Cylinders 2

    Bore 88.9 mm

    Stroke 96.8 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 2

    Compression Ratio 10:01

    Ignition --

    Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder

    Clutch Wet Multiplate

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 7.9 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity --

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

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    Top Speed --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 292 mm

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Front Tyre Size 130/90B16 73H

    Rear Tyre Size 150/80B16 77H

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Rear Brake Size 260 mm

    Calliper Type Front- 2 Piston, Rear- 2 Piston Calliper

    Front Wheel Size 16 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 16 inch

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Black, Laced Steel

    Rear Suspension Black, Laced Steel

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 256 kg

    Overall Length 2,165 mm

    Overall Width 820 mm

    Wheelbase 1,495 mm

    Ground Clearance 110 mm

    Seat Height 705 mm

    Overall Height 1,065 mm

    Chassis Type Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections

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Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) Yes

Mobile App Connectivity No

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailNo

GPS & Navigation No

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Dual Channel ABS

USB charging port No

Front storage box No

Under seat storage No

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) No

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Analogue

Stand Alarm No

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Pillion SeatNo

Pillion FootrestNo

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes



Electric System12V DC

Battery12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA

Headlight TypeBulb and Reflector Type

Headlight Bulb Type55/60 W

Brake/Tail LightLED Type

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

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