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Harley-Davidson Forty Eight



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Forty Eight Model Image
Right Front Three Quarter
Right Side View
Right Rear Three Quarter
Rear View
Left Rear Three Quarter
Left Side View
Left Front Three Quarter
discontinued
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₹ 13,51,149
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Harley-Davidson has discontinued the Forty Eight and the bike is out of production.

Forty Eight key highlights

Engine Capacity1,202 cc
Mileage - ARAI
20 kmpl
Transmission5 Speed Manual
Kerb Weight252 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity7.9 litres
Seat Height710 mm

Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Summary

The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight has received mechanical upgrades to comply with the newest emission norms. The updated, 1,202cc, V-twin cylinder, air-cooled engine delivers a maximum torque output of 97Nm at 4,250rpm. The motor is linked to a five-speed gearbox.

The BS6-compliant Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight is available in a single variant and three colour options – Vivid Black, Billiard Teal, and Midnight Crimson. The Billiard Teal and Midnight Crimson paint options carry a price premium over the Vivid Black colour.

The styling cues retain a round headlight at the front, a compact (7.9-litre) fuel tank, a rider-only saddle, twin exhaust, and twin exhaust canisters. The braking hardware on the motorcycle includes single discs with dual-piston callipers on both wheels while the safety net includes dual-channel ABS. The suspension tasks are handled by 49mm forks at the front and an Emulsion shock with a screw pre-load adjuster at the rear.

The motorcycle tips the weighing scale at 252kg (kerb) and boasts a seat height of 710mm. The 16-inch alloy wheels are wrapped in 130/90-section front and 150/80-section rear tyres.

Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Review

  • Good Things

    • Classic look and feel
    • Great bike to ride within the city
    • Comparatively cheaper to its rivals
  • Could be Better

    • Stiff seat is uncomfortable for long rides
    • Small fuel tank 
    • Pillion seat needs to be purchased separately

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Harley-Davidson Forty Eight mileage

Harley-Davidson Forty Eight mileage

The ARAI mileage of Harley-Davidson Forty Eight is 20 kmpl.

Forty Eight mileage details

Forty Eight Specifications & Features

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  • Features

      Specifications

      • Power & Performance

        • Displacement
          1202 cc
        • Max Power
          65.7 bhp @ 6000 rpm
        • Max Torque
          96 Nm @ 3500 rpm
        • Mileage - ARAI
          20 kmpl
        • Mileage - Owner Reported
          -
        • Riding Range
          158 Km
        • Top Speed
          177 Kmph
        • Riding Modes
          -
        • Transmission
          5 Speed Manual
        • Transmission Type
          Chain Drive
        • Gear Shifting Pattern
          1 Down 4 Up
        • Cylinders
          2
        • Bore
          88.9 mm
        • Stroke
          96.8 mm
        • Valves Per Cylinder
          2
        • Compression Ratio
          10:01
        • Ignition
          CDI
        • Spark Plugs
          2 Per Cylinder
        • Cooling System
          Air Cooled
        • Clutch
          -
        • Fuel Delivery System
          Fuel Injection
        • Fuel Tank Capacity
          7.9 litres
        • Reserve Fuel Capacity
          2.5 litres
        • Emission Standard
          BS6
        • Fuel Type
          Petrol
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      • Brakes, Wheels & Suspension

        • Front Suspension
          49 mm fork set, free valve right hand and cartridge style left hand
        • Rear Suspension
          Variable rate spring over 36mm piston nitrogen gas-charged emulsion style shock with thread style preload adjustment
        • Braking System
          Dual Channel ABS
        • Front Brake Type
          Disc
        • Front Brake Size
          300 mm
        • Rear Brake Type
          Disc
        • Rear Brake Size
          260 mm
        • Calliper Type
          Front- 2 Piston, Rear - 2 Piston Calliper
        • Wheel Type
          Alloy
        • Front Wheel Size
          16 inch
        • Rear Wheel Size
          16 inch
        • Front Tyre Size
          130/90 - B16
        • Rear Tyre Size
          150/80 - B16
        • Tyre Type
          Tubeless
        • Radial Tyres
          No
        • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
          36 psi
        • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
          40 psi
        • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
          36 psi
        • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
          40 psi
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      • Dimensions & Chassis

        • Kerb Weight
          252 kg
        • Seat Height
          710 mm
        • Ground Clearance
          110 mm
        • Overall Length
          2165 mm
        • Overall Width
          835 mm
        • Overall Height
          1100 mm
        • Wheelbase
          1495 mm
        • Chassis Type
          Mild Steel; Tubular Frame
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      • Manufacturer Warranty

        • Standard Warranty
          2 Year
        • Standard Warranty
          Unlimited Km

      Features

        • Touch Screen Display
          -
        • Instrument Console
          -
        • Odometer
          Digital
        • Speedometer
          Digital
        • Fuel Guage
          Yes
        • Digital Fuel Guage
          Yes
        • Hazard Warning Indicator
          -
        • Average Speed Indicator
          -
        • OTA Updates
          -
        • Call/SMS Alerts
          -
        • Geo Fencing
          -
        • Distance to Empty Indicator
          -
        • Tachometer
          Analogue
        • Stand Alarm
          No
        • No. of Tripmeters
          2
        • Tripmeter Type
          Digital
        • Gear Indicator
          -
        • Low Fuel Indicator
          Yes
        • Low Oil Indicator
          Yes
        • Low Battery Indicator
          Yes
        • Clock
          Yes
        • Service Reminder Indicator
          -
        • Battery
          12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA
        • Front Storage Box
          No
        • Under Seat Storage
          No
        • Mobile App Connectivity
          No
        • DRLs (Daytime Running Lights)
          Yes
        • AHO (Automatic Headlight On)
          No
        • Shift Light
          Yes
        • Headlight Type
          Halogen Bulb
        • Brake/Tail Light
          LED
        • Turn Signal
          LED
        • Pass Light
          Yes
        • GPS & Navigation
          No
        • USB Charging Port
          No
        • Riding Modes Switch
          -
        • Traction Control
          -
        • Cruise Control
          -
        • Hazard Warning Switch
          -
        • Start Type
          Electric Start
        • Killswitch
          Yes
        • Stepped Seat
          No
        • Pillion Backrest
          No
        • Pillion Grabrail
          No
        • Pillion Seat
          No
        • Pillion Footrest
          No
        • Front Suspension Preload Adjuster
          -
        • Rear Suspension Preload Adjuster
          -
        • Additional Features
          -
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      Harley-Davidson Forty Eight User Reviews

      5.0/5

      (9 Ratings) 2 Reviews

      4

      Visual Appeal


      4

      Reliability


      4

      Performance


      4

      Service Experience


      4

      Maintenance cost

      4

      Extra Features

      Road beast

      2 years ago


      Satish

      To be honest it was my best decision to buy this bike. Like it’s an absolute beast. I got this delivered 7-8 months back and i’m riding this beast since then. Power, stability, comfort you can’t complain. In real life it looks even better than the pictures and to feel the performance you have to ride this beauty once, you won’t regret. Till now everything is going pretty well and i’m so happy for having this. Yeah you’ve to maintain the beast as they need some love and care too.

      Rating Parameters

      (out of 5)

      5

      Visual Appeal


      5

      Reliability


      5

      Performance


      5

      Service Experience


      4

      Maintenance cost

      4

      Extra Features

      About the Reviewer

      Used it for

      Tours

      Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

      Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

      Got mileage of

      11 kmpl

      Tips for other riders

      You have to change engine oils as the service centre instructions and you can use additional features as well.

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      King of bike-lovers

      2 years ago


      Dinu

      One of the best/popular bike in India.. Indians are die-heart fan on this bike.. Whenever people heard about its brand name.. Literally they got goose-bumps. We can't complain about this bike,, overall look, specs, features, at every aspect this bike has upper hand. I never own this bike but I'd say this bike is dope!

      Rating Parameters

      (out of 5)

      5

      Visual Appeal


      5

      Reliability


      5

      Performance


      5

      Service Experience


      3

      Maintenance cost

      5

      Extra Features

      About the Reviewer

      Used it for

      Everything

      Owned for

      Never owned

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      5

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