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Harley-Davidson Forty Eight

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Key specs
  • Displacement1,202 cc
  • Transmission5 Speed Manual
  • Kerb Weight252 kg

Avg. Ex-showroom price

10,68,197 Check on-road price
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  • 3 ColoursSee Colours

Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Price


Forty Eight Standard

 10,68,197 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Summary

Forty Eight key highlights

Engine Capacity 1,202 cc
Transmission 5 Speed Manual
Kerb Weight 252 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 7.9 litres
Seat Height 710 mm

About Forty Eight

Harley-Davidson Forty Eight is a cruiser bike available at a starting price of Rs. 10,68,197 in India. It is available in only 1 variant and 3 colours. With both front and rear disc brakes, Harley-Davidson Forty Eight comes up with anti-locking braking system. This Forty Eight bike weighs 252 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 7.9 liters.

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.
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Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Expert Opinion

  • 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

Harley-Davidson Forty Eight Colours

Forty Eight


  • 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 Digital CDI

    Spark Plugs 2 Per Cylinder

    Gear Shifting Pattern Gear Shifting Pattern 1 Down 4 Up

    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 --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. --

    Top Speed --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    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

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 292 mm

    Rear Tyre Size 150/80B16 77H

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres Yes

    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 130/90B16 73H

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider) --

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) --

    Front Suspension Black, Laced Steel

    Rear Suspension Black, Laced Steel

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 252 kg

    Overall Length 2,165 mm

    Overall Width 820 mm

    Wheelbase 1,495 mm

    Ground Clearance 110 mm

    Seat Height 710 mm

    Overall Height 1,065 mm

    Chassis Type Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections

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  • Manufacturer WarrantyManufacturer Warranty

    Standard Warranty (Year) 2 Year

    Standard Warranty (Kilometers) --


Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) Yes

Mobile App Connectivity No

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailNo

Pillion SeatNo

GPS & Navigation No

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

Low Battery Indicator Yes

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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FAQs about Harley-Davidson Forty Eight

  • Q: What is the on-road price of Harley-Davidson Forty Eight in 2021?

    A: The 2021 on-road price of Harley-Davidson Forty Eight in Delhi is Rs. 13,10,415. This on-road price includes the ex-showroom price, RTO and insurance charges.
  • Q: Which is better Harley-Davidson Forty Eight or Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster?

    A: Harley-Davidson Forty Eight is priced at Rs. 10,68,197, has a 1202 cc 5 Speed Manual engine, whereas, the price of Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster is Rs. 11,79,276 with a 1200 cc 6 Speed Manualengine. You can compare Harley-Davidson Forty Eight vs Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster based on their detailed specifications, features, prices and reviews.
  • Q: What are the colour options of Harley-Davidson Forty Eight?

    A: Harley-Davidson Forty Eight is available in 3 colours which are Vivid Black, Billiard Teal and Midnight Crimson. You can check all the colour images of Harley-Davidson Forty Eight.
  • Q: What are the key specifications of Harley-Davidson Forty Eight?

    A: Harley-Davidson Forty Eight is a Cruiser bike that weighs 252 kg, has a 1202 cc BS-VI engine and a fuel capacity of 7.9 litres. You can check the full specifications and features.

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