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08 Harley-Davidson XL1200N Sportster 1200 Nightster specificationsHarley-Davidson XL1200N Sportster 1200 Nightster 2008


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The Sportster has seen a lot of refinements over the years, but one look at the new member of the family tells you the knuckles are still bare.

General information
Model:Harley-Davidson XL1200N Sportster 1200 Nightster
Year:2008
Category:Custom / cruiser
Rating:69.6 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Price as new (MSRP):US$ 9695. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.
Engine and transmission
Displacement:1199.61 ccm (73.20 cubic inches)
Engine type:V2, four-stroke
Torque:107.12 Nm (10.9 kgf-m or 79.0 ft.lbs) @ 4000 RPM
Compression:9.7:1
Bore x stroke:88.9 x 96.8 mm (3.5 x 3.8 inches)
Fuel system:Injection. Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling system:Air
Gearbox:5-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Belt
Clutch:Multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath
Fuel consumption:4.12 litres/100 km (24.3 km/l or 57.09 mpg)
Greenhouse gases:95.6 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)
Exhaust system:Chrome, slash-cut exhaust w/ dual mufflers
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Rake (fork angle):29.6
Trail:117 mm (4.6 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:100/90-H19
Rear tyre dimensions:150/80-B16
Front brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes:Single disc
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:247.2 kg (545.0 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:254.9 kg (562.0 pounds)
Seat height:668 mm (26.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length:2,179 mm (85.8 inches)
Ground clearance:1,000 mm (39.4 inches)
Wheelbase:1,524 mm (60.0 inches)
Fuel capacity:12.49 litres (3.30 gallons)
Other specifications
Starter:Electric
Color options:Vivid Black, Suede Blue Pearl and Vivid Black, Olive Pearl Denim and Black Denim, Brilliant Silver Denim and Black Denim, Mirage Orange Pearl and Vivid Black.
Comments:Side-mounted license plate; chopped rear fender with black supports; stop-turn-tail lights; black 19-in. laced steel front wheel, black 16-in. laced steel rear wheel; black front fork gaiters; black finish hand and foot controls; chopped front fender with black brackets; belt guard with lightening holes
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