Harley-Davidson® Forty Eight® Special



A new school twist on the choice ride for those who know how to have fun.

1200 Evolution™ engine
1200cc at your command to deliver tons of torque for an unforgettably fun ride.

Dark Custom Style
A balance of blacked-out and chrome finishes give it that authentic custom attitude.

Throwback 70’s Custom Tank Art 
Authentic bold 70’s-inspired tank graphic and badge shows the bike’s retro roots.

Bold Muscular Attitude
A bulldog stance with a slammed speedometer and peanut tank, massive triple clamps, and 49mm front forks.

Tallboy™ Handlebars
Ride with your fists in the wind with the black Tallboy™ handlebars. Shaped to provide the ideal balance of rise and width.

Optimized Seat Design
A ribbed, solo-style seat for all-day cruising comfort while maintaining the bike’s minimalist style. 

Emulsion Rear Shock With Screw Adjuster
Features an Emulsion rear shock with a screw pre-load adjuster that soaks up every bump the street throws your way, and easily adjusts to fit your riding style.

Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminium Wheels
Split nine-spoke wheels that are black as night from rim to rubber to complement the Dark Custom look. 

Tech Spec

Engine Type

Air-cooled, Evolution™

Displacement CC


Bore X Stroke

88.9 mm x 96.8 mm

Compression Ratio


Oil Capacity

2.6 L

Fuel Tank Capacity

7.9 L


1495 mm

Seat Height

705 mm

Ground Clearance

110 mm

Kerb Weight

248 kg

Tyre Size Front

130/90B16 73H

Tyre Size Rear

150/80B16 77H

Brakes Type Front


Brakes Type Rear