In 2022, Harley-Davidson unveiled the Forty-Eight – a muscle-bound cruiser that shook up the motorcycle market.
New colour palette
The new bike entered the new colour palette with Vivid Black, Reef Blue, and White Sand Pearl.
On the other hand, the outgoing model had Vivid Black, Billiard Teal, and Midnight Crimson.
While there were no updates to the powertrain and other specs on this new model.The company has not revealed any plans to change its futuristic Pan America series or other models.
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So it comes powered by a 1,202cc V-Twin motor that churns out 66 HP / 49 kW @ 6000 rpm and 96Nm of torque.
The Forty-Eight is one of the most legendary motorcycles by Harley-Davidson. Over the years, it has been part of many memorable moments for bikers worldwide.
The new motorcycle retains the spirit of its predecessors. With a solid stance, robust suspension, cast aluminium wheels and easy manoeuvrability.
To showcase the Forty-Eight’s throwback nature. Harley-Davidson has included a round headlight at the front, chopped fenders, twin exhaust canisters and chunky tyres that make it look authentic 1940s-style motorcycle.
There is a standard six-speed gearbox on the bike’s transmission range. Incorporating traditional neutral finder and hammerhead shift levers for more control over shifting.
As for the brakes. We see front floating, rear uniform expansion rotor and dual-piston front, dual-piston rear, 49mm telescopic front forks. And single rear variable rate spring over 36mm piston nitrogen gas-charged emulsion style shock with thread style preload adjustment.
Launching the new Forty-Eight in front of a worldwide audience.The bar and shield brand has given the world a live performance of an aggressive motorcycle that would outdo nearly all in its competitive scene.
White sand pearl
Under the skin of this American muscle lies a 7.9 l fuel capacity,710 mm seat height, 110 mm of ground clearance. And weighs 252 kg.
via Harley Davidson