2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72

Monday, April 2nd 2012. | Harley-Davidson

2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72Harley-Davidson Sportster 72 models inspired by Meta lflake and Ape-Hangered made by the 1970′s and so it looks like Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200. The design is classic with tire wear a size 21 inch and the wheel radius. A solo seat shows off more of the paint exposed on the Seventy-Two motorcycle. The Sportster 72 introduces Hard Candy Big Red Flake, a sparkling, metal flake color option applied to the fuel tank and fenders. This motorcycle  use 1200cc V-Twin engine with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI), rated at 73 ft. lbs. peak torque at 3500 rpm.

2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72

Harley Davidson 72 2012
2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72
2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72
2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72

2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72 Model Highlights :

• Paint color options: Hard Candy Big Red Flake with period pinstripe details on fenders and fuel tank, Black Denim, Big Blue Pearl
• Powertrain is finished in Gray powdercoat with chrome covers
• Chrome, eight-inch round air cleaner cover
• 2.1-gallon Peanut Tank with lightening hole mounting bracket
• Dunlop® white wall 21-inch (MH90-21) front and 16-inch (150/80B16) rear tires
• Chrome Laced wheels
• Stainless steel mini-ape handlebar, mounted on a two-inch high riser
• Chopped rear fender
• One-piece, Sportster® classic solo seat
• Side-mounted license plate
• Solo seat with black textured vinyl cover
• Handlebar-mounted speedometer with chrome cup
• Chrome rear fender struts
• Chrome coil-over pre-load adjustable rear shocks
• Forward foot controls

2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72 Features :

The Seventy-Two motorcycle offers a classic Sportster® 2.1-gallon fuel tank, narrow whitewall tires, Chrome Laced wheels, and
high mini-ape handlebar that complete a look that nods to chopper custom motorcycles of the 1970s and to current trends in garage-built custom motorcycles.
• Air-cooled Evolution® 1200cc V-Twin engine with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI), rated at 73 ft. lbs. peak torque at 3500 rpm
• Rubber-mounted powertrain to reduce vibration
• 5-Speed Transmission
• Chrome, staggered, shorty dual exhaust with slash-cut mufflers
• Disc Breaks
• Optional factory-installed Harley-Davidson® Smart Security System with hands-free, proximity-based security fob

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2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72
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2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72
2012 Harley 72
2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72

2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72 Specifications :

US MSRP Price:
Color Option $10,499; Hard Candy Big Red Flake Option $11,199 USD

DIMENSIONS
Length 89.4 in. (2270 mm)
Overall Width 36.0 in. (915 mm)
Overall Height 47.6 in. (1210 mm)
Seat Height:
• Laden2 26.6 in. (675 mm)
• Unladen 28.0 in. (710 mm)
Ground Clearance 4.7 in. (119 mm)
Rake (steering head) 30.1°
Fork Angle 30.1°
Trail 5.3 in. (135 mm)
Wheelbase 60.0 in. (1524 mm)
Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, narrow whitewall):
• Front – D402F MH90-21 54H
• Rear – D401 150/80B16 71H
Fuel Capacity 2.1 gal. (7.9 L) (warning light at approximately 0.65 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.8 qts. (2.6 L)
Transmission Capacity 1.0 qt. (.95 L)
Weight:
• As Shipped 545 lbs. (247.2 kg)
• In Running Order 555 lbs. (251.7 kg)
• Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1000 lbs. (453.6 kg)
• Gross Axle Weight Rating
• Front 335 lbs. (152.0 kg)
• Rear 665 lbs. (301.6 kg)

ENGINE
Engine Air-cooled, Evolution® Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3.5 in. x 3.812 in. (88.9 mm x 96.8 mm)
Displacement 73.3 cu. in. (1200 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.7:1
Fuel System3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Lubrication System Dry-sump

DRIVETRAIN
Primary Drive Chain, 57/38 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 68/29 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed Gear Ratios (overall): U.S.
• 1st 9.315
• 2nd 6.653
• 3rd 4.948
• 4th 4.102
• 5th 3.517

CHASSIS
Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks 39 mm
Rear Shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Wheels4: Chrome Steel Laced
• Front 21 in. x 2.15 in. (533 mm x 55 mm)
• Rear 16 in. x 3 in. (406 mm x 76 mm)
Brakes:
• Caliper Type Dual-piston front, single-piston rear
• Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, uniform expansion rotors
• Front 11.5 in. x .2 in. (292.1 mm x 5.1 mm)
• Rear 10.24 in. x .28 in. (260.1 mm x 7.1 mm)
Suspension Travel:
• Front Wheel 5.69 in. (145 mm)
• Rear Wheel 2.12 in. (54 mm)

PERFORMANCE
Engine Torque5 (per J1349):
• North America 73 ft. lbs. @ 3500 RPM (99 Nm @ 3500 RPM)
Lean Angle (per J1168):
• Right 28.6°
• Left 29.8°
Fuel Economy6
(EPA urban/highway test) 48 mpg (4.9 L/100 km)

ELECTRIC
Battery (per Battery Council International Rating)
Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 12 amp/hour, 200 cca
Charging Single-phase, 30-amp system (357W @ 13.5V, 2000 RPM, 405W max power @ 13.5V)
Starting 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
• Headlamp (quartz halogen) 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
• Turn Signal Lights 28W self-canceling
• Rear Tail/Stop/Turn Signal Lights 8W/28W per lamp
• Indicator Lamps: High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security
system7 (optional)

WARRANTY
Warranty8 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval9 First 1000 miles (1600 km), every
5000 miles (8000 km) thereafter

2012 Harley-Davidson Sportster 72

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