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2013 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® Forty-Eight®

Forty-Eight® Paint & Wheels

2013 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® Forty-Eight® Motorcycles Hard Candy Coloma Gold Flake-Black Steel Laced
2013 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® Forty-Eight® Motorcycles Ember Red Sunglo-Black Steel Laced
2013 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® Forty-Eight® Motorcycles Big Blue Pearl-Black Steel Laced
2013 Harley-Davidson® Sportster® Forty-Eight® Motorcycles Vivid Black-Black Steel Laced
  • Hard Candy Coloma Gold Flake
    Hard Candy Coloma Gold Flake
  • Ember Red Sunglo
    Ember Red Sunglo
  • Big Blue Pearl
    Big Blue Pearl
  • Vivid Black
    Vivid Black
Black Steel Laced
BLACK STEEL LACED

*Vehicle shown may vary visually by market and may differ from vehicles manufactured and delivered. See your dealer for details.

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HARD CANDY CUSTOM™ PAINT

HARD CANDY CUSTOM™ PAINT

Inspired by classic 60s and 70s customs, these big, bold funky finishes and graphics tell a story all their own.

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About Harley-Davidson Sportster® Forty-Eight®

The 2013 Harley-Davidson® Sportster Forty-Eight model XL1200X is one of the garage custom motorcycles in the Harley Dark Custom line. This bike cruises down the road with a 1200 cc Evolution engine – an engine with a true Harley-Davidson® soul. New for 2013, the Harley-Davidson® Forty-Eight model comes with optional Hard Candy Custom paint, a large metal flake paint finish that recalls the iconic styling of 1970s custom bikes, and offers blazing color showing through a deep, rich finish. The Forty-Eight model also has an authentic peanut tank which first appeared on Harley-Davidson® back in 1948 (its name origin) and has been a defining Sportster feature ever since. The front end of the bike looks beefy with its fat MT90 tire. The Harley Sportster Forty-Eight model look is enhanced with the lowered front and rear suspension. Add a low seat height, and you have a serious looking motorcycle with an approachable riding stance. Take some time and look over the features of this Harley Dark Custom model, including the unique under mount motorcycle mirrors. The Harley Forty-Eight model is one of the many Harley Sportster bikes, each with a different style. Check out the Sportster XL883L model, and all the other Sportster custom bikes including the Iron 883 model.

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