Forty-Eight new

Model Features & Specifications

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A low-slung urban brawler, the newly styled Forty-Eight® motorcycle drips attitude from every element. Thanks to its bold new front end, burly Dark Custom™ styling, and big comfort improvements, the muscular Forty-Eight® model is initiating an all-out urban assault.

NEW IN 2016

  • Emulsion technology rear shocks with 50 mm range of pre-load adjustability and an under-seat, rear shock suspension adjustment wrench
  • Front forks with cartridge dampening technology
  • Fork brace and massive triple clamps
  • Optimized seat design for all-day comfort, minimalist style
  • Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum wheels in gloss black with Machined highlights
  • Open design sprocket
  • Blacked-out belt guard
  • Turn signal mounts off upper triple
  • Chrome exhaust shields with unique cutouts to show off blacked-out mufflers
  • Paint color options including Hard Candy Custom™ color
  • Retro-mod tank graphics



Length 85 in. (2159 mm)
Seat Height 27.3 in. (693 mm)
Fuel Capacity 2.1 gal. (7.9 L)
Dry Weight 538 lbs. (244 kg)


Engine Air-cooled, Evolution™
Displacement 73.4 cu. in. (1202 cc)
Engine Torque 70.8 ft. lbs. @ 3500 RPM (96 Nm @ 3500 RPM)
Transmission 5-speed


  Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum with Machined Highlights
Front Scorcher® “31” 130/90B16 73H
Rear Scorcher® “31” 150/80B16 77H

Color Options

Color Options Solids: Vivid Black; NEW Billet Silver; Velocity Red Sunglo; NEW Olive Gold Hard Candy Custom™ Colors: Hard Candy Cancun Blue Flake; NEW Hard Candy Gold Flake