The 2012 Harley Davidson Sportster 72 XL1200V comes with 8-inch, street legal, mirror-chrome air cleaner cover makes a powerful statement of contemporary look. From front to rear, a bold vintage look that recalls classic bobbers and the styling of 1970s choppers. It is a masterful mix of vintage bobber and contemporary retro-chopper styling as on Dyna Street Bob FXDB. It is one of retro-inspired bike choice at other 2012 Sportsters, like the XL1200X Forty-Eight, Superlow XL883L, and Nighster XL1200N. With its big flake paint, peanut tank, round retro-style air-cleaner cover, ape-hanger handlebars, and brilliant whitewalls, it boasts a one of a-kind custom style that’s full of attitude. The powerful Evolution engine gives it impressive road muscle and the big-flake paint on the fuel tank is eye-catching, expressive, and of the highest Harley Davidson quality. Forward-mounted controls make it comfortable for cruising across town than other cruiser motorcycles products. Learn more about detail specification and features on 2012 Harley Davidson Sportster 72 XL1200V.
2012 Harley Davidson Sportster 72 XL1200V Specification
Engine Type – Air-cooled, Evolution®
Displacement – 73.3 cu in
Compression Ratio – 9.7:1
Bore x Stroke – 3.5 in. x 3.812 in.
Fuel System – Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Primary Drive – Chain, 57/38 Ratio
Engine Torque – 473 ft-lb, 3,500 RPM
Lean Angle Right/Left – 28.6°/29.8°
Fuel Economy/Estimated MPG – 648 mpg (combined city/highway)
Chassis and Dimension
Available Colors – Big Red Flake, Black Denim, Big Blue Pearl
Exhaust – Chrome, staggered exhaust with slash-cut mufflers
Front Wheel Type – Chrome Steel Laced
Rear Wheel Type – Chrome Steel Laced
Tires Front – MH90-21 54H
Tires Rear – 150/80B16 71H
Brake Caliper Type – Dual-piston front, single-piston rear
Rake (Steering Head) – 30.1°
Fuel Capacity – 2.1 gal.
Oil Capacity – 2.8 qt.
Seat Height Laden/Unladen – 226.6 in./228 in.
Ground Clearance – 4.7 in.
Trail – 5.3 in.
Wheelbase – 60 in.
Length – 89.4 in.
Weight – 545 lb.
2012 Harley Davidson 72 XL1200V Features
Engine and Transmission – The Evolution® engine broke new ground in displacement innovation while maintaining the hunger for power, durability and proven the reliability. It is known in certain crowds as the Blockhead, it was first bolted to the frame of a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle back in 1984. Air-cooled and durable 1200cc Evolution® engine is yet another nod to the unwavering work ethic that drives advancements in motor technology. Aluminum heads and cylinders lighten the load of the bike and improve air-cooling efficiency. Electronic fuel injection is increased reliability and less routine maintenance. Black powder-coated cylinders and cylinder heads are topped off with chrome rocker covers and an old school round air cleaner cover.
Chassis and Suspension – With the custom forward-mounted controls, it can stretch the legs for the ultimate cruise through town or across the state line. The seat has unique style without sacrificing comfort with researching, designing and testing seats. Large 21-inch front lace-spooked wheels with their bold brilliant white walls complete the old school low-rider look. The chopped rear fender with side-mounted plate completes the long, low chopper look and keeps things classically clean and raw. The chrome bullet taillights combine this old school retro-styling with new school technology, packing stop beams, turn signals and running lights into each lamp when cruising on 2012 Harley Davidson Sportster 72 XL1200V.