Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
RM 92,800
Harley-Davidson Nightster
Harley-Davidson Nightster
RM 96,900
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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Harley-Davidson Nightster Comparison

The detailed Motorcycles comparison of Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Harley-Davidson Nightster, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight priced at RM 92,800 while the Harley-Davidson Nightster Motorcycles has a price tag of RM 96,900 . Comparing the technical specifications, Harley-Davidson Nightster engine displacement is 975 while the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight houses a 1202 engine.

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Overview: Forty-Eight vs Nightster

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Displacement 1202 cc 975 cc
Maximum Power 60 hp 89 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

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User Review Comparison
  • A well-built urban motorcycle

    I purchased the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight after my old bike got stolen. This time, I wanted to try something new that could add thrill to my rides...

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    Syahmi Nov 16, 2023 for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
  • A blend of modern and retro

    The Harley Davidson Nightster is one of the newer models from the American motorcycle brand which comes with a modern design blended with Harley's...

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    Megat Dec 05, 2023 for Harley-Davidson Nightster

From The Experts

Things we like

Drool-worthy timeless styling

Torquey engine

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Classy design

Wide range of torque

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Things we don't like

Tiny fuel tank

Hard ride

Eye-watering price

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Slightly uncomfortable ergonomics for long distances

Could have had more features

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Engine & Performance

Displacement 1202 cc 975 cc
Maximum Power 60 hp 89 hp
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 7.9 L 11.7 L
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Exhaust Pipes Dual Exhaust 2 Into 1 Exhaust
Drive Type Belt Drive Belt Drive
Lubrication System Wet Sump --
Spark Plugs Per Cylinder 2 --
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate --
No. Of Cylinder 2 2
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 12.0:1
Maximum Torque 96 Nm 95 Nm
Cooling System Air Cooled Liquid Cooled
Bore X Stroke 88.9 mm x 96.8 mm 97 mm x 66 mm
Engine Type 2 Cylinder, Air-Cooled, 4 Valve, Evolution 2 Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Liquid Cooled, Engine
RPM at Maximum Torque 3500 rpm 5750 rpm
Valve Configuration -- DOHC
Injection Type -- Fuel Injection
RPM at Maximum Power -- 7500 rpm
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Category Cruiser Cruiser
Length 2165 mm 2250 mm
Wheel Base 1495 mm 1545 mm
Seat Height 710 mm 705 mm
Seating Capacity 1 1
Dry Weight 247 kg 211 kg
Oil Tank Capacity -- 4.5 L
Kerb Weight -- 220.90 kg
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Fuel & Ignition

Ignition System CDI --
Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Fuel Supply System EFI ESPFI


Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V

Gear & Transmission

Gear Box 5-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual

Wheels & Tyres

Rear Wheel Size R16 R16
Tyre Type Radial, Tubeless Radial, Tubeless
Rear Tyre 150/80 R16 150/80 R16
Front Tyre 130/90 R16 100/90 R19
Front Wheel Size R16 R19

Safety & Security

ABS Yes Yes
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Wheel Lock Front/back No --
Side Reflectors Yes Yes
Back Rest No No
Leg Guards No No
Launch Control No No
Riding Modes Street, Road Street, Road Road Road
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Shutter Lock No No
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Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Side Stand Indicator Yes --
Speedometer Analog Analog Analog Analog
Tripmeter Yes Yes
Display Screen Yes Yes
Oil Change Indicator Yes Yes
Navigator No No
Tachometer -- Yes
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Differentiating Features

Height Adjustable Seats No No


Indicator Light Yes Yes
Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Head Lamp Halogen Halogen LED LED

Chassis & Suspension

Body Frame Material Steel Steel Steel Steel
Side Wings No No
Seat Type Single Seat Single Seat Single Seat Single Seat


Rear Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc
Front Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc

Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Harley-Davidson Nightster FAQs

Which Motorcycle is cheaper between Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Harley-Davidson Nightster?

Forty-Eight is priced at RM 92,800 and Nightster is priced at RM 96,900 . Hence Forty-Eight is the cheapest amongst these Motorcycle.

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