Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
RM 92,800
Harley-Davidson Sportster S
Harley-Davidson Sportster S
RM 107,900
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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Harley-Davidson Sportster S Comparison

The detailed Motorcycles comparison of Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Harley-Davidson Sportster S, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight priced at RM 92,800 while the Harley-Davidson Sportster S Motorcycles has a price tag of RM 107,900 . Comparing the technical specifications, Harley-Davidson Sportster S engine displacement is 1250 while the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight houses a 1202 engine.

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Overview: Forty-Eight vs Sportster S

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Displacement 1202 cc 1250 cc
Maximum Power 60 hp 121 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

11 reviews
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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
  • Performance oriented Harley Davidson edition

    I always have an extra interest to avail maximum information about this particular model from Harley Davidson as I knew this is the most noteworthy...

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    adam Dec 12, 2023 for Harley-Davidson Sportster S

From The Experts

Things we like

Drool-worthy timeless styling

Torquey engine

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Things we don't like

Tiny fuel tank

Hard ride

Eye-watering price

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Engine & Performance

Displacement 1202 cc 1250 cc
Maximum Power 60 hp 121 hp
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 7.9 L 11.8 L
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Exhaust Pipes Dual Exhaust Dual 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
Maximum Torque 96 Nm 127 Nm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 --
Cooling System Air Cooled Liquid Cooled
Bore X Stroke 88.9 mm x 96.8 mm --
Engine Type 2 Cylinder, Air-Cooled, 4 Valve, Evolution 2 Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Liquid Cooled, Engine
RPM at Maximum Torque 3500 rpm 9000 rpm
RPM at Maximum Power -- 7500 rpm
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Category Cruiser Cruiser
Length 2165 mm --
Wheel Base 1495 mm --
Seating Capacity 1 1
Seat Height 710 mm --
Dry Weight 247 kg 221 kg
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Fuel & Ignition

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


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 180/70 R16
Front Tyre 130/90 R16 160/70 R17
Front Wheel Size R16 R17

Chassis & Suspension

Front Suspension -- USD Fork
Rear Suspension -- Monoshock

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
Traction Control -- Yes
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Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Side Stand Indicator Yes --
Speedometer Analog Analog Digital Digital
Tripmeter Yes Yes
Display Screen Yes Yes
Oil Change Indicator Yes No
Navigator No No
Tachometer -- Yes
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Differentiating Features

Height Adjustable Seats No No
Cruise Control -- Yes


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 Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Chrome Garnish -- Yes


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

Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Harley-Davidson Sportster S FAQs

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

Forty-Eight is priced at RM 92,800 and Sportster S is priced at RM 107,900 . Hence Forty-Eight is the cheapest amongst these Motorcycle.

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