H-D Rolls Out the Sportster 1200 Custom for 2011

PAR Cycle CanadaPosted on

Harley-Davidson has introduced  a new mid-year addition to their 2011 model line-up. The 1200 Custom is “a Sportster model with phattitude,” says Harley, featuring a wide front end and chunky 16-inch tires. Powered by H-D’s Air-cooled Evolution 1,200 cc fuel injected V-Twin, the 1200 Custom also sees the addition of five-spoke cast aluminium wheels front and rear, a headlamp eyebrow and a smaller LED tail light. The fork has been widened and suspension rates re-tuned to match the new fatter tire/wheel combination. 

Coinciding with the release of the 1200 Custom from the American manufacturer is the debut of H-D1 Factory Customization — a program that allows customers to modify their new purchase by choosing from seven option categories: wheels, handlebars, foot pegs, seat, paint/graphics, engine finish and security. The H-D1 Factory Customization tool is available online at www.harleycanada.com/hd1bikebuilder. Making any changes will add to the 1200 Custom’s  $11,389 base sticker price of course. 

Harley-Davidson’s 1200 Custom will be on display in Canada for the first time this weekend, February 4-6, at the Quebec City Motorcycle Show.

Specifications 2011 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom

DIMENSIONS

Length 2219.96 mm

Seat Height Laden 675.64 mm Unladen 723.9 mm

Ground Clearance 111.76 mm

Rake Steering Head 30 °

Trail 106.68 mm

Wheelbase 1521.46 mm

Fuel Capacity 17.032 L

Oil Capacity 2.6 L

Dry Weight 251 kg

Curb Weight 264 kg

POWERTRAIN

Engine Air-cooled, Evolution

Displacement 1200 cc

Bore x Stroke 88.9 mm / 96.825 mm

Engine Torque 107.108 Nm @ 4000 rpm

Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)

Compression Ratio 9.7:1

Primary Drive Chain, 57/38 ratio

Fuel Economy City 5.6 l/100km

Fuel Economy Hwy   4.13 l/100km

WHEELS / TIRES

Wheels Chrome, 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum

Tire Size

Front 130/90B16 M/C 72H

Rear 150/80B16 M/C 77H

BRAKES

Dual-piston front, single-piston rear

COLOUR OPTIONS

Vivid Black

Brilliant Silver Pearl

Sedona Orange / Vivid Black

MSRP

Vivid Black $11,389

Color Option $11,709

Two-Tone Option $11,949

 

RECENT ARTICLES



Summary of Briefing on Honda Motorcycle Business – Realizing Carbon Neutrality with a Primary Focus on Electrification


CMSBK stars Lalande, Hardwick joining MotoAmerica Mini Cup finale in Barber


MV Agusta and KTM AG collaborate on distribution of MV Agusta motorcycles in North America


Bridgestone Announced as new CSBK Title Sponsor and Exclusive Tire Supplier


Sebastien Tremblay ends Ernest Bernard title challenge at Pro6 GP finale


Harley-Davidson launches limited edition Low Rider El Diablo model