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5900 MO-150, Grandview, MO 64030
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2018 H-D® Forty-Eight®

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2018 Harley-Davidson® Sportster Forty-Eight®

If you're after Dark Custom™ style, you've found it in the 2018 Harley-Davidson® Sportster Forty-Eight®. This new motorcycle for sale combines modern amenities with the nostalgia of yesteryear that will have you clamoring for your next adventure. Drop by Gail's Harley-Davidson® in Grandview, MO to get a hands-on experience of this 2018 Softail. Our knowledgeable staff knows the ins-and-outs of the full lineup of new Harley-Davidson® models. We look forward to showcasing the warranty benefits, safety features and standard features included with this impressive bike. Don't delay your motorcycle search any longer, visit Gail's Harley-Davidson today!

The Sportster Forty-Eight® comes at a competitive price to make it accessible to an array of riders and budgets. We encourage you to discover all of your financing options available near Kansas City and Belton. Our Harley-Davidson dealership offers a skilled team of finance associates on-site who want to help you secure a comprehensive loan! Don't let a less-than-perfect credit rating prevent you from hitting the road on the back of a Sportster Forty-Eight®, complete our secure credit application to shop with confidence!

The Sportster Forty-Eight® marks the return of the 2.1-gallon gas tank that first debuted in 1948. This piece of the Motor Company's history is now present on this cutting-edge piece of two-wheeled technology. This Harley-Davidson® has a "bulldog stance," which makes it easy to ride in comfort. After you get a feel for the large front forks, adjustable rear suspension, and floating rotors, you'll wonder how you ever rode a bike that wasn't the Forty-Eight®. This 2018 Sportster model is a heavy hitter thanks to the powerful 1200cc Evolution® engine. The overtake power is plentiful, and this V-Twin is capable of traversing the open in style. Allow Gail's Harley-Davidson® to get you set up for a test ride and tell you more about the custom options available. We stock a full selection of Harley-Davidson® parts and accessories. Our affordable prices make it easy to give your bike a personal statement! See us at your convenience; we'll be waiting for you!


  • The redesigned 2018 Forty-Eight® motorcycle comes at you with more low-slung Dark Custom™ attitude than ever, from its fat front end to its new cast aluminum wheels.


  • Vivid Black $11,299
  • Color $11,649
  • Hard Candy Custom $11,749
  • Anniversary Color $11,999


  • Length 85.2 in.
  • Seat Height, Laden 7 26.2 in.
  • Seat Height, Unladen 28 in.
  • Ground Clearance 4.3 in.
  • Rake (steering head) (deg) 30.2
  • Trail 5.3 in.
  • Wheelbase 58.9 in.
  • Tires, Front Specification 130/90B16 73H
  • Tires, Rear Specification 150/80B16 77H
  • Fuel Capacity 2.1 gal.
  • Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.8 qt.
  • Weight, As Shipped 545 lb.
  • Weight, In Running Order 556 lb.


  • Engine 1 Air-cooled, Evolution®
  • Bore 3.5 in.
  • Stroke 3.8 in.
  • Displacement 73.4 cu in
  • Compression Ratio 10:01
  • Fuel System 3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
  • Exhaust Black, staggered exhaust with slash-cut mufflers


  • Primary Drive Chain, 38/57 ratio
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.315
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.653
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.948
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 4.102
  • Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.517


  • Wheels, Front Type 9 Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Machined Highlights
  • Wheels, Rear Type Black, Split 9-Spoke Cast Aluminum w/ Machined Highlights
  • Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear


  • Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
  • Engine Torque 2 73 ft-lb
  • Engine Torque (rpm) 3,500
  • Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27.1
  • Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 27.1
  • Fuel Economy: Estimated City/Hwy 5 48 mpg


  • Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps
    High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system (optional)
  • Gauges

    Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights
  1. Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
  2. Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
  3. Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country.
  4. See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
  5. Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding family conducted by Harley-Davidson under ideal laboratory conditions. Not all motorcycle models undergo fuel economy testing. Fuel economy and mileage may vary among motorcycle models within a family. Your mileage may vary depending on your personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length, vehicle condition and vehicle configuration and other conditions. Break-in mileage may vary.
  6. Prices listed are the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices for base models. Options such as color are available at additional cost. Prices exclude tax, title, licensing, registration fees, destination charges, added accessories, and additional dealer charges, if any, and are subject to change. Harley-Davidson reimburses dealers for performing manufacturer-specified pre-delivery inspection and setup tasks. Dealer prices may vary.
  7. Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
  8. North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
  9. Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.

Vehicles depicted may differ from vehicles manufactured and delivered. Specifications and prices listed may differ from specifications and prices of vehicles manufactured and delivered. All product descriptions (including depictions, specifications, dimensions, measurements, ratings and competitive comparisons) are based on available information at the time of publication.Although such descriptions are believed correct, errors and changes can occur and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Harley-Davidson® may make changes at any time to prices and specifications, and may change or discontinue models, without notice and without incurring any obligation.Attention: Vehicles in the configurations shown and many of the accessories described in this catalog may not be available for sale or use in some locations. Please check with your dealer for complete product details and the latest information.All models feature 6-speed transmission (V-Rod models and Sportster® models are 5-speed) and carbon fiber belt final drive; multi-plate clutch with diaphragm spring in oil bath; and 2-year unlimited mileage warranty.

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