2011 Harley-Davidson XL 883L Sportster 883 SuperLow easy to own and fun to ride. Handling the rider helps balance and responsive and the engine slid through the corners with smooth confidence. The combination of the size of the wheels, radial tires and front-end geometry contributes exceptional maneuverability. Final drive ratio matches the size of the rear wheels to provide smooth acceleration. Generous rear suspension travel, deep padded seat and easy reach handlebars offer superb comfort. Low seat height, V-Twin powerband spacious and clean styling complete package that will make SuperLow that appeals to many riders.
2011 Harley-Davidson XL 883L Sportster 883 SuperLow motor reintroduces pure pleasure. Handling the rider helps balance and responsive and the engine slid through the corners with smooth confidence. Low seat height, V-Twin powerband spacious and clean styling package complete the draw. SuperLow an open invitation to come out and ride.
Convenience is a key aspect of the experience SuperLow. A new solo seat with a form, which in the bucket and filler tender offer good support. Form and 25.5-inch seat height allows many riders to put feet safely on the ground when the bike is resting. A new handlebar set up to provide a natural arm position. Dual coil-over rear shock offers 2.5 inches of wheel travel for smooth travel.
Some technical elements of each particular vehicle dynamics play a role in the Harley-Davidson engineers are trying to achieve in the model SuperLow. Changes made to the tire size and angle of the front fork provides 5.7 inches of new trail SuperLow for outstanding steering feel and feedback to the rider. “In the engineering design of the tire-and-wheel and steering geometry for SuperLow, the team applied the lessons in the development XR1200X, resulting in significant gains in the same maneuver,” said Jim Hofmann, General Manager, Motorcycle Product Planning. “SuperLow is of course very different bike from XR1200X, with different missions, but the theme of achieving the right balance of steering geometry, profile and construction tires, and suspension tuning are the same and are equally successful. It takes only one ride in SuperLow to believe it. “
The 18-inch-diameter front wheels and 17-inch rear wheels equipped with Michelin blistering 11 radial tires. Profile, tread pattern and tire construction was developed specifically to improve handling SuperLow model. The combination of wheels and new tires significantly reduce the mass and inertia of the front and rear, which when combined with tire design, improving steering response and reduces steering effort. Its low-profile radial tire, solo seat and a long fuel tank provides an exciting new attitude SuperLow wide and low. With MSRP starting at $ 7999 USD Black Vivid, SuperLow is the lowest-priced model in the line of 2011 Harley-Davidson. SuperLow is also available in Pearl Cool Blue, and Merlot Sunglo / Vivid Black and Birch White / Sedona Orange two-tone paint.
2011 Harley-Davidson XL 883L Sportster 883 SuperLow – USA Specifications
U.S. MSRP – Vivid Black $7,999, Solids $8,289, Two-Tones $8,499
Engine3 Air-cooled, Evolution®
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3 in. x 3.812 in. (76.2 mm x 96.8 mm)
Displacement 53.9 cu. in. (883 cc)
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Fuel System3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Lubrication System Dry-sump
Length 86.1 in. (2187 mm)
Overall Width 36.6 in. (929 mm)
Overall Height 47.6 in. (1209 mm)
o Laden2 25.5 in. (648 mm)
o Unladen 26.8 in. (681 mm)
Ground Clearance 3.8 in. (97 mm)
Rake (steering head) 31°
Fork Angle 29.6°
Trail 5.7 in. (145 mm)
Wheelbase 59.3 in. (1506 mm)
Tires (Michelin® Scorcher™ “11″ front and rear):
o Front – Scorcher™ “11″
o Rear – Scorcher™ “11″ 120/70 ZR-18 150/60 ZR-17
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal. (17.0 L) (warning light at approximately 1.0 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.8 qts. (2.6 L)
Transmission Capacity 1.0 qts.
o As Shipped 536 lbs. (234.1 kg)
o In Running Order
o Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 563 lbs. (255.4 kg)
o Gross Axle Weight Rating 1000 lbs. (453.6 kg)
o Front 339 lbs. (154.0 kg)
o Rear 661 lbs. (300.0 kg)
Primary Drive Chain, 57/34 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 68/29 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
U.S Gear Ratios (overall):
o 1st 10.407
o 2nd 7.436
o 3rd 5.53
o 4th 4.583
o 5th. 3.93
Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks 39 mm Showa®
Rear Shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Wheels4: Black, Split 5-Spoke with Machined Rim
o Front 18 in. x 3.5 in. (457 mm x 89 mm)
o Rear 17 in. x 4.5 in. (432 mm x 114 mm)
o Caliper Type Dual-piston front, single-piston rear
o Rotor Type Patented, uniform expansion rotors (diameter x width):
o Front 11.5 in. x .2 in. (292 mm x 5 mm)
o Rear 10.24 in. x .28 in. (260 mm x 7 mm)
o Front Wheel 4.26 in. (108 mm)
o Rear Wheel 2.12 in. (54 mm)
Engine Torque5 (per SAE J1349):
o North America 55 ft. lbs. @ 3500 RPM (75 Nm @ 3500 RPM)
o Right 24.7°
o Left 24.4°
(EPA urban/highway test) 45/60 mpg (5.23/3.92 L/100 km)
Battery (per Battery Council International Rating) Sealed lead acid, maintenance-free, 12V, 12 amp/hour, 200 cca
Charging 30-amp, permanent magnet, single-phase alternator with solid-state regulator (405W @ 3000 RPM, 405W peak)
Starting 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
o Headlamp (quartz halogen) 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
o Tail/Stop Lights 8W/28W per lamp
o Turn Signal Lights 28W self-canceling
o Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system7 (optional)
Warranty8 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter
1 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 (VRSC™ 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.
2 Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
3 Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
4 Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
5 Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
6 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.
7 North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
8 See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
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