2012 Harley-Davidson XL883N Iron 883 Specs and Price - The smooth ride suspension, cruise postion comfortable and easy handling for endless miles.
Reflecting the style of riders who want to ride quality without the hassles, the blacked-out, back-alley champion is “anti-chrome” Harley models. Iron 883 is for those who want their first taste of that lifestyle up-hard-and-put-up-wet. This is for those who want to rip the asphalt and the backroads instead of polishing the paint and chrome. With a straight cut, shorty dual mufflers, slamming, drag-style handlebar, front fork gaiters, chopped rear fender and solo seat, the Iron 883 is a raw, stripped-down, aggressive bike that gives the rider experience, rises an authentic retreat. And with a very aggressive, it makes a perfect gateway into the dark world of custom motorcycles. Iron 883 ™ encourages minimal Dark Custom styling to the edge of the V-Twin beat and gritty, old-school garage features.
And black cast aluminum wheel that shoots the Iron 883 motorcycle into the modern rebel culture and keep the fire burning with a lot of rebel freedom for customization. Low rise, slamming a black drag-style handlebar and control over black hands add to the look, stripped down minimal Iron 883 motorcycle. Born on the drag strip, drag-style handlebars are old school garage features that put you in position, riding forward aggressively.
As one of the defining features of the Harley-Davidson Sportster models for several decades, the classic 3.3 gallon fuel tank tapered nut still holds strong today with the traditional style and modern attitude. Follow the line bike from front to back, the corners of the tank fell right into the peanut Sportster solo seat. Attitude and look all balled into one. Up to two times thicker than the competition, custom quality paint comes standard on all Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Clearcoat layering up to five miles deep. Larger metal flakes. Unique effects. Skimping just not in our vocabulary.
All Harley-Davidson fuel tank complete with hand-that’s what makes them stand out from the competition. Seamless design and unmatched style is unique among all the motorcycles on the road. The tanks are one of the first and last thing people see when they lay their eyes on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, so we make it worth their time. Born from legendary Shovelhead and Ironhead engine, the Evolution engine displacement breakthrough in innovation while maintaining a sense of hunger for power, durability and proven reliability that The Motor Company is built on.
Aluminum cylinder heads and lighten the load of the bike and improve the efficiency of air conditioning. Electronic fuel injection to say goodbye to the carburetor and offer improved reliability and less maintenance routine. The bottom line: the rubber-mounted Evolution engine running strong and smooth ride for thousands of miles so you can worry about taking the freedom of the open road.
Feast your eyes on the 883cc Evolution engine and no one roots. This is the authentic Harley-Davidson style through and through with attention to detail you will not find from other motorcycle companies. Black powder-coated cylinders, cylinder heads and rocker covers complement the dark appearance while highlighting icons pushrods chrome V-Twin. This is a gem of a metal machine. Pure. Dripping with power.
From the edge of the cooling fins to the classic clean lines of the case and cover-Evolution 883cc engine makes a strong statement to hold on to what is right and stay true to what meets the rider. Harley-Davidson utilizing the latest technology without compromising style and function. That means we hide the electronics. Skillfully directed the entire wiring harness behind the jewel of a bike-tank engines, and all other eye-popping features you want to see. It’s just another way The Motor Company goes the extra mile to give his bike a premium, top-of-the-line fit and finish.
Hand controls on Harley-Davidson motorcycle is very intuitive. Turn signals are self-canceling and, based on the speed and angle of the motorcycle, they know how long to stay on. Control involves quickly become second nature so you can focus less on your signal and more lethal on a trip filled with freedom. Factory installed generation hands-free fob features a security system that automatically arm and disarm the vehicle electronic security functions as you approach and leave the bike. Ring attached to the ignition key fob and let it do all the work. It’s this attention to detail and safety that make Harley-Davidson motorcycles are unique. Combination of front and rear suspension lowered together with the solo, just a low narrow 25.7-inch seat height provides comfort and confidence for riders of all sizes and experience. Responsive trip to shuffle through the town or busting out to the interstate.Tuned to drive.
The design of deep-cut tread exclusive improve grip and water evacuation capability. Grip performance and durability is also enhanced by the tire rubber compound, which uses the latest generation of Michelin synthetic polymers. Under the rear rubber, aramid belts are used to stabilize your trip, which helped inspire confidence in handling. Allow your boots fall where they may, naturally with a mid-mounted controls and rider foot pegs on the Iron 883 model. An easily accessible and tight rider triangle is confidence-inspiring for new riders eager to set off on their journey and riders whose feet run a little shorter than the others.
2012 Harley-Davidson XL883N Iron 8832012 Harley-Davidson XL883N Iron 883
Length 85.8 in. (2179 mm)
Overall Width 32.3 in. (821 mm)
Overall Height 43.6 in. (1107 mm)
- Laden2 25.7 in. (653 mm)
- Unladen 26.9 in. (683 mm)
Ground Clearance 3.9 in. (99 mm)
Rake (steering head) 30.5°
Fork Angle 30.5°
Trail 4.6 in. (117 mm)
Wheelbase 59.8 in. (1519 mm)
Tires (Michelin® Scorcher® “31” front and rear):
- Front – Scorcher® “31” 100/90B19 57H
- Rear – Scorcher® “31” 150/80B16 77H
Fuel Capacity 3.3 gal. (12.5 L) (warning light at approximately 0.8 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.8 qts. (2.6 L)
Transmission Capacity 1.0 qt. (.95 L)
- As Shipped 548 lbs. (248.6 kg)
- In Running Order 565 lbs. (256.3 kg)
- Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1000 lbs. (453.6 kg)
- Gross Axle Weight Rating
- Front 335 lbs. (152.0 kg)
- Rear 665 lbs. (301.6 kg)
Engine 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
Primary Drive Chain, 57/34 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 68/29 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Gear Ratios (overall): U.S.
- 1st 10.407
- 2nd 7.436
- 3rd 5.53
- 4th 4.583
- 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
Rear Shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Wheels4: Black 13-Spoke Cast Aluminum
- Front 19 in. x 2.15 in. (482.6 mm x 54.61 mm)
- Rear 16 in. x 3 in. (406.4 mm x 76.2 mm)
- Caliper Type Dual-piston front, single-piston rear
- Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, uniform expansion rotors
- Front 11.5 in. x .2 in. (292.1 mm x 5.1 mm)
- Rear 10.24 in. x .28 in. (260.1 mm x 7.1 mm)
- Front Wheel 3.62 in. (92 mm)
- Rear Wheel 1.63 in. (41 mm)
Engine Torque5 (per J1349):
- North America 55 ft. lbs. @ 3500 RPM (75 Nm @ 3500 RPM)
Lean Angle (per J1168):
- Right 29°
- Left 30°
(EPA urban/highway test) 51 mpg (4.6 L/100 km)
Battery (per Battery Council International Rating)
Sealed lead acid, maintenance-free, 12V, 12 amp/hour, 200 cca
Charging Single-phase, 30-amp system (375W @ 13.5V, 2000 rpm, 405W max power @ 13.5V)
Starting 1.2 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
- Headlamp (quartz halogen) 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
- Turn Signal Lights 28W self-canceling
- Rear Tail/Stop/Turn Signal Lights 8W/28W per lamp
- 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 Interval9 First 1000 miles (1600 km), every 5000 miles (8000 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 (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.
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 The combined fuel economy numbers were derived using a combination of estimated city and highway values. Fuel economy estimates are derived from US EPA exhaust emission certification data on a sample motorcycle from the corresponding family under ideal laboratory conditions. Your actual fuel economy will vary depending on your personal riding habits, road and driving conditions, vehicle condition and maintenance, tire pressure, vehicle configuration (parts and accessories), and vehicle loading (cargo, rider and passenger weight). 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.
9 Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2500 mile (4000 km) intervals. See Owner’s Manual for full details.
Price: $7,999 USD
2012 Harley-Davidson XL883N Iron 883