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2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom
2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom

2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom
2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom

2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom
2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom

2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom
2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom



2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom Review

2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom on Totalmotorcycle.com

The ultimate wide-shouldered cruiser, featuring optional H-D1™ Factory Customization…

A beefy front end, wide triple clamps, big fat tires on Chrome 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum wheels; the Sportster® 1200 Custom combines all the agility and kick of a Sportster® model with the big, fat attitude of a custom cruiser.

Clean styling lines, chrome trim and eyebrow and a stylized LED taillight combine with a fat, strong stance to give the 1200 Custom an “in- your-face” presence. The front-end suspension and geometry work together to provide truly balanced handling.

With the H-D1™ factory customization process, customers can personalize their 1200 Custom with seat, handlebar, foot control, wheel, security, paint and engine finish options straight from the factory. The Sportster® 1200 Custom proves, once again, that NO ONE does fat custom like Harley-Davidson.

Evolution® V-Twin powertrain with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Rubber-mounted powertrain to reduce vibration
5-speed transmission
Dual staggered exhaust
Disc brakes
Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer



 

2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

NEW Paint color options and H-D1™ factory customization options
• Front and rear brakes with a large front rotor, rigid front and rear calipers with large pistons, and braided stainless steel brake lines
• Optional ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
• Trip switch function allows odometer to display gear indicator and rpm
• Optional keyless H-D® Factory Security System with a proximity-based, hands-free security fob
• Integrated electrical system including hand controls, speedometer, wire harness, oil tank, and side covers
• Black side covers to match bodywork finish
• Chrome, 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum wheels front and rear
• Michelin® Scorcher® “31” tires
• Wider fork spacing and polished triple clamps
• Classic Sportster® “eyebrow” over the headlamp
• Taillight with a bright, low-maintenance LED element
• Front suspension rates are tuned to match the tire/wheel combination. 39 mm front fork with 30 degrees rake.
• Pull-back handlebar mounted on a curved riser incorporates an LED warning light display
• Polished forward foot controls
• Two-up seat is standard with 26.5-inch laden seat height
• 4.5-gallon fuel tank offers long riding range
• Powertrain finished in black powdercoat with chrome covers

 

 

2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Fat Front End

Leading the way for the 1200 Custom motorcycle is a fat, in-your-face front end. The thick triple clamp and beefy front tire wrapped around a 16-inch 5-spoke chrome cast wheel will not be denied. Take a look and you’ll see the true custom character of a Sportster® motorcycle, but just a little fatter and a little more custom.

Rear LED Lighting

Low profile in style, but big and bright when you need it most. The rear LED beam on the 1200 Custom motorcycle fits the contours of the rear fender perfectly, and the array of fast-acting red LED lamps grabs everyone’s attention both during the day and at night. License plate mounts are slotted nearby to offer a convenient and noticeable spot for your tag.

Chrome 5-Spoke Cast Wheels

When it comes to custom, standout wheels are a must. The 1200 Custom motorcycle features brilliant chrome 5-spoke wheels that cast striking reflections wherever you go. Custom style for a custom ride.

H-D1™ Factory Customization

Make it yours from the start. Now with H-D1™ Factory Customization, your personalized 1200 Custom motorcycle is built just for you from the Harley-Davidson factory. It’s easy: use the online H-D1™ Bike Builder tool to configure a bike that fits your style and personality. Select from extended paint offerings and genuine H-D engines, wheels, seats, handlebars, footpeg positions and security. Bring your plan to your Harley-Davidson dealer for consultation and to place your order. Our employees go to work, building your motorcycle according to your design, and in about 4 weeks* your masterpiece will be ready for you at your dealer.

Evolution® Engine Heritage

The Evolution® engine—known in certain crowds as the Blockhead—was first bolted to the frame of a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle back in 1984. Born from legendary Shovelhead and Ironhead engines, the Evolution® engine broke new ground in displacement innovation while maintaining the hunger for power, durability and proven reliability that The Motor Company was built on.

Evolution® Engine Innovation

Air-cooled and durable as hell, the 1200cc Evolution® engine is yet another nod to the unwavering work ethic that drives advancements in motor technology at Harley-Davidson. Aluminum heads and cylinders lighten the load of the bike and improve air-cooling efficiency. Electronic fuel injection says goodbye to carburetors and boasts increased reliability and less routine maintenance. Bottom line: the rubber-mounted Evolution® engine runs hard and rides smooth for thousands of miles so you can just worry about taking in the freedom of the open road.

Pure Harley-Davidson Styling

Feast your eyes on the 1200cc Evolution® engine and there’s no mistaking its roots. This is authentic Harley-Davidson style through and through with an attention to detail you won’t find from any other motorcycle company. Black powder-coated cylinders and cylinder heads are topped off with chrome rocker covers, while chrome pushrods highlight the iconic V-Twin. It’s a jewel machined out of metal. Pure. Dripping with power. From the classic edge of the cooling fins to the clean lines of cases and covers—the 1200c Evolution® engine makes an ironclad statement about holding on to what’s right and staying true to what satisfies the rider.

H-D® Smart Security System (Optional)

The factory-installed next-generation security system features a hands-free fob that automatically arms and disarms the vehicle’s electronic security functions as you approach and walk away from the bike. Stick the fob on your ignition key ring and let it do all the work. It’s this attention to detail and security that make Harley-Davidson® motorcycles unique.

Foundation Brake System

Like riding itself, you can never go too far when it comes to improving a bike’s brakes. This is why for we gave the brake system of each Sportster® model a complete overhaul designed to improve performance, fit and finish. We increased the size of the brake rotors from 292mm to 300mm and added a more powerful, stylized front caliper with 34mm pistons and stylized rear caliper to match. Other system features include an improved all-aluminum integrated rear master cylinder with reservoir, all-aluminum front master cylinder with reduced friction and higher efficiency, and stainless steel braided lines. It all adds up to more confidence on the road and more power and predictability when you squeeze the brakes.

Ergonomic Hand Controls

If your hands feel good on the controls you’ll feel good on the bike. Which is why when you twist the throttle of a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle, you just know. You feel more dialed in, comfortable and attuned to the road and everything around you. In designing these hand controls we went the extra mile to make sure every operation is as intuitive, fluid and effortless as possible. So you can keep your eyes on what’s over the next ridge and not what’s under your thumb. Things like self-canceling turn signals that are right where you want them to be and brake levers that are easy for all riders to reach. We’ve added other features, too, like a trip switch and vehicle “start” switch as all Sportster models are keyless. Details that may seem small but make a huge difference on the road. Because it’s tiny things like these that make a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle.

Integrated Electrical System

Coursing through every Sportster® model is a body controller with updated routing. It has a cleaner look and reduces the number of wiring harnesses, switches, relays and fuses. Which is a fancy way of saying less fuss. We’ve also added a voltage regulator with modified fins and integrated connectors to improve heat rejection. Like you, the Sportster® motorcycles are wired and ready to chase wind and eat up miles of pavement.

Closed Loop Exhaust System

Designed to meet future worldwide emissions standards and the standards of future generations of Harley-Davidson® motorcycle riders. This closed loop exhaust system delivers heart-pounding performance in the key of the trademark Harley-Davidson rumble. With its robust, soul-stirring big twin design, durable mufflers with exhaust shields, a catalyst and mini heated oxygen sensors that improve emissions and drivability, this system is not only better for the environment, it makes riding better.

Tach and Gear Indicator Readout

Even though none of us would want to admit it, from time to time, we’ve all had to kick our shift lever back down to 1 to figure out what gear we were in. The Sportster® models get a speedometer with a gear indicator readout and a tachometer that can be activated by your trip switch. Now you’ve got all the information you need to keep it in the power band at the touch of a finger.

Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) (Optional)

When the burrito exit comes out of nowhere, you’ll need a little extra braking power. That’s why optional anti-lock brakes (ABS) are available on all Sportster® models. ABS improves overall braking performance, and keeps you from locking up under heavy braking. Plus, the entire system is smartly integrated into the design of the bike, so nothing gets in the way of your steel work of art. Because what’s the point of stopping if you can’t make a few heads turn?

Michelin® Scorcher™ Tires

Michelin® Scorcher™ tires provide the superior performance, sensational grip, impressive durability and excellent handling expected on a race-bred bike. The exclusive deep-cut tread design improves grip and water evacuation capability. Grip performance and durability is also enhanced by the tire’s rubber compounds, which use the latest generation of Michelin synthetic polymers.

Forward-Mounted Controls

With the custom forward-mounted controls on the 1200 Custom motorcycle, you can kick back a little and stretch your legs for the ultimate cruise through town or across the state line. It’s time to take in the open road the way you were meant to—on a two-wheeled machine that keeps it as real as you do.

Pullback Handlebar

Sink into the saddle and let your arms fall naturally to the grips. The 1200 Custom motorcycle is equipped with a pullback handlebar that creates a comfortable, laidback cruising position. Stainless steel for a tough custom look, and about one inch closer to your chest, you’re ready to take on the road ahead.

Two-Up Custom Seat

The 1200 Custom motorcycle sports a sleek one-piece, two-up classic seat that has all the premium material, stitching and style you expect from Harley-Davidson, the motorcycle makers who’ve been putting their own seats in the saddle for over a hundred years. It’s a great seat to go solo, and has plenty of room to bring along a friend.

 

 


 

2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom – www.Totalmotorcycle.com American Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price:
Vivid Black $10,649; Color Option $10,999; Two-Tone Option $11,199 USD

PRICING 6
Vivid Black $10,649
Color Option $10,999
Two-Tone Option $11,199
Security Option $395
ABS Option $795
California Emissions $100
Freight $360

DIMENSIONS
Length 87.6 in.
Seat Height, Laden 7 26.6 in.
Seat Height, Unladen 7 28 in.
Ground Clearance 4.3 in.
Rake (steering head) (deg) 30
Trail 4.2 in.
Wheelbase 59.8 in.
Tires, Front Specification 130/90B16 73H
Tires, Rear Specification 150/80B16 77H
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal.
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.8 qt.
Weight, As Shipped 562 lb.
Weight, In Running Order 584 lb.

ENGINE
Engine 1 Air-cooled, Evolution®
Bore 3.5 in.
Stroke 3.811 in.
Displacement 73.4 cu in
Compression Ratio 10:01
Fuel System 3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)

DRIVETRAIN
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

CHASSIS
Exhaust Chrome, staggered exhaust with slash-cut mufflers
Wheels, Front Type 9 Chrome 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Type Chrome 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear

PERFORMANCE
Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 2 70.8 ft-lb
Engine Torque (rpm) 3,500
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 26.2
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28.3
Fuel Economy: Combined City/Hwy 5 48 mpg

ELECTRIC
Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps 8 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 on odometer, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights

Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country.
See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
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.
Prices listed are the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices. Options such as color are available at additional cost. Prices exclude dealer setup, taxes, title and licensing and are subject to change. Dealer prices may vary.
Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.

 


 

2015 Harley-Davidson XL1200C 1200 Custom – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: Vivid Black $ 13,109; Color Option $ 13,539; Two-Tone Option $ 13,779 CDN

PRICING
Vivid Black $ 13,109
Color Option $ 13,539
Two-Tone Option $ 13,779
Security Option $ 490
ABS Option $ 960

DIMENSIONS
Length 2,225 mm
Seat Height, Unladen 6 710 mm
Ground Clearance 6 110 mm
Rake (steering head) (deg) 30
Trail 107 mm
Wheelbase 1,520 mm
Tires, Front Specification 130/90B16 M/C 72H
Tires, Rear Specification 150/80B16 M/C 77H
Fuel Capacity 17 l
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.6 l
Weight, As Shipped 255 kg
Weight, In Running Order 265 kg

ENGINE
Engine 1 Air-cooled, Evolution®
Bore 88.9 mm
Stroke 96.8 mm
Displacement 1,202 cc
Compression Ratio 10:01
Fuel System 3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)

DRIVETRAIN
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

CHASSIS
Exhaust Chrome, staggered exhaust with slash-cut mufflers
Wheels, Front Type Chrome, 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Type 8 Chrome, 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear

PERFORMANCE
Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 2 96 Nm
Engine Torque (rpm) 3,500
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 26.2
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28.3
Fuel Economy: Combined City/Hwy 5 4.9 l/100 km

ELECTRIC
Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps 7 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 on odometer, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, RPM/gear display, ABS light, LED indicator lights

Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country.
See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
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.
Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.

Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice.

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