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2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L
2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L
2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L
2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L

– 2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L

The 883 Low offers all the style and character of a much more expensive bike, at an entry-level price of $6,999. Its low seat height and comfortable ergonomics make the 883 Low an unintimidating choice for anyone who wants to jump in the saddle.

Born on the gritty dirt tracks and drag strips of the 1950s, the Harley-Davidson® Sportster® represents the uninhibited essence of motorcycling. Today’s Sportster combines soulful styling with the flat torque delivery and distinctive sound of an American V-Twin engine. Among the most-affordable Harley-Davidson models, Sportster motorcycles offer a low, comfortable seat and smooth clutch effort.

 

Model Highlights

– Silver powder-coated engine with polished covers
– Chrome exhaust with dual staggered shorty mufflers
– Low front and rear suspension
– Classic 3.3-gallon fuel tank
– Silver, 13-spoke cast aluminum wheels
– Full-coverage rear fender with chrome supports
– Sportster® Classic solo seat
– Black headlamp bucket with polished visor and chrome trim ring
– Stainless steel, pull-back handlebar and black riser

 

Key Features

The 883 Low offers all the style and character of a much more expensive bike, at an entry level price of $6,999. Its low seat height and comfortable ergonomics make the 883 Low an unintimidating choice for anyone who wants to jump in the saddle.

Born on the gritty dirt tracks and drag strips of the 1950s, the Harley-Davidson® Sportster® represents the uninhibited essence of motorcycling. Today’s Sportster combines soulful styling with the flat torque delivery and distinctive sound of an American V-Twin engine.

Among the most-affordable Harley-Davidson models, Sportster motorcycles offer a low, comfortable seat and smooth clutch effort.

– 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
– Mid-mounted foot controls
– Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer
– Optional Harley-Davidson Smart Security System with hands-free security fob
– Optional Chrome, Laced Steel wheels

 

 

 

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L – Specifications
USA MSRP: Vivid Black $6,999, Solids $7,289

Canada MSRP: See Local Canadian Dealer For Pricing


Engine
Engine3 Air-cooled, Evolution®
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 3 in. x 3.81 in. (76.20 mm x 96.77 mm)
Displacement3 53.90 cu. in. (883 cc)
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Fuel System4 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Lubrication System Dry-sump

Drivetrain
Primary Drive Chain, 57/34 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 68/28 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed
U.S. Gear Ratios (overall):
o 1st 10.782
o 2nd 7.702
o 3rd 5.728
o 4th 4.748
o 5th 4.071

Chassis
Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube sections, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks 39 mm
Rear Shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Wheels5 (Chrome, Laced Steel option): Silver, 13-spoke Cast Aluminum
o Front 19 in. x 2.15 in. (482.60 mm x 54.61 mm)
o Rear 16 in. x 3 in. (406.40 mm x 76.20 mm)

Brakes:
o Caliper Type Dual-piston front, single-piston rear
o Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, uniform expansion rotors
o Front (dual) 11.50 in. x .20 in. (292.10 mm x 5.08 mm)
o Rear 10.24 in. x .23 in. (260.10 mm x 5.84 mm)
Suspension Travel:
o Front Wheel 3.62 in. (91.95 mm)
o Rear Wheel 1.63 in. (41.40 mm)

Performance
Engine Torque6 (per SAE J1349):
o North America 55 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm (74.57 Nm @ 3500 rpm)
Lean Angle (per SAE J1168):
o Right 29°
o Left 31°

Fuel Economy7
(EPA urban/highway test) 45/60 mpg (5.22/3.92 L/100 km)

Electric
Battery (per Battery Council International Rating) Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 12-amp/hour, 200 cca
Charging Single-phase, 30-amp system (357W @ 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):
o Headlamp (quartz halogen) 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
o Tail/Stop Lights 8W/28W (5W/21W)
o Turn Signal Lights 28W (21W) self-canceling
o Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system8 (optional)

Color Options
Solids
– Vivid Black
– Scarlet Red
– Brilliant Silver Pearl
– Flame Blue Pearl

U.S. MSRP
Vivid Black $6,999
Solids $7,289

Dimensions
Length 89.10 in. (2263.14 mm)
Overall Width 35.20 in. (894.08 mm)
Overall Height 45.70 in. (1160.78 mm)
Seat Height:
o Laden2 25.30 in. (642.62 mm)
o Unladen 26.30 in. (668.02 mm)
Ground Clearance 3.90 in. (99.06 mm)
Rake (steering head) 29.6°
Fork Angle 29.6°
Trail 4.60 in. (116.84 mm)
Wheelbase 60.0 in. (1524.0 mm)
Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson Series, blackwall):
o Front – D401F 100/90-19 57H
o Rear – D401 150/80B16 71H
Fuel Capacity 3.30 gal. (12.49 L)
(warning light at approximately 0.80 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.80 qts. (2.65 L)
Transmission Capacity 1 qts. (0.95 L)
Weight:
o As Shipped 563 lbs. (255.38 kg)
o In Running Order 583 lbs. (264.45 kg)
o Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1000 lbs. (453.60 kg)
o Gross Axle Weight Rating
o Front 335 lbs. (151.96 kg)
o Rear 665 lbs. (301.64 kg)

Warranty
Warranty9 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 fuel systems may vary by country and region.
5 Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
6 Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
7 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.
8 North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the
security system includes immobilizer and siren.
9 See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.

 

 

 

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Low XL883L – Media/Press Release

HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROLLS OUT NINE NEW MODELS FOR 2010


More Performance, Features and Value Across Six Motorcycle Platforms

MILWAUKEE (July 25, 2009) – Harley-Davidson roars into 2010 with nine new motorcycle models, the most expansive new-product introduction in the history of the Motor Company. Across six model platforms, Harley-Davidson achieves a fusion of tradition and technology in a motorcycle product line that offers more power, luxury, and style, and more value.

“This ambitious new motorcycle launch reaches to our riders with the incredible passion that Harley-Davidson has inspired for more than a century,” said Bill Davidson, Harley-Davidson Vice President of Core Customer Marketing. “We are thrilled to offer our customers nine new models and a full selection of products for 2010 that lets their enthusiasm for enjoying great motorcycles continue at full throttle.”

Highlights of the 2010 Harley-Davidson® line include:

As the new king of the Harley-Davidson Touring line, the Electra Glide® Ultra Limited model delivers the performance upgrade of a Twin Cam 103™ engine, and features standard equipment items previously offered only as accessories on regular-production Harley-Davidson Touring models.
The new Road Glide® Custom model looks lean and mean, with a slammed suspension, 18-inch front wheel and a new 2-into-1 exhaust system.

The Wide Glide® returns as an all-new Dyna® model done in old-school chopper style, with black laced wheels, a chopped rear fender, black “wire” sissy bar, 2-1-2 Tommy Gun exhaust and an optional flame paint scheme. Priced starting at $14,499, the Wide Glide is also a great new value.
The new Street Glide® Trike brings stripped-down, hot-rod styling to the three-wheel category, and joins the Tri Glide™ Ultra Classic® in an all new Trike family for 2010.

Dressed in satin chrome and denim black, the new Fat Boy® Lo presents a darker and lower interpretation of the motorcycle that still defines the fat-custom segment.

The 2010 Street Glide® model gets even more hot-rod soul, with updates that include a larger front wheel, slimmed-down exhaust, and a new tail light assembly. Street Glide takes a classic Harley-Davidson Touring profile to a low, light and lean extreme.

No motorcycle on the road today matches the modern street attitude of the three exciting models in the Harley-Davidson VRSC™ family: V-Rod®, Night Rod® Special and V-Rod Muscle®. The explosive performance of the liquid cooled Revolution® V-Twin engine keeps VRSC at the top of the power cruiser food chain in 2010.

The American motorcycle legend that is Harley-Davidson Sportster® features six models for 2010, including the $7,999 Iron 883™ introduced mid-year 2009 and four others priced less than $10,000.
Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations™ (CVO™), masters of shimmering chrome and bold paint, offers four new limited-production models for 2010. The CVO Softail® Convertible is a versatile urban touring motorcycle, while the CVO Street Glide is a high-performance hot-rod bagger. The CVO Ultra Classic® Electra Glide® and CVO Fat Bob® models are refreshed for 2010 with new paint schemes and styling details. All CVO models are powered by a Twin Cam 110™ engine, the largest displacement V-Twin offered by Harley-Davidson.

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