2005 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200E V-Twin Engine.
The Harley-Davidson Sportster family born in 1957 shares a rich heritage. Famous for its torque and performance throughout the years. The Sportster 1200 models famous for 2005 include the XL 1200R Sportster 1200 Roadster and XL 1200C Sportster 1200 Custom. Both feature improved powertrain with high-compression, high-flow cylinder heads and performance cams for more raw power than ever before in its 48-year history.
XL 1200R Sportster 1200 Roadster
Several features are original to the Sportster 1200 Roadster model, the 73.2-cubic inch, or 1202-cc, rubber-mounted, Evolution V-Twin engine delivers 70 hp. Aesthetically, Raodster is enhanced with silver powder-coating, including the covers, with black powder-coated cylinders and cylinder heads; triple-disc brakes are an added safety feature. Instruments include a tachometer with 6,000 rpm redline, wide polished handlebar for increased leverage in turns, a chrome headlight visor accents the profile along with staggered shorty duals exhaust system and silver 13-spoke cast aluminum wheels.
The Sportster 1200 Roadster is 90.1 inches long with a 60-inch wheelbase and weighs 576 lbs. in running order. Fuel capacity is 3.3 gallons with fuel economy of 52-highway miles per gallon, mpg, and 45 city mpg.
XL 1200C Sportster 1200 Custom
The Sportster 1200 Custom is a fully customized version of the Sportster. From its swept-back handlebar with pullback riser, prominent chrome bullet headlight and laced front wheel to its slotted chrome disc rear wheel with wide tire, the profile is strong and elegant. The 73.2-cubic inch, or 1202-cc, rubber-mounted, Evolution V-Twin engine is black powder-coated with chrome covers. Forward foot controls and a large 4.5-gallon gas tank are offered in the Sportster 1200 Custom.
The Sportster 1200 Custom is 90.3 inches long with a 60.4-inch wheelbase and weighs 574 lbs. in running order. Fuel economy is 52-highway miles per gallon and 45 city mpg.
Paint Color Schemes for the 2005 Sportster 1200 Roadster and Custom
There are six paint colors for the 2005 Sportster 1200 Roadster which are vivid black, brilliant silver pearl, black cherry pearl, black pearl, chopper blue pearl, racing orange, lava red sunglo and yellow pearl.
Living up to its custom moniker, there are double the paint colors for the 2005 Sportster 1200 Custom including vivid black, brilliant silver pearl, sierra red pearl, chopper blue pearl, lava red sunglo, glacier white pearl, rich sunglo blue, two-tone chopper blue pearl and brilliant silver pearl, two-tone black cherry pearl and black pearl, two-tone sierra red pearl and brilliant silver pearl, two-tone smokey gold pearl and vivid black and two-tone vivid black and lava red sunglo.