Harley-Davidson XL 1200NS Iron 1200 (2021)

The Iron 1200™ starts with the 1200cc Evolution® engine that gives loads of famous Sportster® torque. It’s got a throwback look that goes right to the roots of Sportster motorcycle, thanks to 70’s-inspired tank graphics. It also features a low-slung Café solo seat, mid-mount controls, and mini ape hanger handlebars for an aggressive, two-fists-in-the-wind riding position.

Technical Specification 
Model XL 1200NS Iron 1200™
Dimensions
Length 86.6 in. (2,200 mm)
Overall Width 36 in. (915 mm)
Overall Height 48.8 in. (1,240 mm)
Seat Height, Laden 25.7 in. (653 mm)
Seat Height, Unladen 28.9 in. (735 mm)
Ground Clearance 4.3 in. (110 mm)
Rake (steering head) (deg) 30
Fork Angle (deg) 30
Trail 4.6 in. (117 mm)
Wheelbase 59.6 in. (1,515 mm)
Tires, Type Michelin® Scorcher® "31" front and rear
Tires, Front Model Scorcher® "31"
Tires, Front Specification 100/90B19 57H
Tires, Rear Model Scorcher® "31"
Tires, Rear Specification 150/80B16 77H
Fuel Capacity 3.3 gal. (12.5 l)
Reserve Fuel Capacity, Fuel Injection (warning light) 0.8 gal. (3 l)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.8 qt. (2.6 l)
Transmission Capacity 1 qt. (.95 l)
Primary Chain Case Capacity N/A
Coolant Capacity N/A
Weight, As Shipped 547 lb. (248 kg)
Weight, In Running Order 564 lb. (256 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1,000 lb. (454 kg)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front 335 lb. (152 kg)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear 665 lb. (302 kg)
Luggage Capacity -Volume N/A
Engine
Engine Air-cooled, Evolution®
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two-valves per cylinder
Bore 3.5 in. (88.9 mm)
Stroke 3.8 in. (96.8 mm)
Displacement 73.4 cu in (1,202 cc)
Compression Ratio 10:01
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Exhaust Black, staggered exhaust and headers with black slash-cut mufflers
Lubrication System Dry-sump
Drivetrain
Primary Drive Chain, 38/57 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 29/68 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed
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
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th N/A
Chassis
Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Fork 39 mm
Rear Shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Wheels, Front Type Black, 9-spoke
Wheels, Front Width 2.15 in. (55 mm)
Wheels, Front Height 19 in. (483 mm)
Wheels, Rear Type Black, 9-spoke
Wheels, Rear Width 3 in. (76 mm)
Wheels, Rear Height 16 in. (406 mm)
Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear
Brakes, Rotor Type Solid, uniform expansion rotors (Floating front)
Brakes, Front Diameter 11.8 in. (300 mm)
Brakes, Front Thickness 0.2 in. (5 mm)
Brakes, Front is dual No
Brakes, Rear Diameter 10.24 in. (260 mm)
Brakes, Rear Thickness 0.28 in. (7.1 mm)
Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Optional
Suspension Travel, Front 3.6 in. (92 mm)
Suspension Travel, Rear 1.6 in. (41 mm)
Performance
Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 73 ft-lb (99 Nm)
Engine Torque (rpm) 3,500
Lean Angle Testing Method J1168
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28
Fuel Economy Testing Method Estimated City/Hwy
Fuel Economy 48 mpg (4.9 l/100 km)
Electric
Battery Sealed lead acid, maintenance-free, 12V, 12 amp/hour, 200 cca (per Battery Council International Rating)
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 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop Incandescent
Lights (as per country regulation), Front Signal Lights Incandescent bullet turn signals
Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system (if equipped), ABS (if equipped)
Lights, Rear Turn Signals Incandescent bullet turn signals
Gauges Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights
Auxiliary Lamps N/A
Electric Power Outlet N/A
GPS System N/A
Reverse Gear N/A
Warranty And Service
Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter
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