As The Motor Company continues to capitalize on riders’ desire for retro looks and modern technology, the 2013 Harley-Davidson Seventy-Two — also known as the Sportster 72, or by its model number XL1200V, is a rolling missile locked on the hearts of buyers who want Harley panache and custom looks, but lack the budget for a custom shop or the know-how to build a project bike. With HD’s venerable Sportster framework and the tried-and-true Evolution 1200cc V-twin powering it, the 72 is the top of the line in the XL range of bikes.
2013 Harley Davidson Sportster 72 Specifications & Features
Engine: Pushrod-operated, overhead valves w/hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two valves cylinder
Bore x Stroke: 88.9 mm x 96.8 mm
Cooling: Air-cooled, Evolution
Compression Ratio: 9.7:1
Fuel System: Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Starting System: Electric
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Belt, 68/29 ratio
Rake Trail: 30.1° / 5.3 in.
Seat Height: 28.0 in.
Wheelbase: 60 in.
Front Suspension: Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Rear Suspension: Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Front Brake: Dual-piston
Rear Brake: Single Piston
Front Tire: 80/90-21 54H
Rear Tire: 150/80B-16 71H
Fuel Capacity: 2.1 gal.
Weight: 555 lbs. (Wet)
Based on analysis and information from private sources and dealers across the internet, the average retail price of a 2013 Harley-Davidson Seventy-Two is