- 2 Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
- 3 Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
- 4 Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.
- 5 Standard and optional fuel systems may vary by country.
- 6 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.
- 7 Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
- 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.
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.2011 Sportster XL883L SuperLow Specification Detail
DIMENSIONS – U.S. Units | Metric Units
Length 86.1 in. | 2215 mm
Laden 2 25.5 in. | N/A
Unladen 2 26.8 in. | 695 mm
Ground Clearance 3.8 in. | 100 mm
Rake Steering Head 31 ° | N/A
Trail 5.7 in. | 145 mm
Wheelbase 59.3 in. | 1500 mm
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal. | 17 L
Oil Capacity 2.8 qt. | 2.65 L
Dry Weight 536 lbs. | 251 kg
Running Order 563 lbs. | 260 kg
Volume N/A | N/A
Weight N/A | N/A
Engine 3 Air-cooled, Evolution® | Air-cooled, Evolution®
Displacement 53.9 cu. in. | 883 cc
Bore x Stroke 3 in. / 3.812 in. | 76.2 mm / 96.8 mm
Engine Torque J1349 | J1349
Engine Torque 4 55 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm | 74 Nm @ 3750 rpm
Fuel System 5 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) | Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Compression Ratio 8.9:1 | 8.9:1
Primary Drive Chain, 34/57 ratio | Chain, 34/57 ratio
Fuel Economy City 6 45 mpg | 5.23 l/100km
Fuel Economy Hwy 6 60 mpg | 3.92 l/100km
Gear Ratio (Overall)
1st 10.782 | 10.407
2nd 7.702 | 7.436
3rd 5.728 | 5.53
4th 4.748 | 4.583
5th 4.071 | 3.93
6th N/A | N/A
WHEELS / TIRES
Front 7 Black, Split 5-Spoke with Machined Rim | Black, Split 5-Spoke with Machined Rim
Wheel Option 7 N/A | N/A
Rear 7 Black, Split 5-Spoke with Machined Rim | Black, Split 5-Spoke with Machined Rim
Front 120/70 ZR-18 | N/A
Rear 150/60 ZR-17 | N/A
Instruments 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 | 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
Indicator Lamps 8 High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warnings, low battery, security system (optional) | High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warnings, low battery, security system (optional)
N/A | N/A
Brakes Dual-piston front, single-piston rear | Dual-piston front, single-piston rear
Parking Brake N/A | N/A
Lean Angle N/A | N/A
Exhaust System Chrome, staggered shorty exhaust with dual mufflers | Chrome, staggered shorty exhaust with dual mufflers
Cool Blue Pearl
Merlot Sunglo / Vivid Black
Birch White / Sedona Orange | Vivid Black
Cool Blue Pearl
Merlot Sunglo / Vivid Black
Birch White / Sedona Orange