2007 Harley Davidson XL1200L Sportster(R) 1200 Low: a Consumer Product Review

The Harley Davidson Sportster(R) has long been an exciting fixture in the world of motorcycling. First introduced in 1957, the Harley Davidson Sportster’s(R) lean, yet muscular appearance, lightweight adaptability and throaty sound have established it as one of the most popular motorcycles in the world. The 2007 Harley Davidson Sportster is well represented, by nine different models, or styles. Among the various 2007 Harley Davidson Sportster models is the XL1200L Sportster(R) 1200 Low. Billed as a dirt- track descendent by Harley Davidson, the Sportster 1200 Low is aptly named, with a seat height of 28 inches. Powered by Harley Davidson’s legendary 1200 cubic centimeter V- Twin engine, this attractive street machine offers superior handling and rider comfort, while posessing all of Harley Davidson’s dependability and rough- hewn image.

Available in eight different colors and color combinations, the 2007 Sportster(R) 1200 Low features sleek, dynamic lines, accented by the classic 4.5 Gallon Sportster fuel tank, Black- Powder- Coated engine with chrome covers, low- slung saddle and chrome staggered exhausts with dual shorty mufflers. A choice of Black 13- spoke and Chrome laced wheels are offered on the 2007 Harley Davidson XL1200L. A host of functional parts on this machine are chromed, including the Handlebar Clamp/ Speedometer, Housing Bezel, Steering Stem Bolt Cover, Risers and Headlamp Visor.

With a length of 89 inches and a ground clearance of 4.4 inches, the 2007 XL 1200L is a lean and mean animal that consistently offers superb cornering and maneuverability performance. The Air- cooled, 1200 cubic centimeter Evolution(R) engine powering this motorcycle features Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection and maintains a Compression Ratio of 9.7:1. The standard transmission offered with the 2007 Harley Davidson XL 1200L features a five- speed gearbox that delivers smooth, easy- to- acess shifting. While all motorcycles regularly vibrate, the steady, reassuring rythym produced by the 2007 Sportster(R) 1200 Low produces only a minimal amount of vibration. Acceleration is quick on this motorcycle and the classic Harley Davidson sound is accentuated by the dual shorty mufflers. Disc brakes are featured, front and rear and the Instrument Gauges on this motorcycle are top- rate. The redesigned gauges offer enhanced features, such as an Electronic speedometer with odometer, low fuel and oil pressure lights, clock, tripmeter and diagnostics readout.

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A truly pleasureable machine to operate, the 2007 Harley Davidson XL 1200L turns heads wherever it goes. The low, solid appearance of this Sportster(R) suggests in no uncertain terms that this civilized brute of a machine rocks and rolls. Weighing in at 581 pounds, this Harley Davidson offers Estimated Miles Per Gallon of 57.1 highway and 42.4 city. With mileage figures such as those, owning and operating the 2007 Sportster(R) 1200 Low is not only fun, but also an economical form of transportation. The price tag for this excellent motorcycle starts at $9,495, with special paint and wheel options, plus Harley Davidson(R) Factory Security Systems available for additional cost. All things considered, the 2007 Harley Davidson XL 1200L Sportster(R) 1200 Low is a first- class motorcycle that is highly recommended.