1959 Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster Specs

motorcycle specs

These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 1959 Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster.

Basic Specs

Year1959
MakeHarley-Davidson
ModelHarley-Davidson XLCH Sportster
Cost

Engine

Displacement883.00 ccm (53.88 cubic inches)
Type45-degree V-twin
DetailsV2, four-stroke
Max RPM
Compression
Bore/Stroke
Valves/Cylinder
FuelingCarburettor
Ignition
Exhaust
Lubrication
CoolingAir

Drivetrain

Gearbox
Final DriveChain
Clutch
Driveline

Performance

Horespower50.00 HP (36.5 kW)
Torque
Top Speed193.1 km/h (120.0 mph)

Fuel Economy & Polution

Fuel Consumption
Fuel Capacity
Emissions

Chassis

Frame Type
Rake
Trail
Front SuspensionTelescopic
Front Travel
Rear SuspensionSwingarm with coil-over shocks
Rear Travel
SeatSingle seat
Seat Height
Alt. Seat Height
Total Height
Total Length
Total Width
Ground Clearance
Wheelbase
Dry Weight
Wet Weight205.0 kg (451.9 pounds)

Wheels & Brakes

Front Tire/Tyre
Rear Tire/Tyre
Front BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Front Brake Diameter
Rear BrakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Rear Brake Diameter
Wheels

Comments

It appears you're interested in specifications for the Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster. This Custom / cruiser model is powered by a 45-degree V-twin V2, four-stroke engine with 883.00 ccm (53.88 cubic inches) of actual displacement before compression. Fueling is metered via Carburettor allowing this machine to produce its 50.00 HP (36.5 kW) horsepower and torque. According to our records engine heat of the Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster is moderated by Air. You'll need to get familiar with the transmission and pay attention to final drive Chain maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is and the rear is . The entire package is supported by the frame, . We know you like to go fast or cruise all day, but when you need to stop, you'll be dependant on Expanding brake (drum brake) front brakes and Expanding brake (drum brake) rear brakes. The Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster was launched in 1959, and we're happy to know (or assume) you've got one in your garage. To help you keep your ride in tip-top shape, consider purchasing an owner or service manual.