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2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Glide® Switchback

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2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Glide® Switchback Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $15,999.00
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Twin Cam 103™
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  100 / 135.6
Torque RPM  3500
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  98.5 / 3.88
Stroke (mm/in)  111.3 / 4.38
Displacement (cc/ci)  1687.9 / 103
Compression Ratio  9.6:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Combined)  42
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Combined)  5.6
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  9.31 / 6.45 / 4.79 / 3.88 / 3.31 / 2.79
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Michelin®
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  63H
Front Wheel Diameter  18
Rear Tire Width  160
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Tire Speed Rating  73H
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Michelin® Scorcher™ 130/70 R18 63H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Michelin® Scorcher™ 160/70 R17 73H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.9 / 49
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.73
Wheelbase (in/mm)  62.8 / 1595.1
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.3 / 109.2
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  696 / 315.7
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  718 / 325.7
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.7 / 17.8
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.43
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.1 / 662.9
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Tank Divider Material  Leather
Pocket  No
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  335
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2012
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  84977
Display Name  Dyna® Switchback™
Mounts:  
Side Case Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Brand  Lexan®
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  No
Height  High
Storage:  
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
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