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2012 Harley-Davidson VRSC™ Night Rod Special

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2012 Harley-Davidson VRSC™ Night Rod Special

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2012 Harley-Davidson VRSC™ Night Rod Special Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $15,299.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Revolution®
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  125 / 93.3
Horsepower RPM  8250
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  85 / 115.3
Torque RPM  7000
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  104.9 / 4.13
Stroke (mm/in)  71.9 / 2.83
Displacement (cc/ci)  1250 / 76.3
Compression Ratio  11.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Combined)  37
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Combined)  6.4
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Gear
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  11.75 / 7.9 / 6.32 / 5.46 / 4.9
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Michelin®
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  60W
Front Wheel Diameter  19
Rear Tire Width  240
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  40
Rear Tire Speed Rating  79V
Rear Wheel Diameter  18
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Michelin® Scorcher™ 120/70 ZR19 60W
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Michelin® Scorcher™ 240/40 R18 79V
Brakes:  
Brake Brand Name  Brembo®
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum / Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.76
Wheelbase (in/mm)  67 / 1701.8
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.8 / 121.9
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  637 / 288.9
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  670 / 303.9
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.96
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  25.6 / 650.2
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum / Steel
Body Material  Aluminum
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Tank Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Radiator Cover  Yes
Fuel Tank Cover  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  335
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2007
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  85001
Display Name  VRSC™ Night Rod® Special
Audio & Communication:  
Number Of Speakers  0
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Headlight Visor  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Convenience:  
Adjustable Handlebars  Standard

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luv it
By johnny boy(Owner), Mar. 4, 2012
I just bought my night rod off the showroom floor. The bike looks great and runs even better. On my first test run I had it over 100mph and it was still smooth and responsive. But it dosnt sound like a harley. That will change with the new pipes I have coming for it. Read Full Review

 

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nightrod special 2012
By todd (Enthusiast), Apr. 22, 2012
No need for downloads or ecm adjustments,,just add a sceamin eagle high flow air filter which is actually a k&n filter,a pair of NGK iridium plugs and a pair of supertrapp fatshot slipons and this bike literally flies,smooth power band all the way through the gears.Handles like a dream,hangs cor... Read Full Review

 

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Best Harley's Got
By boscoe(Owner), Aug. 6, 2012
Over the years, I've had a bunch of H-D machines - and they all looked to the past instead of the present. While now 10 years old (with design roots in the 1980s!!!!) the NRS is Harley-Davidson's only real 21st Century motorcycle.



The water-cooled twin revs eagerly. The brakes work. The revised s... Read Full Review

 

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Killer Bike
By Chris(Owner), Feb. 26, 2012
Love this bike. Just bought it today and went on a 100 miles ride. Its got mad torque and is so stylish. I get tons of attention and it drives great. Read Full Review

 

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