Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster Review Price Specs

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster
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The new Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster is an impressive cruiser known for its comfortable rides. The bike comes with a 1200cc Evolution engine that provides loads of famous Sportster torque. It features a unique appearance that goes right to the roots of the Sportster bike, thanks to the beautiful 70’s-inspired tank graphics. It contains a low-slung Café solo seat, mini ape hanger handlebars, mid-mount controls, and a two-fists-in-the-wind riding position.

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster – Features and Price

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster

Engine Features

The new Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster comes with a powerful 1200cc Evolution engine that delivers tons of torque for an unforgettably run ride.

Blacked-Out Finishes

The new Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster features blacked-out finishing from its front fender to rear fender, and it is equipped to take on the urban grid.

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster

Throwback 70’s Custom Tank Art

The Iron 1200 features an authentic, bold 70’s-inspired tank graphic that shows the motorcycle’s retro roots.

Cast Solo Seat

The new Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster has a solo seat option that offers maximum comfort throughout the ride. The seat also pays homage to the heritage of the iconic Café Racer style.

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster

Black Mini-Ape Handlebars

The handlebars provide maximum control in the hands of the rider while the fists in the wind attitude with conservative ride and perfect bend for rider comfort.

Aluminum Wheels

The brand new wheels of nine-spoke that are black as night from rim to tire enhance the Dark Custom appearance.

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster

Fixed Speed Screen

The new fixed black speed screen leaves no question as to the attitude of the bike, and one can get behind it and hang on.

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster – Price

The new Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster is available at $9,999 only.

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster – Technical Specifications


Length 86.6 in. (2,200 mm)
Overall Width 36 in. (915 mm)
Overall Height 48.8 in. (1,240 mm)
Seat Height, Laden 25.7 in. (653 mm)
Seat Height, Unladen 28.9 in. (735 mm)
Ground Clearance 4.3 in. (110 mm)
Rake (steering head) (deg) 30
Fork Angle (deg) 30
Trail 4.6 in. (117 mm)
Wheelbase 59.6 in. (1,515 mm)
Tires, Type Michelin® Scorcher® “31” front and rear
Tires, Front Model Scorcher® “31”
Tires, Front Specification 100/90B19 57H
Tires, Rear Model Scorcher® “31”
Tires, Rear Specification 150/80B16 77H
Fuel Capacity 3.3 gal. (12.5 l)
Reserve Fuel Capacity, Fuel Injection (warning light) 0.8 gal. (3 l)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.8 qt. (2.6 l)
Transmission Capacity 1 qt. (.95 l)
Primary Chain Case Capacity N/A
Coolant Capacity N/A
Weight, As Shipped 547 lb. (248 kg)
Weight, In Running Order 564 lb. (256 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1,000 lb. (454 kg)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front 335 lb. (152 kg)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear 665 lb. (302 kg)
Luggage Capacity -Volume N/A

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster Specs


Engine Air-cooled, Evolution®
Valves Pushrod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore 3.5 in. (88.9 mm)
Stroke 3.8 in. (96.8 mm)
Displacement 73.4 cu in (1,202 cc)
Compression Ratio 10:01
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Exhaust Black, staggered exhaust and headers with black slash-cut mufflers
Lubrication System Dry-sump

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster Specs


Primary Drive Chain, 38/57 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 29/68 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 9.315
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd 6.653
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd 4.948
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th 4.102
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th 3.517
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th N/A

Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster Specs


Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Fork 39 mm
Rear Shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Wheels, Front Type Black, 9-spoke
Wheels, Front Width 2.15 inches (55 mm)
Wheels, Front Height 19 inches (483 mm)
Wheels, Rear Type Black, 9-spoke
Wheels, Rear Width Three in. (76 mm)
Wheels, Rear Height 16 in. (406 mm)
Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear
Brakes, Rotor Type Solid, uniform expansion rotors (Floating front)
Brakes, Front Diameter 11.8 inches (300 mm)
Brakes, Front Thickness 0.2 inches (5 mm)
Brakes, Front is dual No
Brakes, Rear Diameter 10.24 inches (260 mm)
Brakes, Rear Thickness 0.28 inches (7.1 mm)
Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Optional
Suspension Travel, Front 3.6 inches (92 mm)
Suspension Travel, Rear 1.6 inches (41 mm)


Engine Torque Testing Method J1349
Engine Torque 73 ft-lb (99 Nm)
Engine Torque (rpm) 3,500
Lean Angle Testing Method J1168
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28
Fuel Economy Testing Method Estimated City/Hwy
Fuel Economy 48 mpg (4.9 l/100 km)


Battery Sealed lead-acid, maintenance-free, 12amp/hour, 12V, 200 cca (per Battery Council International Rating)
Charging Single-phase, 30-amp system (375W @ 13.5V, 2000 rpm, 405W max power @ 13.5V)
Starting 1.2 kW electric including solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop Incandescent
Lights (as per country regulation), Front Signal Lights Incandescent bullet turn signals
Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system (if equipped), ABS (if equipped)
Lights, Rear Turn Signals Incandescent bullet turn signals
Gauges Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock, dual trip meter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights
Auxiliary Lamps N/A
Electric Power Outlet N/A
GPS System N/A
Reverse Gear N/A

Warranty And Service

Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter

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In the end, team Bikes Catalog would say that the new Harley-Davidson 2021 Iron 1200 Sportster is an excellent and very popular cruiser. The Iron 1200 comes with a 1202cc engine capable of leaving everyone behind on the highway, while an attractive chassis and massive roar of the exhaust system is impossible to ignore in city ride.