harley-davidson iron 883

Specification of Harley-Davidson Iron 883

Engine and Transmission

Engine capacity 883cc
No of cylinders 2
Max Power 50bhp @ 5500rpm
Max Torque 70Nm @ 3500rpm
Valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Exhaust Black exhaust headers and black mufflers
Fuel type Petrol
Cooling System Air cooled
Gearbox Type Manual
No. of Gears 5
Clutch Wet Multiplate

Brakes and Wheel

Brake Type (Front & Rear) Disc
Brake Size (Front & Rear) 292mm
Tyre Type Tubeless
Front Tyre Size 100/90B19 57H
Rear Tyre Size 150/80B16 77H
Wheel Type Alloy
Front Wheel Size 19 inches
Rear Wheel Size 16 inches

Dimension and Chassis

Kerb Weight 256kg
Wheel base 1515mm
Length 2185mm
Width 820mm
Height 1120mm
Ground Clearance 140mm
Chassis Type Mild Steel, Tubular frame


Capacity 12.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.65 L
Mileage 20 km/L

harley-davidson iron 883


Harley Davidson Iron 883 is a sporty cruiser bike that brings the best of old and new bikes. And the power for this bike is provided by the dual cylinder 883cc capacity engine cooled by an air cooler. This engine can generate topmost power up to 50bhp at 5500rpm and maximum torque of 70Nm at 3500rpm. Each cylinder comes with a 2 valves and Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI) system to handle the ignition. This bike supports a manual gearbox of 5 speed with belt drive support. This combination results in top speed of above 200km/hr for the Harley Davidson Iron 883

Build and Dimension

Iron 883 is available in five different colors namely Black Denim, Industrial Gray Denim, Wicked Red, Bonneville Salt Denim, and Hard Candy Chameleon Flake. Manufactured by the Iconic Harley-Davidson, Iron 883 bring a concrete build in a dimension of 2185mm x 820mm x 1129mm size leading to the kerb weight of 256kg. The main no for this bike might its 140mm low ground clearances. So, in a holes and mud full of Nepalese road this bike may not be perfect. And talking about chassis, Iron 883 is built of mild steel with a tubular frame giving it a classy look and feel.

Brake, Wheel and Fuel

In order to stop this bike, it uses a disk brake of size 292mm in both front and rear. The tubeless radial tyre on this bike is a 100/90B19 57H size on front and 150/80B16 77H on the rear. Alloy made wheel on the other hand is 19 and 16 inches on the front and rear respectively. In fuel consumption department, well you might need to refill its 12.5 liters quiet often and the 19-20km/L mileage may not be fuel efficient for you too which may due to its heavy weight.


Lastly, the cost. Harley Davidson is a popular brand with historic legacy and still comes in price tag of that of a car which may not be affordable for many. Although its manufactured cost on their official cost ranges from $9000 to around $13000 in Nepal though its price is around 45 lakhs, which is quiet a lot and due its fuel consumption rate price tag it may not be efficient for your day to day ride. Despite that Harley Davidson is a renowned brand, and this bike of theirs, is not shy in showing that by its beautiful design, pleasing sound and ride for its owner making it worth its price for the bike lovers and ethusiast.

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