Here are the horsepower and torque figures released by Harley themselves for the 2004+ 1200 and 883 Sportsters; “The XL Evolution 883 engine is rated at 53 peak horsepower at 6000 rpm and 51 ft. lbs. of torque at 4300 rpm.
How much horsepower does a Sportster 1200 have?
How to Get 100 HP From a 1200 Sportster. The Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster is frequently modified and customized with both Harley-Davidson original parts and aftermarket add-ons and accessories. The 1200 engine can be easily modified to produce more horsepower and torque.
What year did the 883 Sportster come out?
Introduced in 1986 in 883 and 1100 guises before growing to 1200 in 1988, Harley’s Sportster family (the name was first used by Harley in 1957) has always been designed as the easy access point into the famous American brand.