The next year, HD Sportster XLH introduced with higher compression and larger valves. This initiated the Sportster evolution that has seen many performance upgrades over the years while maintaining Styling, Sporty same signature. Until 2007, the Sportster is easily recognized by peanut fuel tank signature. In the same year, Harley-Davidson Electronic Sequential Port received HD Fuel Injection, the last of the line of Harley to switch equipped with a carburetor.
The Harley-Davidson Sportster is available with two different engine sizes, Sportster Sportster 883 or 1200, and each model has three variations, low, custom, or by treatment of iron blackened Nightster 883 or 1200. Sportster Motor Company is powered by a rubber-mounted 883cc or 1200cc Evolution V-Twin engine mounted in a frame, narrow nimble. With a low sticker price and easy handling characteristics, the Sportster is often used by motorcyclists entry level and is the gateway to the ownership of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle.