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1964 Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster


1964 Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster Pictures
The XLCH Sportster boasted a powerful 883-cc V-twin engine.
The XLCH Sportster boasted a powerful 883-cc V-twin engine.

The 1964 Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster introduced the Sportster's "eyebrow" headlight covers and shaved weight via a solo seat and small "peanut" gas tank.

The XLCH introduced the "peanut" tank and "eyebrow" headlight cover that would become Sportster trademarks.
The XLCH introduced the "peanut" tank and "eyebrow" headlight cover that would become Sportster trademarks.
Despite its high-performance aura, the Sportster lacked a tachometer, providing only a speedometer.
Despite its high-performance aura, the Sportster lacked a tachometer, providing only a speedometer.
Playing on the 150-mph top speed of slightly modified XLCH Sportsters, this Harley-Davidson ad claimed "Nobody builds a faster stock motorcycle."
Playing on the 150-mph top speed of slightly modified XLCH Sportsters, this Harley-Davidson ad claimed "Nobody builds a faster stock motorcycle."

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