1998 Harley-Davidson XL-1200C Sportster

The Sportster is the lighter-weight line in Harley's roster, but hardly less desirable, especially in 95th-anniversary trim.

1998 Harley-Davidson XL-1200C Sportster Pictures

The 1998 Harley-Davidson XL-1200C Sportster line included a custom model that could be ordered with the company's 95th-anniversary trim. Just 3,000 were ordered that way, raising their value to collectors.

1998 Harley-Davidson XL-1200C Sportster

The V-twin gained aluminum heads and cylinders in 1986, when it transitioned to Evolution status.

1998 Harley-Davidson XL-1200C Sportster

Tank badging says it all. The Sportster traced its roots to 1957.

1998 Harley-Davidson XL-1200C Sportster

Only 3,000 XL Customs sport this engraved plaque. This one identifies this bike as No. 1,409 of the 3,000.

1998 Harley-Davidson XL-1200C Sportster

The anniversary logo was nicely stitched into the available passenger backrest.

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