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2012 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim Photo Gallery

Harley-Davidson introduces the newest addition to its Softail line, the dark and menacing 2012 Softail Slim.

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2012 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim
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2012 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim
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According to Harley, the Softail Slim was intended to be a direct interpretation of home-built customs of the 1940s and '50s.
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The 2012 Softail Slim is powered by a rigid-mounted 1690cc Twin Cam 103B engine with Automatic Compression Release.
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The 2012 Softail Slim looks sharp in Vivid Black.
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The Softail Slim looks lean and mean.
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The Harley Softail Slim profile is a little leaner than the old school Fat Boy.
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The 2012 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim has steel laced wheels wrapped in a 16-inch Dunlop.
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Though its 1690cc Twin Cam 103B engine is rigid mounted, the vibes felt at idle pretty much disappear at speed.
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The 2012 Softail Slim has a classic 5.0 gallon Fat Bob tank with a black 'cat's eye' console.
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The Hollywood handlebar complete with a cross brace allows for a wide sweep and easy steering.
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The solo seat on the 2012 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim has a black tuck-and-roll vinyl cover.
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The Softail Slim features a 'Cat's Eye' console with an electronic speedo with a retro-style face.
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Trimmed down front to back, the Softail Slim has a super low seat height, compact ergos and rider floorboards.
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We took the 2012 Harley Softail Slim out for a shakedown on 'The Loop' during Daytona Bike Week.
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The fatty Dunlops are ultra grippy and the TC 103B of the Softail Slim doles out a healthy amount of torque early and often.
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The 2012 Softail Slim comes in Vivid Black, Black Denim or Ember Red Sunglo and lists for $15,499 (Black) or $15,884 (Color).
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Bring it on! Spooning the Twin Cam 103B into the Softail Slim was a great idea!
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Walking up to the Softail Slim for the first time, we noticed it's ultra-low seat height and compact design.