2012 Harley-Davidson Twin Cam 103 V-Twin Engine Review

Harley-Davidson Big Twin offers more performance than its 2012 Twin Cam 103 ™ powertrain is standard on the Touring and Softail ® motorcycle and most of the Dyna ® motorcycle.

Twin Cam 103 ™ engine with 103 cid (1690cc), rubber-mounted in the frame, is rated at 100 pounds-feet. of torque at 3500 RPM. The engine is equipped with electronic sequential fuel injection (ESPFI) and is mated to a 6-speed Cruise Drive ® transmission.

Highlights 2012 Harley-Davidson line include:

Twin Cam 103 ™ engine powers all 2012 Dyna ®, Softail ® and Touring models except Dyna Street Bob ® and the Dyna Super Glide ® Custom. This engine produces up to 100 pounds ft. maximum torque, which is about 6 percent over the Twin Cam 96, which replaces the standard power for many of these models. Twin Cam 103 is equipped with an automatic release. And 'to recognize the signs of a derby cover, timer cover and air cleaner trim ring. together.

2012 Harley-Davidson Twin Cam 103 V-Twin Engine
2012 Harley-Davidson Twin Cam 103 V-Twin Engine
All Harley-Davidson Softail and can improve performance Twin Cam 103 in 2012. Fat Fat Boy and The handlebar is a new small-scale, more comfortable ergonomics. A lower, narrower shape of the seat position of the pilot sites 'wheel' a new Fat Boy. Softail Deluxe and Heritage Softail Classic is available with the new profile option "tubeless" chrome aluminum wheels laced opportunity to facilitate tire replacement and repair.

Twin Cam 103 powertrain allows all Harley-Davidson Touring power assertive way. On Touring models, the Twin Cam 103 equipped with an oil cooler.

2012 Harley-Davidson Twin Cam 103 V-Twin engine features and benefits

Winning the MAC 103 ™ power

Enjoy your run to the power of 103. Cold air Harley Davidson Twin Cam 103 Engine ® offers a greater pressure of the drive torque, while the electronic sequential fuel injection and a network of reaction, the reaction gases animation. This is a blow to the performance you enjoy passing, climbing hills, or a ride full of luggage or a passenger in the back, while the firm Compagnie engine roar. And that means lower cruising speed, so smoother ride and less engine vibration and a highway fuel efficiency.

2012 Harley-Davidson Twin Cam 103 V-Twin Engine
2012 Harley-Davidson Twin Cam 103 V-Twin Engine


Knowledge of this motor to really get a runner passes deep to the Motor Company, and took advantage when we created the Twin Cam 103 engine. We sweated bullets perfecting every cubic inch, pushing design and technology forward. We have done all this without sacrificing a bit of unique style of Harley-Davidson. Evolved, but the operation of the heritage of the Flathead, Knucklehead, Panhead, Shovelhead ®, ® Evolution, Twin Cam 88 ® and Twin Cam 96 ™ engine that came before. Performance and durability are the direct result of countless miles logged on the V-Twin from 1909, and the proud heritage that comes from a century of commitment to life on two wheels.


Turn on the Twin Cam 103 engine and feel the torque on. The design of light piston, delivering the extra power is more refined than ever. Then put your foot on the lever and feel the motor unit and cruises ® six-speed transmission is designed to work together. Six speeds. High transmission and high internal parts. Routine maintenance. And a cruise could not feel better.


Feast your eyes on the Twin Cam 103 ™ engine, and there is no doubt rooted. This is authentic Harley-Davidson style throughout with attention to detail, you will not find in any other motorcycle company. Black powder coated heads and cylinders are machined evidenced by advice and cooling fins polished rocker covers. It is a jewel of machined metal. Pure. Dripping with power. From the edge of conventional cooling fins sleek case and cover Twin Cam 103 engine made a statement in any event to take on what is right and sticking to what satisfies.

Cruise Drive ® six-speed

You want a ride that rumbles, and not ask for mercy when you lean on it slightly. The six-speed Cruise Drive provides smooth, quiet way and reduces engine speed on the highway, so you get a better match between engine movement and speed. And drive system is isolated smooth flow acceleration and constant flow of your wrist down on the sidewalk. It is a rare when a motorcycle traveling reacts like that, and a rumbling goes a long way when you open the way to go.