2016 Victory Mangnum X-1

Victory Magnum X-1 comes louder

Excuse the “magna cum laude” pun in the headline, but we couldn’t resist now that Victory Motorcycles Australia is bringing back the loudest machine on two wheels, the Magnum X-1 with 200 watts of sound and 10 speakers. Only 300 were available last year when they were released and they quickly sold out in Australia. …

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Victory Motorcycles Ignition Concept

Is new Victory Octane a drag cruiser?

Victory Motorcycles has announced that on February 20 it will unveil a new model called the Octane which is expected to be an amalgam of the Ignition and Combustion concept muscle cruisers. The Ignition Concept muscle cruiser, built by European drag-racing champion Urs Erbacher, was unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan in November 2015 and …

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Victory Motorcycles unveils Ness concept

Victory Motorcycles has unveiled its third concept motorcycle built around their new water-cooled, 1200cc V-twin engine, this time with a Zach Ness muscle-cruiser/scrambler theme. The first concept was the Roland Sands Design Project 156 race bike that attempted an assault on the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in June. It was followed by the Urs Erbacher Ignition Concept muscle cruiser concert …

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Polaris Industries paints a better picture

  Polaris Industries is patching up its painting facilities after a debacle involving cost-cutting by executives that underestimated motorcyclists’ penchant for a glossy finish. The company is now buying a building near Sturgis, South Dakota, to use as additional liquid paint capacity for Indian and Victory motorcycles. This follows the debacle where executives cut about …

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Victory Motorcycles engine casing

Is Victory Motorcycles going water-cooled?

Victory Motorcycles could be adding a water-cooled performance bike to their line-up with the unveiling of a new bike at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan in November 2015. Sister company Indian Motorcycle already has the water-cooled 1133cc Scout, but Victory only has the 106 Freedom air-cooled engine. Meanwhile, Harley has introduced a partially water-cooled …

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