Victory Magnum tourers

Victory Motorcycles recalls cruisers and tourers

Victory Motorcycles, axed in January by owners Polaris Industries, is recalling several heavy cruisers and tourers over a possible brake failure issue. The official recall notice was issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. It says the affected the Magnum (main photo), Cross Country, Cross Country Tour and Cross Roads tourers and Hardball cruiser. When …

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Indian launches test ride competition

Indian launches test ride competition

Indian Motorcycle Australia is offering test riders the opportunity to win a motorcycle with their 1 in 50 Competition. If you book a “Weekend Escape” on any Indian motorcycle before the end of September 2017, and buy a bike from their Polaris-owned Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne or Perth dealerships, you have a one-in-50 chance of winning …

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Independence Day sale

Indian and Victory celebrate Independence Day

Australian riders can celebrate American Independence Day with a sale of Victory and Indian bikes and gear starting today (Saturday, July 1) until July 7, 2017. The four Polaris-owned stores in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth will host free barbecues today along with a stack of special discounts on Indian and Victory accessories, apparel and motorcycles. …

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Indian Roadmaster Classic - elite - revenue

Indian sales boost Polaris revenue

Despite axing Victory Motorcycles, a bump in Indian Motorcycle sales has helped Polaris reach a better-than-expected 17% increase in sales revenue in the first quarter of 2017. The company recorded $1,153.8 million in sales revenue, but a net loss of $2.9m partly due to the $38.6 million cost of winding down Victory Motorcycles. Polaris Industries …

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Erik Buell racing

Erik Buell Racing follows Victory into closure

For the second time in as many years, Erik Buell Racing is ceasing operations, following closely on the heels of compatriot Victory Motorcycles. The American motorcycle market is in a slump, particularly in motorcycles over 900cc, which includes almost every American-made motorcycle. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycles are counteracting the trend with strong sales overseas, particularly …

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Victory Motorcycles now collector bikes?

The recent announcement that Victory Motorcycles is ceasing production seems to have started a rush on sales of the bikes in Australia with some wanting them as a collector item. Sales people tell us that some customers and the odd collector or two are snapping them up. There are plenty of demo deals and discounts on …

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Honda CB500R CB500F and CB500X January sales war

January motorcycle discounts begin

Honda has fired the starting gun on the annual January motorcycle sales war with discounts across its road bike range with more coming from CFMoto and probably Victory. CFMoto has also announced it’s discounting $500 from its 650NK naked bike ($6490 ABS, $5990 non-ABS ride away). We are also expecting an announcement in January about discounts …

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