2005 Victory Motorcycle Range
Victory motorcycles launched in 1997 as a division
of Polaris Industries Inc. Polaris designs, engineers,
manufactures and markets
snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, Victory motorcycles,
personal watercraft and the Polaris RANGER for recreational
and utility use.
Al Unser, Jr. rode the first V92C into Planet Hollywood
at the Mall of America to debut the new motorcycle
Full-scale production of Victory motorcycles began
in July of 1998.
The first model produced by Victory was the V92C,
which was named "Best Cruiser" by Cycle World magazine
before it was even
available to the consumer.
Victory is the Official Motorcycle of the Kyle
Petty Charity Ride Across America. As a major sponsor
for the past five years, Victory has helped raise
more than $2 million for children's hospitals and
the Victory Junction Gang Camps.
In 2003 and 2004, Victory re-vamped the line-up
and added the Victory VegasT and Victory KingpinT.
The Vegas was named 2003's best cruiser motorcycle
by four leading motorcycle enthusiast magazines; while
the 2004 Kingpin received top honors
from V-Twin Magazine.
Best Cruiser 2003, Cycle World
2003 Cruiser of the Year, Cruising Rider
Best New V-Twin Motorcycle, V-Twin Magazine
Best Cruiser, Motorcyclist Magazine
2004 Best V-Twin Motorcycle, V-Twin Magazine
All-new models for 2005 include the Vegas 8-Ball,
the Ness Signature Series Vegas, and Ness Signature
Series Kingpin and the dramatic Hammer featuring a
100 cubic-inch FreedomT V-Twin and a true 6-speed
The Victory Hammer represents the first cruiser
motorcycle from an OEM to feature a 6-speed overdrive
transmission and ultra wide 250mm rear tire.
The 2005 Victory Vegas 8-Ball carries an MSRP for
only $12,999, making it the best value in an American
Cruiser. Amazingly, the 8-Ball carries the same MSRP
of the original 1999 Victory V92C.
Victory has created a Custom Order Program for
2005 allowing customers to configure their motorcycles
online and then have them built to order direct from
the factory. Options include a full range of paint,
chrome, leather and equipment, and in all the program
offers a possibility of nearly 2,500 possible bike
Victory currently has just over 300 dealerships
in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Additional information about Victory motorcycles
is available at the Victory Web site:
2005 VICTORY VEGAS EIGHT BALL
The 2005 Victory Vegas Eight Ball represents the
best value in an American Cruiser. The Eight Ball
is the distilled essence of the award-winning and
enormously successful Victory Vegas, featuring leading
edge power, performance, handling and style in a clean,
blacked-out look. The 2005 Victory Vegas Eight Ball
retails for only $12,999, the same price we offered
our original V92C Victory seven years ago. For less
than the price of some Japanese competitors, customers
can own a true American original.
With hundreds of Pure Victory accessories to choose
from and than 150 new items to be offered in 2005,
the Victory Vegas Eight Ball is not only the best
value in an American cruiser, it is also the perfect
foundation for a truly original custom of a customers
2005 VICTORY HAMMER
The All-New Victory Hammer represents a unique and
new take on the American motorcycle. The Hammer exudes
the ultimate balance between power, handling and comfort
buyers are looking for with a fresh, tough and leading-edge
look unlike anything else on the road. The All-New
Victory Hammer is the first OEM to feature a 6-speed
overdrive transmission and ultra wide 250mm rear tire
in a Cruiser platform.
The All-New Victory Hammer is Victory's entry into
the still evolving power-cruiser segment. But unlike
other bikes in this category, the Hammer delivers
the perfect balance between performance, style and
handling. It is designed for the buyer who is equally
concerned with performance and handling as they are
style and being different.
2005 FREEDOM 100/6
The new for 2005 Freedom 100/6 V-Twin power-train
delivers exactly what cruiser customers have been
asking for. a six-speed overdrive transmission with
The Freedom 100/6 V-Twin is our third generation
engine from Victory and is a descendant of the Freedom
92/5 V-Twin, a proven and industry leading performer
since it introduction in 2002.
The new Freedom 100/6 V-Twin touts an increase in
power of 10% and an increase in torque of 22%; plus
a host of improvements to reduce "mechanical" noise
versus the Freedom 92 V-Twin; and a 6-speed transmission
with a "true" overdrive final gear ratio.