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2008 Harley Davidson VRSCAW V-Rod

2008 Harley Davidson VRSCAW

VRSCAW V-Rod®

A descendant of the original V-Rod that helped launch the power-cruiser segment, the VRSCAW V-Rod rolls on a huge 240mm rear tyre, with forward controls and pull-back welded handlebars. The new 1250cc liquid-cooled Revolution V-Twin sends 123 peak horsepower and 85 ft.-lbs. 91.7kW / 115Nm of peak torque to that huge rear tyre in 2008. The Brushed Aluminium Profile Laced front wheel is also new.
 
VRSCAW V-Rod features:

  • NEW Liquid-cooled, 1250cc (up from 1130cc) Revolution V-Twin engine
  • NEW 123 hp at 8000 rpm/85 ft. lbs. torque at 7000 rpm 91.7kW / 115Nm
  • NEW Slipper Clutch with reduced lever effort
  • NEW optional ABS
  • NEW Brushed aluminium Profile Laced 19-inch front wheel
  • Machined Slotted Disc Cast Aluminium 18-inch rear wheel
  • Two-tone silver and charcoal powder-coated cylinders with chrome covers
  • Chrome Slash-cut Dual exhaust pipes
  • 240mm wide rear tyre         
  • Forward controls
  • Black hand controls
  • Silver-leafed frame with clear coat
  • Welded pull back handlebars
  • Teardrop reflector-optic headlight
  • 26-inch/660mm seat height
  • Smart Security System

2008 Specifications1 VRSCAW V-Rod®

Dimensions

Length (mm)..............................................................................................2455
Seat Height (mm).........................................................................................660
Ground Clearance (mm)...............................................................................127
Rake at steering head (°) / Trail (mm)....................................................34 / 114
Fork Angle.................................................................................................. 36°
Wheelbase (mm)........................................................................................1715
Fuel Capacity (litres).................................................................................. 18.9
Oil Capacity w/filter (litres)........................................................................... 4.3
Dry Weight (kg).......................................................................................... 292

Powertrain

Engine......................................................Liquid-cooled, Revolution®, 60° V-Twin
Displacement (cu.cm).................................................................................1250
Bore x Stroke (mm)............................................................................. 105 x 72
Fuel System................................ Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Compression Ratio.................................................................................. 11.3:1
Exhaust System.............................. Chrome, slash-cut exhaust with dual mufflers

Wheels/Tyres

Tyres:
Front......................................................................... D208F 120/70ZR-19 60W
Rear............................................................................... D419 240/40R-18 79V
Wheels:
Front........................................................19” Brushed, profile laced aluminium
Rear................................................ 18” Machined, slotted disc cast aluminium

Drivetrain

Primary Drive........................................................................ Gear, 64/117 ratio
Final Drive................................................................................ Belt, 30/72 ratio
Clutch............................................................... 9-plate, wet, A&S (Assist & Slip)
Transmission........................................................................................ 5-speed
Gear Ratios:
1st.......................................................................................................... 10.98
2nd........................................................................................................... 7.38
3rd........................................................................................................... 5.88 4th............................................................................................................ 5.10
5th............................................................................................................ 4.57

Chassis

Brakes, Dia (Front/Rear, mm)....................................................... 300 dual / 300
Caliper Type.................................................................... 4-piston front and rear
Front Fork.................................................................... Wide, 49mm custom fork
Rear Shocks...........................................................................Preload adjustable

Suspension Travel:

Front (mm)..................................................................................................102
Rear (mm)..................................................................................................102
Frame.......................... Steel perimeter upper frame with hydroformed main rails; and bolt-on lower frame rails, MIG welded
Swingarm...................................................... Polished, one-piece cast aluminium

Performance

Engine Torque (EU Standard EC95/1)5................... 115 Nm / 85 ft lbs @ 7000 rpm
Lean Angle per SAE J1168 (Degrees Left/Right).........................................32 / 32

Electrical

Charging............................................................... Three-phase, 38-amp system (439W @ 13V, 2000 rpm, 489W max power @ 13V)
Starting.......................0.8 kW electric with direct drive starter motor engagement

Lights (as per country regulation):

Headlamp..................... Quartz Halogen, 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Tail/Stop Lights............................................................5W/21W reflector optics
Turn Signal Lights................................................................ 21W self-canceling
Instruments.................Electronic speedometer with odometer; Time-of-day clock; Dual resettable tripmeter; Tachometer
Indicator Lamps.........................High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, security system6, coolant temperature, low fuel warnings

Colour Options

Vivid Black; Black Pearl; Pewter Pearl; Dark Blue Pearl; Candy Red Sunglo; Pacific
Blue Pearl & Vivid Black

Model Features

Two-tone silver & charcoal powder-coated engine with chrome covers; 240 mm
wide rear tyre; Chrome, headlamp visor; Slipper clutch; Lighter clutch lever
operation; Forward-mounted rider footpegs; Standard passenger footpegs;
Stainless steel, pull-back handlebars; Two-piece, two-up textured vinyl seat;
4-piston front & rear caliper Brembo® brakes with dual front rotor; Wide, 49mm
custom forks; Optional ABS brake system

Warranty

Warranty............................................................. 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval...................................................... First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter

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