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2008 Victory Hammer

2008 Victory Hammer


The leap from sport bikes to cruisers is more of a smooth, easy step when riders land on the Hammer. It features sport bike-inspired styling, responsive handling, premium braking and outstanding power. It conveys the feel of a sport bike from the seat of a cruiser.

NEW FOR 2008
• New Victory brake system provides consistently outstanding braking
• New brake system uses several new components: Hand brake lever, front and rear calipers, rear master cylinder, rotors & plumbing
• New handgrips & end caps are styled to complement the new switch housings
• New grips can accept heated grip accessory; heated grips also available on Victory Custom Order Program models
• New switch housings provide refined, more integrated styling

UNIQUE HAMMER STYLE
• Long & low with aggressive riding position, “V” handlebars & custom-inspired fuel tank
• Passenger pad is under a color-matched cowl; smooth styling for solo riding, easy conversion for 2-up riding
• Uniquely styled Hammer rear end: Sporty rear fender cut high to feature the super-fat 250mm tyre

NEXT GENERATION VICTORY FREEDOM® 100/6 V-TWIN
• 100ci/1634cc engine produces 85 horsepower & 106 ft-lbs. torque
• New airbox enhances air intake to help produce more power
• New Engine Control Module (ECM) with Closed Loop Fuel Injection to reduce emissions, improve drivability & power
• New throttle body, fuel injectors, oxygen sensors & idle air control
• New cooling system has newly styled oil cooler & new internal & external oil routing
• New engine components that reduce NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) include: New cam shafts, pistons, rods, crankshaft, balance shaft, crankcases & engine covers
• New transmission has new 1st & 6th gears
• New 6th gear has slightly higher ratio & runs more quietly
• New 1st gear has lower ratio & delivers improved low-speed drivability & acceleration
• New primary drive with new torque compensator reduces operating noise & improves smoothness

HAMMER COLORS & GRAPHICS FOR 2008
• Solid Midnight Cherry
• Solid Super Steel Gray
• Solid Boardwalk Blue
• Solid Black

SPECIAL EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE
Available on Premium Stocking Models, Victory Custom Order Program models & from Pure Victory are:
• New billet wheels with custom design & 5-spoke pattern
• New hydraulic clutch that provides smooth, easy operation; requires less effort to control clutch
• Heated handgrips
• Pure Victory now offers over 200 Hammer model-family accessories

KEY RETURNING FEATURES
• Meaty, smooth-riding 250mm rear tire was developed by Victory and Dunlop tire technicians specifically for the Hammer
• Smooth-handling suspension has inverted cartridge-type forks

ENGINE Hammer
Engine type   4-stroke 50o V-Twin
Cooling system Air / oil
Displacement 100 ci / 1634 cc
Bore x Stroke 101 x 102 mm
Compression ratio 8.7:1
Valve train Single overhead camshafts with
  4 valves per cylinder,
  self-adjusting cam chains,
  hydraulic lifters
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
  with 45mm throttle bodies
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal / 17.0 ltr
   
Exhaust Staggered slash-cut dual exhaust
  with crossover
Oil capacity 5.0 qts / 4.75 ltr
Charging System 38 amps max output
Battery 12 volts / 18 amp hours
Primary Drive Gear drive with
   torque compensator
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed overdrive constant mesh
Final Drive   Carbon Fiber Reinforced Belt
CHASSIS DIMENSIONS
Length   93.1 in / 2366 mm
Wheelbase 65.7 in / 1669 mm
Seat Height 26.5 in / 673 mm
Ground Clearance 5.8 in / 148 mm
Rake/trail 32.7o / 5.5 in / 140 mm
Dry Weight 680 Lbs / 308 Kg
GVWR   1173 lbs. / 532 kg
SUSPENSION
Front suspension:  
  Type Inverted cartridge telescopic fork
  Fork tube diameter 43 mm
  Travel 5.1 in / 130 mm
Rear suspension:  
  Shock absorber Single, mono-tube gas
  Swingarm Cast Aluminum
  with rising rate linkage
  Travel 3.9 in / 100 mm
  Adjustments Preload adjustable spring
BRAKES  
Front braking system:  
  Type Dual 300mm floating rotor
  with 4-piston calipers
Rear braking system:  
  Type 300mm floating rotor
    with 2-piston caliper
WHEELS & TIRES  
Wheels:    
  Front 18 x 3.0 in
  Rear 18 x 8.5 in
Tires:  
  Front 130/70R18 Dunlop Elite 3
  Rear 250/40R18 Dunlop Elite 3
COLOR OPTIONS
    Solid Black
  Solid Midnight Cherry
  Solid Supersteel Gray
  Solid Boardwalk Blue

 

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