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2008 Victory Kingpin

2008 Victory Kingpin


Easy to ride, easy to enjoy. That’s the 2008 Kingpin, which is engineered to inspire confi dence and control on the road. Everything about the Kingpin feels right – the ergonomics, suspension, power, braking – making it a cinch to ride and to enjoy.

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

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

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 265 Kingpin model-family accessories

KINGPIN COLORS & GRAPHICS FOR 2008
• Solid Midnight Cherry
• Solid Super Steel Gray
• Two-tone Sands Metallic/Black
• Black with flame graphics
• Solid Black

KEY RETURNING FEATURES
• Confidence-inspiring, easy-handling front suspension with inverted cartridge-type forks
• Ample meat on the road inspires rider confidence: a 130mm front tire on an 18” wheel
• Driver floorboards & heel/toe shift lever are standard
• Custom-inspired headlight design

ENGINE Kingpin
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   99.9 in / 2537 mm
Wheelbase 65.6 in / 1666 mm
Seat Height 26.5 in / 673 mm
Ground Clearance 5.8 in / 148 mm
Rake/trail 32.8o / 5.4 in / 138 mm
Dry Weight 676 Lbs / 307 Kg
GVWR   1234 lbs. / 560 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 300mm floating rotor
  with 4-piston caliper
Rear braking system:  
  Type 300mm floating rotor
    with 2-piston caliper
WHEELS & TIRES  
Wheels:    
  Front 18 x 3.0 in
  Rear 18 x 5.0 in
Tires:  
  Front 130/70 B18 Dunlop 491 Elite II
  Rear 180 55-B18 Dunlop D417
COLOR OPTIONS  
    Solid Black
  Solid Midnight Cherry
  Solid Supersteel Gray
  2 Tone Sands Metallic/Black
  Black with Flames

 

 

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