Harley Davidson V-rod 105th Anniversary: history, specs, pictures

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Harley Davidson V-rod 105th Anniversary
Production 2008
Class Cruiser
liquid-cooled, Revolution, 60-degree V-twin
Bore / Stroke 104.1mm x 104.1mm
Compression ratio 11.5:1
Horsepower 120.96 HP (90.2 KW) @ 8000RPM
Torque 84.09 ft/lbs (114.0 Nm) @ 7250RPM
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Transmission Gear box: chain

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: inverted fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: dual 300mm discs, 4-piston caliper
Rear: single 300mm disc, 4-piston caliper
Front Tire 120/70ZR-19 60W
Rear Tire 240/40R-18 79V
Wheelbase 67.01 inches (1702 mm)
Length 94.88 inches (2410 mm)
Width 40.2 inches (1021 mm)
Seat Height 27.8 inches (706 mm)
Weight 292.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Harley Davidson V-rod 105th Anniversary was a liquid-cooled, Revolution, 60-degree V-twin Cruiser motorcycle produced by Harley Davidson in 2008. Max torque was 84.09 ft/lbs (114.0 Nm) @ 7250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 120.96 HP (90.2 KW) @ 8000 RPM.


A 104.1mm bore x 104.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1247.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a chain transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.


It came with a 120/70ZR-19 60W front tire and a 240/40R-18 79V rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 300mm discs, 4-piston caliper in the front and a single 300mm disc, 4-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a inverted fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The V-rod 105th Anniversary was fitted with a 1.32 Gallon (5.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 67.01 inches (1702 mm) long.

2008 Harley Davidson V-rod 105th Anniversary[edit]

The 2008 MY Harley Davidson VRSCAW 105th Anniversary V-Rod sports a liquid-cooled, 1250cc, Revolution 60-degree V-twin engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce 121 horsepower and 114 Nm of torque. This model has been released to celebrate 105 years of Harley Davidson heritage, and comes with a special, Anniversary Copper and Vivid Black, two-tone paint scheme. In all other departments, it has the same features as the base V-rod, such as the new slipper clutch and the brushed aluminum, profile-laced front wheel.