Victory Vision: history, specs, pictures

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The Victory Vision was first introduced as a concept at the 2005 Long Beach Motorcycle Show. It was show again in 2006 as two prototypes of a forthcoming production model. The 2006 prototypes had given up the original concept's many user-friendly technologies. The new prototypes and later production model can best be described as Road King meets Goldwing. Many of the details of are TBA. The engine is expected to be at least as large as the 100 cubic inch (1634cc) Hammer and up to as large as two liters (making it competition of Kawasaki's Vulcan 2000). It is expected to arrive in dealerships around October of 2007 at a price of around $17,000 that should undercut the Harley FLH.

Victory Vision
Manufacturer
Also called Vision Street Premium, Vision Tour Comfort, Vision Tour Premium, Vision Street, Vision 8 Ball, Vision Tour
Production 2008 - 2018
Class Touring
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 101.0mm x 108.0mm
Compression ratio 9.4:1
Fuel System injection. electronic fuel injection with dual 45mm throttle body
Battery 9.4:1
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: wet, multi-plate
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: single, mono-tube, cast aluminum with constant-rate linkage, air adjustable
Brakes Front: double disc. floating rotor with 3-piston calipers. abs.
Rear: single disc. floating rotor with 2-piston caliper. abs.
Front Tire 130/70-r18
Rear Tire 180/60-r16
Wheelbase 65.75 inches (1670 mm)
Length 106.38 inches (2702 mm)
Width 44.88 inches (1140 mm)
Seat Height 26.5 inches (673 mm)
Weight 866.42 pounds (393.0 Kg) (dry), 408.0 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity 1.24 Gallon (4.70 Liters)
Fuel Capacity 6.0 Gallon (22.71 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Victory Vision was a v2, four-stroke Touring motorcycle produced by Victory between 2008 and 2018.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled v2, four-stroke. A 101.0mm bore x 108.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1731.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet, multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 130/70-r18 front tire and a 180/60-r16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc. floating rotor with 3-piston calipers. abs. in the front and a single disc. floating rotor with 2-piston caliper. abs. in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a single, mono-tube, cast aluminum with constant-rate linkage, air adjustable. The Vision was fitted with a 6.0 Gallon (22.71 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 866.42 pounds (393.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 65.75 inches (1670 mm) long.

2008 Victory Vision Street[edit]

The 2008 MY Victory Vision Street is the new addition to the Victory cruiser family. At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive. Unlike all the other cruisers from the House of Spirit Lake, the Vision takes an almost futuristic approach to its design, with continuous flowing lines from the headlight to the rear fender, and saddlebags integrated within the bodywork, not simply additions.

It has improved long-haul capabilites, thanks to the windscreen and full-fairing, the saddlebags, as well as a comfortable two-up seat, and a two speaker premium sound system, plus Cruise control as standard. Linked brakes make for a safer ride, while the easily adjustable seat suspension and the low, 26.5" seat height make it one of the most comfortable two-wheelers from Victory.


2008 Victory Vision Street Premium[edit]

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The House of Spirit Lake has launched a version of their new Vision especially addressed for those riders who want nothing but the best parts on their machine, in the embodiment of the 2008 MY Victory Vision Street Premium. As opposed to the base model, it features improvements that significantly increase its comfort and touring capabilities, such as the Premium, adjustable windshield, heated grips for both rider and pillion, individually heated seats, as well as more chrome-plating on various parts.

In the tech/ engine department, as the base model, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse and a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive.


2008 Victory Vision Tour Premium[edit]

The epitome of touring machines designed by the House of Spirit Lake can be found in the embodiment of the 2008 MY Victory Vision Tour Premium. It comes standard with features such as heated hand grips and seats, a four speaker audio system, hard saddlebags and trunk with integrated pillion backrest, Cruise Control, a low seat height, an easily adjustable rear suspension, a linked braking system, an electrically adjustable Power windshield, HID headlight, plus a number of chrome embellishments throughout the bike.

In the engine department, it boasts a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 50-degree V-twin mated to a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive.


2008 Victory Vision Tour[edit]

The House of Spirit Lake has launched an even more touring ready version of the new Vision, in the embodiment of the 2008 MY Victory Vision Tour. This machine sports a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse and a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive. Standard features such as the trunk and integrated saddlebags, which offer 29.2 gallons of storage capacity, a four-speaker Premium sound system, the integrated floorboards, as well as improved ergonomics, and a passenger backrest integrated in the trunk take the touring capabilities of the Vision to the next level. Also, as the base model, it features Cruise Control as standard as well as a linked braking system, for a more safe and comfortable ride, all-together.


2008 Victory Vision Tour Comfort[edit]

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As the Vision Tour, the 2008 MY Victory Vision Tour Comfort is one of the most touring-oriented cruisers ever to have been designed by the House of Spirit Lake. What differentiates this version from the base model is the increased level of comfort, for both rider and passenger, achieved with the addition of features such as the heated pillion and rider hand grips, the individually heated seat, as well as the electrically adjustable Power windshield, which lets the rider adjust the volume and the direction of the airflow to the cockpit area.

At its heart lies the new, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerplant mated to a manual, six-speed overdrive transmission. As the base model, it features the Cruise Control technology, as well as the linked braking system, which make for a more safe and easy-to-ride two-wheeler.


2009 Victory Vision Tour[edit]

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For those riders who spend most of their time behind the bars, but want an alternative to the usual European or Japanese cruisers, the House of Spirit Lake has launched the 2009 MY Victory Vision Tour. With standard features such as a trunk with built-in passenger backrest plus hard saddlebags, which combined offer 29.2 gallons of storage space, a modern console and controls, a low, 26.5" seat height, as well as a modern audio system compatible with MP3, it is easy to understand why this is one of the best touring machines designed by Victory. At to this the iconic Vision design, with its continuously flowing lines, plus the exposed powerplant, and you get one of the most unique production touring two-wheelers available on the market.


2009 Victory Vision Tour Comfort[edit]

When it comes to comfort, few can match the 2009 MY Victory Vision Tour Comfort. As opposed to the base Vision Tour, it comes with heated grips for both rider and passenger, as well as individually heated seats, plus a power windshield, which offers better protection against the elements. Other features such as the generous, 29.2 gallons of storage capacity inside its standard hard saddlebags and trunk, the Premium audio system with MP3 compatibility, as well as the modern console and controls, make it an excellent choice if you are on the market for a modern touring machine. Style-wise, it has the trademark Vision, "one-piece" bodywork, with continuously flowing lines from end to end.

At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin paired to a manual, six-speed overdrive transmission.


2009 Victory Vision Tour Premium[edit]

The engineers from the House of Spirit Lake have taken the Vision Tour Comfort to the next level, in the embodiment of the 2009 MY Victory Vision Tour Premium. It has all the touring-enhancing features found on its sibling, plus a few improvements that suit the taste of those riders who want only top-quality parts on their machines. The power windshield, the billet wheels, the HID headlight with lit badges, as well as the premium chrome-plating used on various parts of the motorcycle add a touch of uniqueness to this two-wheeler.

At its heart lies an air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse mated to a manual, six-speed overdrive transmission.


2009 Victory Vision Street[edit]

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The 2009 MY Victory Vision Street boasts one of the boldest designs from the House of Spirit Lake. Its curved lines start from the headlight and don't end until they reach the tip of the rear fender, forming a sleek, continuous, futuristic-like bodywork, without covering its powerful heart, the air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse. Improved touring capabilities are assured by the standard hard saddlebags, the Premium audio system, the manually adjustable windshield and the Cruise Control. Whether one decides to go on an evening, boulevard stroll, or a weekend outing in the countryside, solo or two-up, the 2009 Victory Vision Street is up for the task.


2009 Victory Vision Street Premium[edit]

The 2009 MY Victory Street Premium is addressed to those riders who want nothing but the best on their cruiser. It comes standard with a Premium audio system, a Power windshield, heated grips, heated seats, HID headlight with lit badges, billet wheels, a premium chrome-plating on various parts, as well as Cruise Control as standard. Add to this lockable, hard saddlebags and the futuristic styling that comes with every Vision model, and you get one of the most sought after models among Victory fans.

At its heart lies a powerful, air-cooled, four-strike, 1731cc, 50-degree powerhouse mated to a manual, six-speed overdrive transmission. This means the 2009 Victory Street Premium can take on the rolls of a boulevard stroller, as well as a weekend tourer, both solo or two-up.


2010 Victory Vision Tour[edit]

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The 2010 MY Vision Tour is a touring machine which boasts the most unique design among its Victory siblings. Continuous, curved lines that start from the fairing and end at the rear fender, a full-coverage, frame-mounted fairing, offer it a custom, almost futuristic appearance, without distracting attention form its powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerplant, which is proudly displayed. It comes standard with a trunk and hard saddlebags, which offer 29 gallons of storage space, Cruise Control, MP3 combatible AM/FM radio and an integrated audio system with two speakers, as well as a generous, 6-gallon fuel tank, which make it one of the best touring machines ever to be designed by the House of Spirit Lake, as well as one of the preferred choices among Victory fans, and not only.


2011 Victory Vision Tour[edit]

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The 2011 MY Victory Vision Tour carries on the torch of its previous reincarnations, as one of the best touring machines ever to be designed by the House of Spirit Lake. At its heart lies a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin powerhouse mated to a sturdy, six-speed manual transmission with an overdrive function, which ensure relaxed cruising speeds, as well as improved acceleration for fast highway passes.

It boasts excellent touring capabilities, thanks to the standard hard saddlebags and trunk, technologies such as Cruise Control and ABS, as well as a full fairing and wind screen. Also, it come with individually heated rider an pillion seats, as well as heated hand grips for both rider and passenger.


2012 Victory Vision Tour[edit]

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The 2012 MY Victory Vision Tour offers unprecedented levels of comfort and convenience, all packed in a modern, almost futuristic design. At its heart lies a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-twin engine mated to a sturdy, six-speed manual transmission with an overdrive function. Hard, lockable, color-matching saddlebags and trunk come as standard, and offer 110 liters of cargo capacity. Other features such as the full fairing, individually heated passenger and rider seats, an electronically-adjustable windshield, heated grips, an integrated audio system with AM/FM radio and MP3/iPod cable, as well as technologies such as Cruise Control and ABS come as standard, and make for one of the most comfortable touring machines ever to have been designed by the House of Spirit Lake.


2013 Victory Vision Tour[edit]

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When it comes to touring motorcycles, it doesn't get much better than the 2013 MY Victory Vision Tour. At its heart lies a dependable, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-Twin powerplant mated to a sturdy, six-speed manual transmission with an overdrive function, which ensures smooth power delivery for prolonged cruises, as well as enough kick and punch for fast highway passes. It come standard with modern technologies such as the linked ABS and Cruise Control, which not only make for a safer ride, but a more comfortable one also. It has a generous 29 gallons of storage space inside its trunk and saddlebags, which come as standard, as well as dual zone heated seats and hand grips, which mean a longer riding season.


2014 Victory Vision[edit]

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The 2014 MY Victory Vision has, at its heart, a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, V-Twin powerhouse mated to a six-speed manual transmission with overdrive, which ensures a smooth power delivery, yet, still packs enough kick and punch for high-speed highway passes. Standard features such as the Cruise Control, linked ABS, the power windshield mounted on the full-coverage frame mounted fairing and the heated hand grips plus the independently heated passenger and rider seats make this one of the most sought after touring machines among Victory fans.

Visually, it has a modern, almost futuristic styling, thanks to continuous flowing lines and the choice between a White Metallic or a Nuclear Sunset paint and graphic schemes.


2015 Victory Vision[edit]

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The 2015 MY Victory Vision is the perfect embodiment of a modern touring machine. It has a futuristic design, with continuous, curved lines that start from the front fairing and end on the standard trunk. At its heart lies a powerful, air-cooled, four-stroke, 1731cc, 50-degree V-Twin power plant, that has been proudly displayed, mated to a dependable, six-speed manual transmission with overdrive, for optimum power delivery across a wide range of riding scenarios.

It comes standard with an impressive 29 gallons of loading space, inside its standard trunk and hard saddlebags, with heated handgrips and independent rider and pillion heated seats, and technologies such as Cruise Control and linked ABS as standard, which not only increase its touring capabilities, but make for an overall safer machine.