Victory Hammer 8-Ball Review

Victory Motorcycles founded in 1997 is an American motorcycle manufacturer. The company has its headquarters in Spirit Lake Iowa USA; this is where final assembling of the motorcycles takes place.The first Victory motorcycle was V92 C, which began selling in 1998.

2016 is yet another year when Victory motorcycles get to impress the cycling fraternity with impressive models. These models include touring, baggers, cruiser and electric

2016 Victory Hammer-8 Ball is among the best of the cruiser design. This muscle cruiser has an all-black sophisticated look. It has a 250 mm rear tire that is eye-catching and the cruiser can be customized.

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ALL-BLACKED OUT:

2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball is all black from the headlights to the exhaust. It has a powerful and understated look. The black style is ideal for a hammer rider who wants to customize the bike with accessories to give it a personal look.

250 MM REAR TIRE:

The hammer has a rear fender that is high cut and shows the 250 mm rear tire that was developed specifically for this Hammer 8-Ball. The tire ensures comfortable riding and smooth handling of the bike.

106 CUBIC-INCH FREEDOM V-TWIN:

This is a quiet, efficient and powerful engine it delivers 110-ft-lb torque. It accelerates instantly and is ideal for cruising, getting through traffic with ease and with confidence.

REMOVABLE PASSENGER COWL:

The passenger seat is on the rear bodywork. The seat is has a removable glass cowl cover. To share the experience hammer remove the cowl cover and keep it on when riding solo it brings out the muscle style of the cruiser.

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INVERTED FORKS:

This enhances the muscle cruiser style and provides dampening for easy handling and smooth riding on the street.

AKRAPOVIC EXHAUST:

Designed and manufactured specifically for Victory motorcycles. It delivers the thundering American V-twin soundtrack. It satisfies emissions and EC noise standards.

2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball cost is priced at $ 22995.

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TECHNICAL DETAILS

Displacement 106 ci/1731 cc

Dry weight 305 kg

Oil capacity 4.73 liter.

ABS not equipped

ENGINE & DRIVE TRAIN

Battery YTX20HL-BS/12 Volt 18 Amp Hour 310 CCA

Charging System 48 Amps Max Output

Drive/Driven Clutch Wet Multi-Plate/Diaphragm Spring

Compression Ratio is 9 by 4 by 1

Final Drive Carbon Fiber Reinforced Belt

Primary Drive Gear Drive with Torque Compensation

Valve Train SOHC – 4 Valves per Cylinder/Hydraulic Lifters & Cam Chain Adjusters

Transmission Type: 6 Speed Overdrive/Constant Mesh

Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection and dual 45mm throttle body

Exhaust: Dual-Large Bore Slash-Cut with Common Volume

Cooling: Air & Oil

Bore by Stroke 101 x 108 mm

Engine Type: Freedom 106/ 6 V-Twin

Suspension

Rear Suspension Single Mono tube Gas (98.9 mm)

Front Suspension Telescopic Fork/ 5.1″ (130 mm)

Brakes

Rear Brakes Single 300 x 5 mm

Front Brakes Dual 300 x 5 mm

Rear and front Brakes have floating rotor and two caliper and four calipers respectively.

Tires / Wheels

Front Wheel 18 x 3.5 in

Rear Wheel 18 x 8.5 in

Rear Tires &Front; tires Dun lop D 419 Elite 3 and D 418 F Elite 3 respectively.

DIMENSIONS

GVWR 532 kg

Rake/Trail 33° / 140 mm

Wheelbase 1689 mm

Seat Height 673 mm

Ground Clearance 148 mm

Fuel Capacity 17.0 litres

Overall Length (mm.) 2382 mm

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