First Look: 2017 Victory Octane

All new model

Victory announced the release of the all new 2017 Victory Octane.

Liquid-cooled with 4-valve heads and dual-overhead cams, Octane’s 60-degree V-twin makes more horsepower than any Victory ever built—104 horsepower and 76 foot-pounds of tire-shredding torque. Geared for quick acceleration, Octane sprints down the quarter-mile in 12 seconds and rushes from 0-60 mph in under four seconds. With the heart of a Pikes Peak International Hill Climb™ racer, Octane has power to burn.

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

Raw power is only half of the musclebike equation. You also need a solid chassis that can transmit all that power to the pavement and hold a tight line when bent into a corner. Octane’s solid-mounted powertrain connects cast-aluminum front and rear frame sections, with twin tubular-steel backbones for added rigidity. Dual-rate springs at both ends deliver solid feedback over any type of pavement, and oversized, 298mm disc brakes are ready for those rare occasions when you want to shed speed instead.

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

Octane is the most aggressive Victory ever built, and the styling suits with harder lines, sharper form language, and other details that make Octane look leaner and meaner than any American motorcycle ever before. The bullet cowl is standard equipment and screams to oncoming traffic that this bike is built for speed—the only thing other riders are going to see is the LED taillight disappearing in the distance.

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

2017 Victory Octane

2017 Victory Octane

Photo: Victory

Forget everything you think you know about American V-twin motorcycles. Forget the conventional wisdom that says American motorcycles are all big, boring, and backwardslooking for design inspiration. Victory’s Octane delivers a new vision for American motorcycles, one that leverages all the latest technology and delivers a level of performance and excitement previously unknown to American V-twin motorcycle riders. This is the Modern American Musclebike.

Specifications
ENGINE
ENGINE TYPE Liquid-cooled 60° V-Twin
VALVE TRAIN DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
DISPLACEMENT 1179.3cc
BORE X STROKE 101.0 x 73.6mm
COMPRESSION RATIO 10.8:1
HORSEPOWER 104 HP/77 KW @ 8000 RPM
TORQUE 76 FT-LBS/103 NM @ 6000 RPM
FUEL SYSTEM EFI with single 60mm throttle body
EXHAUST Dual slash-cut mufflers with common volume
CLUTCH Wet, multi-plate
TRANSMISSION 6-speed
FINAL DRIVE Belt
FUEL CAPACITY 3.4 gal.
OIL CAPACITY 4.5 qt.
WARRANTY 2 Year / Unlimited Miles
ACCESSORIES
WHEELS / TIRES / BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Two-piston caliper, 298mm disc
REAR BRAKE One-piston caliper, 298mm disc
FRONT TIRE 130/70-18 63H
REAR TIRE 160/70-17 76H
FRONT WHEEL 18 X 3.5-in. cast, 10-spoke
REAR WHEEL 17 X 4.5-in. cast, 10-spoke
MSRP $10,499 (US) $10,749 (Calif.)

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