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PICS: The sexy Victory Vegas 8-Ball

Last updated on: February 19, 2013 10:11 IST

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Faisal Ali Khan

Watch out for this mean meachine as it hits the Indian roads by the end of this year

Polaris is present in India with a range of ATVs in its line-up. The American company showcased a range of products at last year's Auto Expo, including its high end cruiser motorcycle range. Known as Victory Motorcycles, these high-end machines are now headed to India, by the end of the year.


Image: Polaris's Victory Vegas 8-Ball
Photographs: victorymotorcycles.com

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Polaris hasn't disclosed which models will be launched yet but we expect the entry level Victory Vegas 8-Ball cruiser to make it to our shores. This bike is priced at $12,499 (Rs 677,695 lakh) in the US market and will be brought in via the CBU route.


Photographs: victorymotorcycles.com

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The Victory Vegas 8-Vall uses a V-twin engine and like typical American manufacturers, the power figure is kept a secret.


Photographs: victorymotorcycles.com

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The torque from this engine is 149 Nm, which is quite a lot for a motorcycle.


Photographs: victorymotorcycles.com

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The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The bike's motor features 4-valve overhead cams and hydraulic lifters.


Photographs: victorymotorcycles.com

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The Vegas 8-Ball has a low seat (no pillion seat here) and the handlebars are pulled back.


Photographs: victorymotorcycles.com

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The telescopic forks at the front and air adjustable mono-tube at the rear form the suspension of this motorcycle  which weighs 290 kgs. The company will offer a range of products over time.


Photographs: victorymotorcycles.com

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