Harley-Davidson V-Rod

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Harley-Davidson VRSCDX V-Rod 10th Anniversary Edition


The Harley-Davidson V-Rod is a descendant of Harley’s VR-1000, by the Superbike Race Team. The featured a liquid-cooled, dual cam, fuel injected that had been developed in with Porsche.

V-Rod Development

The VR-1000 Superbike Team competed in AMA Superbike beginning in 1994. Harley the plugged on the VR-1000 following the season.

For the 2002 race Harley-Davidson introduced a new team, the Eagle/Vance Hines Pro Stock team, featuring the Screamin’ V-Rod to compete in the NHRA Racing Series. Though the had been retired, the technologies Harley-Davidson developed and refined its run would soon find way to the showroom floor.


The V-Rod debuted for the 2002 year. It represented a number of for Harley-Davidson. The V-Rod was the first in Harley’s new model family, for V-Twin, racing, street,

The V-Rod got a brand new engine, the developed in conjunction with who had worked with Harley on the project.

The Revolution was the first engine to appear on a production Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The combination of injection and overhead cams also firsts, introduced on the

The frame on the V-Rod was hydroformed, a that uses high water to bend and shape the reducing the number of welds and the rigidness of the frame. These combined to make the 2002 Harley-Davidson’s most award motorcycle ever.

The Revolution V-Rod was fast. The 1,130 cc plant had an 11.3 to 1 compression and generated a reported 115 horsepower at rpm with a maximum torque of 74 at 7,000 rpm. Through the model year Harley-Davidson was to leave the V-Rod virtually

Middle Years

For the 2006 year Harley-Davidson added performance triple disc, piston Brembo brakes and hand controls. Harley-Davidson two new models to the VRSC family for the model year, the Street Rod and the Rod. All the VRSC models the Revolution engine.

The 2007 got fatter as Harley increased the tire from 180 mm to 240 mm and increased capacity from 3.7 to 5 gallons. changes meant the V-Rod a new frame. The wider frame, rear tire and fuel combined to make the 2007 arguably the slowest V-Rod produced.

Later Years

Harley-Davidson the Revolution engine for the 2008 year. Displacement jumped to cc, or 76.28 cubic inches. The new generated 125 horsepower at 8,250 rpm maximum torque coming in at 85 at 7,000 rpm.

A second of the V-Rod joined the VRSC for the 2009 model year, the Muscle. The Muscle sported an air box mock air-rams and sidepipe exhausts. The front directional were integrated in the rear mirrors.

The bobbed the rear featured combined brake, and directional lights.

To commemorate the anniversary of the V-Rod, Harley-Davidson a special limited edition of the for the 2012 model year. V-Rod was available in Brilliant Pearl and features lots of and silver, from the wheels to the cluster.

Harley-Davidson VRSCDX V-Rod 10th Anniversary Edition

The Harley V-Rod In Pop Culture

its muscle bike looks and and Harley-Davidson heritage it’s no that the V-Rod has appeared in a few movies and TV shows.

In 2004 the channel premiered a documentary, Birth of the V-Rod” that the research, development and design of the engine and the motorcycle itself.

The style makes it the perfect eye whenever television shows a bike with attitude. The has been spotted in the background in on television series including Crime Scene Investigation and Miami on CBS, House on Fox, Entourage on HBO, Weeds and Burn Notice USA.

X-Men 3: The Last Stand

Cyclops, played by actor Marsden, rides a V-Rod to the in one scene in this movie. V-Rod sports a silver color scheme and the “X” logo on the tank.

The Green Hornet

Director Michel Gondry chose a Harley-Davidson V-Rod as the ride for Kato, the Green side kick, played by Jay Chou. Kato rides the in several scenes in the movie. The to the V-Rod include a blacked out custom LED headlight, Destroyer rear set foot controls and a rear fender.

Celebrities HD V-Rods

On the subject of eye candy, the makes an appearance in Britney “I Love Rock ‘n’ video. Soccer star Bechkham rides a V-Rod. And star Keanu Reeves is to have given 12 stuntmen who on the 2003 film “The Reloaded” each a Harley-Davidson as a sign of gratitude.

Harley-Davidson VRSCDX V-Rod 10th Anniversary Edition
Harley-Davidson VRSCDX V-Rod 10th Anniversary Edition
Harley-Davidson VRSCDX V-Rod 10th Anniversary Edition

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