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2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball
2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball

2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball
2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball

2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball
2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball

2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball
2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball



2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball Review

2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Let the odometer do the talking….

The street-dominating muscle cruiser is blacked-out to create a powerful, understated presence. It delivers pavement-churning power and has a head-turning 250mm rear tire. And it’s just waiting for the personal customizing you apply. Like they say, no 8-Ball stays stock for long.

The Hammer S is on sale only in Black with Red Rally Stripes this year. Its sister bike, the Hammer 8-Ball (8-Ball versions are always completely black), gains the same wheels of the “S” but keeps its footpegs in a forward position, so this is the cruiser to choose for those who want the classic American cruiser riding position. The Hammer S has dual front discs for a more aggressive riding style while the Hammer 8-Ball has a single disc.

” 106 cubic inch Freedom® V-Twin (1731cc)
” 139 Nm at 2,800rpm
” 6-speed overdrive transmission
” 17 litre tank
” Two-up seating
” 673mm seat height (Hammer S) and 660mm (Hammer 8-Ball)
” 18 x 3.5″ front wheel with a Dunlop D418F Elite 3 tyre
” 18 x 8.5″ rear wheel with a Dunlop D418F Elite 3 tyre
” 306kg (Hammer S) 303kg (Hammer 8-Ball) dry weight

 

The 2016 Cruiser line-up is the brand’s most aggressive iteration of American muscle yet.

The line-up consists of the Vegas 8-Ball (all-black) and Vegas, the Hammer 8-Ball and Hammer S performance cruisers and the Judge sport-cruiser. Let’s not forget the Gunner, which has been a huge sales success and finally, the High-Ball, which is in high demand for its bobber-style.

Three of the cruisers – the Judge, Hammer S and Gunner – have the footpegs placed mid-frame instead of forward, giving riders in EMEA a sportier riding position to what riders in the USA have.

The Gunner, High-Ball and Judge all have ABS as standard.

 



2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

The Hammer 8-Ball now has the same wheels that the Hammer S has, but the 8-Ball version keeps its footpegs in the forward position, so this is the cruiser to choose for those who want the classic American cruiser riding position.

 

All of the motorcycles in Victory Motorcycles’ cruiser category can now be fitted with performance Akrapovic exhausts.

Owners of the Gunner, Judge, Hammer S, Hammer 8-Ball, Vegas 8-Ball and the High-Ball can simply make a straight swap of their standard exhausts for these new Akrapovic ones.

The exhausts come in either matte black or chrome and have a two-year warranty.

Uroš Rosa, PhD and CEO Akrapovic d.d says: “This is a very a significant event for all of us here at Akrapovic, and we are extremely proud to be the performance exhaust of choice for Victory Motorcycles’ cruiser category. We have a history of creating innovative exhaust solutions using the latest technology, and it is this philosophy that we see in this collaboration. Victory Motorcycles has breathed new life into the American V-Twin cruiser market with its pioneering range of bikes, and we are delighted to align our own unique exhaust knowledge with them. Akrapovic will give part of its world and a whole new character to each and every bike fitted with one of its exhaust systems, and, through the performance, quality, design, technology, and unmistakable sound that we deliver with each exhaust system, all Akrapovic-equipped Victory Motorcycles cruisers will be bikes that stand out from the rest.”

Victory Motorcycles’ head of parts, apparel and accessories, Andreas Geisinger, said: “I was very excited to work with Akrapovic on this exclusive exhaust line for our Victory Motorcycles line up.

“Akrapovic, with their well-known class-leading quality and performance levels, goes perfectly with Victory Motorcycles’ push to produce machines with ‘Modern American Performance’. These handmade exhausts are like works of art.”

 

 

2016 Victory Hammer 8-Ball www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits


250MM REAR TIRE The Hammer 8-Ball has a sporty, high-cut rear fender that shows off the bike’s signature 250mm rear tire. This tire was developed specifically for the Hammer 8-Ball so it delivers a smooth ride, easy handling – and muscle cruiser attitude unique to the Hammer 8-Ball


BLACKED-OUT EVERYTHING The Hammer 8-Ball has blacked-out features from end to end, from the headlight to the exhaust. The blacked-out style is powerful and understated. It’s ready for a Hammer 8-Ball rider to customize and add accessories to make the bike your own.


106 CUBIC-INCH FREEDOM® V-TWIN The Victory Freedom® 106/6 V-Twin is smooth, efficient – and extremely powerful. It’s fuel-injected, counter-balanced and it delivers 110 ft-lb of torque you can use for great cruising or dominating at stoplights. You’ll have instant throttle response and outstanding power you can unleash on demand.


110 FT-LBS OF TORQUE With the outstanding power of the Victory Freedom® 106/6 V-Twin, you’ll ride a Hammer 8-Ball with confidence – and with 110 ft-lb of torque on tap. Use the power to enjoy the best cruising, to head out onto the open road, and to manage traffic with passing power to spare.


6-SPEED OVERDRIVE TRANSMISSION The Victory 6-speed transmission with true overdrive syncs up with the outstanding power of the Victory Freedom® 106/6 V-Twin, and its helical-cut gears ensure that each shift is smooth and sure. When you’re cruising on the interstate, the 6th gear overdrive drops the RPMs and delivers the smooth ride you’ve been looking for.


REMOVABLE PASSENGER COWL The Hammer 8-Ball features clean, sporty styling. The passenger seat is integrated into the rear bodywork – with a removable gloss black cowl covering the seat. For solo riding, keep the cowl in place and project distinctive muscle cruiser style. To ride 2-up, remove the cowl and share the Hammer 8-Ball experience.


INVERTED FORKS The inverted forks enhance the Hammer 8-Ball’s muscle cruiser styling, and provide excellent dampening for easy, intuitive handling and a smooth ride and on every street. This Victory cruiser rolls on a stylish 18” wheel and meaty front tire.


ADD VICTORY ACCESSORIES TO MAKE IT ALL YOURS Add Victory Accessories and customize your Hammer® to suit your individual style. All Victory accessories undergo the same rigorous testing as our motorcycles, so they install easily, fit properly, and deliver outstanding performance.


AKRAPOVIC EXHAUST (ACCESSORY) Designed, developed and manufactured exclusively for Victory Motorcycles, Akrapovic’s new twin silencer Slip-On system has been tuned to deliver optimum performance and enhance the thundering American V-twin soundtrack, for the full range of Victory Cruisers sharing the Freedom 106 (1731cc) motor. Akrapovic Slip-Ons fully satisfy EC noise and emission standards.

 


 


 

2016 Victory Hammer S – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing


Specifications

ABS Not Equipped
Dry Weight 672 lbs / 305 kg
Displacement 106 ci / 1731 cc
Oil Capacity 5.0 qts / 4.73 ltr

ENGINE & DRIVETRAIN

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 9:4:1
Transmission/Final Drive Carbon Fiber Reinforced Belt
Transmission/Primary Drive Gear Drive with Torque Compensator
Valve Train SOHC – 4 Valves per Cylinder/Hydraulic Lifters & Cam Chain Adjusters
Transmission Type 6 Speed Overdrive/Constant Mesh
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection with dual 45mm throttle body
Exhaust Dual-Large Bore Slash-Cut with Common Volume
Cooling Air & Oil
Bore x Stroke (mm) 101 x 108 mm
Engine Type Freedom 106/ 6 V-Twin

Suspension

Rear Suspension Single Monotube Gas/Preload Adjustable/3.9″ (98.9mm)
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork/ 5.1″ (130mm)

Brakes

Brake System Type Not Linked
Rear Brakes Single 300 x 5mm/ Floating Rotor/ 2 Piston Caliper
Front Brakes Dual 300 x 5mm/Floating Rotor/4 Piston Calipers

Tires / Wheels

Front Wheel 18 x 3.5 in
Rear Wheel 18 x 8.5 in
Rear Tires Dunlop D419 Elite 3
Front Tires Dunlop D418F Elite 3

DIMENSIONS

GVWR 1,173 lbs / 532 kg
Rake/Trail 33° / 5.5 in / 140 mm
Wheelbase 66.5 in / 1689 mm
Seat Height 26.5 in / 673 mm
Ground Clearance 5.8 in / 148 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 4.5 gal / 17.0 ltr
Overall Length (in./mm.) 93.8 in / 2382 mm




 


 

2016 Victory Hammer S – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing


Specifications

ABS Not Equipped
Dry Weight 672 lbs / 305 kg
Displacement 106 ci / 1731 cc
Oil Capacity 5.0 qts / 4.73 ltr

ENGINE & DRIVETRAIN

Battery YTX20HL-BS/12 Volt 18 Amp Hour 310 CCA
Charging System 48 Amps Max Output
Compression Ratio 9:4:1
Cooling Air & Oil
Drive/Driven Clutch Wet Multi-Plate/Diaphragm Spring
Exhaust Dual-Large Bore Slash-Cut with Common Volume
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection with dual 45mm throttle body
Transmission/Final Drive Carbon Fiber Reinforced Belt
Transmission/Primary Drive Gear Drive with Torque Compensator
Transmission Type 6 Speed Overdrive/Constant Mesh
Valve Train SOHC – 4 Valves per Cylinder/Hydraulic Lifters & Cam Chain Adjusters
Bore x Stroke (mm) 101 x 108 mm
Engine Type Freedom 106/ 6 V-Twin

Suspension

Front Suspension Telescopic Fork/ 5.1″ (130mm)
Rear Suspension Single Monotube Gas/Preload Adjustable/3.9″ (98.9mm)

Brakes

Brake System Type Not Linked
Front Brakes Dual 300 x 5mm/Floating Rotor/4 Piston Calipers
Rear Brakes Single 300 x 5mm/ Floating Rotor/ 2 Piston Caliper

Tires / Wheels

Front Tires Dunlop D418F Elite 3
Front Wheel 18 x 3.5 in
Rear Tires Dunlop D419 Elite 3
Rear Wheel 18 x 8.5 in

DIMENSIONS

Fuel Capacity (Litres) 4.5 gal / 17.0 ltr
GCWR 1,173 lbs / 532 kg
Ground Clearance 5.8 in / 148 mm
Rake/Trail 33° / 5.5 in / 140 mm
Seat Height 26.5 in / 673 mm
Wheelbase 66.5 in / 1689 mm
Overall Length (in./mm.) 93.8 in / 2382 mm





 

2016 Victory – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £See Dealer GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Specifications

Dry Weight 668 lbs / 303 kg
Displacement 106 ci / 1731 cc

Engine

Battery 12 volts / 18 amp hours
Charging System 48 amps max output
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Compression ratio 9.4 : 1
Cooling System Air / oil
Exhaust Staggered slash-cut dual exhaust with crossover
Final Drive Carbon Fiber Reinforced Belt
Fuel Capacity 17.0 ltr
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection with dual 45mm throttle body
Primary Drive Gear drive with torque compensator
Transmission 6-speed overdrive constant mesh
Valve train Single overhead camshafts with 4 valves per cylinder, self-adjusting cam chains, hydraulic lifters
Bore x Stroke 101 x 108 mm
Engine Type 4-stroke 50° V-Twin

Suspension

Front Suspension Inverted cartridge telescopic fork, 43 mm diameter, 5.1 in / 130 mm travel
Rear Suspension Single, mono-tube gas, cast aluminum with rising rate linkage, 3.0 in / 75 mm travel, preload adjustable spring

Brakes

Brake system type Conventional
Front braking system 300mm floating rotor with 4-piston caliper
Rear braking system 300mm floating rotor with 2-piston caliper

Tires / Wheels

Front tire 130/70R18 Dunlop Elite 3
Front Wheel 18 x 3.5 in
Rear tire 250/40R18 Dunlop Elite 3
Rear Wheel 18 x 8.5 in

Chassis

Ground Clearance 5.3 in / 135 mm
GVWR 1,173 lbs / 532 kg
Rake/trail 33° / 5.5 in / 140 mm
Seat Heigh 26 in / 660 mm
Wheelbase 66.5 in / 1689 mm
Length 93.8 in / 2382 mm
Lean Angle 26.5°
Oil capacity 4.73 ltr

Features

Colors Gloss Black



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