2006 Harley-Davidson VRSCA V-Rod

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2006 Harley Davidson VRSCA V-Rod
2006 Harley-Davidson VRSCA V-Rod

2006 Harley Davidson VRSCA V-Rod
2006 Harley-Davidson VRSCA V-Rod

2006 Harley Davidson VRSCA V-Rod
2006 Harley-Davidson VRSCA V-Rod

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(V-Rod versus Street-Rod)

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(V-Rod versus Street-Rod)


– 2006 Harley-Davidson VRSCA V-Rod

The original VRSCA V-Rod® has caused more than its fair share of jaws to drop. Just try to peel your eyes off the aluminum bodywork, sweeping exhaust, and Machined Aluminum Disc wheels now fitted with high performance Brembo® brakes. Check out the dragster-style 49mm 38° raked fork. 180mm rear tire. Silver-leaf-coated hydroformed frame. And though there’s a …

… spectrum of glittering paint colors, all anyone may ever see is a shiny blur. That’s because the liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 60° V-Twin Revolution® engine supplies a full 115 horses and torque from here to eternity. All that’s left is to get your boots out to the forward foot controls and enjoy the cruise.

VRSCA V-Rod® Model Overview

The VRSCA V-Rod redefined the power-cruiser category, offering an award-winning marriage of custom styling and liquid-cooled performance. Raked way out there, with a 38-degree fork angle, forward controls and pull back welded handlebars, drag-style aluminum disc wheels and chrome slash-cut exhaust, the V-Rod is one unmistakable motorcycle. The scooped-out seat is just 26 inches off the ground. Dual slash-cut chrome exhaust pipes deliver the wound-out song of a high-performance Revolution V-Twin. Triple-disc, four-piston Brembo brakes and black hand controls are new for 2006. Staggered 10-Spoke Cast Aluminum wheels are an option. A security system is standard. Choose from 13 color options plus the deep silver Anodized Aluminum finish that made V-Rod famous.

VRSCA V-Rod features:

Liquid-cooled, 1130cc Revolution V-Twin engine
115 hp at 8500 rpm/74 ft. lbs. torque @ 7000 rpm
Two-tone silver and charcoal powder-coated cylinders with chrome covers
Dual slash-cut chrome exhaust pipes
38-degree fork angle
49 mm forks
New Brembo triple-disc brakes
Braided brake lines
Low 26-inch seat height
Forward controls
New black hand controls
Silver-leafed aluminum powdercoat on hydroformed frame
Welded pull back handlebars
Clamshell instrument pod
Teardrop reflector-optic headlight
18-inch disc rear wheel, 19-inch disc front wheel
Aluminum radiator shroud with twin vortex air scoops
Custom mirrors
Standard security system
New clock and dual tripmeter
Improved side stand



Length 93.6 in. (2377.4 mm)
Seat Height:
Laden2 26.0 in. (660.4 mm)
Unladen 27.1 in. (688.3 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.0 in. (127.0 mm)
Rake (steering head) 34°
Fork Angle 38°
Trail 3.9 in. (99.1 mm)
Wheelbase 67.5 in. (1714.5 mm)
Radial Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson Series):
Front – D207F 120/70ZR-19 60W
Rear – D207F 180/55ZR-18 74W
Fuel Capacity3 3.7 gal. (14.0 L)
Reserve Fuel Capacity No reserve due to fuel injection
Oil Capacity 4.5 qts. (4.3 L)
Dry Weight 600 lbs. (272 kg)
Vehicle Weight in Running Order 622 lbs. (282 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1022 lbs. (464 kg)


Engine4 Liquid-cooled, Revolution,® 60° V-Twin
Bore x Stroke 3.94 in. x 2.84 in. (100.0 mm x 72.0 mm)
Displacement 69 cu. in. (1130 cu. cm)
Compression Ratio 11.3:1
Fuel System3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Down draft intake – hidden
Lubrication System Wet-sump, integrated
w/powertrain crankcase


Primary Drive Gear, 117/64 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 72/28 ratio (72/30 ratio)
Clutch 9-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed
Overall Ratio:
1st 11.752 (10.969)
2nd 7.898 (7.371)
3rd 6.322 (5.900)
4th 5.459 (5.095)
5th 4.889 (4.563)


Frame Steel perimeter upper frame w/hydroformed
main rails and bolt-on lower frame rails, MIG welded
Swingarm Polished, 1-piece cast aluminum
Front Fork Wide, 49 mm custom fork
Wheels5 (aluminum, 10-spoke option): Machined, cast aluminum smooth disc
Front 19 in. x 3.0 in. (482.6 mm x 76.2 mm)
Rear 18 in. x 5.5 in. (457.2 mm x 139.7 mm)
Caliper Type 4-piston front and rear
Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, 1-piece fl oating rotor (front)
uniform expansion rotor (rear)
Front (dual) 11.81 in. x .197 in. (299.97 mm x 5.0 mm)
Rear 11.81 in. x .276 in. (299.97 mm x 7.01 mm)
Suspension Travel:
Front Wheel 4.0 in. (106.60 mm)
Rear Wheel 4.0 in. (106.60 mm)


Engine Torque (per SAE J607)6:
World 74 ft. lbs. @ 7000 rpm (100 NM @ 7000 rpm)
France (opt. Germany) 70 ft. lbs. @ 6100 rpm (95 NM @ 6100 rpm)
Japan 66 ft. lbs. @ 7000 rpm (102 NM @ 7000 rpm)
Lean Angle (per SAE J1168) Right: 32° Left: 32°
MPG (EPA urban/highway test)7 37/47 mpg (6.4/5.0 L/100 km)


Battery Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 12-amp/hour,
200 cca (per Battery Council International Rating)
Charging Three-phase, 38-amp system
(439W @ 13V, 2000 rpm, 489W max power @ 13V)
Starting 0.8 kW electric w/direct drive starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation):
Headlamp (quartz halogen) 55-watt low beam, 65-watt high beam
Tail/Stop Lights 8W/28W refl ector-optics (5W/21W)
Turn Signal Lights 28W (21W) self-canceling
Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure,
turn signals, engine diagnostics, security
system8, coolant temperature, low fuel


Engine Trim Two-tone silver and charcoal
engine w/chrome treatment
Exhaust System Chrome, slash-cut duals
Ignition Barrel keyed
Seat Two-up, textured vinyl w/fl ip-up fuel fi ll access
Handlebars Stainless-steel, low-rise
Foot Supports Forward-mounted footpegs and controls
Passenger backrest Available Genuine Motor Accessories
Brake and Shift Lever Forward-mounted foot controls
Rear Fender Supports Internal to rear fender w/included
P&A saddlebag mounting points
Instruments Electronic speedometer w/odometer and resettable
tripmeter w/diagnostic capabilities and solid-state,
tell-tale indicator module; tachometer, trip A&B, clock
Hazard Warning Integrated into turn signal controls
Fork Lock Common w/ignition key
Security System Standard


Vivid Black, Black Cherry Pearl, Black Pearl, Chopper Blue Pearl,
Deep Cobalt Pearl, Anodized Aluminum, Rich Sunglo Blue, Brandy
Wine Sunglo, Two-Tone Chopper Blue Pearl/Brilliant Silver Pearl,
Two-Tone Black Cherry Pearl/Black Pearl, Two-Tone Deep Cobalt
Pearl/Brilliant Silver Pearl


Warranty10 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every
5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter11

1 Harley-Davidson reserves the right to discontinue models or change specifications at any
time without incurring any obligations. Vehicle specifications may vary from country to
country depending on local laws. Some models are not available in certain countries.
2 Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
3 Includes reserve on carburetor-equipped models.
4 Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2 (87 octane or higher for XL883 models).
5 Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
6 Values shown are nominal. Performance varies by country.
7 Based on tests conducted under ideal lab conditions per U.S. EPA test procedures. Your
mileage will vary depending on your personal riding habits, weather conditions, trip length,
vehicle conditions, and vehicle configuration. Break-in mileage will vary.
8 North American security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security
system includes immobilizer and siren.
9 Availability may vary from dealer to dealer, and is subject to change without notice.
10 See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
11 Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2,500 mile (4,000 km) intervals.

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