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2008 Harley-Davidson VRSC Night Rod Special

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2008 Harley-Davidson VRSC Night Rod Special

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2008 Harley-Davidson VRSC Night Rod Special Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $16,695.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Revolution®
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  125 / 93.3
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  85 / 115.2
Torque RPM  7000
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  104.9 / 4.13
Stroke (mm/in)  71.9 / 2.83
Displacement (cc/ci)  1250 / 76.3
Compression Ratio  11.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  42 / 34
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  5.6 / 6.9
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Gear
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  11.75 / 7.9 / 6.32 / 5.46 / 4.9
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  19
Rear Tire Width  240
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  40
Rear Wheel Diameter  18
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 120/70 ZR19 60W
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 240/40 R18 79V
Brakes:  
Brake Brand Name  Brembo®
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.9 / 49
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum / Steel
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.87
Wheelbase (in/mm)  67.2 / 1706.9
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.2 / 106.7
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  10
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  643 / 291.7
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  676 / 306.6
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.94
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  25.2 / 640.1
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Aluminum
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Radiator Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  300
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2007
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Harley-Davidson
Display Name  VRSC Night Rod™ Special
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Convenience:  
Adjustable Handlebars  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Headlight Visor  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard

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By carlton revette(Owner), Nov. 27, 2008
I have had my Harley night rod for about 6 or 7 months and its the best investment i have made. it handles real nice and will keep up with the 600 rockets with ease. the only problem is that you cant take corners as well as other bikes. the foot pegs scrape but thats because the bike only sits like ... Read Full Review

 

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By CJR(Owner), Sep. 18, 2008
Hi, I have been riding for 38 years I am 56 anyway, The Night Rod Special is the most fun bike I have owned. I also own a 1977 R100RS that I bought new. It's fun also but I really like the V Rod these days. I installed mid controls to suit me better the forwards were very uncomfortable for me and it... Read Full Review

 

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Beautiful Machine
By G T Burridge(Owner), Oct. 26, 2008
It's a head turner, I'm 53 and been riding since about 15 years of age, my 4th road bike and the most powerful yet. Denim black with vivid black racing stripes,antilock option. We added a luggage rack,backrest,and passenger seat for my wife. Passenger pegs should be relocated for better comfort. I r... Read Full Review

 

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Night Rod Special
By Mike Reese(Owner), Oct. 3, 2008
Great bike, great style, great ride. Owner of many previous Harleys - Sportsters (4), Softail (1), Dyna (1), Touring (2) and VROD (2). Came back to the VROD after 6 years. Still can't understand why HD airheads won't give this bike a chance. Chances are they never road one for any length of time... Read Full Review

 

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2008 Night Rod Special-- Great Bike.
By Jeremy Young(Owner), Oct. 10, 2008
The bike is great. I can not ride any where with out people stopping me to talk about the bike, or to take pictures. The bike I bought has abs. That is a great option and should really be consider when purchasing this. An extremely enjoyable bike to ride that is not only a cruiser but also a racer. Read Full Review

 

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