The hardest thing now is figuring out which model will be demanding a princely sum in 20 years. It’s not so apparent now, but there’s a Vincent Black Shadow hiding in Victory’s 18-year portfolio of motorcycle models. For us, we’re betting on the Octane pictured above.

Burnsie says it best in his recent column Whatever: What’s In A Name? “I was doing a little research for an upcoming Bobber comparison test, and realized the Victory Octane is a deal at $10,499; the less-powerful Indian Scout is $800 more. An Octane with the Going out of Business discount tacked on could be a screaming deal, and when you’re old you’ll be able to explain to the kids how it’s really an Indian…”