Harley Davidson V-Rod For Sale

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Harley Davidson V-Rod
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Insurance Costs: 9 of 10
Current Prices: £9,650–£5,700

What Is It?

The original Harley Davidson V-Rod is a premium cruiser style bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,130 cc V-Twin engine, producing 115 bhp at 8,250 rpm and maximum torque at 7,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Belt final drive
  • Steel frame, Aluminium swingarm / tank
  • Dual 300 mm discs at the front with four piston calipers
  • 300 mm disc at the rear with four piston caliper
  • 49 mm standard fork
  • Adjustable rear shock
  • Under seat fuel tank
  • 5 speed gearbox

The V-Rod is powered by a 60° V-Twin Revolution engine, jointly developed with Porsche and is Harley's first non 45° engine. It features lashings of Aluminium, which is a big step forward for Harley.

The 19" front wheel takes a 120/70 tyre and the rear 18" a 180/55.

Did You Know?

It's also known as the VRSC:

  • V (Revolution V-Twin Engine)
  • RSC (Racing Street Custom Frame)

Updates

2006: VRSC gains Brembo brakes.

2007: VRSCAW with a wider 240 mm rear tyre and new frame to accommodate it, a larger 23 litre fuel tank and 17 kg increase in weight, making it the slowest V-Rod ever produced.

2008: Engine increased to 1,250 cc and 123 bhp. Slipper clutch added and ABS brakes now an option.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Low centre of gravity
  • Fast off the line
  • Holds its value
  • Stylish

Any Downsides?

  • Handling in the corners and at low speed
  • Large turning circle
  • Range

Specs

Launch RRP: £12,500

Capacity: 1,130 cc (high)

Power: 115 bhp / 86 kW (high)

Red Line: 9,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 135 mph / 217 km/h (high)

Economy: 35 mpg / 8.1 L/100km (poor)

Range: 110 miles / 177 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 14.0 litres / 3.1 gallons (average)

Seat Height: 659 mm / 25.9 inches (low)

Wet Weight: 275 kg / 606 pounds (very heavy)

Dry Weight: 270 kg / 595 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.418 bhp/kg / 0.312 kW/kg

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2002
£7,150
£5,700
£5,000
25,100
2003
£7,200
£5,750
£5,050
24,400
2004
£7,100
£5,700
£5,000
23,600
2005
£7,150
£5,750
£5,000
22,600
2006
£7,400
£5,900
£5,150
21,600
2007
£7,750
£6,200
£5,400
20,500
2008
£8,250
£6,600
£5,750
19,300
2009
£8,900
£7,100
£6,200
17,900
2010
£9,650
£7,750
£6,800
16,400

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2002
132
130
262
24 / month
2003
155
193
348
53 / month
2004
90
110
200
16 / month
2005
64
74
138
2 / month
2006
93
67
160
53 / month
2007
64
43
107
4 / month
2008
40
31
71
Rarely
2009
40
21
61
12 / month
2010
18
7
25
Rarely

Source: DVLA