Victory Motorcycles isn't a stand-alone company, being only a subsidiary of Polaris Industries, a firm based in Minnesota which produced snowmobiles, ATVs and watercrafts. There's not much to say about Victory because the first motorcycle was manufactured in 1997 and released one year later but the company didn't record too high sales.
It's interesting to note that Polaris founded Victory Motorcycles as a result of Harley Davidson's popularity, the motorcycle manufacturer which recorded impressive sales over the years. However, Victory was not even close to Harley because the company has only become profitable in 2002.
The V92C is a motorcycle introduced in 1997 by Al Unser, a famous American racing driver who won the Indianapolis 500-mile race for no less than four times. The bike came with a 1500cc engine and with a five-speed gearbox, hydraulic lifters and fuel injection. What's interesting is that most parts of the motorcycle were produced in Minnesota, at the Polaris Industries factory, with a single exception: the brakes, which were provided by Brembo.
The V92Cs were pretty appreciated and quickly gained the consumers' attention, a single motorcycle being valued at approximately $12,000. However, there were lots of people who said that V92C isn't nothing different from an ordinary bike because most of its parts, including the engine, could be found on several other motorcycles. Moreover, there were multiple bikes manufactured by the competitors that could prove to be better and available at lower prices.
In a move meant to bring a different taste to the V92C motorcycle, Victory rolled out the V92SC SportCruise, a bike which was only kept in production for two years, in 2000 and 2001. However, the bike didn't bring too high sales and recorded a moderate success, lower than the company's expectations.
In the next few years, Victory Motorcycles launched multiple motorcycles, such as the Hammer, the Jackpot, the Kingpin and the Vegas. One of the latest addition to the Victory's motorcycle line is the Vision, a sport touring motorcycle which comes with multiple exclusivist components. The Vision is available in two flavors, namely the Street and the Tour, each of them being equipped with unique elements.