Audacious when introduced in 2007, the Victory Vision still raises eyebrows wherever it goes. An attention-grabbing combination of retro and future styling cues, the Freedom 106/6-powered touring bike is a true luxury machine.Take the seats, for instance—the plush seats have four inches of padding, and each has an individual heating control (the driver also gets heated grips). Behind the frame-mounted fairing is a wide range of information for the rider, and tank-mounted controls give the rider even more control over his riding environment.
This week we ride two genre-departing motorcycles from the established American manufacturers. Jess McKinley gives us his thoughts on the all new Harley-Davidson Pan America Special, and Ron Lieback gives his on Indian’s latest version of the FTR 1200 S.