Buyers Guide 2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price

2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle Buyer’s Guide | Specs & Price

2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle

2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle price

This is the last year for the Harley-Davidson V-Rod line, so if you want a new one, it’s time to act. The V-Rod Muscle features lots of polished aluminum and satin chrome, giving it the most contemporary look of any Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Powering the V-Rod Muscle is the liquid-cooled, DOHC motor that was designed in conjunction with Porsche. It’s high-revving for a Harley-Davidson, and definitely puts out good power.

With forward foot controls and drag bars, your profile is aggressive, and definitely designed for short, fast hops rather than long rides. The V-Rod Muscle is power-cruiser defined.

2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle Specs:


  • Type: DOHC Revolution 60º V-twin
  • Bore x stroke: 4.13 x 2.835 inches
  • Displacement: 76 cubic inches
  • Maximum torque: 87 ft/lbs @ 6750 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 11.5:1
  • Fuel system: Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection
  • Lubrication: Wet sump
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Transmission: Five-speed
  • Clutch: Wet multi-plate
  • Primary drive: Gear
  • Final drive: Belt


  • Frame: Steel perimeter upper; bolt-on lower frame rails
  • Front suspension: Non-adjustable inverted 43mm forks/4 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Spring-preload adjustable shocks/2.9 inches of travel
  • Front tire: 120/70 x 19; Michelin Scorcher 11
  • Rear tire: 180/60 x 17; Michelin Scorcher 11
  • Front wheel: 19” x 3”; 5-spoke cast aluminum
  • Rear wheel: 18” x 8”; 5-spoke cast aluminum
  • Front brake: 300mm floating discs w/ four-piston calipers
  • Rear: 300mm disc w/ four-piston caliper
  • ABS: Standard


  • L x H x W: 94.9 x 41.97 x 37.4 inches
  • Seat height: 27.8 inches
  • Wheelbase: 67 inches
  • Rake: 34 degrees
  • Trail: 5.6 inches
  • Right lean angle: 32 degrees
  • Left lean angle: 32 degrees
  • Fuel capacity: 5 gallons
  • Curb weight: 673 pounds
  • Estimated EPA fuel consumption: 37 mpg

2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Colors:

  • Vivid Black
  • Black Denim
  • Corona Yellow Pearl
  • Crushed Ice Denim w/ Two-tone panel graphic
  • Velocity Red Sunglo w/ Flames

2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle Prices (MSRP):

  • $17,449 (Vivid Black)
  • $17,799 (Black Denim; Corona Yellow Pearl)
  • $17,999 (Crushed Ice Denim w/ Two-tone panel graphic
  • Velocity Red Sunglo w/ Flames)

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Don Williams
Don Williams
With 45 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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