Victory's quest to carve a niche in the highly competitive cruiser market is well documented since the brand launched as a division of Polaris in 1998. After a few years of sputtering and a less-than-aggressive design and development approach, the division revamped and rededicated resources. Seemingly overnight, Victory went from an underachieving company mired in abject blandness to one of the most forward thinking motorcycle makers on the market.
The Victory Vision was the next big step. Maybe it was more of a leap.
Victory chief, Mark Blackwell's design mantra is to envision where the market is going, not where it presently is. He believed the brand needed to develop a luxury tourer to not only add balance to its factory custom cruiser lineup, but because this is where he saw the market was headed.
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