2017 Victory Octane Video Review
When we posted our article about Victory’s unveiling of the 2017 Octane, the vitriol in the comments section was surprising even by internet standards. Of the 50 comments posted as of the writing of this Review, roughly 30 were negative, many saying that the commenter felt mislead by Victory’s references to the Project 156 Pikes Peak racer as an inspiration during the Octane’s development. Perhaps this is an example of people hearing what they deeply wish for instead of what was actually being said.
With the negative initial MOronic reception of the Octane in mind, I arrived at Daytona Beach this week hoping to learn if the readers had a point. Is the Octane really just a warmed over Indian Scout? Does it really matter? And what exactly does the Octane reveal about Victory’s new slogan “Modern American Muscle,” as the first all new model arriving in 2016 as part of model year 2017?
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