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Before its unveiling the Octane was hyped as the first of a new breed of high-performance machine from Victory, which has been repositioned as the brand of “American muscle” following its owner Polaris’s takeover of the more heritage-focused Indian, which also produces all-American V-twins.
Does the name Massimo Tamburini ring a bell? Well it should. Not only did he play a role in the creation of Bimota, but he designed two of arguably the most iconic and beautiful machines laden with two wheels: the Ducati 916 and the MV Agusta F4. So how can you top that?
What do you think of when you hear “Chinese motorcycle?” Cheap, ugly, and under-performing? Those observations would be largely correct, as the majority of Chinese motorcycles to come to these shores (that’s the United States, for our international readers) were exactly that. Let’s face it: the words “Made In China” aren’t held in high regard.