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Nov 30, 2001

V-Rod Hits Showrooms

From a press release:<BR><BR>HARLEY-DAVIDSON DELIVERS THE NEW V-RODÔ TO U.S. DEALER NETWORK<BR><BR>All-New Bike Will Arrive in Showrooms this Week<BR><BR>MILWAUKEE, WI (November 27, 2001) - The trucks are rolling and the initial shipment of Harley-Davidson's VRSCA V-Rod will begin to arrive in showrooms in the U.S. this week. Equipped with the all-new Harley-Davidson Revolution liquid-cooled 60° V-Twin powerplant and custom, dragster-inspired looks, the V-Rod is pure American muscle.<BR><BR>The Harley-Davidson VRSCA V-Rod was introduced during this summer's Harley-Davidson Dealer Expo in Los Angeles, and has been praised by the press and public for its groundbreaking styling, strong and smooth powertrain, and innovation. The V-Rod has already won the Motorcycle Design Association Open Class Trophy, a Popular Science "Best of What's New Award", Popular Mechanics Magazine design and engineering award, and the Motor Cycle News (England) Bike of the Year Award. Manufactured at Harley-Davidson's Kansas City assembly plant, the V-Rod is the first model in an entirely new line of performance custom motorcycles.<BR><BR>Harley-Davidson Motor Company, the only major U.S.-based motorcycle manufacturer, produces heavyweight motorcycles and a complete line of motorcycle parts, accessories and general merchandise. For more information or to find the dealer nearest you, visit Harley-Davidson's web site at www.harley-davidson.com.