Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycles has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned its distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands. Polaris Industries Inc acquired the motorcycle brand in 2011 and has made major contributions to infuse modern, state-of-the-art technology, while still retaining the iconic styling and design of the historic brand. The result of the amalgamation is the new Indian Scout which is now officially available in India.
The all-new Indian Scout is a true-blue American cruiser and has been fitted with the manufacturer’s first-ever liquid-cooled engine. The unit is a 69 cubic inch, 1131 cc V-twin engine which belts out 99 bhp. The bike boasts of a classic rigid triangle design, paired with monotube rear shocks which enhance handling, yet score high on comfort. The bike tips the scales at 253 kgs, stands 135 mm above the ground and can lean upto 31 degrees for easy maneuverability in town and fast sweeping corners alike. Prices start from Rs. 11.99 Lacs (ex-showroom Delhi).
“The launch of the Indian® ScoutTM in the United States has proved to be successful in stirring a new wave of enthusiasm. The launch just added another feather in our effort to revive the history of Indian Motorcycle. The launched model is designed to possess the heritage of the past, blended with modern technology. We are now giving Indian enthusiasts a chance to own a piece of historyin a modern package by booking their own Indian ScoutTM,” said Mr. Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd.