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Indian’s Bagger Is Ready for Action If you were excited by the fact that Indian has a new engine and a new fixed fairing bagger model, then you’ll be even more pumped to learn that the company has just released the model. The bike is now up on the Indian website, and you can see …

Most Powerful in Its Class Indian Motorcycle has revealed its new PowerPlus V-twin engine. The company claims the engine is the most powerful in its class. This engine is a liquid-cooled V-twin with a displacement of 1,769cc. The engine punches out 121 hp and 131 lb-ft of torque. The company said that this new engine …

Which Do You Want? Indian Motorcycle has officially announced its air-cooled cruiser and touring lineup. This comes about a week after it announced the Scout lineup for 2020. The big news for the big bikes is that there’s now a larger Thunder Stroke engine. Indian created a 1,901 cc (116 cubic-inch) variation of the engine, …

You’re Sneaky, Indian I can’t claim credit for having spotted this. The guys over at Canada Moto Guide managed to notice that when Indian launched its 2020 Scout lineup it left a good Easter egg in one of the pictures. It is the Indian Challenger, and it looks really friggin cool from what I can …

100 Years Since the First Scout Indian Motorcycle has a milestone to celebrate. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Scout motorcycle. Obviously it’s not 100 years all in succession, but 100 years nonetheless from the first bike to wear the Scout name. The celebrate that fact, the company has a couple of special …

More Indian Motorcycles Is A Good Thing Some recent CARB filings spotted by Motorcycle.com show that Indian Motorcycle will put out two new versions of the Scout for 2020. The first is the Indian Scout 100th Anniversary. The second is the Indian Scout Bobber Twenty. Indian has an important year coming up and it makes …

The Challenger Is Coming Soon Dealer meeting with a lot of people? Check. Crappy cell phone video taken vertically? Check. Information about a motorcycle that’s not supposed to get out for some time? Check. It’s definitely a leak, and this particular one is about the Indian Challenger.  We reported a while back that Indian had …

We All Know Riding a Motorcycle Is Therapy Indian Motorcycle has teamed up with motorcycle groups supporting veterans before, and now the company is continuing to do so. It partnered with Veterans Charity Ride to for the fifth annual ride to Sturgis. The ride will take place on July 25. Participants in the ride will go …

Indian Motorcycle’s New Flat Track Racers If there’s one thing Indian Motorcycle has done well, it’s killing it at the flat track races. The company has raced the FTR 750 there with great success, and now it wants to do the same with the FTR 1200. The FTR 1200 Hooligan bikes you see above are …

I’ve never ridden a big touring motorcycle from the Honda or Indian lineup of bikes. I have ridden and reviewed other bikes from Ducati, KTM, and Harley Davidson. Lately, the thought of branching out and seeing what I’ve been missing has germinated and even grown some strong roots. I feel like I might be missing …

He’ll Race in the 2019 Sultans of Sprint Championship The name Appaloosa comes from a breed of horse. The bike that Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speedshop gave that name to started out as a Scout Bobber. It was built to commemorate 100 years of Indian Scout motorcycles. Randy Mamola, a Grand Prix racing legend, will …

That Liquid-Cooled Engine Could Get VVT Not too long ago, we reported on the news that Indian Motorcycle had a new liquid-cooled engine in the works. That engine was suspected to be the same one that appeared under the Victory name a few years before. Indian was going to use the design. That brought up …

Get Ready to Have Some Fun Need a bike for a day? Want to ride around on the Indian of your dreams for while without buying? The company now has a way for you to do that. You can rent the Indian Motorcycle model that you want at a participating dealer. The company recently announced …

Get Ready to Buy The Indian Motorcycle FTR 1200 is one bike that gets a lot of people excited for the future of the company. That’s why it’s pretty big news that you’ll be able to go into a dealer to see one and purchase one in May. With May literally right around the corner, …

Is This the Indian Raptor? Recent information surfaced about Indian seeking to challenge Harley’s Road Glide with its own liquid-cooled, frame-mounted fairing bagger. I reported on it recently and showed off some of the patent info. Now, according to Motorcycle News, recent images of the bike have surfaced of the bike. One of the images …

Get Ready for a War, Harley With all the issues Harley has the last thing it needs is more competition. That’s exactly what Indian Motorcycle is giving the company a new bike that could use the name, Raptor. It will compete with the Harley Road Glide. It will get a new liquid-cooled engine and a …

Fortunately, Nobody Was Injured A fire broke out at the Polaris Industries Spirit Lake facility on April 10. Polaris owns Indian Motorcycle, and the facility is used to build the motorcycles. The fire started in near the paint station in the facility. The building’s sprinkler system took care of the flames near the ground. While …

Could This be Yet Another Indian? Indian Motorcycle recently trademarked the name, Indian Challenger. This comes after a few other trademark name filings in recent months. The name Raven and Renegade were trademarked a while back and now it seems the name Challenger will join, making that three names trademarked for the brand.  It’s unclear …

Whiskey and Motorcycles Don’t Usually Mix This Well Whiskey and motorcycles are usually best enjoyed separately, but Indian Motorcycle and Jack Daniels thought their brands were complimentary enough to put out a special Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Springfield Dark Horse bike. In all honesty, the brands do compliment each other well, and many Indian …

It’s the Ultra-Premium Machine for the Ultimate Tour Indian Motorcycle is known for its big baggers and touring machines. Now the company has a new limited-edition Roadmaster Elite that tops the rest of the lineup with special features and updated look. The model takes the regular Roadmaster up a notch thanks to selectable ride modes, …

A Build-Off for Charity Indian Motorcycle and Motorcycle Missions have teamed up to put together a motorcycle therapy bike build off. The two teams participating come from Texas. One is from Dallas and the other from Austin. Veterans and first responders fill both teams. The proceeds from the build off will go to Motorcycle Missions. …

A Scrapyard Full of Treasures After Rick Jensen passed away, one of the best collections of Indian motorcycles and memorabilia was found at his business, RJ&C Metal Fabricators in Phoenix, AZ. Jensen locked the collection in a shed behind some other much less interesting and valuable items. The collection included 15 motorcycles, several bicycles from the …

Another Future Indian? Indian Motorcycle has been on a trademark tear lately. Not too long ago we reported on the fact that it moved to trademark the name Raven. Now it seems the company has another name it wants to use at some point: Renegade. According to Motorcycle.com, the company filed with the U.S. Patent …

Here’s the big news in the world of motorcycles for the week of December 30, 2018. #1 – Arcimoto Snags $4.5 Million Investment For Electric Trike Production https://www.webbikeworld.com/arcimoto-snags-4-5-million-investment-for-electric-trike-production/ Electric trike company Arcimoto managed to get a 4.5 million dollar investment for production of its unique vehicle. This means the company will start churning these bikes …