Thunderstroke VVT

Indian planning VVT Thunderstroke?

Indian Motorcycle is not only building a new engine, but also seems to be updating its current Thunderstroke 111 with variable valve timing or VVT. Last month, images surfaced of a heavily disguised Indian tourer, possibly called the Raptor, with a fixed fairing and a different engine, believed to be quad-valved and water-cooled. It is …

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Indian FTR 1200 deposits

Roadshow boosts Indian FTR 1200 deposits

A national roadshow of pre-production Indian FTR 1200 models has been deemed a success with “a number of $1000 deposits” being taken. The pre-production models have been on show at various Indian dealers over the past month. Indian Motorcycle marketing boss Christopher Gale says the roadshow was a success with “showrooms full of people at …

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Indian trademarks Challenger name

Challenger is the third new model name Indian Motorcycle has trademarked since last December when they trademarked Raven and January when they added Renegade. The trademark filings in the US and Europe have got the industry buzzing about a possible model assault from a company which has been fairly steady in its lineup for a few …

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Indian FTR 1200 adds accessories

Indian FTR 1200 Aussie roadshow

Indian Motorcycle Australia has acquired several pre-production Indian FTR 1200 models for a roadshow of eastern Australia ahead of their arrival in July. The flat-track-inspired bike is in Melbourne until March 23, then Canberra Motorcycle Centre (March 25-26), Steel City Motorcycles, Wollongong (March 27-28), Sydney (March 29-April 1), Brisbane (April 10-14 and Brisan Motorcycles, Newcastle (April 17-20) …

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2020 Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Springfield Dark Horse.

Indian Springfield Dark Horse got Jack!

Throttle and bottle may not usually mix, but it does when Indian Motorcycle and Jack Daniel’s get together to produce yet another gorgeous limited-edition motorcycle like this Springfield Dark Horse. For the fifth year, the two American icons have collaborated with Klock Werks Kustom Cycles. In the US and Canada the bike will cost $36,999 (about $US52,600) …

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