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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S&S Cycle Prototype exhaust for Indian FTR 1200

S&S Cycle exhaust for Indian FTR 1200

S&S Cycle in La Crosse, Wisconsin, is developing a full exhaust system for the Indian FTR 1200 similar to the prototype model that had everyone salivating. Indian unveiled their production FTR 1200 last week with a disappointing exhaust instead of a high-mount flat track from their prototype. We predicted it wouldn’t be long before an …

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Travis Pastrana FTR750 Evel Knievel stunts recreated on Indian FTR1200

Evel Knievel stunts recreated on Indian Scout

American stunt rider Travis Pastrana will attempt to recreate three of Evel Knievel’s most famous stunts, including the Caesars Palace fountain jump, on an Indian Scout FTR750, not on traditional Triumph or Harley motorbikes as he originally planned in March.  Indian Motorcycle has seized a great promotional opportunity by providing Travis with the FTR750 for …

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Ducati flat track (photo AFT)

Ducati chases flat track glory

Indian Motorcycle swept Harley-Davidson aside last year in the American Flat Track championships in a PR coup and now Ducati wants a slice of the action. The big motorcycle companies are spending up big on the sport which they believe will attract a younger demographic to their brands. Ducati has posted a $180,000-plus contingency and …

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Indian Motorcycle FTR1200 smaller spending

Indian to go electric and smaller cc

Indian Motorcycle will definitely produce smaller capacity bikes and go electric, but not within the next three to five years. Polaris President of Motorcycles Steve Menneto has told Motofire that smaller-capacity bikes would fit in with their global strategy. His comments follow the successful unveiling of the FTR1200 custom bike (pictured above) at the Milan …

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