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 …

Read more

Indian Scout Bobber

Indian Motorcycle reports rapid growth

Indian Motorcycle has reported rapid growth of 42% outside of North America in the first quarter of 2018. While its American parent company Polaris did not provide exact sales numbers, it was a remarkable result when compatriot Harley-Davidson recorded a 7.2% drop global sales in the same quarter. Polaris motorcycle sales were up 9.3% to …

Read more

Donate Indian Chief Vintage Max Vulling

Crashed rider to donate Indian Chief Vintage

A Victorian rider knocked off his BMW by a swinging trailer door is selling his Indian Chief Vintage to donate the proceeds to Epworth Hospital in recognition of the support and care they gave him during his rehabilitation. Max Vulling says the hospital is part of a not-for-profit group. “The staff from the cleaners to …

Read more

Woman challenge global riding record

Women challenge global riding record

Four women from the USA, Russia, Switzerland and Austria are about to challenge the current round-the-world record set by Swiss rider Urs “Grizzly” Pedraita in 2016. Grizzly set the record at 119 days and 21 hours aboard his specially modified Victory Cross Country Tour. His overall time beat the previous record of 120 days and 2 hours, including …

Read more

Ola Stenegärd designer

BMW designer joins Indian Motorcycle

Indian Motorcycle is expected to break into new markets after the appointment of the Swedish designer responsible for the hip BMW R nineT and sporty S  1000 RR. Ola Stenegärd has been BMW’s head of vehicle design for 15 years and has now joined Indian Motorcycle as their director of product design. It leaves us wondering …

Read more

Harley-Davidson execs meet President Trump copycat cow debate waiving tariffs electric

Harley, Indian bit by Trump tariffs

Prices of Harley-Davidson and Indian motorcycles could rise after President Donald Trump announced import tariffs of  25% on steel and 10% on aluminium. How much imported steel and aluminium goes into their bikes is not known. However, US investment firm Wedbush Securities estimates the increased import tariffs could add up to $30m a year in costs …

Read more

2018 Jack Daniel's Scout Bobber in gold and black

Indian Scout Bobber features real gold

For the third year, Indian Motorcycle has collaborated with Jack Daniel’s to produce a limited-edition motorcycle, this time a Scout Bobber with real gold paint. It is available on order in Australia for $24,995 ride away, compared with the standard Bobber at $18,995. Click here to read our Scout Bobber review. It may sound expensive, …

Read more

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 …

Read more

Silver Indian Chieftain Elite

Hi-Ho Silver Indian Chieftain Elite!

Silver is the new black at Indian Motorcycle which has released a limited edition Chieftain Elite in a hand-painted and “marbled” silver paint job. Indian Australia says it will arrive here midyear in “limited numbers” at $47,995 ride away which is the same price as last year’s hand-painted Chieftain Elite in Fireglow Red Candy with Marble …

Read more

Swiss Indian Motorcycle watches by Baume and Mercier

Swiss watches tribute to Indian Motorcycle

Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier is again paying tribute to Indian Motorcycle with a two-piece collection in their Clifton Club Legend Tributes range. The new limited-edition chronographs (fancy name for watches) honour the Scout and Chief models and will be available from April. No prices are yet available. But don’t get too excited as their previously …

Read more