Indian Scout Review
The iconic Indian Motorcycles launched original Scout in 1920. This was the most important model in their portfolio. After that, they have introduced various super models in range of upgraded models based on the standard Scout. All new Indian scout of 2014 model re-establishes its forerunner’s legacy.
Engine, Gears and Performance
Indian Scout is a powerful bike which is special by ” Indian’s first-ever liquid-cooled engine.” This bike from Indian powered by 1130 cc V-twin, liquid-cooled engine. It can churns out 100 BHP @ 8100 rpm power and 97.7 NM @ 5900 rpm torque on ride.
Engine mated with electronic fuel injection, counter-balancing and a 6-speed gearbox and features Wet, Multi-plate clutch. There is also lightweight chassis. You can enjoy unmatched riding experience with this powerful machine.
Dimensions and Features
Indian Scout measures 135.00 mm ground clearance, 1562.00 mm Wheelbase and 12.49 litres Fuel Tank. The instrumentation includes good options. There is Digital Fuel Gauge, tachometer and trip meter. Indian Scout weighs 244.00 kg Kerb Weight.
Colors, Launch and Price
Indian Scout available in Thunder Black, Thunder Black Smoke, Indian Red and Silver Smoke colors. Indian Scout expected to be launched soon in India, and may priced around Rs. 15,00,000/- on showrooms. The price is high as it is available as a completely-built-up(CBU) route. The bike competes with the Harley-Davidson Fat Bob.
Indian Scout features Low Fuel/oil/battery Indicator, Halogen headlamp, alloys, MF battery etc. It also gets CAST 16″ X 3.5″ FRONT AND 16″ X 5″ REAR wheels too. It also gets Self Start, pas light too. The current line up of bikes from Indian includes:- Chief Classic, Chief Vintage, Chieftain and the Roadmaster.
Brakes and Suspension
Suspension used in this bike is Telescopic Fork front suspension and Dual Shocks rear suspension for safety and stability on ride. Brakes fitted are 298mm Single Disc, 2 piston caliper in front and 298mm Single Disc, 1 piston caliper rear. All this ensures good safety and comfort and on ride with Indian Scout.
Indian Scout Full Technical Specifications
- 1130 cc V-twin, liquid-cooled engine
- 100 BHP @ 8100 rpm power
- 97.7 NM @ 5900 rpm torque
- 6 Speed gears transmission
- Wet, Multi-plate clutch
- 135.00 mm ground clearance
- 1562.00 mm Wheelbase
- 12.49 litres Fuel Tank
- Digital Fuel Gauge, tachometer and trip meter
- 244.00 kg Kerb Weight
- Thunder Black, Thunder Black Smoke, Indian Red and Silver Smoke colors
- Low Fuel/oil/battery Indicator
- Halogen headlamp, alloys, MF battery
- CAST 16″ X 3.5″ FRONT AND 16″ X 5″ REAR wheels
- Telescopic Fork front suspension
- Dual Shocks rear suspension
- 298mm Single Disc, 2 piston caliper in front
- 298mm Single Disc, 1 piston caliper rear
- Self Start, pas light
Indian Scout Price in India: Rs. 11,99,000/- (Ex showroom, Delhi)
If you are interested to get another Indian bike, try Indian Roadmaster. Indian Roadmaster powered by 1811 cc THUNDER STROKE® 111 engine. It can churns out 138.9 Nm @ 2600 rpm power and good torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Speed gears transmission for smooth ride.