Spy photographs reveal an upcoming new mannequin from the Indian Motorcycle line-up with a frame-mounted mounted fairing and a brand new liquid-cooled v-twin engine.
Spy photos of a close to production-ready Indian Motorcycle prototype have appeared throughout a number of on-line boards all over the world, of what appears to be a brand new mannequin from the American cruiser motorbike producer. Polaris-owned Indian Motorcycle appears to be engaged on a Harley-Davidson Road Glide rival, with a frame-mounted fairing and an all-new liquid-cooled v-twin engine. While there aren’t any particulars on what displacement the brand new engine may have, some stories point out that it might be a brand new 1770 cc v-twin with an output of round 120 bhp.
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Motorcycle.com has tracked down what appears to be the unique patent filed for this new engine, revealing some particulars and affirmation that it’s certainly a liquid-cooled v-twin powerplant which was for use in a brand new mannequin in Indian’s line-up. According to the report, the patent was first filed in May 2017, and authorized by the US Patent and Trademark Office in March 2019. The patent illustrations reveal an engine that appears much like the one seen within the spy shot, with related cooling fins and valve covers.
The bike revealed within the spy shot is nearly definitely going to be an upcoming mannequin from Indian Motorcycle, despite the fact that the seen branding on the engine and cam covers are blotted out, the inimitable warfare bonnet on the entrance fender is a useless giveaway. Indian has already trademarked three potential names which embody the Challenger, Raven and Renegade. So far, it is nonetheless not recognized what the brand new motorbike shall be referred to as when the manufacturing mannequin is rolled out, possibly in a number of months’ time.
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