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PICS: The 2015 Indian Scout is here!

August 14, 2014 10:17 IST

PICS: The 2015 Indian Scout is here!

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Sagar Basandani

Despite the novelty, Indian Motorcycles has kept the true spirit of the Indian alive.

Indian Motorcycles will make people live the experience of a gorgeous motorbike from the past again with the Scout. It is a revolutionary machine that transforms the image of a normal biker to a professional rider.

Giving new definition to motorcycling, the Indian Scout is back with a whole new outfit and a raging heart that will dominate teh Indian roads. Waking up after 70 years of advancement, Indian Motorcycles has disturbed and tailored the traditional avatar of the Scout and gave it a novel form naming it as 2015 Indian Scout.

Despite the novelty, the manufacturer has kept the true spirit of the Indian alive.

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Engine

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Indian Motorcycles has loaded the 2015 Scout with a robust 1130.7cc, liquid-cooled, V-twin engine with closed loop fuel injection system that makes it an excellent bike to ride.

The motor has impeccable looks, mind-wavering split dual exhausts with crossover and generates a strong 100bhp to cruise seamlessly through the stretches and bends.

To accompany the rider for a reliable and efficient riding, liquid cooling does a perfect job.

This engine is the real punch and chunk of the bike. To row with the low, mid and high revs, the motor creates 97.7Nm of torque that makes the ride joyous and smooth.

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Chassis

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Built on a lightweight chassis, the 2015 Indian Scout weighs only about 253kg. The weight is comparatively lower and adds more points to the maneouverability and handling of the bike.

The resulting dimensions of the machine are 2311mm x 880mm x 1207mm (l x w x h).

The wheelbase of the machine is 1562mm with a minimum ground clearance of 135mm.

For the rider's comfort, the seat height of the bike rests at 635mm.

With dual shock adjustable rear suspension and sound telescopic front forks, the bike offers smooth maneouverability.

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Designing

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The balancing of the 2015 Indian Scout is done brilliantly as it results into low centre of gravity that leads to effortless handling.

At 31 degrees the lean angle gives he rider an opportunity to perform high-speed cornering with utter ease.

The engine is designed smartly with various high-end outputs that complement the designing of the bike and makes the riding experience exuberant.

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Styling

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Indian Motorcycles has fabulously crafted the new generation Scout with no-frills styling, while keeping the soul of the original Scout alive.

The badge of the bike resembles the iconic tank badge found on the 1920 Scout.

Like the other Indian Motorcycles, the 2015 Indian Scout sports a beautiful fender with eye-pleasing built.

The company has brought forward the original black headlight with chrome trim which complements the all black theme of the machine.

Seating

The 2015 Indian Scout offers an unmatched comfort for riders, who like to travel long distances alone with a single seat desert tan genuine leather that is strong and durable.

For the pillion rider, the company offers an option of comfortable seating with backrest that keeps the pillion stress free during long journeys.

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Accessories

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Indian Motorcycles offers a fine range of accessories that not only adds to the beauty but also increases the comfort and convenience of the rider.

The customised ergonomics with impeccable seating posture have reduced reach seat, control and handlebars make the shorter rider experience quite easy. Similarly, it brings rich accessories that makes riders feel like a monarch over the incredible Scout.

The company sells this machine with a Lexan windshield that deals with the wind blasts and works against the bad weather.

Scout saddlebags and tank pouch are offered for the rider to carry their required articles during the long runs plus it gives a more premium and rich look.

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Features

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The 2015 Indian Scout features an analog plus digital instrument dial that sports an analog speedometer with digital tachometer, trip meter, odometer, engine temperature and low fuel lamp.

It boasts stylish 130/90-16 72H front tyre and 150/80-16 71H rear tyre fitted with 298mm, 2-piston caliper at the front and 298mm rear disc brake.

It also has a 12.4 litre large fuel tank that has been beautifully drawn over the classic rigid triangle of the original Indian Scout.


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