Indian Motorcycle Honors Scout’s 100-Year Legacy, Unveils New Exhaust Options
MINNEAPOLIS (September 3, 2019) – Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, announced its 2020 Scout lineup, highlighted by two new models that pay homage to the 100-year legacy of the iconic Indian Scout—the Scout Bobber Twenty and the limited edition Scout 100th Anniversary. Also for 2020, Indian Motorcycle is introducing a selection of new Scout touring accessories, including a color-matched quick release fairing with a two-inch windshield and weather resistant semi-rigid quick release saddlebags. New Indian Motorcycle performance accessories include a stage 1 shorty slip-on muffler kit, and an all-new 2-into-1 full exhaust system, both of which will provide a significant performance upgrade.
“The Indian Scout has stood the test of time as one of the most influential, iconic and recognizable motorcycles in the world,” said Reid Wilson, Vice President for Indian Motorcycle. “100 years is an incredibly special milestone, and it made perfect sense to honor Scout’s history and legacy with these two heritage-inspired 2020 models.”
In 1919, Indian Motorcycle announced the world’s first Scout motorcycle with the 1920 model year Scout. In celebration of the Scout’s 100th birthday, Indian Motorcycle has created a premium and collectible Scout 100th Anniversary model, limited to 750 produced globally. The special anniversary edition takes styling cues from the original Scout, highlighted by its striking paint scheme of Indian Motorcycle Red with Anniversary Gold trim. The bike’s finishing touches include a desert tan genuine leather solo saddle seat, color-matched Scout 100th Anniversary badge, black wire wheels, beach bars, luggage rack and chrome finishes to complete the heritage-inspired throwback styling. The Scout 100th Anniversary is priced at $15,999.
The “Twenty” in Scout Bobber Twenty also pays homage to the original 1920 Scout, as do several of the bike’s unique features, including wire wheels and a floating saddle. The 2020 Scout Bobber Twenty delivers ‘old school’ bobber style with relaxed ergonomics. Scout Bobber Twenty features an old-school mix of chrome and blacked-out finishes, 10-inch ape hanger handlebars, and comes in three colors: Thunder Black (ABS or non-ABS), Sagebrush Smoke (ABS) and Burnished Metallic (ABS). Pricing starts at $11,999 for non-ABS and $12,899 for ABS.
In addition to the two new heritage-inspired Scout models, the 2020 Scout lineup also includes the return of Scout, Scout Sixty and Scout Bobber. All 2020 Scouts receive key feature upgrades, including new floating rotors, calipers and master cylinders for improved braking performance. All Scout Bobbers will receive new Pirelli MT60RS tires, while the 2020 Scout features a sport seat and passenger pegs.
2020 Scout models with ABS will be available in several new colors. The Indian Scout Sixty, starting at $8,999, is available in Thunder Black, Burgundy Metallic and Pearl White over Titanium Metallic. With a starting price of $11,499, the Indian Scout is available in Thunder Black, White Smoke, Deepwater Metallic, Metallic Jade over Thunder Black and Indian Motorcycle Red over Ivory Cream with Gold Pinstripe. The Indian Scout Bobber, with an exciting new starting price of $10,999, is available in Thunder Black, Thunder Black Smoke, Deepwater Metallic, Bronze Smoke and White Smoke. All non-ABS Scout models will be offered exclusively in Thunder Black.
The 2020 lineup of new exhaust and muffler options significantly modify the overall look of the Scout family while increasing horsepower by over 10%. The new options include the stage 1 2-into-1 full exhaust system and the stage 1 shorty slip-on muffler kit—both available in chrome or matte black. The new exhaust options expand on Indian Motorcycle’s existing array of Scout performance accessories and fit with any 2019 and 2020 Scout model.
For riders looking to tour on their Scout, Indian Motorcycle is introducing a handful of new accessories that will help the trip last longer. A brand new, color-matched quick release fairing with a two-inch windshield is available for all model years of Scout and Scout Sixty and comes with the option to change to either a five-inch or seven-inch windshield. To complete the touring package, riders can add the solo luggage rack (available in chrome and now in gloss black) and a solo rack bag. In winter 2019, riders can add the brand new semi-rigid quick release saddlebags. With additional Indian Motorcycle accessories, a rider can customize their Scout Bobber with a rider comfort seat or add more aggressive style to Scout and Scout Sixty with bar end mirrors, smoked turn signal lenses, tinted windshields, and varying handlebars and foot controls to achieve the perfect fit for the rider and passenger.
Arriving at dealerships now, riders can learn more or test ride by visiting a local Indian Motorcycle dealership. For more information on the 2020 Scout lineup, or to find the nearest dealer, visit IndianMotorcycle.com and follow along on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.