Motorcycles Indian Motorcycle Scout FTR1200 Custom Unveiled

23:01  04 january  2018
23:01  04 january  2018 Source:   Street Chopper

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The Scout FTR 1200 Custom is a celebration of the Indian Scout FTR 750's dominant performance in American Flat Track. Stay up to date with the latest news on the Scout FTR 1200 Custom . *Required Fields. * Do you have your motorcycle license?

Indian Motorcycle honours Flat Track Wrecking Crew at EICMA with Scout FTR 1200 Custom unveil . Scout FTR 1200 Custom to go on a World Tour to expand Indian Motorcycle ’s reach to new audiences.


The FTR1200 taking a breather for photos.© Provided by Bonnier Corporation The FTR1200 taking a breather for photos.

If you follow flat track racing, you know Indian Motorcycle's Wrecking Crew lived up to its name for the 2017 season by dominating the series. This is why the company created a street legal version of the scoot piloted by Indian's championship-winning racers.

The Scout FTR1200 Custom takes inspiration from the Scout FTR750's purpose-built flat track race bike that piloted throughout a dominating championship season in the 2017 American Flat Track Series. Built in partnership with Indian’s race team, the one-off custom houses the Scout’s street-legal 1133cc V-Twin engine.

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Indian Motorcycle was thrilled to host the Wrecking Crew at the EICMA show in Milan to unveil the Scout FTR 1200 Custom .

Courtesy of Indian Motorcycle . The Scout FTR 1200 Custom takes inspiration from the Scout FTR 750's purpose-built flat track race bike that Indian ’s “Wrecking Crew” piloted throughout a dominating championship season in the 2017 American Flat Track Series.

Indian Motorcycle says this is what a street version of the FTR could look like but will they make one for sale to consumers?© Provided by Bonnier Corporation Indian Motorcycle says this is what a street version of the FTR could look like but will they make one for sale to consumers?

As well as honoring Indian’s race team of Jared Mees, Bryan Smith and Brad Baker, the Scout FTR1200 Custom serves as an exploration of how Indian could expand brand perception around the world, with exciting new offerings that are relevant to a wider-ranging consumer set.

Out of the 18 flat track races that took place in 2017, the Indian Wrecking Crew took 37 of the 54 podium positions available, including six podium sweeps and 14 race wins, bringing Indian the manufacturer’s title and Mees his fifth AMA Grand National Championship.

We'd like to believe you'll be able to buy one soon, but who knows?© Provided by Bonnier Corporation We'd like to believe you'll be able to buy one soon, but who knows?

Not only that, Mees, Smith and Baker swept the - placing 1st, 2nd and 3rd, respectively.

Mees tallied 10 wins out of 18 races and set a new single-season record of 17 finishes on the podium, while Smith was on the podium nine times, with four wins, three runner-ups and two third-place finishes. Baker tallied 10 podiums, despite being out with an injury and unable to compete in the final two races. He earned five runner-ups and five third-place finishes.

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