How are Indian Motorcycles?

Are Indian Motorcycles respected?

Yes, if we are talking about US based “Indian” brand (not talking about Indian as in “made in India”!) of motorcycles (mostly cruisers but now they have launched sport naked also), these are as respected as Harley or a bit more due to their excellent fit and finish along with great attention to detail.

Are Indian Motorcycles 100% American made?

Yes. All motorcycles sold by Indian are made in America. Polaris Industries, the parent company of Indian Motorcycle, does have a factory in Opole, Poland. It opened in 2014 and has 500 employees.

Do Indian motorcycles hold their value?

By brand, according to data compiled by the Kelley Blue Book Official Motorcycle Guide, Harley-Davidson motorcycles retained an average of 84% of their value over a five-year period. BMW was not far behind, at 81%, with Indian, Ducati and Triumph trailing slightly at 77%, 73% and 72%. Yes they do.

Why are Indian motorcycles so cheap?

A brand new Indian costs anywhere between $11,000 and $38,999, but why are Indian Motorcycles so Expensive? Indian motorcycles are expensive because of their cutting edge performance-based technology, their high-caliber team of engineers, mechanics, and designers.

Where are Indian motorcycles built?

In the U.S., Indian Motorcycles are assembled in Spirit Lake, Iowa, with engines assembled in Osceola, Wis. There is a painting facility in Spearfish, S.D., that is also used on some models. Polaris’ Opole, Poland facility is 345,000 square feet and has a capacity for 500 employees, according to the company.

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Who is older Indian or Harley?

Indian Motorcycle was founded in 1901, and Harley-Davidson two years later. Both companies built groundbreaking bikes, delivering motorcycles to police forces, racing them on the dirt track, providing a simple alternative to the automobile, and serving in both world wars.

Is Indian owned by Harley?

In 1981, 13 Harley execs bought their company back from AMF. And in 2011, Polaris Industries bought Indian. All has been well with both companies since.

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