Famous cruiser maker Indian Motorcycle has been one of the best mounting premium two wheeler brands in the nation and the corporation has now prolonged its line-up with the all-new Springfield cruiser. Although the Springfield was declared for India back in April this year, the corporation has officially unveiled the model now, priced at Rs 31.07 lakh (ex-showroom, Gurugram).
Deriving its name from the brand's birthplace, the 2016 Indian Springfield brings jointly classic styling with modern technology. EPPL and Polaris India CEO & Director Pankaj Dubey has also further conveyed in a statement that, the Indian Springfield is one of the best bikes in our produce portfolio as it offers the best mix of touring soothe and urban adaptability through its blend of classic styling and comprehensive current technology.
Though connected to the Indian Chief family, the Indian Springfield has been urbanized with a unique new trunk-compatible chassis for superior loading capacity and a premium touring knowledge that does not negotiate handling ability. The styling is every bit iconic and vintage and involves glorified lines, curves, immaculate paint job and much more; keeping the heritage intact.
Power comes from the Thunder Stroke 111 engine that develops 138.9Nm of torque at 2600rpm. Its cast aluminium chassis has been intended to handle a wide load range and comes ready with cartridge forks and an air adjustable rear shock with 11.43cm of travel.
As a result, the cruiser comes with a kerb weight of a rather hefty 241.7 kg. The Indian Springfield is a premium cruiser and comes with a host of tech on board counting a bespoke quick-release windshield, remote locking hard bags and adjustable traveler floorboards. With respect to security, the cruiser gets ABS, tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), Cruise Control, electronic fuel gauge with real-time fuel economy display.
Having commenced operations with three dealerships past year, the demand for Indian cruisers have been irresistible. For the present year, the corporation is expecting to attain a sales enlargement of 20-25 per cent over the former one, though it is also in the process of growing its presence crossways the nation. Indian commenced five new outlets this year, and will soon set shop in Cochin and Jaipur. Indian's subsequently launch will be the Chieftain Dark Horse in the following months.