Motorcycle News (UK) - - NAKED & RETRO -

O 1203cc V-twin O 120bhp and 85ftlb O 221kg (S – 222kg) (kerb) O £11,899 / £12,999

In­dian’s all-new FTR is set to stick a cat amongst the lazy pi­geons. With cute flat-track styling, beau­ti­ful de­sign de­tail and build qual­ity and per­for­mance and spec to boot, it’s well worth a test ride if you’re look­ing for a large-ca­pac­ity naked. Avail­able in two spec mod­els (with a huge ar­ray of ac­ces­sory op­tions for fur­ther per­son­al­i­sa­tion) the sportier and more heav­ily spec’d S ma­chine would be our choice.

With a fully-ad­justable ZF 43mm in­verted fork, and a fully ad­justable monoshock, stylish 19/18in cast alu­minium wheels shod with spe­cial new track in­spired Dun­lop DT3-R tyres, a neat steel trel­lis frame and swingarm; it’s got plenty go­ing for the chas­sis. There are plenty of gad­gets, too. The S boasts an in­tu­itive 4.3in full TFT dash de­vel­oped in-house, which of­fers mul­ti­ple screen modes, three rider modes (Sport, Stan­dard, Rain), trac­tion con­trol and an­ti­wheelie set­tings, and switch­able ABS. It’s Blue­tooth ready, so you can con­nect and con­trol your phone, mu­sic and other de­vices through the dash, too.

Go on, be a brave lit­tle In­dian, and stand out from the crowd in 2019.

In­dian are step­ping up a gear for 2019

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