Indian Vintage Review
The American automaker company Indian is acclaimed all over the globe for making some really innovative and class leading cruisers. Indian has already been successful in holding an excellent grip over the market and with the bike like Vintage, its growth seems to be more aggressive in the rapidly blooming Indonesian two-wheeler industry in the years to come. It has been designed earnestly with the leather fringe to add a majestic appearance. Vintage has been blessed with genuine leather, iconic styling and the dual exhaust pipes offer a pleasant bark.
Indian Vintage has an ideally crafted body design and visual appearance. The front fascia of the bike is furnished with a three-eyed xenon headlights and fat tyres to give a secure ride to the rider. It has a low slung leather seat along with a 20.8 litres back forwarded fuel tank which is painted in a fascinating shade that enhance the overall visual of the bike. Vintage has been blessed with a cool slammed cruiser type handlebar with the forward and rearward adjustments. The side view shows the 1811cc engine which is finished in silver with chrome covers and the leather fringe along with the company insignia on its stunning tank. At the rear, it has two-in-one, stop-turn-tail lamps that look appealing along with the dual exhaust setup. It has a length of 2634 mm with a width of 1012 mm and height of 1490 mm weighing 364 Kg. It has got a wheelbase of 1730 mm with alluring spoke alloy wheels.
Engine, Economy & Performance
Talking about its engine and performance, the Indian Vintage has an 1811cc, air-cooled, v-twin cylinder engine that is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox with well-spaced gear ratios. The engine produces a superlative power of 75.9 hp at 4300 rpm and a peak torque of 138.9 nm at 2600 rpm. The bike uses a closed loop fuel injection system and with this configuration, the bike delivers an overall superior performance along with a combined fuel economy of 16 kmpl that performs along with a fuel tank capacity of 20.8 litres.
The American manufacturer has used telescopic suspension at the front and single shock suspension at the rear and they can be adjusted according to the riding genre and aid in long distance riding by contributing a laid back riding posture. The front and rear end are equipped with flat tyres to provide good grip on the road. The bike progresses proudly on 130/90 R16 front and 180/65 R16 rear that are mounted over tough spoke wheels, which gives a superior adhesion property and good grip on any kind of surface.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
For satisfactory braking, Vintage has been embellished with the gear drive wet clutch that avoids loss of revs. Clutch pull is nimble, light and getting underway is quite easy. It has wide tyres and ABS with disc brakes at both ends to give a safe and secure riding experience to the rider. On top of this, it also has advanced safety features like stability, traction, launch and cruise control along with the warning lights for neutral, low oil pressure to keep the rider updated about the bike.
The American manufacturer has constructed this vehicle to provide an elegant, noise and vibration free riding experience to the customers. The thunder stroke 111 engine pays tribute to legendary Indian motorcycle engines of the past. It has robust desert tan leather styling and all the fine elements that one can ask from an Indian bike.