SOURCE: Indian Motorcycle; Polaris Industries

Indian Motorcycle; Polaris Industries

August 19, 2014 11:00 ET

Indian Motorcycle Announces 'Scout's 1st Run Tour' Showcasing the All-New 2015 Indian Scout in Stops Across America

Tour Stops at 100 Cities Giving Motorcycling Fans the Chance to Experience the Stunning New Scout and Be Among the First to Reserve One of Their Own

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Aug 19, 2014) - Indian Motorcycle®, America's first motorcycle company, today announced the "Scout's 1st Run Tour," a whirlwind, coast-to-coast tour of Indian Motorcycle dealerships across America to showcase the new 2015 Indian Scout™. The 100-city tour starts today with stops at dealers in Pennsylvania, Indiana and Washington and continues through mid-October. The full schedule of dates and times can be found on the Events section of the Indian Motorcycle website.

On August 2 at the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Indian Motorcycle unveiled the 2015 Indian Scout to the cheers of VIPs, celebrities and media from across the country and around the world. The stunning new bike is the first new Indian Scout manufactured in nearly 70 years, and exemplifies one of the most famous, decorated and storied motorcycles in history, with a global reputation for breakthrough innovations, precise balance, nimble handling and potent power. The "Scout's 1st Run Tour" is designed to let Indian Motorcycle fans across the country get up-close and personal with the new 2015 Indian Scout, America's hottest new motorcycle with a DNA and heritage that is second to none, and a starting MSRP of $10,999.

The tour will also promote the availability of the "Scout's 1st Run" program, a limited-time opportunity for riders to be among the first in the world to reserve their very own 2015 Scout for delivery in late 2014. Participants in "Scout's 1st Run" receive an industry-leading five years of warranty coverage, and a special commemorative "First to Own" kit to honor the historical significance of owning the first of the all-new Scouts.

2015 Indian Scout
The new Indian Scout is a quick, precise, and powerful middle-weight cruiser and the fully modern and technically advanced representation of one of the most famous and innovative bikes of all time. It features a breakthrough chassis design featuring a lightweight and rigid cast aluminum frame coupled with an ultra-low 25.3-inch seat height for exceptional comfort, balance and maneuverability. With a wet weight of 558 pounds, the lightest in its class, and a 31-degree lean angle, the Scout is built for masterful control and handling. Powered by a liquid-cooled, 69 cubic inch, 100 HP V-twin engine, the all-new 2015 Indian Scout is powerful yet approachable. Its low seat height, maneuverability and lightweight design makes the Scout appealing to riders of all sizes and experience levels while the high horsepower and superior handling make it a bike that will thrill even the most experienced riders.

Pricing & Availability
The 2015 Indian Scout is available for immediate ordering at a starting MSRP of $10,999 with expected delivery in dealerships across North American in late 2014. Reservations may be placed on; visit "Scout's 1st Run" to learn more. It is available in Thunder Black, Indian Motorcycle Red, Silver Smoke (matte finish) and Thunder Black Smoke (matte finish).

Indian Motorcycle, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is America's first motorcycle company. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America's most legendary and iconic brands through unrivaled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand stewardship. To learn more, please visit

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Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory and Indian Motorcycle brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid powered vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), Goupil Industrie SA, Aixam Mega S.A.S., and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris Engineered parts, accessories and apparel, Klim branded apparel and ORV accessories under the Kolpin and Cycle Country brands.

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