Indian FTR Championship Edition, with sporty looks, goes official
US automaker Indian Motorcycle has unveiled the FTR Championship Edition bike in its home country. Its production is limited to just 400 units. As for the highlights, the motorbike sports an FTR750-inspired look and gets a TFT instrument cluster and full-LED illumination. It is powered by a 1,203cc, twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that churns out a maximum power of 120hp.
Why does this story matter?
The Indian FTR Championship Edition offers the perfect combination of good looks, decent performance, and great features. It should attract a lot of customers in the US market. The company is yet to announce whether the bike would be introduced on our shores. If it does arrive here, it will be launched as a completely built unit (CBU).
The bike has titanium exhaust canisters and Bluetooth support
The Indian FTR Championship Edition has a sloping fuel tank with a list on it that mentions the years in which the brand won the flat track championships. It also gets tank shrouds, a seat cowl, and a front fender made of carbon fiber. The motorcycle offers an all-LED lighting setup, a Bluetooth-enabled TFT touchscreen instrument cluster, titanium Akrapovic exhaust canisters, and alloy wheels.
It is fueled by a 120hp, 1,203cc engine
Under the hood, the Indian FTR Championship Edition draws power from a 1,203cc, twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. The motor churns out a maximum power of 120hp and a peak torque of 118Nm.
It gets inverted front forks
To ensure the rider's safety, the Indian FTR Championship Edition is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels along with cornering ABS, wheelie control, traction control, rear lift mitigation, and three ride modes (Sport, Standard, and Rain). Suspension duties on the motorbike are taken care of by fully-adjustable inverted front forks and a piggyback shock absorber on the rear end.
Indian FTR Championship Edition: Pricing and availability
In the US, the Indian FTR Championship Edition sports a price figure of $16,499 (roughly Rs. 12.61 lakh). However, no details related to the motorcycle's availability and pricing in India have been disclosed.