You asked: Do Indian motorcycles hold their value?

By brand, according to data compiled by the Kelley Blue Book Official Motorcycle Guide, Harley-Davidson motorcycles retained an average of 84% of their value over a five-year period. BMW was not far behind, at 81%, with Indian, Ducati and Triumph trailing slightly at 77%, 73% and 72%. Yes they do.

Are Indian Motorcycles worth the money?

Although Indian motorcycles aren’t cheap, they’re worth the money. Their brand is historically significant, and Polaris engineering has put them at the top of the industry.

Is Indian motorcycles going out of business?

Five years into its attempt to revive the Indian Motorcycle brand, the latest iteration of Indian Motorcycles has headed for the happy hunting ground. It has sold 13,000 motorcycles with rather impressive price tags, about 4500 of them in the last year. …

Are the new Indian motorcycles reliable?

The ‘New’ Indians if the old Victory bikes are a guide , look well built , although in UK weather will suffer badly from road salt if used year round. These days, Harleys and Indians are both very reliable.

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What is the best Indian Motorcycle?

Ranking The 10 Best Indian Motorcycles You Can Buy For $10,000

  1. 1 2015 Indian Chieftain. Via Pinterest.
  2. 2 2017 Indian Scout Bobber. Via FinancialExpress. …
  3. 3 2015 Indian Scout. …
  4. 4 2019 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse. …
  5. 5 2019 Indian FTR 1200. …
  6. 6 2021 Indian Scout Bobber Sixty. …
  7. 7 2011 Indian Chief Classic. …
  8. 8 2016 Indian Dark Horse. …

What is the most reliable motorcycle?

They surveyed over 11,000 subscribers and the results were that the most reliable motorcycle brand were (in order): Yamaha, Suzuki/Honda (tied), then Kawasaki.

Cross referencing with Consumer Reports.

Motorcycle brand Likelihood of buying same motorcycle brand again
Yamaha 65%
Triumph 63%
Kawasaki 59%
Suzuki 58%

Will Indian Motorcycles change their name?

In December, the Cleveland Indians announced they are in the process of changing to a “non-Native American based name” from the one the MLB team has held since 1915. … Indian Motorcycle touts itself as “America’s First Motorcycle Company,” a nod to its founding that predates Harley-Davidson.

Did Indians sue Harley?

Indian did sue Harley-Davidson in the mid 1900’s because Indian saw that on Harleys new model was a carburetor of his design and Indian accused Harley of plagiarizing their design of a the carburetor so Indian sued them for steeling their carburetor design.

How much does a 2020 Indian motorcycle cost?

2020 Indian Scout Sixty prices start at $8999 for the ABS-free version on up to $10,799 for the two-color treatment. A wide variety of accessories are available for the 2020 Scouts.

Are Indian Motorcycles 100% American made?

Yes. All motorcycles sold by Indian are made in America. Polaris Industries, the parent company of Indian Motorcycle, does have a factory in Opole, Poland. It opened in 2014 and has 500 employees.

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Who is older Indian or Harley?

Indian Motorcycle was founded in 1901, and Harley-Davidson two years later.

Which brand is better Harley or Indian?

Harley-Davidson is simply the better known brand, has been around longer and they hold their value better than Indian. The market simply has more consumer options for used Harley-Davidson’s compared to Indian.

Is Indian owned by Harley?

In 1981, 13 Harley execs bought their company back from AMF. And in 2011, Polaris Industries bought Indian. All has been well with both companies since.

Is Scout or Indian Scout Sixty better?

The Indian Scout is a fantastic motorcycle. … The Scout Sixty, which just launched at the EICMA Motorcycle Show in Italy, is a smaller version of the Scout. Well, its engine is smaller, at least. The rest of the bike is the same size, sitting on the same wonderful platform.

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