Might Indian be Going Electrical?


With everybody and their third-removed cousin now engaged on an electrical machine for the bike business, Indian Bikes has been requested the place they’re at – and unsurprisingly, they’re nonetheless holding their playing cards fairly near their chest. 

The next tidbit comes from RideApart’s report, wherein Motociclismo and Indian’s EU Gross sales Director sit down to speak bikes

the kid-focused eFTR Jr. electrical bike. Media sourced from Electrek.

“Electrification is without doubt one of the most essential short-term objectives for the bike business, and we even have our technique, however proper now I can’t say extra,” European Gross sales Director Boguslaw Dawiec admits. 

“Within the final seven years, we have now created seven platforms with seventeen completely different bikes. It was an enormous effort, and so proper now we want to attempt to get the fruits of all this work by specializing in these fashions.” 

The eFTR Hooligan 1.2 e-bike, made in collaboration with Super73. Media sourced from Electrek.
The eFTR Hooligan 1.2 e-bike, made in collaboration with Super73. Media sourced from Electrek.

Indian presently has a number of lower-cc favorites within the zero-emission class, most notably being the model’s Tremendous 73-powered eFTR Hooligan 1.2 e-bike and the kid-focused eFTR Jr.  

Admittedly, neither are near what Harley’s doing with LiveWire nor Triumph with their new TE-1 prototype; each manufacturers are laborious competitors for Indian within the gas-powered house, not to mention when the previous are taking part in with AA’s within the lab. 

An Indian Bobber. Media sourced from Indian.
An Indian Bobber duo. Media sourced from Indian.

“For certain, in the event you ask me personally, I believe we should take into consideration some information shortly, however for now we’re searching for stability to achieve market percentages within the segments wherein we’re presently current,” finishes Dawiec.

We’re unsure what ‘shortly’ means, however you’ll be able to guess when the information comes down the pipeline, we’ll be throughout it. 

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*Media sourced from Electrek, Indian’s web site, and Rider Journal*



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