Indian Motorcycle, currently owned by Polaris which also owns Victory Motorcycles, which was one of the very first American motorcycle companies, recently announced the all-new Thunder Stroke 111 engine that will power next year's 2014 Indian Motorcycle.
The Indian Thuinder Stroke 111 engine has an 111 cubic inch (1818cc) displacement and delivers the raw power and iconic styling that have long been hallmarks of the legendary Indian Motorcycle brand. Pumping out more than 156 Nm of torque, the 49-degree V-twin is the new heartbeat of Indian Motorcycle and marks the first clean-sheet Indian Motorcycle engine design in seven decades.
With parallel pushrod tubes, finned heads, down firing exhausts, a left side air intake, and the proportions and layout familiar to Indian Motorcycle around the world, the Thunder Stroke 111 engine is sure to inspire both experienced and new riders. The Thunderstroke 111 engine will be used for the Indian Chief Classic, Indian Chief Vintage and the Indian Chieftain.