The iconic motorcycle line gets a complete redesign


It’s no secret that we at Road Dirt have a great affection for Indian Motorcycle’s iconic Scout line. We’ve recounted the history of the legendary motorcycle, we’ve had the opportunity to sample several of them, and aside from the “jackhammer” rear suspension they’ve ran, we’ve loved this modern retro mid-size cruiser for years. Placa took to the streets of Los Angeles astride a Bobber Sixty, our late friend Mike rode one around the great state of Texas, and we long-term reviewed a Rogue last year. We’re fans, for sure.

And now, Indian has given the bike a full makeover. Suspension included, thankfully.

The Indian Scout, new and old. Legendary.

Dubbed the 2025 line, yet available by May of this year, “America’s First Motorcycle Company” introduced this week the next evolution of their iconic Indian Scout. The lineup builds on its rich history with five completely redesigned models, three trim levels, and more than 100 Scout family accessories and farkles for customization and personalization. We got a sneak peek on Tuesday, and already eagerly anticipate the opportunity to take any/all of these for a spin, hopefully an extended one (or two).

Indian Motorcycle 101 Scout, in two liveries.

The five models making up the new Scout family of machines consist of a revamped Scout Bobber, a Sport Scout, Scout Classic, Super Scout, and the Scout 101 (our fave, so far). These are stunning motorcycles. They’ll be running a brand new mill that Indian calls the “SpeedPlus” engine- a 1250cc liquid-cooled V-twin making a claimed 111 HP.

The five models in Indian’s 2025 lineup.

Indian will offer three trim levels for the Scout lineup, a Standard trim on the Bobber, Classic and Sport, that consists of ABS, new LED lighting, and an analog gauge with newly introduced fuel level and fuel economy readouts. Indian’s Limited trim adds traction control, cruise control, three ride modes (Standard, Sport & Tour), premium badging and upspec paint schemes. Limited + Tech trim introduces a 4” classic round touchscreen with Indian’s proprietary RIDE COMMAND, turn-by-turn GPS and route planning, weather/traffic overlay, configurable gauges, ride stats and more. There’s a COMMAND+ service apparently as well, offering bike data like engine health, bike locator, and a push button keyless ignition. Many more options than previous Scout iterations.

Up close and personal with the 101 Scout.

With already 100+ add-ons to be available, Indian will also offer them in four “Accessory Collections” packages to suit the rider’s needs and lifestyle- Overnighter, Commuter, Stealth and Open Roads. All of these will be accessible under the Scout tab on the website, and can be viewed on the bikes via their 3D “configurator” for each. We’ve tried it, and the configurator works very well.

By the way, the Scout Sixty line remains, yet unchanged, at least to our knowledge.

Scout Classic and 101 Scout, our two faves so far.

Pricing looks to range from $12,999 for the basic Scout Bobber, all the way up to $16,999 for a fully tricked-out 101 Scout with the Limited + Tech. So many options now available for the line, you can truly make a Scout your own. Once we have the opportunity to get our hands on one or more, we’ll give a full review here at Road Dirt. For now, check out their new lineup here:

Indian Scout

*All photos by Indian Motorcycle

Here’s the World Premiere video Indian released this week-

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