The Indian Scout Bobber has been priced at Rs 12.99 (ex-showroom) in India.
The 2018 Indian Scout Bobber comes with a 1131 cc, v-twin engine making 94bhp and 97.7Nm.
Further expanding its Indian product lineup, Indian Motorcycle has introduced the blacked-out, stripped down – 2018 Indian Scout Bobber. The launch took place at the 2017 Bike Week in Goa. Priced at Rs 12.99 lakh (ex-showroom), the Scout Bobber has been positioned against the Harley Davidson Forty-Eight, Harley Davidson Roadster and Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Read About – 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic
2018 Indian Scout Bobber Key Features
– Blacked-out headlamp surround
– LED tail lamps with integrated stop and turn signals
– Dual tone leather seat
– Trimmed front and rear fenders
– Blacked-out exhaust
– Blacked-out instrument cluster
– Shorter travel rear suspension
– More streamlined riding position
This latest Scout family member – 2018 Scout Bobber has been positioned above the standard Indian Scout. The bike shares its underpinning and powertrain with the Indian Scout. Though, it looks more aggressive thanks to its new graphic updates. This new cruiser comes with a price tag of Rs 12.99 (ex-showroom). Read About – 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic
Those who are interested to purchase the Scout Bobber can place an order by paying an initial sum of Rs 50,000. Official bookings for the bike were commenced across the nation in August, 2017.
Sporting subtle aesthetic updates over the regular Scout, the new Indian Scout Bobber appears more muscular and aggressive. Designing elements such as chopped fenders, slightly shroud headlamp, dual-tone genuine leather bobber seat with new “Scout” badge marks, new engine covers, knobby tyres and bar-end mirrors contribute to its stripped down look.
There is lots of matte-black treatment all over the body. The company is also offering a custom pillion seat with the bike. The fuel tank badge is all-new with bold block lettering on it. The bike gets blacked-out exhaust shields and new tracker handlebars and footpegs, which have been sifted 38mm rearwards to the new cartridge forks up front. The bike rides on Cast 16-inchx 3.5-inch wheels shod with 130/90-16 73H front and 150/80-16 71H rear tyres. Read – Indian Chieftain Elite & Chieftain Limited – All Details
Compared to the regular Indian Scout, the Scout Bobber has more streamlined riding position – thanks to its new suspension unit and raised seat height. The company also offers a pack of accessories on the cruiser that will include mid-rise handlebars, premium leather passenger seat, saddle bags, a short windshield and slip-on exhausts.
|Engine||1131 cc, v-twin|
|Max Torque||97.7Nm @ 6,000rpm|
At the heart of the new Scout Bobber is the same 1131 cc, v-twin engine that does duty in the standard Scout. This unit is capable of making a top power of 94bhp against 97.7Nm of torque at 5,600rpm. Feeding power to the wheels is a 6-speed gearbox.
This new Indian cruiser is available in a single Thunder Black paint scheme.
Suspension & Braking System
Compared to other Scout motorcycles, the 2018 Indian Scout Bobber sits one inch lower and has lower suspension setup. The bike features 120mm telescopic fork front and 50mm dual shocks rear suspension unit. The braking system remains unchanged – i.e. single 298mm Rotor/ 2 (front) and 1 (rear) Piston calliper.
|Weight||242kg (empty tank)|
Proportionally, the cruiser measures 2,276mm in length, 1,154mm in height and 926mm in width with a wheelbase of 1,562mm. It offers a seat height of 649mm. The 123mm of ground clearance makes it compatible for Indian roads. Carrying a weight of 245kg, the bike offers a fuel tank capacity of 12.5-litre.