With an aim to expand its product lineup in India, Indian Motorcycle has introduced yet another cruiser – Springfield – in the country. Priced at Rs 31.07 lakh (ex-shworoom, Gurugram), the Indian Springfield carries a contemporary design and is loaded with advanced technology. The iconic American motorcycle manufacturer will soon add the Chieftain Dark Horse to its Indian lineup.
Based on a new trunk-compatible chassis, the Indian Springfield offers a premium touring experience and higher loading capacity. It also has a cast aluminium frame with integrated air-box, keyless start, cruise control and anti-lock braking system (ABS). Other functional features offered on the cruiser include a time clock and average fuel economy display, tyre pressure monitoring, tank mounted electronic fuel gauge and adjustable passenger floorboards. The bike also features bespoke quick-release windshield and remote locking hard bags.
At the heart of the Springfield is a Thunder Stroke 111 engine that is good for 73bhp (54.5 kW at 5075rpm) and 138.9Nm of torque (at 2600rpm). Suspension duties are taken care of by 119mm telescopic fork upfront and 114mm single shock air adjust rear setup. The braking system of the cruiser comprises of dual 4 piston calliper and single 2 piston callipar front and rear brakes respectively. The bike offers a fuel tank capacity of 20.8-litres.
In a statement, Pankaj Dubey, EPPL and Polaris India CEO & Director, said, “The Indian Springfield is one of the best bikes in our product portfolio as it offers the best mix of touring comfort and urban versatility through its blend of classic styling and comprehensive modern technology,”.
“The new Indian Springfield was not designed to fill a space in our line-up; it was built to fill a space in the hearts of riders who value the rich heritage and fine craftsmanship of Indian Motorcycle, and who want both a pure touring bike and a sleek urban cruiser,” he added further.