Antique Indian Motorcycle, Indian Powerplus

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The Indian is an American brand manufactured motorcycles from the 1901 to 1953. This is the manufacturer of the famous antique motorcycle. The company was located in Massachusetts. The company manufactured the Indian motorcycle under the of Hendee Manufacturing Company the year 1928.

The largest

By the year 1910, the Hendee Company was the largest manufacturer of in the world. The most successful and models were the scout and the The models of the scout and the chief are wanted by many people all over the world.

The antique motorcycle scout was manufactured the year 1920 to 1946 and the was manufactured from the year to 1953.

After 1953, the company bankrupt. Many successor have taken over it and managed the company with success.

The World War I

In the year and 1918, the US entered the First War. The poweplus line of was sold to the US army. The common men and could not get the motorcycles and a domestic was created for the Indian motorcycles. The motorcycle did very well in the force, but suffered a huge in the common market. After the many loyal Indian took to other brands of

By 1920, the company made a profit but lost its number one the famous Harley Davison

The World War II

The United States used many of the chief, and junior scout’s antique motorcycle models for various in the World War II. The Harley Davidson was in major numbers and the Indian were used extensively

The Indian Motorcycles

The Indian were originally named as the king, silver queen and Indian. But the badge name reduced to the plain Indian 1898. The name of Indian it a better recognition among its and in the outer expert markets.

So, now you have knowledge of the antique motorcycle, you should try out one.

The Indian Powerplus

The Indian was manufactured by the Indian company, an brand of motorcycles. The company was in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. The of Indian Powerplus were at 510 dollars then and are worth than 25000 dollars

The Specifications

The claimed power of the was 8 hp. The motorcycle weighted about 195 kgs and had an side valve 42-degree engine.

A Truly Modern

Indian Power Plus

After the Harley Davidson’s, the Company has had a huge impact on the life. The company had a prominent era during the Indian Powerplus and suffered bankruptcy. There been many attempts at the company since then.

The Legendary Engines

In the year a legendary engine the powerplus- was The engine was a 1000 cc and a 42-degree flathead with side-valves. The top achieved was 60 mph. the engine was to a three speed hand gear box. The clutch was operated.

This engine was in the Indian Chief in the year too. The same engine at a of 1600 cc was used in the 2002 and models of the same name.


In 1901, Oscar Hedstrom the first 61ci side-valve engine. This engine was in the Indian Powerplus motorcycles of The motorcycle had a hand clutch on the right side of the gas tank.

It also had an exhaust valve and a kick starter. The clutch and the speed gear box was true motorcycle of its day. The beginning of the Indian Powerplus Motorcycles had a bicycle pedal crank for

The innovators of their day

The Indian motorcycle was a true innovation. The 1911 saw the introduction of the next of the powerplus engine. The design was improved. The Powerplus OHV (overhead with four-valves- per-cylinder was a great success. It also an all chain drive.

The tough Indian Powerplus was a new innovation and the next generation of It was also the only choice of the racers of the day and even now for some.

Indian Power Plus
Indian Power Plus
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