The Indian Springfield flagship cruiser which is named after the American two-wheeler maker’s birth place has been launched in India at an eye-watering price of INR 30.6 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). Order book is open with deliveries slated to commence in August 2016.
The classic Springfield with flamboyant bodywork is equipped with modern technology to offer a fine balance between touring and urban riding. The motorcycle can be quickly converted into a cruiser by removing the quick-release windshield and panniers. By adding more accessories, the motorcycle can be transformed into a stately tourer.
The tech-laden two wheeler is equipped with adjustable floor board, remote locking hardbags, high-resolution ABS, electronic cruise control, dual driving lights (in addition to a headlamp), tyre pressure monitoring system, standard front and rear highway bars (to mount accessories to protect the bodywork from a fall), etc. Like any other Indian Motorcycle, attention to detail is terrific and there are several chrome finished components such as the front for, headlamp surrounds, engine covers, exhaust, fender trim and handlebar.
The Indian Springfield is powered by the familiar Thunderstroke 111 (displacement in cubic inches) which is mated to a 6-speed transmission to product 139.9 Nm of torque.