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When did the Indian Motorcycle Company start making motorcycles?
1999: Indian Motorcycle Company of America is born from the merger of nine companies after the trademark-rights battle finally gets sorted. Production begins on a new Chief by California Motorcycle Company in Gilroy, CA, powered by an SS-sourced Harley-Davidson clone V-Twin.
What year did Indian motorcycles start with 4 valves per cylinder?
1918: Indian unleashes a racing motorcycle powered by an overhead-cam, four-valve-per-cylinder Powerplus V-Twin that exceeds 120 mph. 1920: The Scout makes its introduction with a 42-degree V-Twin.
Is Indian Motorcycles owned by Polaris?
In 2011, Indian was acquired by the huge American manufacturer Polaris Industries Inc., makers of snowmobiles, ATVs, side-by-sides, personal watercraft 鈥?and also Victory Motorcycles, since 1998.
Where are Indian bikes made?
The original Indian produced bikes in Springfield, Massachusetts, from 1901 until the bottom fell out in 1953, after which the Indian name was acquired for use by a series of would-be manufacturers.