Indian Springfield

American motorcycle manufacturer Indian Motorcycle launched Springfield cruiser at Rs 30.6 lakh ex-showroom, Delhi. The Springfield has been named after the birthplace of Indian Motorcycle. The motorcycle will be available in Thunder Black and Indian Motorcycle Red shades and bookings for the Springfield has commenced with deliveries scheduled to start from August.

This is the seventh model of the company for the Indian market. The motorcycle features classic design of the cruiser motorcycle with all the modern technology. Springfield is powered by a Thunder Stroke 1,811cc V-twin engine that can churn out 139Nm of peak torque at 2,600rpm. Built on a new chassis, Springfield gets Anti-Lock Brakes, a tyre pressure monitoring system, electronic cruise control and a powerful headlight and dual driving lights. The cruiser also features rear buckhorn bar and adjustable passenger floorboards. Featuring cartridge forks and an air-adjustable rear shock with 11.43cm of travel, the Indian Springfield is capable of carrying up to 242 kgs.

It comes with remote-locking panniers and quick-release windshield. The quick release windscreen and saddlebags can be removed without the help of any tool.

"The Indian Springfield offers a good mix of touring comfort and urban versatility through its blend of classic styling and comprehensive modern technology. The launch of the iconic Indian Springfield is part of our strategy to introduce products which would take the growth story of Indian Motorcycle to the next level in India," said Pankaj Dubey, managing director, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd., in a statement.

"Using a tourer-oriented steering geometry that gives it better handling on the open road, the 2016 Springfield with considerable additional touring capabilities delivers on the tradition of great Indian Motorcycles. Indian Springfield fits perfectly into the Indian line up putting more than enough power to keep you smiling."