One of the first media V-twin, named after the Indian model 1916-1924, will be the new Tourer Challenger that can present in October in the framework of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
Unit with 60-degree collapse of the cylinder can hardly be called a “younger brother” in 1811 CC Thunder Stroke 111 engine – its size 1769 CC, but constructive solutions the motors are fundamentally different. Let’s start with the fact that, according to the manufacturer, the new engine is the most powerful in its class it develops 121 HP at 5500 rpm and 178 Nm at 3800 rpm.
PowerPlus as the motor Scout, is the top position of the camshafts with four valves per cylinder and hydraulic lash Adjusters, eliminating the need for adjusting gaps, the cooling – liquid. Recall that the Thunder Stroke 111 air-cooled has a lower rod camshaft with tappets. Gearbox the new six-speed PowerPlus. Models with PowerPlus will get the choice of response to the throttle control with three settings.
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