Indian Scout Sixty motorcycle has been launched by Polaris India at its Mumbai dealership, Auto Hangar India Pvt. Ltd. The 2016 Scout Sixty is priced at Rs 11.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, Mumbai) which is cheaper than the Scout by around Rs 2 lakhs. The bike is based on the Scout cruiser motorcycle and is available in three color options - Thunder Black, Indian Motorcycle Red and Pearl White.
Powering the new Scout Sixty is the same liquid-cooled V-twin engine of Scout but with a downsized displacement of 999cc delivering a maximum power and torque output of 78hp and 88.8Nm @ 5800rpm respectively. Transmission is offered via 5-speed Manual gearbox. The bike looks almost similar to the Scout featuring the same styling, suspension, brakes and chassis.
The Scout Sixty holds all the class-leading features of the Scout motorcycle and offers a smooth and comfortable riding for the riders. The bike features telescopic forks suspension at the front and dual shocks at the rear. It gets Disc brakes at both the ends and ABS as a standard feature. The additional accessories included in the new Scout Sixty are the saddlebags, laced front and rear wheels and quick-release windscreens.
Due to the rising demand for the Indian motorcycles, Polaris India plans to assemble the bikes in India itself and so the Scout Sixty could be the first model of Indian Motorcycles to be sold via the Completely Knocked Down (CKD) route. Bookings for the all-new Scout Sixty have been started across all the dealerships of Indian Motorcycle.