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Indian Motorcycle, America’s premier motorcycle company, today celebrates its flat-track racing heritage with the launch of the FTR Championship Edition. With only 400 examples available worldwide, the FTR Limited Edition allows racing fans around the world to join the Indian Wrecking Crew in celebrating the team’s five consecutive US Flat Track Championships.
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Inspired by the FTR750, the sport’s preeminent flat-track racing machine, the FTR Championship Edition features an authentic racing paint scheme and commemorative Indian Motorcycle Racing bezel with each championship season on display. But more than a show piece, the limited-edition FTR features premium components, including a titanium Akrapovič exhaust, fully adjustable front fork and piggyback shock. Carbon fiber parts including a seat cowl, front fender, airbox covers and headlight nacelle complete the bike’s premium design.
“Since the FTR’s debut in 2019, riders around the world have expressed their passion and enthusiasm for the FTR’s flat-track inspired design,” said Aaron Jax, Vice President of Indian Motorcycle. “While the 2022 FTR lineup maximizes the on-road performance of the FTR, the FTR Championship Edition rekindles our flat-track racing heritage and celebrates the historic success of the Wrecking Crew. While this limited-edition bike is a commemorative piece, it is also a road ripper that performs in turns and turns heads on city streets.
Along with its flat track-inspired design, a host of premium features and ride-enhancing technologies, including three ride modes, rear wheel control with rear lift mitigation, stability control, control traction and cornering ABS. The FTR Championship Edition also boasts a 4.3-inch digital touchscreen and a 1203cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine that produces 120 horsepower and 87 lb-ft of torque. The limited-edition FTR comes equipped with a race-inspired wheel combination consisting of a 19-inch front wheel and an 18-inch rear wheel, wrapped in Dunlop® road tires with a tread pattern inspired by the flat track. Brembo radial-mounted dual-disc front brakes provide exceptional stopping power and control, while ProTaper® flat tracker aluminum handlebars complete the race bike look.
Indian Motorcycle Racing, winner of the last five Manufacturers’ Championships, returned to professional flat-track racing in 2017. Since the launch of the FTR750, an Indian Motorcycle Racing works rider has won the championship every year in the first class of the sport. The 2022 Indian Wrecking Crew, consisting of 2021 SuperTwins Champion Jared Mees, two-time Champion Briar Bauman and new team member, the winningest rider in US flat track singles history, Shayna Texter-Bauman, will look to defend their title this season opening March 10 at the Volusia Half-Mile.
Pricing for the FTR Championship Edition starts at $16,499 and will begin shipping to Indian Motorcycle dealers worldwide in April 2022. Riders can learn more at their local Indian Motorcycle dealership, by visiting IndianMotorcycle.com or by following on Facebook ℠, Twitter ℠ and Instagram ℠.
ABOUT INDIAN MOTORCYCLE
Indian Motorcycle is the number one motorcycle company in the United States. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has captured the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and has distinguished itself as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unparalleled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations. and firsts in the industry. Today, that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand management. To learn more, please visit www.indianmotorcycle.com.
Always wear a helmet, goggles and protective clothing and insist that your passenger does the same. Ride within the limits of the law and your own abilities. Read and understand your owner’s manual. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Facebook℠ is a service mark of Facebook, Inc.; Twitter℠ is a service mark of Twitter, Inc.; Instagram℠ is a service mark of Instagram, LLC; Akrapovic® is a registered trademark of Igor Akrapovic; Pro Taper® is a registered trademark of TUCKER-ROCKY CORPORATION, INC.; American Flat Track® is a registered trademark of Daytona Motorsports Group DBA AMA Pro Racing, LLC; Dunlop® is a registered trademark of DNA (Housemarks) Limited. Sachs® is a registered trademark of ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
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