2019 Indian FTR1200

We're welcoming Roadshow's first two-wheeled long-term test vehicle to the fleet.

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We've been excited about the Indian FTR1200 since we saw it in concept form over two years ago.

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Our test bike is the top-spec Race Replica model which includes, among other things, an Akrapovic exhaust.

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It also includes a red steel trellis suspension and swingarm and adjustable suspension.

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The FTR is a pretty radical departure for Indian's street bike lineup and that's part of what makes it appealing.

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Still, it has some familiar Indian features like excellent build quality and a comfy seat.

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We love the modern headlight and the rest of the flat-track inspired touches.

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The FTR1200 shows that Indian is making an attempt at courting younger, less affluent buyers and it seems to be working.

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So far, in our testing, we've found the FTR to be a near perfect around-town companion, with its relatively narrow proportions and ample torque.

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