Indian Motorcycle Unveiled The Thunder Stroke 111

Everyone has been waiting for this moment to come, and the day finally came when Indian Motorcycles unveiled the new Thunder Stroke 111. Thunder Stroke 111 will power the 2014 lineup of Indian Motorcycles. If you are at Daytona Bike Week, you are lucky, compared to other folks. The engine was tested, by various tests like dyno testing, and miles on road test. The new Thunder Stroke 111 engine will be build in Osceola, Wisconsin at the Polaris Industries Engine Assembly Plant. It can be officially said that Harley Davidson is having competition next upcoming years. Indian Motorcycles have stepped up from bottom to top in just 2 years.

Engine Specifications

  • Engine displacement: 111 cubic inch
  • Torque: More than 115 ft/lb
  • Architecture: 49 degree V-Twin, air cooled with integrated oil cooler, left side air intake, down firing, exhaust system, parallel push rod tubes
  • Crankcase: Design features high capacity semi dry sump oil system, with oversize oil radiator
  • Timing System: 3 camshafts, push rods, 2 valves per cylinder, maintenance free hydraulic valve lifters, forged crankshaft
  • Fuel System: Electronic sequential port fuel injection, electronic throttle control
  • Compression Ratio: 9.5
  • Transmission: 6 speed overdrive, constant mesh, helical gearbox
  • Clutch: Low effort, multi plate wet clutch, aluminum basket, integral torsional damper

If you are interested in specifications of the engine more deeply here is a full 360 experience of the engine. Click Here

Indian Motorcycle Unveiled The Thunder Stroke 111

So as I was sitting at the computer staring at the new engine, I have wondered what story is behind this engine, and yet Indian Motorcycles have surprised me by adding really cool history video of the engine and Indian Motorcycles. Overall in the video they cover the past, present and future. Click here to learn more about Indian Motorcycles.


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