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MotorcyclesIndian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020

16:41  13 september  2019
16:41  13 september  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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The 2020 model year is a big one for Indian . It marks the first time that the company is factory-installing the 116 -- which is actually a 115 cubic-inch engine Previously, it was offered as an upgrade kit for the 111-cubic inch Thunder Stroke engine . The first bikes to get the bigger mill are the Roadmaster

The Thunder Stroke 116 was previously offered as an upgrade package for the Thunder Stroke 111 engine , but now you can get Indian ' s largest motor in its touring and bagger lineup.

Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020
Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020

People always talk about how there's no replacement for displacement, and that's certainly true in the world of traditional American cruiser and bagger-style motorcycles .

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In the past, a big lump of metal like Indian's Thunder Stroke 116 would have been among the less sophisticated power plants on offer in the two-wheeled world, but those days are gone. Indian's biggest twin is packing plenty of tech, and according to an announcement made on Tuesday by Indian, so are the bikes into which it's installed.

To start, the Thunder Stroke 116 may look like an old-school air-cooled engine, but it's packing modern features like rear-cylinder deactivation that makes for significantly cooler riding when ambient temperatures exceed 59 F and the bike is stopped. This makes a massive difference to rider comfort in heavy traffic.

The 2020 model year is a big one for Indian. It marks the first time that the company is factory-installing the 116 -- which is actually a 115 cubic-inch engine (that's 1.89 liters for you metric fans out there) -- in a regular production bike. Previously, it was offered as an upgrade kit for the 111-cubic inch Thunder Stroke engine. The first bikes to get the bigger mill are the Roadmaster Dark Horse, Springfield Dark Horse and Chieftain Elite.

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Bigger engine highlights Indian ’ s 2020 Thunder Stroke lineup. But the big news is that it ’ s adding its 116 cubic-inch engine as standard in several models for the first time. Indian is giving its premium Roadmaster touring bike the Dark Horse treatment, adding blacked-out finishes and plenty

Indian Motorcycles has announced that certain 2020 touring and bagger models will receive an upgraded 116 Thunder Stroke motor. Selected Indian Motorcycle models will receive the 116 Thunder Stroke motor as standard . Previously the 116 engine - which is Indians largest powerplant

Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. As you might imagine, this air-cooled lump will throw a lot of heat at a rider's legs in traffic, which is why it can shut down the rear cylinder under certain circumstances to make things a lot cooler. Indian Motorcycle

Also new for 2020 is a revamped version of Indian's RideCommand infotainment system and app. This system -- which also appears on Roadshow's long-term FTR 1200 S -- is awesome. It pairs a 7-inch touchscreen that works when you're wearing gloves with an easy-to-use app on your phone to offer navigation with traffic and weather overlays, as well as infotainment features such as streaming music and phone integration.

The 2020 Indian touring models also have a ton of other neat convenience and safety features beyond RideCommand too. These include things like ride modes, remote locking saddlebags, antilock brakes, cruise control, keyless ignition and even a tire pressure monitoring system.

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All that safety tech is especially useful when you consider that these bikes range in weight from a little over 700 pounds for the Thunder Stoke 111-equipped Chief Dark Horse to just shy of 900 pounds for the Roadmaster. Add in the fact that these bad boys aren't cheap -- the cheapest bike in the Thunder Stroke line starts at $18,499 and the most expensive, the Chieftain Elite, retails for $34,999 -- and you really want to avoid crashing or dropping them.

Indian's big bikes finally get its largest engine as standard for 2020© CNET

Indian is best known for making gorgeous, retro-inspired touring motorcycles and now they're better than ever thanks to the big-torque Thunder Stroke 116 engine.

The new Thunder Stroke 116 bikes are already starting to show up in dealers, so if you've got a strong urge to put on some leather and ride to the opposite coast, now is a good time to do that.

Indian's 2020 Thunder Stroke line gets its biggest engine ever

This was originally published on Roadshow.

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New Indian Motorcycle Dark Horse models, 116ci engine, and connected electronics. © Provided by Bonnier Corporation Motorcyclist Indian Motorcycle released its 2020 Thunder Stroke models with a host of new connected Ride Command features, an all-new Roadmaster Dark Horse, redesigned Springfield Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, and the announcement that several models will come standard with a 116ci engine. Related:2019 Indian FTR 1200 S First Ride Review © Courtesy Indian Motorcycle Indian’s already intuitive Ride Command infotainment system receives connected services like weather and traffic map overlays.

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