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Indian Motorcycle expanding lineup with street version of flat-track racer (slideshow)

Britt Johnsen
American City Business Journals
Indian Motorcycle expanding lineup with street version of flat-track racer (slideshow)

Polaris Industries Inc.'s Indian Motorcycle division will launch an all-new street bike next year, based on a custom racing model that's found success on the flat-track circuit. Medina-based Polaris (NYSE: PII) this week announced its plans for the FTR 1200, which will debut in 2019 and it's inspired by the company's history in flat track racing. It will have a flat track-racer style with a trellis frame and a V-twin engine.  The smaller, lighter bike is different from the larger, heavier ones that consumers have come to expect from Indian Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson.