1922 Indian Scout

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1922 Indian Scout

Country: U.S.
Engine: Air-cooled 42-degree, V-twin 4-stroke
Ignition: Magneto
Power rating: Approximately 10bhp
Bore x stroke: 2-3/4in x 3-1/16in
Displacement: 596cc
Valves: Side
Fuel system: Schebler carburetor
Transmission: 3-speed, hand shift
Suspension: Front leaf spring, rigid rear
Brakes: Rear drum
Weight: 315lbs
Top speed: 55mph

This incredibly reliable machine was advertised with the slogan, “You can’t wear out an Indian Scout.” One of these machines set a 24-hour record in 1920, covering 1,114 miles! The low build and stability of the Scout made it very popular for stunt riding, with a few machines still in use today at carnivals. This example is original and unrestored, and will remain in this condition.

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