Limited Edition Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon unveiled at EICMA 2023
Limited Edition Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon is not just a motorcycle; it's a symphony of power, design, and exclusivity.
In a thrilling announcement at EICMA 2023, American motorcycle titan Indian Motorcycles has taken the world by storm with the revelation of their latest creation, the FTR X 100% R Carbon. This limited edition model is a result of a collaboration with the renowned motocross brand, 100%, promising enthusiasts a ride that marries power and panache in a distinctive way.
Design Elegance: Carbon Fiber Mastery in Blue Candy
The FTR X 100% R Carbon, a variant of the FTR R Carbon, is a visual spectacle. While its design bears a striking resemblance to the standard FTR R Carbon, the bodywork distinguishes itself by being meticulously draped in carbon fiber, presenting a mesmerizing Blue Candy hue. Components such as the headlight bezel, fuel tank, pillion seat cowl, and front fender showcase this exquisite finishing, accentuated by a contrasting white paint on the chassis.
Adding a touch of flair to the aesthetics are the strategically placed red accents on the bottom panel, the iconic Indian logo proudly emblazoned on the fuel tank, and the eye-catching red detailing on the wheels. The FTR X 100% R Carbon doesn't just stop at appearances; it rolls on unconventional blacked-out Ohlins front forks with golden tubes, creating a visual symphony. Even the exhaust pipes and canister tips receive the same meticulous treatment, completing the bike's captivating visual narrative.
Power Unleashed: A Twin-Cylinder Beast
Beneath its visually stunning exterior, the FTR X 100% R Carbon roars to life with a powerful heart – a 1,203cc, twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. This mechanical marvel churns out an impressive 121bhp and a torque of 117Nm, ensuring that every ride is a thrilling experience. The bike's performance is a testament to Indian Motorcycles' commitment to delivering raw power and precision.
Performance and Control: Cutting-Edge Features
Beyond its head-turning design and potent engine, the FTR X 100% R Carbon boasts a suite of cutting-edge features designed to elevate the riding experience. The braking system is in the capable hands of Brembo brakes at both ends, effortlessly taming the beast on 17-inch cast wheels wrapped in Metzeler tires (120/70 front and 180/55 rear).
The rider is greeted with a four-inch TFT screen equipped with smartphone connectivity, providing a seamless blend of technology and riding pleasure. Ride modes, including rain, standard, and sport, cater to diverse riding preferences. Advanced safety features such as lean angle sensitive ABS, stability control, traction control, wheelie and rear lift mitigation ensure a secure and exhilarating journey. Additionally, practical elements like a USB charge port and cruise control add convenience to the rider's experience.
Exclusivity Redefined: Limited Production Run
In true collector's fashion, Indian Motorcycles is set to produce only 400 units of the FTR X 100% R Carbon. Of these, 150 units will find their home in the United States, leaving just 250 units to tantalize enthusiasts in other global markets. The exclusivity of this limited edition model ensures that each lucky owner possesses a rare gem, a testament to their discerning taste in the world of motorcycles.
Global Anticipation: India's Hopeful Wait
While the rest of the world eagerly awaits the arrival of this motocross marvel, the possibility of the FTR X 100% R Carbon gracing the Indian roads remains uncertain. The anticipation among Indian motorcycle enthusiasts is palpable, with fingers crossed for the iconic model to make its mark on the diverse and vibrant Indian biking landscape.