We first brought you news of the plans for a production version of the FTR flattracker over two years ago – and now Indian Motorcycle has finally confirmed that an FTR 1200, inspired by Indian’s storied history in flat track racing, is set to make it into production. And you’ll be able to buy it next year.
The announcement comes in response to months of speculation and demand for a street version of the company’s successful FTR750 – a purpose-built flat track racer that has dominated the American Flat Track professional racing series since its introduction in 2017. That speculation was intensified by the company’s development of the FTR1200 Custom, a one-off build that toured global motorcycle shows this past year. And new production FTR 1200 will take inspiration, design and performance cues from these two predecessors, but will maintain a look and style all of its own.