Indian Scout 101: history, specs, pictures

The Indian Scout 101 was a Air-cooled, four-stroke, V-Twin Classic motorcycle produced by Indian in 1928.

Indian Scout 101
Production 1928 - 1948
Class Classic
101ci Air-cooled, four-stroke, V-Twin
Bore / Stroke 71.1mm x 71.1mm
Fuel System Carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 3-Speed, manual

Final Drive: Chain

Clutch: Dry multi discs
Suspension Front: Parallelogram fork
Rear: Hardtail, sprung seat
Brakes Front: Drum
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 18
Rear Tire 18
Wheelbase 57.09 inches (1450 mm)
Manuals Service Manual


A 71.1mm bore x 71.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 740.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 3-Speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the Dry multi discs.


It came with a 18 front tire and a 18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Drum in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Parallelogram fork while the rear was equipped with a Hardtail, sprung seat. The wheelbase was 57.09 inches (1450 mm) long.

1928 - 1931 Indian Scout 101Edit


The Scout 101 was manufactured between 1928 and 1931 as a replacement to the Scout 37. The American brand upgraded its engine to an air-cooled, four-stroke, 740cc, V-Twin powerhouse, and also received a new frame with more fork rake, a longer wheelbase and a lower seat height.

Also, it boasted a parallelogram front fork suspension, a sprung seat in the rear, and was a favorite model among racers and hill-climbers of the time.

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