1933 Indian Motorcycle – Jay Leno’s Garage

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Indian is an American brand of motorcycles that began production in 1901 thru 1953. The company originated from Springfield Massachusetts.

By 1910 Indian became the largest manufacturer of motorcycles in the world. However, the company went bankrupt in 1953. In 2011 Polaris Industries purchased the Indian Motorcycles.

In the video Jay takes us on a tour of the Indian Four (because it has four cylinders). The Indian 4 was discontinued in 1942.

1933 Indian Motorcycle Specs

Top Speed: 90 mph
50 horsepower
4 cylinders
Hard tail
Twin fuel tanks
Weight: 500 lbs