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Will they just slap the Indian name on Victorys?

I can't imagine selling a bike with a H-D clone motor alongside the Victory current lineup.
 

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Kirk, that was true with the very first iteration of Indians. They had S&S engines that were HD Evo clones, and all the aftermarket stuff like Baker trans, PM brakes, etc. However, the second generation had their own engine, called the "Bottle Cap" engine, and a lot of other proprietary parts. The third gen, which is what Polaris bought, is using the Bottle Cap engines, their own body parts, and (I think) frame.

So, will Polaris put in their engine etc? It will be interesting to find out.
The Bottle Cap engine is hardly original though. It's based on the Evo from days gone by. So it's kinda not a clone but really kinda is.
 
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