On the aspect traces of the launch of the 2022 Indian Chief vary, Lalit Sharma, nation supervisor, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd. revealed that the 2022 Indian FTR 1200 might be launched in a few months’ time.
The 2022 Indian FTR line-up might be launched in India in a few months
It was earlier this yr that the Indian FTR 1200 vary was up to date for world markets. For the brand new mannequin vary, the corporate up to date the motorbike and made it extra tarmac-friendly, which was a requirement, particularly from ‘s European clients. The up to date FTR 1200 vary consists of 4 fashions that are the FTR, FTR S, FTR R Carbon and the FTR Rally. Now, we’ve got affirmation from Lalit Sharma, Nation Supervisor, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd. that the brand new Indian FTR 1200 might be launched in India within the subsequent couple of months.
The FTR, FTR S and FTR R Carbon fashions now get 17-inch cast-Aluminium wheels that are shod with sticky Metzeler Sportec tyres, meant for using on the tarmac. The rake angle is now steeper, at 25 levels and the path now stands at 99.9 mm. Thanks to those revisions, the bike’s seat top is now 36 mm shorter than earlier than. The ProTaper handlebars at the moment are 40 mm narrower as properly. The corporate says that every one these modifications make the FTR vary stronger by way of dealing with, agility and responsiveness.
Different new options embody totally adjustable entrance and rear suspension, cylinder deactivation to handle warmth when the motorbike is idle and a re-tuned engine with a brand new map that provides higher chilly begins. The FTR vary continues to get 1,203 cc V-Twin motor which is liquid-cooled and it makes 123 bhp and 120 Nm at 6,000 rpm.
The FTR and the FTR S get new color schemes as properly and the latter now will get an Akrapovic exhaust as commonplace. The FTR R Carbon will get Akrapovic exhaust together with light-weight carbon fibre bits akin to gasoline tank, entrance fender, covers and the headlight nacelle. The Carbon additionally will get top-spec Ohlins suspension at each ends. Stopping energy comes from radially mounted twin Brembo brakes up entrance and a single disc on the rear. By way of electronics, the FTR S and the FTR R Carbon get three using modes, wheelie management, stability management, traction management, cornering ABS and cruise management. The FTR solely will get ABS and cruise management.
The FTR Rally will get the identical engine specs and options because the FTR S and the Carbon. Nevertheless it will get the older 19-inch entrance and 18-inch rear spoke-wheel setup and is shod with Pirelli Scorpion Rally tyres. The handlebars on the Rally are 50 mm increased than the opposite variants.