1917 INDIAN POWER PLUS WITH SIDE CAR
- Indian motorcycle first introduced in 1901
- Produced in Springfield, Mass. In the largest motorcycle factory in the world
- Indian Introduced the V-Twin engine in 1905.In 1917 the entire production of Power Plus motorcycles was turned over to the military to be used in World War I. Very little inventory was left for dealers to sell to the public. Indian lost the number one position in the US market to Harley Davison.
- Engine is a Side Valve V-Twin 2 cylinder , 60.88 cu. in., 18 H.P.
- Oil system is pressurized by a hand pump on the left of the engine.
- Price when new: $225+$75 for side car.
- Weighs 400 pounds
- Purchased from Clayton Stone of Monmouth, Oregon in 1985
- Award: Palmetto Award/Hilton Head Concours 2009.