Night Dragon™ Front and Rear Tires to Come as Original Equipment
ROME, Ga. (Aug. 17, 2017) – Pirelli today announced that its Night Dragon™ tire would be original equipment on the 2018 Indian Scout motorcycle. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle is America’s first motorcycle company and continues to lead the way with its industry-leading motorcycles. With its worldwide popularity amongst the Custom Cruiser and V-Twin segments, the Pirelli Night Dragon will serve as the tire of choice on both front and rear for Indian’s latest model.
The Night Dragon front tire will be used in 130/90B16 M/C TL67H sizing, while a Night Dragon GT can be found on the rear in 150/80B16 M/C REINF TL 77 sizing that is more than capable of putting the 100-horsepower V-Twin power of the Scout to the ground.
“Pirelli is honored to partner with an iconic company such as Indian Motorcycle for the 2018 Scout model,” said Scott Griffin, vice president of sales, Pirelli. “The Pirelli Night Dragon has long been a favorite among V-Twin and custom bike builders due to its incredible versatility that offers the ultimate in performance, durability and style. The combination of the Scout’s legendary design and the Night Dragon’s performance are perfect for riders who are in the market for a new bike.”
Pirelli engineers developed the Night Dragon to take performance to the next level with excellent grip,high fuel mileage and a good balance between reliability and performance. A wide variety of sizes are offered to meet the needs of all riders and machines, starting with 15 inches and going all the way up to 23 inches. The collaboration between Indian Motorcycle and Pirelli further solidifies how Pirelli’s rich history in the sport and performance side of the industry translates into the V-Twin and Cruiser segments.