Hear Burt Munro's "World's Fastest Indian" Fire Up - MotoUSA
Motorcycle USA had the honor of hearing the original "World's Fastest Indian," Burt Munro's rocket red 1920 Indian Scout, fire up at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show. Listen as the Munro Special lives again.
Indian Motorcycle: The Spirit of Munro
Between the years of 1926 and 1961, one man from a small town in New Zealand dreamed of setting a land speed record on a 1920 Indian Scout. In 1962 at the Bonneville salt flats that man's dream finally came true. To honor the past and power the future, Indian Motorcycle built the Spirit of Munro, an all-metal tribute bike which would house the new Thunder Stroke 111™ engine. On May 5, 2013 the bike was run on a dry lake bed in California. A tribute to the great Burt Munro, and a celebration of the Indian Motorcycle that is yet to come. ABOUT THE SPIRIT OF MUNRO: Fully custom-built, the Spirit of Munro is an all-metal tribute to the racers and mechanics throughout history who have collectively built the legacy of record-breaking racing performance and strength that is Indian Motorcycle. The motorcycle is named in honor of Burt Munro's "Munro Special," the historic 1920 Indian Scout that broke the under-1000cc land-speed record in 1967 at the Bonneville Salt Flats as famously portrayed in the motion picture "The World's Fastest Indian." The Spirit of Munro was constructed by Jeb Scolman of Jeb's Metal and Speed in Long Beach, CA. It was designed from the ground up to house the new Thunder Stroke 111™ engine and showcase its awe-inspiring power and performance. See more at http://www.indianmotorcycle.com
Worlds fastest Indian demonstration at Pukekohe NZ 2005
Burt Munro's worlds fastest Indian demonstrated at Pukekohe race track. This (1920 Indian Scout special) is the bike used in the film 'Worlds Fastest Indian' starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and was filmed at Bonneville salt flats. Created with MAGIX Video deluxe 2013 Plus