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2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon Specs and Performance Review

2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon Specs and Performance Review

The most exclusive star of the Indian FTR family, the Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon is a limited edition model designed in collaboration with 100%, a European motocross manufacturer. The Indian FTR, inspired by the Flat Track Racing heritage, is the epitome of modern motorcycling with its unique sports styling. On top of it, if you blend it with the eye-catching paint job, graphics, and styling cues, it makes the 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon.

If you are one of those always looking for premium limited edition models to look the coolest on the road, the Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon may attract you. Continue reading this article to learn everything including the specs and performance of the 2024 FTR X 100% R Carbon.

2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon Specs and Performance Review
Photo Credit: Indian Motorcycle 

1. 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon Specs

2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon Specs
General Info
Maker Indian Motorcycle
Series FTR
Model FTR X 100% R Carbon
Motorcycle Type Standard-Style Roadster
Warranty Two Years Factory Warranty, Unlimited Mileage
Color / Graphics Blue Candy Carbon
Base MSRP $18,999
Displacement 1,203 cc / 73 cu in
Engine Type V-Twin Engine
Cooling System Liquid-Cooled
Stroke 2,898 in / 73.6 mm
Bore 4.016 in / 102 mm
Compression Ratio 12.5:1
Exhaust Two-Into-One-Into-Two Exhaust; Catalyst in Collector
Fuel Delivery System Closed Loop Fuel Injection with 60 mm Bore
Peak Horsepower 120 hp
Peak Torque 118 Nm / 87 ft-lbs at 6,000 rpm
Transmission Six-Speed
Clutch Assist & Slip, Multi-Plate
Final Drive Chain Drive
Frame White Trellis Frame
Front Öhlins 43 mm Fully-Adjustable Inverted Telescopic Cartridge Fork
Rear Öhlins Fully Adjustable Piggyback IFP
Wheel Travel (Front) 120 mm
Wheel Travel (Rear) 120 mm
Front Brembo 320 mm Dual Discs t5 Rotor with Four-Piston Caliper
Rear Brembo 260 mm Single Disc t5 Rotor with Dual-Piston Caliper
ABS Standard
Front 10-Spoke Cast 17 in x 3.5 in
Rear 10-Spoke Cast 17 in x 5.5 in
Front Metzeler Sportec M9 RR 120/70ZR17 58W
Rear Metzeler Sportec M9 RR 180/55ZR17 73W
Seat Height 31.7 in / 805 mm
Dry Weight 488 lbs / 221 kg
Wet Weight 518 lbs / 235 k
Wheelbase 60 in / 1,524 mm
Ground Clearance 6.5 in / 165 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 3.4 gals
Overall Length 87.5 in / 2,223 mm
Overall Height 51 in / 129.5 cm
Overall Width 32.7 in / 830 mm
Lean Angle 43°
Trail 3.9 in / 99.9 mm
Rake 25.3°
Standard Tech Package
ABS Lean Angle Sensitive / Cornering
Traction Control
Ride Modes 3 Ride Modes:
Cruise Control
Stability Control
Wheelie Control
Rear Lift Mitigation
Lights All-LED
USB Charging Port
Instrument Gauge 4-inch Touchscreen Display Powered by RIDE COMMAND

2. The Aesthetics: 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon

The Aesthetics: 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon
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The 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon is the type of motorcycle that will immediately grab your attention as soon as you catch sight of it. The very sight of it is more than enough to make you go crazy over this motorcycle. Doesn’t matter how much you get to know about the 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon, you may not be able to tell about the class and category it belongs to. Being originally inspired by a flat track racer, it can be classified as a sports-style performance cruiser, standard-style roadster, naked bike, and whatnot.

Starting from the front, the 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon encompasses a round headlamp inside a less protruding binnacle attached to the front forks and a sports-style lightweight front fender. The “Carbon” in the model name is there for a reason. It carries a chain guard, engine cover, and exhaust heat shields made of carbon enhancing its exclusivity. Above all, the Blue Candy Carbon paint job and graphics are the cherry on the top with several red accents on different bike parts.

The craftsmanship involves sharp styling which is evident throughout this bike’s design. The gas tank on the 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon is one of the most stylish pieces that integrates neatly with the frame, complementing the overall design of this bike. The cage-like frame around the engine is painted white to improve its visibility.

The sufficiently wide custom seat has received red linings, along with the tail cowl to make it look more classy. To give the 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon a high sportier stance, the tail section is elevated to a maximum level. The other most stylish performance element on this bike is the two-into-one-int-two titanium Akrapovič exhaust system that you can only find on limited edition models.

3. Engine and Performance: 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon

The 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon bike has a popular reputation for being a standout model in the world of sporty performance bikes, as this is a unique collaboration between Indian Motorcycle and the motocross gear brand 100%. This limited-edition bike is not only about high-speed thrills, but it is also more than a distinctive design, as it integrates outstanding performance engineering with unique styling.

Right at the core of the FTR X 100% R Carbon is a liquid-cooled 1,203 cc V-Twin engine that delivers 120 horsepower and 87 ft-lbs of torque. This powerplant is built to be responsive and exhilarating in most conditions, whether you're making turns through the city or outracing your limits on the open road. The bike’s lightweight components of carbon fiber material also contribute to its high performance. It reduces weight and improves handling.

Based on the reviews, the 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon is a powerful bike that not only gives the rider an adrenaline rush but also leaves them satisfied. The bike’s acceleration is rapid and the V-twin’s rumbling engine’s roar is always there to let riders know what is at their disposal.

4. Suspension and Ride Quality: 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon

The 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon is equipped with premium Öhlins fully adjustable front and rear suspensions that allow riders to customize their riding experience as per their individual needs and road conditions. This level of customization ensures a smooth ride and stability even at high speeds which makes the bike easy to use.

Steering is considered not only nimble but also very precise, the adjustable suspension is one of the factors that largely contribute to the bike’s agility. The disk brake system, which is radially mounted with dual-disc Brembo brakes, gives the rider the power to stop safely, giving the rider full confidence.

The 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon is a motorcycle that has all of the qualities combined in one beautiful package. It’s a motorcycle whose presence is noteworthy, not just for the looks, but for the experience it gives as well. The limited release of only 400 units available worldwide adds to this motorcycle’s requirement to be included in every motorcycle enthusiast’s collection.

5. Technology and Features: 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon

Riders can enjoy all of the modern conveniences like a 4-inch touchscreen, powered by RIDE COMMAND, which gives you turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, and three selectable ride modes, such as Rain, Standard, and Sport. The combination of features offers a better ride feel as well as the level of interaction and control that are demanded by high-end motorcycles of today.

The safety rider aid package includes the lean-sensitive ABS, cruise control, traction control, stability control, wheelie control, and rear wheel lift mitigation, enabling safe rides.

6. How It Feels to Sit on and Ride the 2024 Indian X 100% R Carbon

How It Feels to Sit on and Ride the 2024 Indian X 100% R Carbon
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The sense of excitement when sitting on and riding the 2024 Indian X 100% R Carbon is like nothing else. The 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon is a wonderful package incorporating the thrill with joy. Though it is highly sporty and aggressive, it offers a commendable comfort level at the same time.

The FTR X 100% R Carbon is perfect for riders who are into high speeds. It has a forward-leaning position of riding that helps bring an engaged and relevant riding style for those who want to be connected to the road.

The FTR X 100% R Carbon's ergonomics are designed to accommodate a variety of riders from short to tall, and the position is comfortable for them. The seat is properly adjusted to ensure a balance of athleticism and comfort, enabling the rider to take a confident stance.

Surprisingly, it is both high-performance and comfortable. The premium seat and the fully adjustable Öhlins suspensions that are perfectly combined, manage the road irregularities effectively and provide a smooth ride even on not-so-perfect surfaces. Another factor is ergonomics which also contributes to the ride comfort with the design that reduces rider fatigue during the long term on the saddle.

7. Wrap-Up

In the motorcycling world where tradition joins in hand with innovation, the 2024 Indian FTR X 100% R Carbon is the symbol of 100% power and absolute wild spirit. This limited-edition masterpiece, the result of the partnership between Indian Motorcycle and 100%, is more than a machine; it is a symphony of craftsmanship and adrenaline.

The bike has a 120 hp liquid-cooled V-twin engine, and a head-turning aesthetic, and it is equipped with the race-ready Öhlins suspension, making it a raw piece of Americana. Twisting the throttle, you don’t only ride a motorcycle, you inherit a legacy, one that gusts through the wind, traversing the highways, and into the hearts of those who embark upon their journeys. The FTR X 100% R Carbon isn’t merely a motorcycle; it’s a call to a powerful thrill and adventure.

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