It is too early to say that American motorcycles manufacturing is back to its former glory, but an optimistic reassessment leads to believe that the Renaissance is underway. Resurrected brands, promising electric startups and old-school manufacturers with all-new models, what is it if not a fresh start for the US motorbike industry. Today we will explore twelve of the most important new American bikes of 2022.
Previous motorcycle-related videos #AutomotiveTerritory that you may find useful:
Upcoming Yamaha motorcycles scheduled to appear in 2022: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ucc55saZ4pM
Latest news about updates announced for future Honda lineup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHf3hVcbQig
Rundown of all models that were featured in this #ATmotorcycles release:
00:35 Buell Hammerhead
Established in 1987, the brainchild of Erik Buell had a rather turbulent history: it was acquired and killed off by Harley, then recreated by Buell, almost going bankrupt in 2015. This year, the brand is returning to the league of production motorcycles with a new Hammerhead sportsbike.
01:42 Indian Challenger Dark Horse Jack Daniels
As a part of the ongoing partnership, America’s first Motorcycle Company and America’s first registered distillery, join efforts with Klock Werks Kustom Cycles to deliver a 107 units limited edition bagger. The new Challenger Dark Horse Jack Daniels draws inspiration from the Tennessee Rye whiskey.
02:49 Harley-Davidson Sportster S
2022 Harley-Davidson Sportster S adopts the Revolution Max 1250T liquid cooled V Twin with 121 horses, becomes lighter, and add new technology features.
04:06 Zero Motorcycles FXE
After establishing its presence across all of the major motorbike classes, Zero Motorcycles are taking a breather and focus on the refreshing the existing models. The fresh design language is applied to the FXS Supermoto and it clearly draws inspiration from the concept created by Bill Webb of Huge Design.
05:11 Curtiss Motorcycles One
Transitioning from the exotic large displacement muscle cruisers, Confederate motorbikes becomes Curtiss Motorcycles and now produces high-power electric models. The original electric muscle cruiser is the Curtiss One.
06:19 Indian FTR
When the Indian FTR first hit dealerships it was marketed as more of a scrambler, but the 2022 refresh is aimed at moving the bike towards the on-road use.
07:17 Janus Motorcycles Halcyon 450
In the recent years, the Indiana-based Janus Motorcycles has become a familiar name in the segment of retro styled bikes. However, until now, the company had nothing to offer riders who are not satisfied by entry level 250ccs and want a mean-looking old-school with a larger engine. Here is where the new Halcyon 450 comes in.
08:20 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Revival
Harley Davidson Electra Glide Revival is inspired by the 1969 FL Electra Glide. It wears a classic 3-tone blue color scheme, get re-created 1969 badges, and drowns in chrome accents.
09:25 Indian Super Chief & Super Chief Limited
The all-new Chief line is currently reigned by the Super Chief model that basically means that the model has standard touring equipment.
10:25 Arcimoto Roadster
The all-new Roadster is a lifestyle-oriented model based on the same patented electric platform as the regular Arcimoto FUV. However, unlike the original it has no roof or roll cage providing a pure reverse trike riding experience.
11:24 Harley-Davidson Pan America and 1250 Special
Despite initially skeptical reception, Harley-Davidson Pan America and 1250 Special adventure tourers manage to resolve the main shortcomings of their competitors and offer an approachable and versatile ride with over a liter dispacement.
12:35 Sondors Metacycle
After revolutionizing the world of electric bicycles, Storm Sondors is entering the motorcycle market with a new Metacycle model that strikes a perfect balance between affordable pricing, availability of standard tech, and highway rated performance.