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1940 Indian 440


1940 Indian 440 pictures
Chromed gauge stage, dual fuel-filler caps, and lever shifter were all classic elements of big motorcycles from the 1930s through the 1950s.
Chromed gauge stage, dual fuel-filler caps, and lever shifter were all classic elements of big motorcycles from the 1930s through the 1950s.

The the 1940 Indian 440 motorcycle used an inline-four-cylinder engine of a design that hearkened back to the late 1920s, but had art-deco streamlined styling.

The already-heavy 1940 Indian 440 gained 36 pounds over its predecessor, making a smoother ride even smoother.
The already-heavy 1940 Indian 440 gained 36 pounds over its predecessor, making a smoother ride even smoother.
The inline-four F-head engine had overhead intake valves and side exhaust valves.
The inline-four F-head engine had overhead intake valves and side exhaust valves.
Skirted fenders helped streamline the 440's look.
Skirted fenders helped streamline the 440's look.

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