The parent company of Indian Motorcycle released its financial results for the third quarter of 2017, pulling motorcycle reporters away from the latest model reviews to dissect two-wheeled sales.
Polaris, the parent company and manufacturer of Indian and Victory motorcycle brands as well as the Slingshot, disclosed how well the companies did during the first three months of 2017.
Motorcycle sales were down for Harley-Davidson and the American manufacturer isn’t surprised.
Today’s magic number is 642. That’s how many more motorcycles Italian manufacturer Ducati sold in 2016 compared to the year before.
Polaris released financial information this morning which tells a host of stories about the challenges they faced last year.
The latest financial figures from Polaris, parent company of both the Indian and Victory motorcycle brands as well as the unique Slingshot, furthers the appearance all is not well in heavy cruiser segment.
The latest financial results from Harley-Davidson paints a puzzling picture of the current motorcycle market. Whether struggling sales for larger motorcycles are a worrying trend or just a passing storm, Harley is right in the middle of it.
It’s a tough motorcycle market out there according to Harley-Davidson, but the American manufacturer feels the plans they laid out late last year are working.
Harley-Davidson rode out its financial results for the first quarter of 2016, but are they taking the legendary motorcycle manufacturer down the right road?