Post Sale Update: This Sport Scout sold for $15,375 after 10 bids on eBay in Brush, Colorado.
After the success of the legendary 101 Scout, Indian did not have much luck with the Standard Scout or Motoplane. They attempted to remedy the common complaints with the Sport Scout in 1934, which was still 15 pounds higher than the 101 but had some success in racing – it won the first Daytona 200, held in 1937. Here’s a first year example that’s being offered with no reserve.
The Sport Scout differed with a lighter two piece frame, girder forks, upgraded Schebler carb, and alloy heads. Despite that, it was 15 pounds heavier than the legendary 101 Scout. For more info, check out this quick story on Silodrome.
This example (VIN: 634440) features a hand-shift 3-speed transmission with a foot clutch. The seller says that it was “gone through” in the late 90s and it runs great, starting “on the 5th kick like clockwork (first four kicks are primer kicks). Everything is said to work and the actual mileage is unknown.
Find this Sport Scout for sale in Brush, Colorado with bidding up to $12,950 here on eBay.