Jay Leno spends time with Indian motorcycles new and old

Jay Leno has had plenty of cool cars roll through his garage lately (including the 2015 Ford Mustang and the Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer), but every once in a while, he checks out vehicles of the two-wheeled variety. Such is the case with this episode of Jay Leno's Garage, where the funnyman gives us a quick history of Indian Motorcycles before taking a spin on the company's newest cruiser.

Now owned by Polaris, Indian is making another comeback in the motorcycle business, and a company exec and designer help Leno show off the reborn company's new line. Although these are modern bikes designed from the ground up, they still share styling cues with iconic Indian bikes from years past and feature air-cooled engines designed by Polaris.

In addition to the new bikes, this episode of JLG features a handful of classic Indians from the '40s, but there's also a replica of Burt Munro's land speed record 1920 Indian Scout, which was the basis for the 2005 film The World's Fastest Indian. Scroll down to check out the whole episode, and head over to Jay's Garage for some great pictures of all the bikes.

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