Head-to-Head: Harley Street 750 vs. Indian Scout Bobber Sixty

Head-to-Head Harley Street 750 vs. Indian Bobber Sixty

Looking for a bike that won’t break the bank? Lucky for you, we’ll be discussing two of the most affordable American motorcycles of 2020. 

Today we will be comparing Harley-Davidson’s Street 750 and Indian Motorcycle’s Scout Bobber Sixty. 

The Harley Street 750 and the Indian Scout Bobber Sixty seem similar at first glance. Both are standard motorcycles that appear to be geared towards city dwellers, beginners, young riders and shorter riders. But, is there more to them than meets the eye? 

Well, if you’re stuck between the two, continue reading below to find out which model is best for you


When choosing a motorcycle, it’s important that its design matches your personal style. In this section, we’ll discuss the visual similarities and differences between the Harley Street 750 and Indian Scout Bobber Sixty.  

Harley Street 750

Harley describes the design of the Street 750 as dark and aggressive. This bike has a classic blacked-out design that many riders know and love.

This bike also features a two-into-one exhaust, bikini fairing and black aluminum wheels with chrome accents. 

It also has a bobbed front fender. And, the rear of the bike extends into a small passenger pad. 

Lastly, this bike has a small chassis, which makes it perfect for maneuvering through city streets. This also makes the 750 great for avoiding potholes, lane splitting and filtering. 

Indian Scout Bobber Sixty 

Similar to the Street 750, this motorcycle has a blacked-out design and small frame. 

The Scout Bobber Sixty features heavily bobbed fenders and has dual exhaust pipes. And, though not a bobber in its truest form, this model was definitely inspired by the classic custom look. 

Moreover, this model has a lightweight aluminum frame and low seat, which, according to Indian, makes the Bobber Sixty easy to handle at all speeds.

Indian describes its seat as low slung, which contributes to its more aggressive stance. However, Indian assures that its seat position does not compromise comfort. 

In Conclusion

Both models are described as aggressive and dark. The Indian Scout Bobber Sixty, however, seems to have a more aggressive build. 

The Scout Bobber Sixty also has more of an aggressive stance, while the Harley Street 750 has a more upright seating position.

When purchasing a motorcycle, make sure that the seating position is one you feel comfortable in. Ask for a test ride. And, if that’s not an option at your dealership, spend at least ten to fifteen minutes seated on the bike to get a general idea of its comfortability. 

Another thing to note is unlike the Street 750, the Bobber Sixty does not have a passenger pad. So, keep that in mind if you don’t plan to do much riding alone. However, you could purchase a small seat pad for your riding partner. 

Also, the Street 750 has a small fairing, whereas the Bobber Sixty does not. So, if you’d like to add on a windshield to the Bobber Sixty, that will also be an additional expense. 

Available Colors 

Color is one of the most important parts of a motorcycle’s aesthetic. Check out the options for each model below to see which color is the best fit for you. 

Harley Street 750

The Street 750 is available in the five following colors: 

1. Vivid black

2. Performance orange

3. Black denim

4. Vivid black deluxe

5. Barracuda silver deluxe 

Indian Scout Bobber Sixty 

The Bobber Sixty is available in the following four colors: 

1. Thunder black

2. Thunder black smoke

3. Blue slate smoke 

4. Titanium metallic

In Conclusion

Both brands offer a very similar color range. Both models come in a glossy black, metallic silver and matte black. But, each company also offers an additional color that the other does not.  

For instance, if you’re interested in a more vibrant color, go with the Harley Street 750 in performance orange. On the other hand, if you’re into muted tones, consider the Indian Scout Bobber Sixty in blue slate smoke. 

Or, you could always get a custom paint job. 


Looks are important, but they aren’t everything. Let’s get into the specs! 

Harley Street 750

The Street 750 features the liquid-cooled Revolution X™ V-twin. This engine has a 46 cubic-inch displacement and torque of 43.5 ft-lbs at 4,000 rpm. 

Moreover, this bike has a lean angle of 28.5 degrees. Most motorcycles have a lean angle between 25 and 50. 

Indian Scout Bobber Sixty 

As for the Bobber Sixty, it features a liquid-cooled V-twin engine with a 61cubic inch displacement and 65 ft-lb torque at 5,800 rpm. 

Its lean angle is 31 degrees, which is actually more typical for a cruiser than for a standard model.  

In Conclusion 

The Harley engine has a snazzy name, but it’s Indian’s engine that packs more punch. The Scout Bobber Sixty features a larger engine with more torque. 

So, if you are an intermediate rider, the Indian Bobber Sixty might have the perfect amount of power for you. And, if you’re a beginner, the Harley may be the better pick. 

Lastly, the Indian Scout Bobber Sixty has a greater lean angle. Although, it’s only greater by a few degrees. 


Size, height and experience level are factors that will help you determine what type of motorcycle is best for you. Continue reading below to see which bike is the right fit.

Harley Street 750

The Harley 750 has an overall length of 87 inches. And, it has a seat height of 25.7 inches, which means it sits pretty low to the ground. This is perfect for riders who are small or short in stature.

The frame and seat are narrow, making this bike easy to handle. Harley also states that a low bike creates a low center of gravity, which increases rider confidence. 

The 750 has a fuel capacity of 3.5 gallons. The average standard model has a 3-gallon capacity.

Lastly, this model weighs 514 pounds, which is to be expected of a standard motorcycle. 

Indian Scout Bobber Sixty 

The Bobber Sixty has a length of 87.5 inches and a height of 25.6 inches. These dimensions are virtually equal to those of the Street 750.

It can hold 3.3 gallons of fuel, which is only slightly less than the Street 750.

This model weighs 549 pounds, which is pretty light considering Indian motorcycles tend to be a bit on the heavy side.

In Conclusion

The dimensions of these motorcycles are virtually equivalent. There are no major differences in height, size/weight or fuel capacity.  


Special tech can tip the scale when it comes down to making your final decision. Let’s see what each bike has to offer!

Harley Street 750

Hence the name, the 750 features the 750cc liquid-cooled Revolution X™engine. According to Harley, this engine is “built to conquer the hot and heavy traffic of urban streets.”

This model also features ABS technology (anti-lock brakes), which is optional. 

It also has specially tuned shock absorbers, which are important due to how low this motorcycle sits to the ground. 

Indian Scout Bobber Sixty 

The bobber Sixty also has a liquid-cooled V-twin engine, which will have similar benefits to Harley’s.

This model also features optional ABS, which, Indian states, provides “superior stopping power.”

In Conclusion

Neither bike is loaded with gadgets or tech, which is to be expected considering their price and model type. The two stand out features on each bike are the same: a liquid-cooled engine and ABS. 


Both bikes are both marketed as affordable and pocket-friendly. Let’s see which model may fit into your budget. 

Harley Street 750

The Heritage has a starting MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) of $7,599.

Indian Scout Bobber Sixty 

The Bobber Sixty has a starting MSRP of $8,999

In Conclusion

There is a $1,400 price difference between the two models. The Indian Scout Bobber Sixty is the more expensive model. 

The Verdict

The Harley-Davidson Street 750 and the Indian Motorcycle Scout Bobber Sixty are quite similar. Their dimensions are practically equivalent and they share many of the same features, such as a liquid-cooled engine and ABS.  

However, there are some differences. For instance, the Indian Bobber Sixty has a larger engine, a more aggressive stance, a bolder build and a larger price tag. 

The Harley Street 750 includes a small fairing, has a passenger seat and a slightly larger fuel capacity. It also has a smaller engine, less aggressive seating position and a smaller price tag. 

If you’re looking for a bike with a little more power than the average entry-level model, consider the Indian Bobber Sixty. 

But, if you are a first-time rider, the Harley Street 750 will be easier to handle. And, you won’t have to go through the hassle of adding the upgrades that the Bobber Sixty lacks. 

And, if you are large/tall in stature, it’s possible that neither is a great fit for you. It’s possible that a cruiser would be comfortable for you and provide more room for your legs. 

Well, what are your thoughts on these two standards? Let us know in the comments below! 

If you’re looking for more budget-friendly bikes, check out our blog on the most affordable American motorcycles. And, if you’re a first-time rider, check out this blog post to find out what type of Harley is right for you

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