• From all of us at Scout Motors, welcome to the Scout Community! We created this community to provide Scout vehicle owners, enthusiasts, and curiosity seekers with a place to engage in discussion, suggestions, stories, and connections. Supportive communities are sometimes hard to find, but we're determined to turn this into one.

    Additionally, Scout Motors wants to hear your feedback and speak directly to the rabid community of owners as unique as America. We'll use the Scout Community to deliver news and information on events and launch updates directly to the group. Although the start of production is anticipated in 2026, many new developments and milestones will occur in the interim. We plan to share them with you on this site and look for your feedback and suggestions.

    How will the Scout Community be run? Think of it this way: this place is your favorite local hangout. We want you to enjoy the atmosphere, talk to people who share similar interests, request and receive advice, and generally have an enjoyable time. The Scout Community should be a highlight of your day. We want you to tell stories, share photos, spread your knowledge, and tell us how Scout can deliver great products and experiences. Along the way, Scout Motors will share our journey to production with you.

    Scout is all about respect. We respect our heritage. We respect the land and outdoors. We respect each other. Every person should feel safe, included, and welcomed in the Scout Community. Being kind and courteous to the other forum members is non-negotiable. Friendly debates are welcomed and often produce great outcomes, but we don't want things to get too rowdy. Please take a moment to consider what you post, especially if you think it may insult others. We'll do our best to encourage friendly discourse and to keep the discussions flowing.

    So, welcome to the Scout Community! We encourage you to check back regularly as we plan to engage our members, share teasers, and participate in discussions. The world needs Scouts™. Let's get going.

    We are Scout Motors.
I am a 25-year old engineer in Washington State. I grew up in Scouts, my dad has had 9 of them since I have been alive. Anything from 80's, 800B Comanche's, Scout IIs, travelers, etc. We would go out to the trails every weekend growing up, and he would work on them all week getting them prepared for the next weekend. He was one of the original members of the local Scout Club, and was former president of the club. We still go to the big meet every year, where people display all of their IH products. I personally have a small IH tractor that I restored in college. During my junior year of high-school, my dad and I built a 1979 Scout II that I daily-drove (and daily-fixed) for four years. Scouts, and International Harvesters in general, have been a huge part of my life. I thoroughly enjoy all things off-roading, and will take my future SM Scout on the trails frequently with my family.