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31/07/2014 12:00:00 AM


The new king of the road extends the Indian Motorcycle lineup debuting at Sturgis.

Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, is pleased to announce the all-new Indian Roadmaster®, setting a new benchmark as the ultimate in luxury motorcycle touring. This exceptional new addition to the Indian Motorcycle family will make its public debut on August 2nd at the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. More announcements regarding the 2015 line of Indian bikes will also be made on August 2nd.

All-New Indian Roadmaster

Originally produced from 1947-1953, the Indian Roadmaster was widely recognized as one of America’s most reliable and comfortable touring bikes, and the all-new Roadmaster is destined to reclaim that honour. In keeping with its legendary namesake, the Roadmaster comes loaded with premium features for comfort, convenience and luxury, including expansive storage capacity and unmatched power and performance. 

“It has truly been a privilege and an honor for our team to be a part of motorcycling history in designing and reintroducing the Roadmaster, which has such a legendary reputation as the king of luxury touring bikes,” said Steve Menneto, VP of Motorcycles for Polaris Industries. “The quality, craftsmanship, performance and standard feature set on this bike is simply unmatched in the luxury touring segment, and we look forward to sharing the all-new Roadmaster and other exciting announcements with the global motorcycling community beginning August 2nd in Sturgis.”

Comfort & Convenience by Design

The new Roadmaster was built from ground up for all-day, two-passenger touring comfort, with expansive, easy-access storage for extended rides in virtually any weather condition. If offers:

  • Nearly 143 litres of weatherproof storage
  • Standard dual hard-sided saddlebags and a roomy quick-release, carpet-lined top box – both featuring remote locking for security and convenience
  • Enhanced driver leg room and adjustable passenger floorboards
  • The Horizon Windscreen featuring power-adjust
  • Desert Tan Genuine Leather heated seats with individual controls and high/low settings
  • Heated grips featuring 10 temperature settings
  • Adjustable airflow lower fairings

Luxury is Standard

The all-new Roadmaster takes American motorcycle luxury and comfort to a whole new level with an extensive list of standard premium features that include:

  • High-resolution Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
  • Chrome front and rear highway bars
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Keyless ignition with remote saddlebag and top box locks
  • Triple power ports
  • Pathfinder LED Lighting
  • Electronic cruise control
  • Advanced infotainment system offering communication, navigation, telephone and Pandora® integration
  • Bluetooth capability for hands-free multi-device connectivity

Proven Power and Endless Chrome

Indian Motorcycle’s new flagship luxury touring bike is powered by the awe-inspiring and proven Thunder Stroke 111™ engine, a 49-degree, air-cooled V-twin power plant mated to a 6-speed overdrive transmission. The Roadmaster is dripping in standard chrome, including the forks, trim, top box rack, front and rear highway bars, fender tips, and many other chrome components that are options on other brands. 

Pricing & Availability

The all-new Indian Roadmaster is available from $38,995 Ride Away with expected arrival in Australia in late October early November. It is available in Thunder Black, Indian Motorcycle Red, and a two-tone Indian Motorcycle Red/ Ivory Cream paint scheme.

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Indian Motorcycle joins Victory Motorcycles (founded in 1998), as a wholly-owned division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII). Indian is America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, winning the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earning distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivaled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand stewardship. Polaris Industries, Inc. is proud to own and manufacture the oldest and newest American motorcycle brands. To learn more, please visit


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