Powerful, stylish, and aerodynamic. That describes the Super Chief train – and the motorcycle it inspired, the Indian Chieftain.
Lonnie Hannah’s father built an Indian® Warrior from parts he got while working in a shop. Years later, Lonnie was part of the Polaris team that built the all-new 2014 Indian® Chief® from the ground up. Watch this lifelong rider and Harley Davidson owner make the choice to commemorate his passion with an Indian® Motorcycle® tattoo.
Photos from the Heritage Ride,
HISTORY® looks ahead at The Next Chapter in the rich history of America’s first motorcycle company, Indian Motorcycle®. The brand has a bright future with the stable ownership of Polaris® Industries and its dedicated teams focused on building exciting new Indian Motorcycle® models. Learn more about Polaris®, the Indian Motorcycle® team, and the Spirit Lake, Iowa, final assembly operation.
The next chapter of Indian Motorcycle® history is finally here. Watch as the all-new 2014 Indian® Chiefs are unveiled at the Indian® Chief® Reveal Party in Sturgis, SD.
Heritage Ride Video
The new Indian® Chieftain™ offers a new look but boasts the same soul of Indian® motorcycles of the past.
Choice is here in American motorcycles from Indian Motorcycle®.
Style meets swagger: That’s the new Indian® Chief® Vintage.
Take a closer look at the 2014 Indian® Chief® Classic.
Powering every 2014 Indian Motorcycle® is the new Thunder Stroke™ 111. We started from scratch and created the ideal engine for the new generation of Indian Motorcycle® riders. it embraces classic Indian Motorcycle® engine design and utilizes modern performance technology. It's smooth, efficient, and powerful, serving up 119 ft-lbs of torque.
Burt Munro made history by setting a land speed record on the world’s fastest Indian®, a 1920 Indian® Scout®. To salute his passion for performance, we created The Spirit of Munro, a tribute streamliner powered by the new Thunder Stroke™ 111.
The Thunder Stroke™ 111 delivers the raw power, and features the iconic styling that have long been hallmarks of the legendary Indian Motorcycle® brand. Take a look at the new heart of the Indian Motorcycle®.
View photos of the Thunder Stroke™ 111 engine that will power the new Indian Motorcycle®, and see iconic engines from our past that inspired the design.
From the outset, this was our goal for the new engine: Capture iconic design and styling aspects of the most historic models in our 112-year history and fuse that heritage with state-of-the-art technology and progressive design. Watch as we honor our past and power our future. It’s the new era of Indian Motorcycle®.