Burt Munro of Invercargill, New Zealand, set the world's land speed record on this heavily modified 1920 Indian® Scout® in 1967 at the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats. Burt began modifying his Indian® Scout® in 1926, and by the time he made it to the salt, it was such a unique amalgam of custom-made components it needed to be torn down and rebuilt after every 10 minutes of run time. Built strictly for speed, the Munro Special was virtually void of any safety equipment. Burt was in pursuit of world-record speed, not safe travels.
The Indian Motorcycle® display at the 2012 Long Beach International Motorcycle Show featured the one and only "Munro Special." That’s the machine on which Burt Munro set a world land speed record in 1967 at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Fueled by a passion for speed, Burt used innovative, home-brewed engineering to draw explosive, record-setting...
The custom-built “Spirit of Munro” is a streamlined tribute to the racers and mechanics throughout history who collectively fueled the Indian Motorcycle® legacy of racing victories and record-setting speed runs.
Mike Wolfe is known as an American picker. He's a TV star, author and entrepreneur.
Hear why Mike Wolfe is excited about the future of Indian Motorcycle® and why Polaris® is the right home for the brand as it rides into the future.
Indian Motorcycle® dealerships honor the brand’s historic legacy and deliver premium products and services to consumers, and a great ownership experience for dealers. Watch for more new Indian Motorcycle® dealerships opening across the U.S. throughout 2013 and in the years ahead.
Real riders will find “Indian® Rides” is the must-have app. Created by the riding-obsessed team at Indian Motorcycle®, this app provides everything you need for adventures on the open road, including...
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®.
The Chief® Story
Legendary. That defines Indian Motorcycle®. America’s first motorcycle company, Indian Motorcycle® has the richest heritage on two wheels. From global racing dominance, to leading the charge in the fight for freedom, to innovative engineering and visionary thinking that changed motorcycling forever, Indian Motorcycle® has set the pace for over a century. Enjoy browsing through this photo album featuring highlights of our storied past.
Choice in American Motorcycles is Coming: Most Significant Motorcycle Introduction in Decades; Saturday, August 3 at 8 p.m. in Downtown Sturgis
Highly Anticipated Details Make Clear that Authentic, Affordable Choice is Coming to American Motorcycles as Indian Motorcycle Makes its Debut at the World’s Largest Motorcycle Event
One-of-a-Kind Vehicle Powered by All-New Thunder Stroke 111 Engine Pays Tribute to Burt Munro’s ‘Munro Special’ Portrayed in ‘World’s Fastest Indian’ Motion Picture
All-New 111-Cubic Inch V-Twin Power Plant Unifies Iconic Past and Advanced Engineering to Deliver Heartbeat of Upcoming, all new 2014 Indian Motorcycle
Motorcycle Enthusiasts from around the world are invited to Celebrate Brand’s Heritage and be a Part of History-in-the-Making as Company Unveils Bold New Engine that will Power Upcoming, all new 2014 Indian Motorcycle
Free Interactive App for iOS and Android Smartphones Now Lets Users Rev the All-New Upcoming Indian Engine and Experience the New Heart and Legendary Soul of Indian Motorcycle
Company Highlights Historic Sights and Sounds from the Past, Custom Sound Booth Featuring Thunderous Rumble of Upcoming New Indian Motorcycle Engine, and Exciting new Mobile App
‘Indian Summit’ Press Conference featuring American Picker’s Mike Wolfe, Vintage Indian Motorcycles, the Roar of History and the Sound of the Upcoming Completely Reengineered Indian Motorcycle Engine take center stage at IMS-NYC
Indian Motorcycle Experience’ Exhibit Features Historic Sights and Sounds from the Past plus the Inspired Power and Rumble of Upcoming, Completely Reengineered Indian Motorcycle Engine