The Indian Chief is a motorcycle that was built by the Hendee Manufacturing Company and the subsequent Indian Motocycle Company from 1922 to the end of the company’s production in 1953. Specifically talking about the new launch, India Chief unveiled its new bike ‘Indian Chieftain Elite’ 2018 priced at Rs. 38 lakh in India.
Speaking about the launch of all new bike, Managing Director and Country Head, Polaris India Pankaj Dubey went on to say: “The Indian Chieftain Elite is a limited edition product for the riders who demand the best of the best. This bike was born to turn heads and provide an unmatched riding experience with all of the premium amenities with an outstanding hand paint job using high-flake Black Hills Silver.”
According to the information given by the American motorcycle manufacturer, each bike takes nearly 25 hours to complete given that the bike is hand painted. Indian also says that no two bikes look the same due to the human element. Furthermore, Indian’s seven-inch Ride Command System is standard and the motorcycle also has technology features like Bluetooth audio, navigation, vehicle information & status and split-screen technology to customize the display.
This limited edition custom-inspired motorcycle comes features like Pathfinder LED lights, push-button power windshield, remote-locking hard saddlebags, a 19-inch front wheel with an open fender. The power is drawn from the Thunderstroke 111 V-Twin engine which delivers 151 Nm of torque at 3000 RPM. The limited edition motorcycle by Indian weighs in at around 388kgs. Apart from this, the motorcycle has the same brakes, chassis, and suspension as the other Chieftain models.