Indian Motorcycle has just revealed its 2014 lineup at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, S. Dakota. In front of thousands of motorcycling fans at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 8 p.m., the oldest U.S motorcycle brand not only revealed one but three new models which comprise the Indian Chief line up to challenge the largest manufacturer of heavyweight motorcycles in the world, Harley Davidson. The 2014 Indian Chief Classic, the 2014 Indian Chief Vintage and the 2014 Indian Chieftain, all new bikes feature Indian’s iconic styling with extensive chrome, the new 111 Thunderstroke engine and modern technology features.
The standard Chief, the 2014 Indian Chief Classic, starting at $18,999. It features valanced fenders, leather saddle, tear-drop fuel tank design, classic tank-mounted instrumentation as well as sculpted and lighted front fender war bonnet. The Indian Chief Classic also comes standard with gobs of chrome, keyless ignition, cruise control, throttle-by-wire, ABS, dual exhaust, cast aluminum frame with integrated air intake, chrome laced spoke wheels, brake caliper covers, and much more.
The 2014 Indian Chief Vintage is a soft bagger that features Indian’s iconic styling with handcrafted details. It has the same features as the Chief Classic, but adds soft-sided leather bags, chrome fender tips, leather fringe, vintage chrome badging on the front fender, along with a quick-release windshield. The 2014 Indian Chief Vintage starts at $20,999.
The 2014 Indian Chieftain is the new Indian’s touring bike. It offers a molded front end, or fairing, with digital instrumentation, a power windshield, high-output audio system with an integrated Bluetooth smartphone connectivity, a tire pressure monitoring system, as well as lockable and quick-release hard saddlebags. The 2014 Indian Chieftain starts at $22,999.
As mentioned above, all-new Indians are powered by the all-new balanced 49-degree Thunder Stroke 111 air-cooled V-Twin engine which delivers 119 ft/lbs of torque. The new engine is mated to a 6-speed overdrive transmission.
The 2014 Indians are available for order now and will hit dealerships in September, in black, traditional Red, and Starlight Blue.