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Iconic Indian Motorcycle® Vroom into the IT Capital of India, Bengaluru
  • May 2015
2015 Ultra-luxurious Indian® Roadmaster™ and Indian® Chief Dark Horse® unveiled
Dealership in Bengaluru inaugurated by Mr. Scott Wine, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer; Mr. Bennett J. Morgan, President & Chief Operating Officer; and Mr. Michael Dougherty, Vice President - Asia Pacific & Latin America from Polaris Industries Inc.; and Mr. Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd. 

Keys of the legendary Indian® Scout™ handed over to their discerning customers. The new Indian® Chief Dark Horse® was proudly received by its first owner in India soon after unveiling.
Polaris India Pvt. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc., the world leader in Off-Road and All-Terrain Vehicles unveiled its two new power-packed ultra-luxury 2015 Indian® Roadmaster™ and the new Indian® Chief Dark Horse® alongside the opening of its second dealership in India in Bengaluru.

The showroom inauguration and the unveiling of the bikes were done by Mr. Scott Wine, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer; Mr. Bennett J. Morgan, President & Chief Operating Officer; Mr. Michael Dougherty, Vice President - Asia Pacific & Latin America from Polaris Industries Inc.; and Mr. Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd. 

The occasion was also marked by another symbolic milestone for the brand - handing over of the keys of the new Indian® Chief Dark Horse® to its first customer soon after its debut in the Indian market. Mr. Scott Wine and Mr. Bennett J. Morgan also handed over the keys of the legendary Indian® Scout™ to their proud customers. 

The ex-showroom prices (Delhi) are as follows: 
2015 Indian® Roadmaster™: INR 34.95 lakh
Indian® Chief Dark Horse®: INR 21.99 lakh

A short, sneak peek of the new 2015 Indian® Chief is available on the Indian Motorcycle website (http://www.indianmotorcycle.com/en-in).

“The launch of Indian® Chief Dark Horse® and Indian® Roadmaster™ coincides with the opening up of our second Indian dealership here in Bengaluru. We are bringing these two iconic products from the Indian Motorcycle® stable to the Indian market. Since the introduction of these motorcycles in the Indian market in January 2014, there has been a lot of excitement amongst the motorcycle aficionados across the country. These luxury motorcycles are generating a lot of interest and demand due to their unmatched quality and dynamic looks. We are quite upbeat about the market here and have further plans for bringing these iconic machines close to your doorstep through more dealerships going ahead.’’ said Mr. Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India Pvt. Ltd.

The showroom, located at Exquisite Moto LLP, Prestige Nugget, No. 126, Infantry Road, Bengaluru - 560001 will display the entire range of the Indian Motorcycle®: Indian® Roadmaster™, Indian® Chief Classic, Indian® Chief Vintage, Indian® Chieftain, Indian® Chief Dark Horse® and Indian® Scout™. The team at the dealership will comprise of trained professionals offering global standards of after-sales and service support to add to the overall experience of owning an Indian Motorcycle®.
The state-of-the-art showroom combines global architectural standards and infrastructure synonymous with the reputed legendary brand under one roof. Besides being a visual delight with the entire range of Indian Motorcycle® on display, the dealership also boasts of attractive merchandise to enthuse the visitors and customers.

INDIAN® ROADMASTER™:  The 2015 Indian® Roadmaster™ reflects pure American luxury. Building upon the iconic Roadmaster™ name used by Indian® in the 1940s, the new Roadmaster™ re-imagines Indian Motorcycle® comfort, styling and performance out on the open road, for the long haul.
The Thunder Stroke® 111 engine delivers an incredible 119 ft-lbs of torque and feature styling that pays tribute to legendary Indian Motorcycle® engines of the past. It comes fitted with Horizon Power Windshield with push-button adjustability to customize airflow, provide weather protection, and reduce glare. Fitted with keyless ignition, the key fob of Indian® Roadmaster™ offers security and convenience.
The comfortable rider and passenger seat feature new desert tan leather, designed to withstand the elements. This sealed, high-quality leather is strong and durable, and it complements the traditional Indian Motorcycle® style.

Indian® Roadmaster™ Engine Specifications:
Engine: THUNDER STROKE® 111, CU IN / 1811 CC
Torque:    139 Nm of torque at 2600 rpm
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Drive/Driven Clutch:     Wet, Multi-Plate
Exhaust:             Split Dual Exhaust W/ Cross-Over
Fuel System:              Closed Loop Fuel Injection / 54MM Bore
Transmission/Final Drive:    2.2: 1
Transmission/Primary Drive: Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Bore X Stroke (MM): 3.976 X 4.449 (101MM X 113MM)"

INDIAN® CHIEF DARK HORSE®: Raw, powerful and genuine, the 2016 Indian® Chief Dark Horse® is blacked-out from end to end, including the wheels, forks, handlebars, engine, and bodywork - even the war-bonnet up front.
It delivers pure, premium Indian Motorcycle® performance. The proven, powerful Thunder Stroke® 111 engine serves up 119 ft-lbs of torque, and is finished primarily in black. Features like ABS & cruise control provide advanced, automotive-quality braking allow riding with confidence and helps in stopping under control. Easy to set and adjust, the cruise control enhances the enjoyment manifold during highway cruising. Like its cousin Indian® Roadmaster™, the 2016 Indian® Chief Dark Horse® comes fitted with keyless ignition for a secure and convenient ride.
The first Indian Motorcycle® of its kind, 2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse® maintains the legendary Indian® Chief styling, while taking an unpolished and raw approach to its finish with blacked-out styling. Striking graphics on the fuel tank featuring monochrome war-bonnet graphics is a distinct feature of the Indian® Chief Dark Horse®.

Indian® Chief Dark Horse® Engine Specifications:
Engine: THUNDER STROKE® 111, CU IN / 1811 CC
Torque:    139 Nm of torque at 2600 rpm
Compression Ratio:      9.5:1
Drive/Driven Clutch:            Wet, Multi-Plate
Exhaust:                                  Split Dual Exhaust W/ Cross-Over
Fuel System:                           Closed Loop Fuel Injection / 54MM Bore
Transmission/Final Drive:    2.2: 1
Transmission/Primary Drive:     Gear drive wet clutch
Bore X Stroke (MM):             3.976" X 4.449" / 101MM X 113MM
Since the April 2011 acquisition of Indian Motorcycle® by Polaris Industries, the company has made an unprecedented commitment of time, resources and passion into the design of the all-new power plant. From the outset, the goal was to capture the iconic design and styling aspects of the 113-year old brand’s most historic models and fuse that heritage with state-of-the-art technology and progressive design elements. The new design reflects an unparalleled investment into researching the complete history of Indian Motorcycle power train development.

Indian Motorcycle, a wholly-owned division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is America’s first motorcycle company. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivalled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited in India. 
 
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