Indian Motorcycle launches Roadmaster & Chief Dark Horse in India with new dealership in Bangalore

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Indian Motorcycle launches Roadmaster & Chief Dark Horse in India with new dealership in Bangalore (1)

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 today.

The showroom inauguration and the unveiling of the bikes were done by Scott Wine, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer; Bennett J. Morgan, President & Chief Operating Officer; Michael Dougherty, Vice President – Asia Pacific & Latin America from Polaris Industries Inc.; and 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. Scott Wine and 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 lakhs
  • Indian Chief Dark Horse: INR 21.99 lakhs

“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 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 Motorcycle launches Roadmaster & Chief Dark Horse in India with new dealership in Bangalore (3) Indian Motorcycle launches Roadmaster & Chief Dark Horse in India with new dealership in Bangalore (2)

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 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 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

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