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Indian adds Chieftain Elite and Limited

Indian Chieftain Elite

Indian Motorcycles has now launched three new models this year with the hand-painted Chieftain Elite and Chieftain Limited bagger joining the new Roadmaster Classic.

Only 350 Chieftain Elite models will be available worldwide and there is no indication yet how many Australia will receive, but they will cost $47,995 ride away.Indian Chieftain Elite

Each bike is hand-painted in Fireglow Red Candy with Marble Accents at Spearfish, South Dakota, near Strugis. The painting process takes more than 25 hours.

The Chieftain Elite also comes with a Pathfinder LED headlight and driving lights, flared power windshield, rider and passenger floorboards in billet aluminium, 200-watt Ride Command seven-inch infotainment system (two speakers in the fairing and two in the saddlebags), ABS, tyre pressure monitors and keyless ignition.

The Limited bagger with faster-steering 10-spoke 19-inch front-wheel and 16-inch rear arrives in May from $37,995 ride away.

It features a cut-back front mudguard, colour-matched headlight bezel and a “more streamlined leather saddle”.

Indian Chieftain Limited - Elite
Indian Chieftain Limited

Limited also comes with a 100-watt Ride Command seven-inch infotainment system, keyless ignition, ABS, chrome front highway bar, power-adjustable windshield and remote locking hard saddlebags.Indian Chieftain Limited - Elite

We knew in January that the three new models would be coming after the company listed the model names with the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

This ramping up of models follows the recent announcement that sister company Victory Motorcycles was closing down.

While these new models are variants on the theme, it lifts the Indian model range to 10 in Australia.

The Roadmaster Classic is now available at $38,995 ride away in black and $39,995 for the two-tone options of Willow Green and Cream, or Indian Red and Cream. The standard Roadmaster costs $39,995, ride away.

Indian Roadmaster Classic - elite
Indian Roadmaster Classic