for the rest of the world, the rebirth of Indian Motorcycles may not be a biggie, but being the America’s first motorcycle company, it is certainly a significant milestones. operating under its parent company Polaris Industries, maker of snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles, Indian Motorcycles is finally ready to showoff what it has to offer to two-wheeled cruiser lovers after two and half years in the making. officially unveiled last Saturday at the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, S. Dakota, Indian Motorcycles showed off a trio of cruiser including the Indian Chief Classic (from $18,999), Indian Chief Vintage (from $20,999), and the top-of-the-food chain Indian Chieftain (from $22,999), and there’s more good news: they all have a price tag to them and will be rolling into US dealership in September.
powered by modern day Thunder Stroke 111 Cu In unit producing a cool 162 Nm (119 lb-ft), the rebooted 2014 Indian Motorcycles pay homage to the legendary two wheeler with iconic styling including vintage badging, sculpted and lighted front fender war bonnet, valenced fenders, brake caliper covers, tank-mounted instrumentation (on Classic and Vintage only), and laced wheels (also for Classic and Vintage only), along with modern features such as keyless ignition, extensive chrome works, antilock brakes, cruise control, throttle-by-wire and dual exhaust system. the 2014 Indian Motorcycles is expected to be available in up 140 North American and 70 International dealers by end of the year. whether the reborn Indian Motorcycles will be a Harley killer remains to be seen.