Indian motorcycle unveils it's first 2015 model The Luxury Touring Roadmaster
America’s first Motorcycle Company Indian Motorcycle 2015 model The Luxury Touring Roadmaster has been revealed. The launch took place on 2nd August 2014 at the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the bike was available for demo throughout the week. The price of the Motorcycle is around USD 26,900 but a hefty add-on to the sticker price in terms of import, taxes and customs is expected. It will be launched in three color schemes Thunder Black, Indian Motorcycle Red and Ivory Green. The bike has revived moniker which was last seen on the company’s 2009 models. When launched the bike will be pitted against more modern cruisers like Harley-Davidson Electra Guide and Kawasaki Vulcan.
Technicalities and Specifications
The Luxury Touring Roadmaster is powered by company’s Thunder Stroke 49 degree 1811cc engine, a 111 cubic-inch V-twin engine which offers 119 pound-feet of torque. The bike has Hard-sided saddlebags and a roomy quick-release with a Carpet-lined rear trunk—both featuring remote locking for security and convenience as standard. It also has 38 gallons of weatherproof storage and enhanced driver leg room. It has Adjustable passenger floorboards, desert Tan Genuine Leather heated seats with individual controls and high/low settings. The Horizon Windscreen features power-adjust. The bike flaunts Heated grips featuring 10 temperature settings with adjustable airflow lower fairings.
It is a fully loaded luxury tourer with additional features like High-resolution Anti-Lock Brakes, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, keyless ignition with remote saddlebag and trunk locks. The bike also has a Chrome front and rear highway bars with pathfinder LED Lighting throughout. Electronic cruise control and advanced infotainment system offering communication, navigation, and telephone and Pandora integration Triple power ports with bluetooth capability for hands-free multi-device connectivity.
Steve Menneto ,VP of Motorcycles for Polaris Industries said “It has truly been a privilege and an honor for our team to be a part of motorcycling history in designing and reintroducing the Roadmaster, which was such a legendary reputation as the king of luxury touring bikes”.
The bike is expected to be an ultimate bike in luxury motorcycle touring. Here is a glimpse of the wonder bike.
image credits – Cyril Huze Post