July 22, 2014 7:54 PM ET


Company Overview of Indian Motorcycle Company

Company Overview

Indian Motorcycle Company designs, manufactures, assembles, and supplies motorcycles for customers in the United States and internationally. The company also offers jackets, gloves, and casualwear for men and women; gifts for juniors, personal accessories, and headgear; accessories, such as seats and backrests, and luggage and racks; grips and pegs, including exhaust, audio, handlebars, and wind protection products; and decorative leather and chrome products. It offers its products through a network of dealers. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. Indian Motorcycle Company operates as a subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc. (Delaware).

116 Battleground Road

Kings Mountain, NC 28086

United States

Founded in 1901





Key Executives for Indian Motorcycle Company

Executive Chairman
Managing Director
Vice President of Engineering
General Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Indian Motorcycle Company Key Developments

Indian Motorcycle Announces Classic Two-Tone Paint Schemes Available for 2015 Indian Chief Lineup

Indian Motorcycle announced two-tone paint schemes, starting at $19,799, will be offered for the upcoming model year Indian Chief line of motorcycles available for purchase in fall 2014. The much anticipated, awe-inspiring and iconic vintage paint palettes were on-display over the weekend for fans of classic motorcycles at Vintage Motorcycle Days 2014, which took place at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. More details and information on all 2015 models, including features and pricing will be announced on August 2. The cool new two-tone Chief Classic, Chief Vintage and Chieftain will also be on-display and ready for demo rides during the upcoming Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which runs August 2-9 in Sturgis, South Dakota. Indian Motorcycle's all-new 2015 Indian Chieftain in Indian Motorcycle Red and Ivory Cream two-tone paint scheme. Featured Two-Tone Colors for 2015 are: The 2015 Indian Chief Classic available in Indian Motorcycle Red and Thunder Black. The 2015 Indian Chief Vintage available in Indian Motorcycle Red and Thunder Black, Indian Motorcycle Red and Ivory Cream, and Willow Green and Ivory Cream. The 2015 Indian Chieftain available in Indian Motorcycle Red and Thunder Black, Indian Motorcycle Red and Ivory Cream, and Springfield Blue and Ivory Cream.

Indian Motorcycle Unveils Fully Customized, Indian Chief Classic

Indian Motorcycle announced that it unveiled a fully customized, one-of-a-kind Indian Chief Classic on the floor of the International Motorcycle Show in New York City on December 13. Indian Chief Classic, incorporating an array of Genuine Indian Motorcycle aftermarket accessories along with a stylish custom paint scheme and a custom billet girder front fork that showcases both the design and the technological innovation that are inherent to the Industrial Design team. This Big Chief Custom was designed and built to showcase the almost limitless possibilities for customers to customize, enhance and personalize the 2014 Indian Chief lineup utilizing authentic Indian Motorcycle Accessories, a custom paint shop, or by turning to a custom fabricator.

Indian Motorcycle Announces All-New Line of 2014 Indian Chief Motorcycles

Indian Motorcycle announced the highly anticipated details for the all-new 2014 Indian Chief family of motorcycles. Before thousands of motorcycling fans at the site of the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame in downtown Sturgis at 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3, Indian Motorcycle unveiled the three models that comprise the Indian Chief line up. The reveal ceremony and party signaled an inflection point in motorcycling history with the renewal of America's oldest and most legendary brand. 2014 Indian Chief Classic made its historic debut at Sturgis on August 3 (starting at $18,999). 2014 Indian Chief Classic (starting MSRP: $18,999). The new Indian Chief Classic is a pure, powerful cruiser forged from key heritage design elements yet wrapped in advanced design, engineering and technology. It features iconic styling like valanced fenders, rich genuine leather saddle, classic tank-mounted instrumentation, tear-drop fuel tank design, and sculpted and lighted front fender war bonnet. The 2014 Indian Chief Classic comes standard with a host of premium features including endless chrome, keyless ignition, ABS, cruise control, throttle-by-wire, true dual exhaust, high quality chrome laced spoke wheels, brake caliper covers, cast aluminum frame with integrated air intake, and much more. The Indian Chief Classic, like all 2014 Indian Chief models, is powered by the all-new, clean sheet design Thunder Stroke 111 engine. Offering 111 cubic inches of pavement pounding power and 119 ft-lbs of torque, this class-leading power plant draws powerful design cues from heritage Indian Motorcycle engines merged with brilliant engineering and advanced technologies. The Thunder Stroke 111 is a 49-degree, air-cooled V-twin with 6-speed overdrive transmission, and features unmatched premium exterior finishes and touches. It offers owners the peace-of-mind that comes from over two million miles of on-road and test-lab verification and Polaris Industries' 60 years of engineering prowess. 2014 Indian Chief Vintage (starting MSRP: $20,999): the new Indian Chief Vintage is a soft bagger that takes iconic Indian Motorcycle styling to a whole new level with handcrafted detail and a signature heritage aesthetic. The Indian Chief Vintage offers top-quality quick-release soft-sided leather bags, leather fringe, chrome fender tips, vintage chrome badging on the front fender and a quick-release windshield for easy installation or removal. It includes the same premium standard features as the Indian Chief Classic, and sports the same iconic design elements like valanced fenders, laced wheels, whitewall tires, tank-mounted instrument cluster and extensive chrome finishes throughout. It is also powered by the new Thunder Stroke 111 engine. 2014 Indian Chieftain (starting MSRP: $22,999): the first Indian Motorcycle of its kind, the 2014 Indian Chieftain maintains the legendary Indian Chief styling, while taking this progressive machine to new heights with advanced features and premium comfort. Unlike any Indian Motorcycle ever made, the Chieftain features a fairing with integrated driving lights, and its power windshield is an industry-first for a fork-mounted fairing. Standard features include hard saddlebags featuring remote locks and quick-release anchors, a high-output audio system featuring integrated Bluetooth smart phone connectivity, and a tire pressure monitoring system. Indian Motorcycle is adding dealerships across the U.S and globally, and is on plan to have 125-140 North American and 70 international dealers by year end. The full line of 2014 Indian Chief models are available for order now and will arrive in dealerships in September, along with an extensive array of apparel, parts and accessories. Indian Motorcycle demo rides will be available at dealer events across the country starting later in August.

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