Polaris-owned Indian Motorcycle has launched the Roadmaster Elite in India at the price sticker of INR 48 lakhs (ex-showroom). It is the most premium motorcycle put on sale by the Iconic American motorcycle manufacturer in the country. Here is will mark its presence all the way from America via CBU route. It is a limited edition model that will be crafted only in a limited count of 300 units globally. Whereas the Indian market will get the availability of two units that have already been sold out.
The Indian Roadmaster Elite may be considered as a top end variant of the standard Roadmaster with a host of different features. Its dual tone paint job in black and cobalt blue shades stands its apart in the crowd. As automaker claims, it takes 30 hours of time to hand paint this premium cruiser offering. Other major highlights include a 23K gold leaf badge on the fuel tank.
The features list on the 2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite check marks, a seven-inch touchscreen display with Bluetooth and USB connectivity. A cruise control, navigation and a 300-watt audio system is also on offer for the rider’s convenience.
For the rider’s and pillion comfort, the premium cruiser is packed with the armrests, billet aluminium floorboards and a premium touring console along with pinnacle mirrors. In addition to this, there is an adjustable windscreen, heated seats, waterproof panniers and top box with the total luggage capacity of 140 litres.
Powering for the Roadmaster Elite, weighs 418kgs comes from a 1811cc ‘Thunder Stroke 111’ V-twin engine. In association with a six-speed gearbox transmission, the engine is capable of developing the peak torque of 161Nm. The cruiser gets the features like ABS and cruise control in its electronic package. The bike rides on 16-inch alloy wheels and gets suspended on 46mm telescopic forks up front and a monoshock at the rear. The stopping power comes from a twin 300mm discs at the front and a single 300mm disc at the rear. In the segment, the Roadmaster Elite competes with the sole fighter the Harley Davidson CVO limited.