How much?! Indian Motorcycle launch £38,695 Roadmaster Elite limited edition for 2024

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Indian Motorcycle have launched a new £38,695 Roadmaster Elite limited edition touring model for 2024, which builds on the standard Roadmaster series as the ultimate in all-American luxury.

Sharing the closest resemblance with the £28,795 Roadmaster Limited and £28,995 Roadmaster Dark Horse, the new Elite model will be produced in limited numbers, with three coming to UK dealers in spring 2024.

“Our Elite models take the incredibly high bar we set for all of our products, and raise it even higher, offering something more exclusive for the rider who wants to make sure their bike is a cut above anything else on the road,” Indian Vice President, Aaron Jax said.

2024 Indian Roadmaster Elite V-twin engine

“What I love about the new Roadmaster Elite is how we’ve taken the historic Indian Motorcycle Red and given it a tougher, meaner attitude with blacked-out styling.”

That deep triple red colour scheme – complete with Elite badging – comes courtesy of two renowned custom paint shops in the USA; Gunslinger Custom Paint (GCP) in Colorado and Custom Painted Vehicles (CPV) in Wisconsin – with only 350 bikes to be produced worldwide.

“With each new Elite model, we pull through custom bike trends to create something that’s not only current and relevant, but authentically aligns with the Indian Motorcycle brand and complements each model’s inherent DNA,” Indian’s Director of Product Design, Ola Stenegärd added.

2024 Indian Roadmaster Elite side cases

Being based on the Roadmaster platform, the new special cruiser motorcycle is powered by the same 1890cc Thunderstroke 116 V-twin engine, producing a claimed 126lb.ft of torque at just 3000rpm. Tipping the scales at 403kg fully fuelled in Dark Horse trim, it’s a bike designed for gently lapping up hour after hour of calm open roads.

To give it an edge over the standard machinery, the Elite rolls on a pair of bespoke 10 spoke machined 19in and 16in wheels, plus colour matched heated and cooled seats.

At the back of the bike, the pillion passenger also gets a pair of arm rests and a healthy amount of padding on the rear of the fixed top box. There’s a tinted front screen, too, which is said to offer more protection than the stock fitment and is electronically adjustable to assist riders of most heights.

Side view of the 2024 Indian Roadmaster Elite

Pilots both tall and short should be able to ride this machine (providing they can handle the weight) thanks to a seat height of 673mm. Other tech includes backlit switches, cornering lights, and built-in satellite navigation.

Previous Elite models have also included a £38,495 Pursuit Elite and £29,095 Chieftain Elite for 2023, plus a Challenger Elite for 2022 – limited to just 50 units outside of America.