Three Big Indians to Revive a Century-Old Motorcycle Brand

A 2014 Indian Chief motorcycle Photograph by Peter Foley/Bloomberg

And they’re off! Polaris Industries Chief Executive Officer Scott Wine visited Bloomberg on Monday to unveil three Indian motorcycles that go on sale this month. The company had been talking up just the Indian Chief Classic, which starts at $18,999. Now it’s started selling the Indian Chief Vintage, a $20,999 bike with soft-sided leather bags and a quick-release windshield that Wine demonstrated. while noting that he’s ordered this model for himself. (Red leather, for those who care.) The largest is a $22,999 Indian Chieftain, modeled on a 1930s locomotive with hard bags, a power windshield, and Bluetooth-enabled audio.

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