Indian Motorcycles have announced their latest premium touring motorcycle, the 2019 limited-edition Roadmaster Elite. Australian stocks of the machine are schedule to arrive around June and will be priced at $52,995. The 2019 Roadmaster Elite boasts exclusive features including a hand painted custom-inspired design along with top of the line amenities, to make for a unique offering.
Every Roadmaster Elite features Wildfire Red Candy over Thunder Black Crystal paint with real 24-karat gold leaf badging, while each bike undergoes a meticulous paint process that takes nearly 30 hours to complete and is finished by hand.
For 2019 the Roadmaster Elite receives an upgraded 600-watt PowerBand Audio Plus system. The high-powered system delivers sound and clarity from high-output fairing, trunk, and saddlebag speakers that are 50 percent louder than the stock audio system offered on the 2019 Roadmaster.
The PowerBand Audio Plus system features an enhanced nine-band dynamic equalizer that auto-adjusts specific frequencies to the optimal level at different vehicle speeds to compensate for road, wind, and engine noise.
Additional features unique to the Roadmaster Elite include leather passenger armrests, spacious billet aluminium rider and passenger floorboards, a touring console, billet aluminium pinnacle mirrors, and chrome bumpers.
Reid Wilson – Senior Director for Indian Motorcycle
“The Roadmaster Elite offers the most refined, premium touring experience for riders that demand the best of the best. We’ve truly left no stone unturned, packing this bike with style and comfort features that take the touring experience to a new level.”
Powered by the well-proven Thunder Stroke 111 engine, which produces 151 Nm of torque at 3000rpm, the Roadmaster Elite features Selectable Ride Modes, where three modes, Tour, Standard and Sport, allow the rider to adjust the bike’s throttle response to fit their riding preferences.
The throttle map for each Ride Mode was designed with a specific application in mind, resulting in one motorcycle with three distinct personalities.
Rear Cylinder Deactivation is also featured, and when the Thunder Stroke 111 reaches operating temperature and the ambient temperature exceeds 15⁰ C, the rear cylinder will automatically deactivate when the bike is at a standstill, resulting in less engine heat for improved rider comfort in slow-moving or stopped traffic. The rear cylinder instantly reactivates when throttle is applied for a seamless transition to full power. The bike also features redesigned lowers that provide optimal airflow for improved comfort.
Ride Command is also included, and the The Indian Motorcycle Ride Command system includes a seven-inch glove-compatible touchscreen, features turn-by-turn navigation, customisable rider information screens, Bluetooth compatibility, and pairs with the Indian Motorcycle Ride Command mobile app for remote accessibility to key vehicle information.
Riders can also plan a ride route with up to 100 points on the Ride Command website and wirelessly transfer it to the bike via Bluetooth.
The 2019 Roadmaster Elite also comes standard with all the touring package riders expect from an Indian Roadmaster, including full LED lighting, a genuine leather two-up touring seat individually heated for rider and passenger, ABS, heated handgrips, keyless ignition, a push button power windshield, weatherproof, remote-locking saddlebags, a spacious trunk that fits two full face helmets and over 140 litres of storage space in total.
Among the upgrades available for the 2019 Roadmaster Elite are many comfort and style accessories available including a mid-rise handlebar, a new colour-matched open fender and 19-inch front wheel.
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