Indian Motorcycle has announced its 2018 model year lineup, from the entry-level Scout family to the classic Chief cruisers, Springfield and Chieftain baggers, and top-of-the-line Roadmaster tourers.

Joining Indian’s recently announced Scout Bobber in the 2018 lineup is the Scout Sixty and Scout. The Scout Sixty, starting at $8,999, receives two new colors, including Polished Bronze and Thunder Black over Titanium Metallic. Meanwhile, the Scout, starting at $11,499, receives a new look and improved performance. Now standard are a cartridge fork front suspension and Pirelli tires, along with passenger accommodations, including a genuine leather passenger pillion and pegs. The Scout receives two new colors for 2018, Metallic Jade and Willow Green over Ivory Cream.

2018 Indian Chief Classic in Burgundy Metallic.
2018 Indian Chief Classic in Burgundy Metallic. Images courtesy Indian Motorcycle.

The Chief Classic, starting at $19,499, also receives upgrades, now available with white wall tires, wire wheels, full chrome hand controls and new Burgundy Metallic paint. The Chief Vintage line, starting at $19,999, now features black genuine leather saddlebags and seat on the Thunder Black and Star Silver over Thunder Black models.

2018 Indian Chieftain Classic.
2018 Indian Chieftain Classic.

The Chieftain platform receives notable upgrades, adding a Chieftain Classic model, starting at $23,999, that will feature the brand’s iconic valanced front fender and genuine leather seat with fringe, available in three colors, including Indian Motorcycle Red, Thunder Black Pearl and Star Silver Smoke. The Chieftain Limited, starting at $24,499, remains at the head of the pack and adds three new colors, including Thunder Black Pearl, Blue Fire and Bronze Smoke. The Chieftain, available in Steel Gray, receives a lowered price of $21,499, and also receives a 19-inch blacked-out 10-spoke wheel and open fender as standard.

The 10-spoke 19-inch wheel, in both black and contrast cut, along with an open front fender, are available as accessories for 2014 and newer Roadmaster, Roadmaster Classic, Chieftain and Springfield motorcycles.

2018 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse.
2018 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse.

The Springfield line now includes a Dark Horse variant, a blacked-out, toughed-up bagger, starting at $20,999. Similar to other Dark Horse models, the Springfield Dark Horse features matte black paint with gloss black details. The Springfield Dark Horse features an open fender to showcase the new 19-inch ten-spoke, blacked-out front wheel. Its quick-release windshield features a blacked-out bracket.

2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite.
2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite.

At the very top of the Indian lineup is the limited production, ultra-premium Roadmaster Elite, starting at $36,999. The Roadmaster Elite features custom-inspired two-tone candy paint that takes 30 hours to complete and is finished by hand, with real 23K gold leaf badging on the tank and lowers. It also comes standard with a large number of premium amenities, including the industry-leading Ride Command system, a 300-watt premium audio system, passenger armrests, billet aluminum passenger and driver floorboards, a premium touring console and stylish pinnacle mirrors.

Indian’s 2018 model lineup will be available at dealers in the U.S. and Canada starting in September. You can be the first to see and demo the entire 2018 lineup by visiting the Indian Motorcycle display at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally from August 5-13. For the full lineup, visit

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