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2024 Indian Roadmaster Elite Review | First Look 

Indian Motorcycle has added to its high-end Elite lineup with the 2024 Roadmaster Elite. Like other models in this Elite program, the Indian Roadmaster Elite includes premium features and a custom paint scheme, and it’s limited to only 350 units worldwide. 

The Indian Roadmaster Elite first draws the eye with its dazzling tri-tone Indian Motorcycle Red paint scheme. This paint scheme honors the Indian Motorcycle Red paint first seen in 1904. For 2024, Indian Motorcycle partnered with paint shops Gunslinger Custom Paint in Colorado and Custom Painted Vehicles in Wisconsin to ensure the highest-quality finishes. Each motorcycle will also include an exclusive Elite badging with an individually numbered center console and a silhouette of a 1904 Indian Camelback, the bike that first received the Indian Motorcycle Red paint.  

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“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,” said Aaron Jax, vice president for Indian Motorcycle. “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.” 

The tri-tone paint includes Indian Motorcycle Red Candy, Dark Indian Motorcycle Red Candy, and Black Candy, along with handpainted Championship Gold pinstripes, and each bike takes more than 24 hours to complete. 

“Our design team is always thrilled to work on the Elite models, because we’re essentially given the keys to design our very own custom bike, but instead of just one, hundreds will be available around the world,” said Ola Stenegard, director of product design for Indian Motorcycle. “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.” 

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Aside from top-notch paint jobs, Indian’s Elite collection also includes premium features and components from the brand. The 2024 Indian Roadmaster Elite will include PowerBand Audio with Bass Boost & UnderGlow, which was introduced in 2023 and delivers 50% louder audio through 12 speakers in the front fairing, saddlebags, and touring trunk. Also included is the Pathfinder Adaptive LED Headlight, which improves visibility by adjusting illumination based on the bike’s lean angle. Pathfinder LED lights can also be found in the bike’s saddlebags to provide better visibility of the bike to other motorists. 

Other premium details on the 2024 Indian Roadmaster Elite include a gloss black painted dash, polished driver and passenger Indian headdress floorboards, a color-matched stitched heated and cooled seat, a tinted flare windshield, passenger arm rests, backlit switch cubes, and 10-spoke precision machined wheels. 

The 2024 Indian Roadmaster Elite will have an MSRP of $41,999 and will begin arriving in dealerships this spring. Find more information at the Indian Motorcycle website

Check out more new bikes in Rider’s 2024 Motorcycle Buyers Guide 

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