Possibly it is simply us, nevertheless it looks like the yr’s already seen a good variety of particular version bikes already. Here is one other for many who like their wheels in pairs and never out there to everybody: The 2023 Indian Pursuit Elite and 2023 Indian Chieftain Elite. They be part of the three-strong Elite vary that is been with us since 2018 and likewise contains the Challenger Elite. All are upgraded variations of normal Indians, redressed in customized paint schemes and premium tools from the manufacturing unit. They’re additionally capped at tiny numbers for world consumption, this yr’s Pursuit Elite getting simply 150 examples off the road, the Chieftain Elite simply 175.
The Pursuit Elite bagger wears Tremendous Graphite Metallic as a major colour, contrasted with Shadow Bronze accents and color-matched badges. With the usual Pursuit Restricted as its base, the body cradles a 108-cubic-inch, liquid-cooled V-twin making 122 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. The function set features a preload-adjustable Fox rear shock managed from the infotainment system’s seven-inch display, backlit switches, heated and adjustable seats, and LED lighting. A couple of objects from the choices sheet on serial manufacturing Pursuit Limiteds come normal right here, such because the Bosch Inertial Measurement Unit that manages the Good Lean system’s energy supply and braking, and PowerBand audio pumped via 13 audio system.
The Chieftain Elite tourer will get a Tremendous Graphite Smoke paint job offset by Shadow Bronze chrome accents. The bike’s standard Thunderstroke 116 V-twin sits within the body rails, however a brand new ten-spoke machined entrance wheel sits between the entrance fork. A tinted windshield may be raised and lowered for wow issue from the entrance, LED lighting from entrance to again together with saddlebag LED lights pleases the gang from the edges. The seven-inch infotainment seems right here as properly, plus backlit switches, PowerBand audio, keyless ignition and remote-locking saddlebags.
The Pursuit Elite begins at $39,999 earlier than vacation spot and an $800 commodities surcharge. Superficially, that is a $9,000 premium over the Pursuit Restricted in primary black. Sounds wholesome, however know that Indian does not mess around in the case of choices, charging $1,500 for the Maroon Metallic/Crimson Metallic paint combo and $2,260 for PowerBand Audio Plus that comes on the Elite, so costs add up shortly. The Chieftain Elite begins $35,499. Each bikes will start delivery to sellers this spring.