2017 Indians add warpaint and infotainment

2017 Indian line-up three new models

Indian Motorcycle Australia has announced 2017 prices, plus a new touchscreen infotainment system for its Chieftain and Roadmaster and some new warpaint including two-tone available for the first time on the Scout.

The Scout Sixty has been dropped from the line-up while the Scout at $19,995* gets new exhaust pipes, improved leg clearance, a wider steering radius and new rear shocks.

It is available in Thunder Black, Thunder Black Smoke, Burgundy Metallic and new two tone palettes of Brilliant Blue and White as well as Indian Motorcycle Red and Thunder Black.

2017 Indian Scout infotainment
2017 Indian Scout

The Chief Classic is up $1000 to $29,995 thanks to its new two-tone palette of Burgundy Metallic and Thunder Black.

2017 Indian Chief Classic infotainment
2017 Indian Chief Classic

The Indian Chief Vintage continues to start at $31,995 in Thunder Black plus two-tone choices of Springfield Blue and Ivory Cream or Willow Green and Ivory Cream.

Prices are the same for the Chief Dark Horse ($27,995), Chieftain Dark Horse ($27,995) and Springfield bagger (starting at $33,995) in Thunder Black or new Steel Grey and Burgundy Metallic.

2017 Indian Springfield infotainment
2017 Indian Springfield

Infotainment

Chieftain ($36,995) in Silver Smoke and Roadmaster (starting at $40,995) in Thunder Black and Burgundy Metallic, and new two-tone choices of Willow Green and Ivory Cream or Thunder Black and Ivory Cream, get the new Ride Command system as standard, raising prices $1000.

They arrive early in 2017.

2017 Indian Chieftain infotainment
2017 Indian Chieftain
2017 Indian Roadmaster infotainment
2017 Indian Roadmaster

While Indian joins Harley in offering a sophisticated touchscreen system, Indian claims their Ride Command system has the largest and brightest touchscreen display, highest resolution and fastest response time.

The 18cm (7”) display is integrated into the dash and has 800×480 pixels resolution.

Riders will be able to use the screen with normal gloves and it will feature two-finger functions as used on most smartphones such as pinch to zoom. There are also handlebar audio controls.2017 Indian Roadmaster Ride Command infotainment system

They claim it has the fastest boot time, being ready in about 10 seconds.

It features 100 watts of audio output on the Chieftain and a whopping 200 watts on the Roadmaster.

Other features are Bluetooth, AM/FM and weather band (US), USB flash drive support with USB song shuffle, phonebook download, incoming call notification with name display, voice-activated calling, incoming text notification and more.

The GPS navigation system has turn-by-turn directions, points of interest, nearest fuel stations, etc.2017 Indian Roadmaster Ride Command infotainment system

Critical information is always displayed such as clock, air temperature, compass heading, fuel level and fuel range.

The software and maps are also easy to update.

2017 Indian Motorcycle two-tone line-up
2017 Indian Motorcycle two-tone line-up

* All prices are listed as ride away.

 

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