New 2023 Indian Pursuit Elite and Chieftain Elite: long live the Yankee hype

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Indian Motorcycle has presented its two great novelties for this 2023 in limited edition: la Indian Pursuit, and the return of its most premium model, the Chieftain Eliteboth characterized by their top quality components, their American V-Twin style and exclusivity.

With only 150 units available worldwide and a US starting price of $39,999, 2023 marks the debut of the Indian Pursuit Elite. Known as America’s most capable and refined touring machine on the road, the Pursuit Elite is designed for riders who value the journey as much as the destination and is packed with premium amenities and advanced technology.

The liquid-cooled 1768cc PowerPlus engine takes center stage in the Indian Pursuit Elite. With its 90 kW (122 hp) of power and 178 Nm of torque, The Indian Pursuit Elite becomes one of the fastest and most powerful cruisers on the market, a cavalry more necessary than ever to move its 416 kilos of weight in running order with some ease.

Fox rear suspension preload electronically adjustable allows riders to adjust preload for comfort in different conditions. Whether riding solo, with a partner or with more load, the electronically adjustable rear suspension preload is managed from the comfort of the bike’s infotainment system.

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In addition, the Indian Pursuit Elite offers Smart Lean technology that uses a Bosch inertial measurement unit to adjust traction control, ABS and engine torque for even greater control and unbeatable manageability.

Backlit switchgear enhances the rider’s ability to see the bike’s controls at night, while the Pathfinder adaptive LED headlamp combined with Pathfinder S LED driving lights and saddlebag lights offer improved visibility and more striking styling in dark conditions. Both the driver and passenger have a heated seat with adjustable controls on the seat and on the infotainment system.

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The Indian Pursuit Elite is equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen with RIDE COMMAND technology and offers Apple CarPlay integration, turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth connectivity and more. Riders can leave road and engine noise behind with the Powerband Audio system, which works seamlessly with the RIDE COMMAND system. Built-in amplifiers, a 9-band EQ, and 16 speakers deliver crystal-clear sound at any speed.

Equipped with remote locking storage, passengers can keep all their cargo protected and out of the rain inside the saddlebags and trunk. For pilots looking to achieve further customization, orA quick release low profile top box is available as an accessory.

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Indian Chieftain Elite 2023

Designed for riders who demand the best of the best and want to stand out from the crowd, the 2023 Chieftain Elite features more aggressive styling with custom details straight from the factory. With only 175 units available worldwide and a starting price of $35,499the Chieftain Elite is a limited edition and very exclusive.

The new Chieftain Elite’s striking paint scheme in Super Graphite Smoke is complemented by premium Shadow Bronze chrome finishes and Indian Motorcycle-finished running boards.

Offering an even more custom look, the Chieftain Elite’s open fender showcases a new precision-machined 10-spoke front wheel. Standard on the Chieftain Elite, the adaptive Pathfinder LED headlight and LED rear saddlebag lights provide style that turns heads at night. An adjustable tinted windshield raises or lowers to the rider’s preferred position at the push of a handlebar-mounted button. The bike weighs 376 kilos in running order.


Equipped with the most powerful air-cooled Indian Motorcycle engine, el Thunderstroke 116 de 1.890 cc, the Chieftain Elite offers 171 Nm of torque. Rear cylinder deactivation improves rider comfort when riding in slow traffic, while three selectable riding modes – Tour, Standard and Sport – allow riders to fine-tune the bike’s throttle response to suit their riding style. .

Like the Indian Pursuit Elite, the Chieftain Elite incorporates the 7-inch touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Apple CarPlay and GPS with navigation. As standard equipment, the 2023 Chieftain Elite features backlit switchgear, an integrated PowerBand audio system, includes ABS, keyless start, tire pressure monitoring, as well as weather-resistant and remote-locking saddlebags with more 68 liters of storage.

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For riders who want to personalize their purchase, matching accessories are available including a low profile top box and a quick release touring top box, as well as rigid lower fairings.

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