The costliest motocycle of India has just been launched with a price tag of Rs. 48 lakhs, the touring bike Indian Roadmaster Elite 2018. The motorcycle is Rs. 10 lakhs more expensive than the standard roadmaster motorcycles. The roadmaster is available in a dual tone cobalt blue-black colour option, which is achieved after a 30 hours painting job as claimed by the company. An insignia symbol is also painted in 23 karat gold leaf on the fuel tank. The price of the roadmaster is Rs. 4800000.
The roadmaster runs on the 1811 cc, 2-cylinder, 4 valved ‘Thunder Stroke 111’ V-twin engine which produces 150 Nm at 2900 rpm which comes with a 6 speed manual gearbox and runs on petrol. The fuel capacity is 20.8 L. The clutch is wet and multi-plated. The bore is 101 mm and stroke 113 mm. The compression ratio 9.5:1. The front tyre size is 130/90-B16 and rear tyre size is 180/60-R10 which are tubeless and radial. The front brake diameter is 300 mm and rear brake diameter is 300 mm. standard ABS is also offered with the roadmaster. The bike comes with a luggage capacity of 140 litres.
The bike comes with the features like USB, Bluetooth, Navigation, Cruise control, Remote Locking Hard Saddle bags and trunk, heated rider and passenger seat, 300 watt audio system, heated grips and adjustable passenger floorboard. The frame of the bike has a cast aluminium frame with integrated air box. The front suspension is handled by telescopic fork / 119 mm-cartridge type and the rear suspension is handled by single shock with air adjust- 114 mm. The length of the bike is 2676 mm , height is 1491 mm and width is 1000 mm. The saddle height 673.1 mm. The dry weight is 418 kg and the kerb weight is 433 kg. The wheelbase is 1668 mm. The headlamp, taillamp and turn signal lamp is LED, along with pilot lamps and tail light. The keyless ignition facility of the bike is a real help in case the keys go missing, a personal security code will do the trick.
The roadmaster resembles the Harley Davidson CVO as a full sized cruiser. Only 300 units of the roadmaster elite is built for the global market and India is alotted only one.