Indian motorcycles are rivaled only by those from Harley-Davidson for the sense of Americana they inspire. Explore the links below to learn about the fantastic bikes from this innovative Massachusetts motorcycle maker founded in 1901.
Chain direct-drive, swingarm rear suspension, dozens of color choices, aluminum cylinder heads -- even the slogan, "You can learn to ride it in five minutes," helped distinguish early Indian motorcycles from their many rivals.
Indian motorcycles enjoyed their glory days before World War II, when these big bikes were renowned for their power, styling, and high-speed stability.
The Indian Chief models of the immediate postwar years carried on that proud tradition. Check out our profiles and pictures of the classic Indian motorcycles.
- 1904 Indian
- 1913 Indian 61 Twin
- 1926 Indian Prince
- 1935 Indian Chief
- 1940 Indian 440
- 1942 Indian 741 and 841
- 1946 Indian Chief
- 1953 Indian Chief