Indian Motorcycle released the schedule and additional details of the reveal of the all-new 2014 Indian Chief. Two and a half years in the making, the reveal party will be an inauguration to both the 73rd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and this new motorcycle. Today’s news follows the company’s May milestone announcement that the completely redesigned 2014 Indian Chief, powered by the new Thunder Stroke 111 engine, will start at $18,999. A short, sneak peek video of the new 2014 Indian Chief is available on the Indian Motorcycle website.
The public unveiling of the 2014 Indian Chief will take place at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum, located at the corner of Junction and Main Street in Sturgis, South Dakota, on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at 8 p.m. The free event will feature live music, celebrity appearances including Mike Wolfe of History channel’s television series American Pickers, interviews with Indian Motorcycle team members, a multimedia tribute to Indian Motorcycle’s history and more.
The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was started in 1936 by an Indian Motorcycle club, the famed Jackpine Gypsies. Indian Motorcycle is proud to reclaim that heritage and share the historic reveal of the 2014 Indian Chief with the rider community at the 2013 Sturgis Rally.
Indian also announced its weeklong schedule of events taking place at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally from August 3-11. The full schedule of activities including displays, demo rides and parties is available at the official Indian Motorcycle website, indianmotorcycle.com.
The national unveiling of the 2014 Indian Chief will take place during the American Pickers television broadcast on the History channel on Monday, August 5.