Indian Motorcycle of Corpus Christi ® Celebrates Grand Opening on May 9th, 2015

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America’s First Motorcycle Company invites area riders to take their latest award-winning bikes for a test ride. New dealership to feature complete Indian Motorcycle® lineup along with service center and full selection of parts, accessories and apparel.

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Indian Motorcycle of Corpus Christi® will be hosting a grand opening event on Saturday, May 9th from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the dealership, which is located at 2937 S.P.I.D., Corpus Christi, Texas. The event will offer area motorcycling enthusiasts the opportunity to see and experience firsthand the award-winning bikes from Indian Motorcycle®, including the Indian® Chief® lineup, Indian® Roadmaster™, the Indian® Scout™ and the all-new 2016 Indian® Chief® Dark Horse®. Under the new ownership and brand stewardship of Polaris Industries, the world’s leading manufacturer of powersports equipment, the Indian Motorcycle® brand is back and more powerful than ever, with praise and accolades for these stunning new bikes pouring in from new owners, press and motorcycling fans from around the world.

Grand Opening Event
Indian Motorcycle of Corpus Christi® is kicking things off with a grand opening event. Join them on May 9th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. to see the new Indian Motorcycle® models. The new lineup will be on display and available for test-drives during the event.

About Indian Motorcycle of Corpus Christi
Indian Motorcycle of Corpus Christi® offers sales, service, parts and accessories for the entire lineup of Indian® motorcycles, including the Indian Motorcycle® Cruisers – the Chief® Classic and Dark Horse®, Indian Motorcycle® Baggers – the Chief® Vintage and Chieftain™, the Indian Motorcycle® Touring model – the Roadmaster™, plus, our first mid-size bike, the Indian® Scout™. The dealership also offers a full selection of genuine Indian Motorcycle® parts, accessories and apparel.

“We are very proud to be the newest Indian Dealer in South Texas,” says Matt Werkhoven, General Sales Manager of Indian Motorcycle of Corpus Christi®. “Although you might know us as Corpus Christi Cycle Plaza, we’ve taken on the Indian brand and we’re excited to showcase the design, engineering, comfort and exceptional craftsmanship that epitomize the rebirth of this legendary machine. Anyone who rides owes it to themselves to come down and see these bikes first hand. Indian always has been, and always will be, the classic American motorcycle.” According to Werkhoven, Corpus Christi Cycle Plaza has added an additional 3,000 + square foot custom showroom to accommodate Indian Motorcycle of Corpus Christi and the motorcycles, accessories and garments that are all part of Indian’s legacy. “We want to make sure that the general public and members of the media know that they are all welcome to join us in our celebration on May 9th,” adds Werkhoven.

Below, for your reference, are brief descriptions of the entire Indian Motorcycle® lineup of bikes that are now available for demo rides and purchase at Indian Motorcycle of Corpus Christi:

2015 Indian® Scout™ (starting MSRP: $10,999)
Indian Motorcycle® is proud to introduce the all-new 2015 Indian® Scout™, a middle-weight cruiser with exceptional handling, spirited performance, a lightweight design and low 25.3-inch seat height that will appeal to a wide range of riders, experience levels and riding styles. With a legendary heritage of innovation, superb maneuverability and performance dating back more than 80 years, the new Scout™ represents the thoroughly modern rebirth of one of motorcycling’s most storied bikes. It features:

  •     A liquid-cooled, 69 cubic inch V-twin engine offering 100 HP of performance
  •     A classic rigid triangle design coupled with premium monotube rear shocks that deliver exceptional handling and comfort
  •     A 558 pound wet weight, 61.5 inch wheelbase, 5.3 inch ground clearance and 31 degrees of lean for precise high and low speed maneuverability
  •     A premium, genuine tan leather solo bucket seat

2015 Indian® Roadmaster™ (starting MSRP: $26,999)
The 2015 family of Indian® motorcycles includes the all-new Indian® Roadmaster™, the epitome of luxury motorcycle touring. Originally manufactured from 1947-1953 and heralded as one of motorcycling’s most comfortable and durable touring bikes, the new 2015 Roadmaster™ reclaims that heritage with styling that is thoroughly Indian Motorcycle® and an almost endless list of premium amenities for comfort, convenience and luxury. It offers:

  •     The proven performance and reliability of the 111 cubic inch Thunder Stroke® 111 power plant
  •     Nearly 38 gallons of weatherproof storage including dual hard-sided saddlebags and a roomy quick-release rear trunk
  •     Power-adjustable Horizon Windscreen, heated grips featuring 10 temperature settings, heated seats and adjustable airflow lower fairings for all weather comfort
  •     High-resolution anti-lock brakes, tire pressure monitoring system, keyless ignition with remote locking storage, electronic cruise control, advanced infotainment system, Bluetooth® capability for hands-free multi-device connectivity

2015 Indian Motorcycle® Apparel and Accessories
In support of our stunning new lineup of models, Indian Motorcycle® is pleased to introduce a full line of all-new apparel and accessories. It includes all-new 2015 collections of classic riding gear for men and women, and casualwear for both riders and loyal fans of the Indian Motorcycle® brand. And every diehard Indian Motorcycle® owner will want to customize their new 2015 bike with the latest in genuine Indian accessories including; custom exhaust, backrests, highway bars and handlebars in the industry’s finest chrome, or premium top-grain leather accessories like seating and saddlebags.

2015 Indian® Chief® Classic (starting MSRP: $18,999)
The new Indian® Chief® Classic is a pure, powerful cruiser forged from key heritage design elements yet wrapped in advanced design, engineering and technology. It features iconic styling like valanced fenders, rich genuine leather saddle, classic tank-mounted instrumentation, tear-drop fuel tank design, and sculpted and lighted front fender war bonnet. The Indian® Chief® Classic comes standard with a host of premium features including endless chrome, keyless ignition, ABS, cruise control, throttle-by-wire, true dual exhaust, high quality chrome laced spoke wheels, brake caliper covers, cast aluminum frame with integrated air intake, and much more.

2015 Indian® Chief® Vintage (starting MSRP: $20,999)
The new Indian® Chief® Vintage is a soft bagger that takes iconic Indian Motorcycle® styling to a whole new level with handcrafted detail and a signature heritage aesthetic. The Indian® Chief® Vintage offers top-quality quick-release soft-sided leather bags, leather fringe, chrome fender tips, vintage chrome badging on the front fender and a quick-release windshield for easy installation or removal. It includes the same premium standard features as the Indian® Chief® Classic, and sports the same iconic design elements like valanced fenders, laced wheels, whitewall tires, tank-mounted instrument cluster and extensive chrome finishes throughout. It is also powered by the new Thunder Stroke® 111 engine.

2015 Indian® Chieftain™ (starting MSRP: $22,999)
The first Indian Motorcycle® of its kind, the all new Indian® Chieftain™ maintains the legendary Indian® Chief® styling, while taking this progressive machine to new heights with advanced features and premium comfort. Unlike any Indian Motorcycle® ever made, the Chieftain™ features a fairing with integrated driving lights, and its power windshield is an industry-first for a fork-mounted fairing. Standard features include hard saddlebags featuring remote locks and quick-release anchors, a high-output audio system featuring integrated Bluetooth® smartphone connectivity, and a tire pressure monitoring system.

2016 Indian® Chief® Dark Horse® (starting MSRP $16,999)
The Indian® Chief® Dark Horse® is the gritty brother of the Indian® Chief® Classic. Painted entirely in Thunder Black Smoke Paint, these bold and iconic cruisers share the same frame and suspension, same great ride and handling, same rider ergonomics – and, like all Indian® Chief® cruisers, both have the powerful Thunder Stroke® 111 engine. Attributing to the classic Indian Motorcycle® bodywork, the Dark Horse® has standard Indian Motorcycle® features like ABS braking, cruise control, and keyless ignition, not to mention outstanding performance. The Dark Horse® weighs slightly less than the Chief® Classic, meaning the Dark Horse® has the best power-to-weight ratio of any model with the Thunder Stroke® 111 engine.

Availability
Indian Motorcycle of Corpus Christi is located at 2937 S.P.I.D., Corpus Christi, TX 78415. For more information or to schedule a test ride, please call the dealership at 361-852-7368 or visit the website at http://www.indianofcorpuschristi.com.

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