The Indian brand is well-known for its high performing and incredibly stylish touring motorcycle. The new Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer is considered the best and one of the ultra-premium touring machines with several great features while the bike is built for those riders who enjoy long rides on the bike. Thanks to the endless list of premium amenities, the Indian Roadmaster Elite can turn an ordinary ride into a memorable ride. It is built for those riders who have the highest standards. The review of the Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer with its price and specifications is given below.
Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer – Features and Price
Bigger, Better, and Badder
The Indian Motorcycles, being America’s first motorcycle company that has introduced the Thunder Stroke 116 engine is its 2020 lineup. This engine is available in every model and the wholly redesigned Ride Command System comes standard with the bike. As the Vice President of Indian Motorcycle, Reid Wilson proudly says that these new features and upgrades result in inconsistent performance and excellent riding pleasure.
Thunder Stroke 116
The Indian Motorcycle offers 116 cubic-inches of Thunder Stroke engine in the new Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer. It is a 116 cubic-inch air-cooled V-twin engine that features the new high-flow cylinder head, and it can deliver class-leading performance with 126 ft-lbs of torque.
Ride Command with Connected Services
The new Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer comes with several exciting updates, and one of them is Ride Command System with Connected Services. It is a redesigned version of the infotainment system that has seven inches of screen with glove-touch technology. This system features the new quad-core processor to offer the fastest infotainment experience. Some of the latest features include weather and traffic overlays that help the rider plan his rides accordingly. Furthermore, the Ride Command features intuitive destination search capabilities with an improved customizable ride screen. This ride command is the industry’s largest, fastest and most-customizable infotainment system on two wheels.
The Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite comes with a premium 600-watt audio system that includes the PowerBand Plus audio system that delivers excellent sound quality from the high-output fairing, saddlebag, and trunk speakers.
The new Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer comes in a limited edition of 200 only, and they have made for a truly a one-of-a-kind riding experience.
Styling and Comfort
The Indian Roadmaster Elite has been engineered carefully to ensure excellent styling and unrivaled comfort. Every motorcycle features a brilliant two-tone candy paint with custom 24K gold leaf badging finished by hand. The genuine leather 2-up touring saddle, handgrips, heated seat, and leather passenger ensure all-day comfort—the iconic motorcycle-style paired with all of the most premium modern touring amenities. The Rear Cylinder Deactivation automatically shuts off the rear cylinder when stopped for more comfort in slow-moving traffic. Hit the throttle, and the rear cylinder instantly reactivates for full power.
Handling and Controlling
The new Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer features optimized steering geometry and a lightweight cast aluminum frame, which offers responsive handling and agile cornering. The motorcycle comes with three riding modes, i.e., Sport, Standard, and Tour, that allows the rider to change the style on the fly.
Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer – Price
The new Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer is available for $38,999 only.
Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer – Technical Specifications
Engine & Drivetrain
|Bore x Stroke||4.063 inches x 4.449 inches (103.2mm x113mm)|
|Displacement||116 cubic inches (1,890 ccs)|
|Drive/Driven Clutch||Wet, Multi-Plate|
|Electronic Fuel Injection System||Closed-loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore|
|Engine Type||Thunderstroke® 116|
|Exhaust||Split Dual Exhaust w/ Cross-over|
|Gear Ratio (1st)||9.403: 1|
|Gear Ratio (2nd)||6.411: 1|
|Gear Ratio (3rd)||4.763: 1|
|Gear Ratio (4th)||3.796: 1|
|Gear Ratio (5th)||3.243: 1|
|Gear Ratio (6th)||2.789: 1|
|Peak Power||93 HP|
|Peak Torque||126 ft-lb (172.2 Nm)|
|Peak Torque RPM||3,100 rpm|
|Transmission/Final Drive||2.2: 1|
|Transmission/Primary Drive||Gear Drive Wet Clutch|
|Fuel Capacity||5.5 gallons (20.8 L)|
|Ground Clearance||5.5 inches (140 mm)|
|GVWR||1,385 lb (628 kg)|
|Overall Height||56.7 inches (1,440 mm)|
|Overall Length||105.4 inches (2,676 mm)|
|Overall Width||39.4 inches (1,000 mm)|
|Rake/Trail||25° / 5.9 inches (150 mm)|
|Seat Height||26.5 inches (673 mm)|
|Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)||919 lbs / 951 lbs|
|Wheelbase||65.7 inches (1,669 mm)|
|Front Brakes||Dual including 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper|
|Rear Brakes||Single including 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper|
Tires / Wheels
|Front Tires||Dunlop® American Elite 130/60B19 61H|
|Front Wheel||Cast 19 inches x 3.5 inches|
|Rear Tires||Dunlop® Elite 3 Multi-Compound 180/60R16 80H|
|Rear Wheel||Cast 16 inches x 5 inches|
|Front Fork Tube Diameter||46 mm|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Fork|
|Front Travel||4.7 inches (119 mm)|
|Rear Suspension||Single Shock w/ Air adjust|
|Rear Travel||4.5 inches (114 mm)|
|Color / Graphics||Thunder Black Vivid Crystal over Gunmetal Flake|
|Gauges||Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring an analog speedometer and tachometer including fuel gauge, range, odometer, and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; high beam, cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, turn signal, ABS, security system, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, check engine, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation. Tank-mounted auxiliary analog fuel and voltage gauges.|
|Infotainment||Ride Command with Connected Services on 2020 model year bikes comes standard with a complimentary 2-year trial for connected features from the motorcycle sales date (after which fees apply). 7 inches of Ride Command® touchscreen display with a real-time clock; heading; ambient air temperature; audio information display; Vehicle Status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); Bike trouble code readout; Vehicle Info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); Ride Data (heading, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); Dual Trip Meters (fuel range, miles, average fuel economy, instantaneous fuel economy time, average speed); Bluetooth Status for phone and headset; Ride Mode Selection; Map/Navigation|
|Lights||LED Headlamp/Driving/Tail/Brake/Turn Signal|
|Standard Equipment||7″ Ride Command® Touchscreen Display with Navigation; Power Windshield; Driving Lights; Highway Bars; Genuine Leather Seats (Separate Rider/Passenger Heat Controls); Heated Grips; Adjustable Passenger Floorboards; 36.2 Gallons of Storage; Tire Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags & Trunk; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; Keyless Ignition; ABS; Cruise Control; 600 Watt Audio System including AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband; Passenger Armrests; Chrome Front & Rear Bumpers; Pinnacle Mirrors; Premium Floorboards; Paint Matched Engine Badges|
The article is about the review of the Indian 2020 Roadmaster Elite Tourer, and it is covered under Bikes Catalog. It features a high performing Thunder Stroke 116 engine that offers instant throttle response. The chassis provides an attractive and awe-inspiring styling appearance that always demands to have another look. The seat and handlebars position is carefully set so that rider will never feel any kind of fatigue.