Elite Motorcycles

Elite models are designed for the riders who demand the best of the best and want to stand out from the crowd. Custom-inspired paint jobs, finishes, and componentry combined with premium amenities make these motorcycles truly Elite.


Custom inspired styling turns heads, while class-leading performance provides unmatched power and capability for a thrilling ride.

Get noticed wherever you go

Indian Motorcycle Elite models are known for their custom-inspired designs, Limited Edition paint schemes, badging, engine finishes, and more.

Simply the best

These motorcycles come fully loaded off the line with premium amenities fender to fender. Each elite model is equipped with select floorboards, tinted windshields, premium lighting, and Powerband Audio to give you a head start on building your best motorcycle.


Custom motorcycles are not meant for conformity - they're meant for the trailblazers who want to go their own way. To celebrate this spirit, only 150 of each model are available across the globe.

Ride enhancing technology

All the tech and audio you want come standard. Heart-thumping 400-watt audio, 7-inch touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND, adaptive LED lighting, and more.

Indian Challenger Elite

Starting at 43 865 €
Sapphire Blue Smoke

Packed with industry leading technology, the Indian Challenger Elite is the highest-performance Indian Challenger to date.

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Indian Challenger Elite Specifications

Engine & Drivetrain
Engine & Drivetrain
Tires / Wheels
  • Bore x Stroke 108 mm x 96.5 mm
  • Compression Ratio 11:1
  • Displacement 1768 cc
  • Drive/Driven Clutch Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
  • Electronic Fuel Injection System Closed loop fuel Injection / 52mm dual bore
  • Engine Type Liquid-cooled PowerPlus
  • Exhaust Split Dual exhaust w/ Resonator
  • Gear Ratio (1st) 10.169:1
  • Gear Ratio (2nd) 6.933:1
  • Gear Ratio (3rd) 5.151:1
  • Gear Ratio (4th) 4.105:1
  • Gear Ratio (5th) 3.508:1
  • Gear Ratio (6th) 3.017:1
  • Horsepower 90 kW
  • Peak Torque 178 Nm
  • Peak Torque RPM 3800 rpm
  • Transmission/Final Drive 2.379:1
  • Transmission/Primary Drive Gear Drive Wet Clutch
  • Fuel Capacity Challenger 22.7 L
  • Ground Clearance 137 mm
  • GVWR 628 kg
  • Lean Angle 31°
  • Overall Height 1429 mm
  • Overall Length 2501 mm
  • Overall Width 990 mm
  • Rake/Trail 25° / 150 mm
  • Seat Height 672 mm
  • Weight (As Shipped / Running Order) 365 kg / 381 kg
  • Wheelbase 1668 mm
  • Front Brakes Challenger Dual / 320mm Semi-Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Radial Calliper
  • Rear Brakes Single / 298mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Calliper
  • Front Tires Challenger Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H
  • Front Wheel 5 Spoke Precision Cut 19 in x 3.5 in
  • Rear Tires Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
  • Rear Wheel Precision Cut 16 in x 5 in
  • Front Fork Tube Diameter 43 mm
  • Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic Fork
  • Front Travel 130 mm
  • Rear Suspension Fox Single Shock w/Electronically Controlled Hyd Adjust/114mm
  • Rear Travel 114 mm
  • Color / Graphics Challenger Sapphire Blue Smoke
  • Factory Warranty 2 Years, Unlimited Miles
  • Gauges Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tyre pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation.
  • Infotainment 7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND: 7 in touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (tyre pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; vehicle trouble code readout; Apple CarPlay integration.
  • Lights LED lighting including Adaptive LED Headlamp, Pathfinder S Driving Lights
  • Standard Equipment Smart Lean Technology; Electronically Adjustable Rear Suspension Preload; Highway Bars; Pathfinder S Driving Lights; Select Floorboards; Push Button Adjustable Flare Windshield; Low-rise Handlebars; Backlit Switch Cubes; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; Cruise Control; Tyre Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags & Trunk; 18.6 gallons of Storage; Adjustable Passenger Floorboards; 5-Spoke Front Wheel; Brembo brakes; ABS; Keyless Ignition; Chassis Mounted Fairing; Adjustable Fairing Air Flow Vents; Heated Grips; 400 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port

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