MEDINA, MN--(Marketwired - Feb 7, 2014) - Indian Motorcycle®, America's first motorcycle company, today announced its participation and weekend plans for the Progressive® International Motorcycle Show in Chicago which kicks off today at 1 p.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Representatives from Indian Motorcycle will be on-hand throughout the weekend to showcase the 2014 lineup of Indian Chief models plus a collection of historic vintage Indian motorcycles. Indian Motorcycle is also pleased to offer a roster of exciting programs to salute Chicagoland area military personnel.
"With winter in the Midwest winding down and the riding season fast approaching, we're excited to be in Chicago this weekend talking with motorcycle fans and local members of the military about the history-making and awe-inspiring new 2014 Indian Chiefs," said Polaris Industries Vice President of Motorcycles Steve Menneto. "We've set a new benchmark in the industry for power, styling and reliability with these bikes, and everyone owes it to themselves to take a test ride on the new Indians."
Free Saturday Admission for U.S. Military Personnel
This Saturday, Indian Motorcycle is proud to offer free admission to the Progressive International Motorcycle Show as one small token of the company's appreciation and respect for U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families. All attendees with a valid military ID will be admitted to Saturday's events courtesy of Indian Motorcycle by presenting their credentials at the VIP Service Center. Military attendees are encouraged to visit the Indian Motorcycle exhibit to receive a limited-edition Indian Motorcycle gift.
Experience Indian Motorcycles - Past and Present
Show attendees will want to stop by and explore the 2014 Indian Chief models including the Indian Chief Classic, the Indian Chief Vintage and the Indian Chieftain. Indian Motorcycle exhibit will also include a collection of rare, historically significant motorcycles including the one-of-a-kind 'Spirit of Munro' Streamliner, a custom vehicle built by Indian to honor Burt Munro who famously rode into the history books on an Indian in 1962 at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Attendees will also want to check out a collection of fully restored pre-1953 era Indian bikes including a 1948 Vintage Indian Chief and a 1935 Indian Chief originally featured on HISTORY® Channel's 'American Pickers' series.
"Honoring Heroes" Program Offers a $1,000 Military Incentive on the 2014 Indian Chief Lineup
In recognition of the dedication and loyalty of our Armed Forces, Indian Motorcycle is proud to offer members of the U.S. Military a $1,000 incentive on the purchase of any of the three exciting new 2014 Indian Chief models. Stop by the Indian Motorcycle exhibit this weekend or visit www.indianmotorcycle.com to learn more about the "Honoring Heroes" incentive program and Indian Motorcycle's long-standing support of the military and our U.S. Armed Forces.
Be Among the First to See the 'Big Chief Custom' One-of-a-Kind Custom Bike
Motorcycle fans will be treated to a custom 2014 Chief Classic designed by the Indian Motorcycle Industrial Design team. Incorporating a number of accessories currently available for the Chiefs as well as a custom paint scheme and several unique features, this 'Big Chief Custom' is sure to inspire the customization possibilities for the new Indian Chiefs.
Explore the 2014 Lineup of Indian Motorcycle Apparel and Accessories
Selections from the new 2014 Indian Motorcycle apparel line will be available for purchase, including casual wear, hats and other personal accessories. Fully accessorized bikes will also be on display highlighting the array of accessories for the 2014 Chiefs.
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Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2013 sales of $3.8 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® and RZR® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.
Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory and Indian Motorcycle brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid powered vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), Goupil Industrie SA, Aixam Mega S.A.S., and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris Engineered parts, accessories and apparel and Klim branded apparel.
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