INDIAN MOTORCYCLE, JACK DANIEL’S® & KLOCK WERKS® KUSTOM CYCLES CELEBRATE AMERICAN CRAFTSMANSHIP WITH A LIMITED EDITION MOTORCYCLE
Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse pays homage to Tennessee rye whiskey with premium amenities, cutting-edge technology and custom rye metallic finish with gold and green accents
Minneapolis, MN – Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, and Jack Daniel’s®, America’s First Registered Distiller, have teamed up with Klock Werks® Kustom Cycles to celebrate American craftsmanship with the introduction of the Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse celebrate. Marking the sixth year of the bold partnership and limited edition, the 2022 Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse takes inspiration from Jack Daniel’s® renowned Tennessee Rye Whiskey – each product embodies the same spirit of innovation to set new standards and to exemplify world-class craftsmanship.
With only 107 Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse available worldwide
makes a bold, unique statement. Its special Rye Metallic paint finish with gold and green accents evokes the high-touch manufacturing process of Jack Daniel’s® Tennessee Rye Whiskey, while the bike’s premium amenities and state-of-the-art technology deliver unmatched comfort and performance.
“We are proud to continue this unique partnership with Jack Daniel’s® and Klock Werks® – two respected brands with whom we share the age-old American ethos of uncompromising quality and craftsmanship,” said Aaron Jax, vice president of Indian Motorcycle. “The Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse takes our award-winning bagger to an even higher level and represents the highest level of premium technology and craftsmanship – just as Jack Daniel’s® did with its Tennessee Rye Whiskey.”
With custom-inspired style and technology at the forefront, key features of the 2022 Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse include the following:
Bold, exclusive design
The attention to detail and spirit of innovation that have made Jack Daniel’s® Tennessee Rye Whiskey a bold, one-of-a-kind success were conveyed throughout the limited edition motorcycle’s design. In addition to the custom paint job, the motorcycle features a numbered Jack Daniel’s® Montana Silversmiths® badging, custom engraved driver and passenger footboards and a genuine leather seat custom stitched by Jack Daniel’s®.
Premium features and technology
Premium features aboard the Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse include a Pathfinder Adaptive LED headlight and Pathfinder S LED driving lights, electronically adjustable rear suspension preload, Powerband Audio, a stylish flared windshield, low handlebars and more .
Pathfinder Adaptive LED Headlights and Pathfinder S LED Headlights
Indian Motorcycle’s Adaptive Headlight detects the motorcycle’s lean angle and activates individual LED projector beams to provide unprecedented visibility. With 15 individual LED lenses that adjust in real-time to the lean angle of the bike, patent-pending technology, and the industry’s first adaptive high-beam feature, the Pathfinder Adaptive LED Headlight delivers unprecedented illumination of the road ahead—whether it’s upright, straight-line or leaned forward to make a turn.
Fox® Electronically Adjustable Rear Suspension Preload
The Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse features Fox® electronically adjustable rear suspension preload, allowing riders to conveniently adjust rear suspension preload through their infotainment system. To do this, riders select whether a passenger is present and simply enter the approximate weight of what is being carried on the motorcycle. Electronically adjustable rear suspension preload does the rest, adjusting the preload for optimal ride and handling.
Loud and clear. The Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse features Powerband Audio, Indian Motorcycle’s premium sound system. With upgraded fairing speakers and additional saddlebag speakers, Powerband audio is up to 50% louder than stock audio.
Riders also get the luxury of Indian Motorcycle’s industry-leading seven-inch display, powered by Ride Command with Apple CarPlay®, which offers a simpler, more personalized level of control over music, navigation settings and mobile device information. In addition, Ride Command offers drivers traffic and weather overlays, important vehicle information and extensive customization options.
PowerPlus liquid-cooled V-Twin
Equipped with the liquid-cooled 108-cubic-inch PowerPlus engine, the Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse delivers a class-leading 122 hp and 128 ft-lbs. of torque.
Riders looking to add custom style and enhance the sound can add a PowerPlus Stage 1 Air Intake with the Indian Motorcycle Stage 1 Oval Slip-On Muffler Kit. To unleash 10% more horsepower and 3% more torque, riders can upgrade to Indian Motorcycle PowerPlus Stage 2 Performance Cams.
“Just as Indian Challenger breaks the mold for American Baggers, so does our Tennessee Rye for American whiskey with its unique distillation process and bold finish,” said Greg Luehrs, Sponsorships and Partnerships Director at Jack Daniel’s®. “This year’s bike perfectly embodies what our Rye is all about – innovation and a relentless, uncompromising drive to make American-made products of the highest quality.”
Each Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse comes with a custom co-branded bike mat with matching bike number (#001-#107).
Starting at $36,999, the Jack Daniel’s® Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse is available exclusively at Indian Motorcycle dealers. The order window will open on October 21, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EST and will close once all bikes have been sold. Each Indian Motorcycle dealer will have the opportunity to place orders during the window and will then contact lucky buyers when the order is confirmed. To ensure the rider is eligible for purchase, each customer must complete the form on IndianMotorcycle.com and contact their Indian Motorcycle dealer. Each bike will be built as a 2022 model year and will be delivered from October 2021.
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ABOUT INDIAN MOTORCYCLE®
Indian Motorcycle is America’s First Motorcycle Company®. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has captured the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and is recognized as one of America’s most legendary and recognized brands through unmatched racing dominance, engineering excellence and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today, that heritage and passion is rekindled under new branding. To learn more, please visit www.indianmotorcycle.com.
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