Indian Motorcycle Expands In France, Monaco, Luxembourg And Belgium

indianchiefs091Indian Motorcycle announced the appointment of its first exclusive importer/distributor in Europe. The well known Paul Chedid Automotive Group has formed Indian Motorcycle France to promote the selling of the Indian Chiefs, Indian Motorcycle Accessories and Indian Motorcycle Apparel in France, Monaco, Luxembourg and Belgium. For over twenty years, the Chedid Automotive Group has imported many prestigious American automotive brands including Cadillac, Hummer and Corvette.

Indian Motorcycle Chairman Stephen Julius and President Steve Heese comment that “They are very excited to deliver Indian Motorcycles back to the world stage and to be partnering with Paul Chedid. Paul has a demonstrated track record of success in building a sales and service organization for luxury automotive products.” Paul Chedid says “I have always wanted to be involved with a true motorcycle, manufactured in the USA”. When the opportunity presented itself to help bring the Indian brand back on the International stage I jumped at the chance. The style, presence and outstanding build quality of each motorcycle makes me proud to have the opportunity to display the Indian bikes in our Paris showroom and in other dealerships throughout Europe.”

The Indian Motorcycle Company based in Kings Mountain , NC confirms its philosophy to manufacture  premium motorcycles in limited numbers, with the focus on outstanding quality, performance and exclusivity. Limited production will ensure the highest level of quality is maintained and owners will be certain to enjoy the enduring value. Paul Chedid automotive Group.

12 Responses to “Indian Motorcycle Expands In France, Monaco, Luxembourg And Belgium”

  1. 1 Scott Felgate Mar 17th, 2009 at 7:13 pm

    Congrats Indian. But I am in the UK…So, when will you be here?

  2. 2 rodent Mar 18th, 2009 at 6:05 am

    Ya think they can keep up with the demand?

  3. 3 Brent Foster Mar 18th, 2009 at 6:23 am

    Great news for Indian % Europeans. I learned while traveling in Switzerland that Indian is a bigger legend in europe than in the US. Like Harley.

  4. 4 Mark Moses Mar 18th, 2009 at 9:42 am

    Congratulations to Paul and crew. Exciting times indeed for all of us lay ahead.

    I am very proud of Paul for his considerable efforts to start the first Indian Dealership in Europe in the modern era, and also Indian Motorcycle, for taking the time to find the right group to lead the worldwide expansion of this proud brand.

    Good times are coming for those with the vision and willingness to do the heavy lifting at this stage of the re-birth of an icon.

    Mark Moses

    “Live your life so that the fear of death may never enter your heart”

  5. 5 gustian Mar 19th, 2009 at 3:36 pm


    come visit us in Belgium.

    But on the other hand, I don’t know where the consession will be……………

    To Indian, I’d say, welcome….


  6. 6 Geno Mar 23rd, 2009 at 9:36 am

    does anyone know if they have sold any? in the US?
    They need to bring the price down about $10,000-$19.500 list price would get this new Indian on the road-its too pricey-not too pricey for 2005 but way too pricey for 2009
    and come out with a $10,000 entry level bike

    Buy American
    Support GM and Ford and Mopar

  7. 7 Keith Mar 23rd, 2009 at 10:37 am

    The new Indian Dealers are selling Indians for sure…while I wouldn’t say sales are “brisk” per se I would say sales are “steady” especially considering this horrible economy that hasn’t seen the worst yet.
    Here’s to you, Indian…You’re new bikes are beautiful…wish I could afford one!

  8. 8 john Jun 20th, 2009 at 6:24 pm

    Fantastic news!!
    II have ridden harley’s for years and love them but I have always wanted an Indian – so much so that I have customized a Kawasaki drifter to suit and yet I know it’s not the genuine article. Does anyone have details of the list price for the bikes and are they heading in the direction of the UK in the very near future?

    I wish Indian US and it’s European dealers all the very best and I do hope we see Indian Motorcycle Chapters emerging across Europe in strength – they are iconic and should be/ need to be here to stay!! WELL DONE….

  9. 9 Tschubi Sep 27th, 2009 at 10:25 am

    Hi folks,
    being a big fan of those bikes,i saw them first time in Gilroy,CA…..WOW !
    The factory was nice and several showrooms have fulfilled with everything.And the..BANG.Too many models, concepts and so.

    I hope, the new management will not produce too much in short time.
    The price for a starting model here in Europe is with EURO !!! to much.

    Well,lets see what we have in future.
    Best Luck from Berlin-Germany !

  10. 10 Louis May 10th, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    Waar kan ik hier in België naartoe om een Indian moto te kopen??

  11. 11 capapreta Jun 9th, 2011 at 7:48 am

    hello! i’am portuguese and i’m really in love by the indian motorcicles.i think they are an icon on the world history of favourite his the indian chief,it,s so nostalgic,so classic.whom can aforrd to have one may consider himself an lucki guy.

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