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North Carolina Indian Motorcycle dealership sold

Indian Motorcycle Charlotte of Lowell, North Carolina has been sold from Steve Hesse and Mark Moses to Tim Sutherland and Lloyd Greer, a transaction facilitated by Performance Brokerage Services.

Indian Motorcycle Charlotte was founded in 2008. The dealership was created as the "flagship" facility with unique architecture and stylish design. At that time, all Indian models were being manufactured in Kings Mountain, NC, just 16 miles from the iconic dealership. At the grand opening, there were 6,000 in attendance celebrating the renaissance of the legendary brand. For five years, the dealership was recognized as a Top 100 Powersports Dealer, and won awards for “Best Exterior Design” and “Best In‐Store Display”.

Tim Sutherland, the new co-owner of the dealership and the 2017 Grand Champion of the Hot Bike Tour, sits on a custom Indian motorcycle.

Industry leaders, Sutherland and Greer, are joining forces to create one of the country’s premier Indian Motorcycle dealerships. Sutherland owns and operates Coastal Indian Motorcycle and Slingshot of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and also 1901 Customs, providing custom designed bikes using HotVic accessories. Greer, well known for building engines and bikes that have set world records for land speeds, owns Lloyd’z Motorworkz in Pine Bush, New York delivering the best aftermarket performance parts. The two are teaming up in attempt to make Indian Motorcycle Charlotte the gold standard for dealerships offering custom and high performance Indian motorcycles.

“We’re excited to take ownership of one of the most iconic and best Indian Motorcycle dealerships in the country, and we feel it’s a perfect match of our shared skills,” Greer said. Sutherland and Greer have retained all the dealership’s employees, including Mark Moses, the founder of the business. “Mark is highly respected for his Indian Motorcycle expertise, and we’re excited that he will stat to help us optimize the dealership’s tremendous potential,” Greer added.

The dealership will operate under the same name, Indian Motorcycle Charlotte and at the same location of 110 Indian Walk in Lowell, North Carolina 28098. Sutherland even plans to design and create a line of exclusive Charlotte Indian Motorcycle customs. The dealership is also authorized to service Victory Motorcycles.

George C. Chaconas, the exclusive agent for this transaction and the head of the National Harley- Davidson and Powersports Division for Performance Brokerage Services commented, “It was a great experience working with Mark and Steve, and grateful to have helped Tim and Lloyd grow their business and maximize the potential of Indian Motorcycle Charlotte.”

 

 

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