Chief® Dark Horse
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Makes A Statement And Backs It Up

The Chief Dark Horse looks mean for a reason. Its soul-stirring Thunder Stroke® 111 V-Twin Engine delivers an exhilarating ride unlike any other.

Available Color

  • Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
  • Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
Indian® Chief® Dark Horse

Features

THUNDER STROKE® 111 V-TWIN ENGINE

The award-winning Thunder Stroke® 111 produces 119 ft-lbs of raw torque for exceptional passing power in every gear.

THUNDER STROKE® 111 V-TWIN ENGINE

DUAL EXHAUST

Turn heads with dual exhaust pipes that deliver a rich, throaty note.

DUAL EXHAUST

AGILE HANDLING & CONTROL

Engineered to perform with a lightweight cast aluminum frame that delivers easy, nimble control.

AGILE HANDLING & CONTROL

BOLD. AGGRESSIVE. POWERFUL.

The Chief Dark Horse combines raw power with one-of-a-kind style. With premium features and an aggressive, blacked-out design, the Chief Dark Horse turns heads wherever it goes.

BOLD. AGGRESSIVE. POWERFUL.

NEW PREMIUM GLOSS BLACK FINISHES

Blacked-out from end to end, and now with premium gloss black details, the Chief Dark Horse makes a statement.

NEW PREMIUM GLOSS BLACK FINISHES

BLACKED-OUT HEADDRESS

A blacked-out version of the iconic illuminated headdress, gracing the front of every Indian Motorcycle since 1947.

BLACKED-OUT HEADDRESS

ICONIC TANK BADGE

The smoke gray tank badge celebrates Indian Motorcycle styling.

ICONIC TANK BADGE

AN EYE TO THE FUTURE

The Chief stays true to its roots, a heritage of unmistakable style and unpromising innovation that started over a century ago.

AN EYE TO THE FUTURE

ALL-NEW RIDE MODES

Now you can choose between three ride modes, Tour, Standard and Sport, for an experience that's customized to your riding style.

ALL-NEW RIDE MODES

ENHANCED COMFORT

Rear Cylinder Deactivation automatically shuts off the rear cylinder when the bike is stopped for enhanced comfort in slow-moving traffic. As soon as you hit the throttle, the rear cylinder seamlessly reactivates for full power.

ENHANCED COMFORT

MODERN TECHNOLOGY

Cruise control, internally wired handlebars, and keyless ignition so you never have to fumble for your keys again.

MODERN TECHNOLOGY

Specs

Engine
Engine TypeThunder Stroke™ 111
Displacement1811 cc
Bore x Stroke101mm x 113mm
Compression Ratio9.5:1
Electronic Fuel Injection SystemClosed loop fuel injecion /54mm bore
Performance
Peak Torque RPM2900 rpm
Peak Torque150 Nm
Drivetrain
Primary DriveGear Drive Wet Clutch
Drive/Driven ClutchWet, Multi-Plate
Final Drive2.2:1
Gear Ratio (Overall)
1st9.403:1
2nd6.411:1
3rd4.763:1
4th3.796:1
5th3.243:1
6th2.789:1
Suspension
Suspension: Front - Type/TravelTelescopic Fork / 119 mm - Cartridge Type
Suspension: Rear - Type/TravelSingle Shock / 94 mm
Chassis
Brakes/FrontDual / 300mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Brakes/RearSingle / 300mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Tires/FrontDunlop® Elite 3 130/90B16 73H
Tires/RearDunlop® American Elite 180/65B16 81H
Wheels
Exhaust Split dual exhaust w/ cross-over
Dimensions
Wheelbase1730 mm
Seat Height660 mm
Ground Clearance140 mm
Overall Length2630 mm
Overall Height1176 mm
Overall Width1000 mm
Rake29°
Trail155 mm
Fuel Capacity20.8 liters
GVWR572 kgs
Weight (Empty tank / full of fuel)338 kg / 352 kg
Features
Color / GraphicsThunder Black Smoke
Standard
Standard EquipmentABS; Cast Aluminum Frame with Integrated Air-Box; Cruise Control; Keyless Ignition
Electrical
GaugesTank mounted electronic speedometer with odometer; dual tripmeters; digital tachometer; ambient air temperature; fuel range; average fuel economy; battery voltage; gear position display; real-time clock; vehicle trouble code readout; heated grip level (if heated grips installed); low engine oil pressure; and 9 LED telltale indicators: cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, and MPH or km/h unit designation
Ride Command®

Images

Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
Indian® Chief® Dark Horse

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