The fairing design was inspired by the sleek and powerful streamliner locomotives of the 1950s.
Chrome engine, chrome exhaust, chrome highway bars and a chrome headdress on the front fender.
The Chieftain Classic features the iconic valanced front fender and 16” wheel.
The Thunder Stroke® 111 V-Twin engine was engineered for smooth torque, plenty of passing power and unmatched handling.
The powerful Thunder Stroke 111 engine produces 119 ft-lbs of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and a smooth ride at any speed.
Outstanding steering geometry and a lightweight cast aluminum frame for responsive handling and agile cornering. ABS brakes for full control.
It's the largest, fastest, most customizable system on two wheels, featuring turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth® connectivity, vehicle information and much more.
Just because it’s a classic look doesn’t make it a classic bike. The Chieftain Classic comes equipped with the latest in riding technology.
High-output speakers in the fairing deliver 100-watts of crystal-clear audio. Featuring a dynamic equalizer that automatically adjusts for road, wind and engine noise.
The Chieftain Classic comes standard with keyless ignition, cruise control, ABS and tire pressure monitoring.
A push-button power windshield allows you to choose the best height for current weather conditions.
With the industry-leading Ride Command system, you control every aspect of your ride on a glove-compatible touchscreen with an easy-to-use interface, customizable vehicle information screens and two-finger pinch-to-zoom.
Now you can choose between three ride modes, Tour, Standard and Sport, for an experience that's customized to your riding style.
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.
Wirelessly connect your phone to the bike's display with Bluetooth(R) to enjoy your favorite music on the open road. You can also pair a headset and receive calls and texts.
|Engine Type||Thunder Stroke™ 111|
|Bore x Stroke||101mm x 113mm|
|Electronic Fuel Injection System||Closed loop fuel Injection / 54mm bore|
|Peak Torque RPM||3000 rpm|
|Peak Torque||151 Nm|
|Primary Drive||Gear Drive Wet Clutch|
|Drive/Driven Clutch||Wet, Multi-Plate|
|Gear Ratio (Overall)|
|Suspension: Front - Type/Travel||Telescopic Fork / 119 mm - Cartridge Type|
|Suspension: Rear - Type/Travel||Single Shock with Air adjust / 114 mm|
|Brakes/Front||Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper|
|Brakes/Rear||Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper|
|Tires/Front||Dunlop® Elite 3 130/90B16 73H|
|Tires/Rear||Dunlop® Elite 3 Multi-Compound 180/60R16 80H|
|Exhaust||Split dual exhaust w/ cross-over|
|Seat Height||660 mm|
|Ground Clearance||142 mm|
|Overall Length||2571 mm|
|Overall Height||1388 mm|
|Overall Width||1000 mm|
|Fuel Capacity||20.8 liters|
|Weight (Empty tank / full of fuel)||372 kg / 386 kg|
|Color / Graphics||Thunder Black|
|Standard Equipment||Standard Equipment: ABS; Cast Aluminum Frame with Integrated Air-Box; Cruise Control; Driving Lights; Highway Bar; Keyless Ignition; Power Windshield; Genuine Leather Seats; Remote Locking Hard Saddle Bags; Tire Pressure Monitoring; 100 Watt Stereo with AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband|
|Gauges||Ride Command® : 7" Indian Touchscreen including realtime clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; vehicle trouble code readout; Vehicle Status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); Vehicle Info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); Dual Trip Meters (fuel range, miles, average fuel economy, instantaneous fuel economy time, average speed); Ride Data (heading, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); Bluetooth connectivity for phone and headset; Map/Navigation. Gauges : Fairing mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer, with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set,neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MHP or km/h unit designation|