Indian® Chief® Dark Horse
*May be shown with additional modifications and/or accessories

RAW. POWERFUL. GENUINE.

Blacked-out from end to end, the 2018 Indian Chief Dark Horse® delivers pure, premium Indian Motorcycle performance.

Available Color

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

Features

BLACKED-OUT STYLING

BLACKED-OUT STYLING

Blacked-Out Styling It’s black from end to end, including the wheels, forks, handlebars, engine, bodywork – even the Warbonnet up front.

THUNDER STROKE® 111

THUNDER STROKE® 111

Thunder Stroke® 111 The proven, powerful Thunder Stroke® 111 engine serves up 150 Nm of torque, and is finished primarily in black.

KEYLESS IGNITION

KEYLESS IGNITION

Keyless Ignition Enjoy keyless starting that’s secure and convenient. With the Indian® Chief Dark Horse® key fob in your pocket, climb on the bike, push a button and ride. If you misplace the fob, use the individual security code that you pre-programmed into the ignition.

ABS & CRUISE CONTROL

ABS & CRUISE CONTROL

ABS & Cruise Control This advanced, automotive-quality braking lets you ride with confidence and helps you stop under control. Easy to set and adjust, the cruise control enhances your enjoyment during highway cruising.

TRUE DUAL EXHAUST

TRUE DUAL EXHAUST

True Dual Exhaust The engine produces a rich exhaust note from the true dual exhaust. The exhaust was acoustically engineered to eliminate high-pitched sounds, so what you really hear is Indian Motorcycle® thunder.

BADGING

BADGING

Distinctive Tank Graphics The fuel tank features distinctive monochrome Warbonnet graphics seen only on the Indian Chief Dark Horse®.

WAR BONNET

WAR BONNET

War Bonnet Lighting the way as it has done since 1947 is the iconic Warbonnet. Mounted proudly atop the front fender in a blacked-out frame, this light makes it clear, “This is a genuine Indian Motorcycle®.”

UNPOLISHED STYLE

UNPOLISHED STYLE

The first Indian Motorcycle of its kind. The 2017 Indian Chief Dark Horse maintains the legendary Indian Chief styling, while taking an unpolished and raw approach to its finish with blacked-out styling.

Blacked-out Cast Aluminum Wheels

Blacked-out Cast Aluminum Wheels

The Chief Dark Horse features blacked-out cast aluminum wheels for an even edgier look.

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®

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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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