Indian® Chieftain®
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NEW LOOK SAME SOUL

The 2017 Indian® Chieftain™ is in touch with its past, but far ahead of its time. It’s the first Indian Motorcycle® ever with a hard fairing, hard saddlebags and unprecedented new comfort and convenience features. It’s like no Indian Motorcycle® ever seen before, yet its style makes clear it has the DNA of a legendary Indian Motorcycle®.

Available Color

  • Indian® Chieftain®
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Indian® Chieftain®

Features

THUNDER STROKE™ 111

THUNDER STROKE™ 111

The Thunder Stroke™ 111 engine delivers an incredible 150 Nm of torque and features styling that pays tribute to legendary Indian Motorcycle® engines of the past.

HARD SADDLEBAGS

HARD SADDLEBAGS

Spacious hard saddlebags are mounted on quick-release anchors.

WINDSHIELD

WINDSHIELD

Raise and lower the power-adjustable windscreen with the push of a button to customize airflow and protection.

HIGH-OUTPUT AUDIO

HIGH-OUTPUT AUDIO

The fairing houses an audio system that delivers clean, quality sound from dual high-output speakers. The aerodynamic fairing blocks wind to allow you to enjoy your highway playlist without interference.

DRIVING LIGHTS

DRIVING LIGHTS

LED driving lights provide both style and protection down any road you choose to take.

KEYLESS IGNITION

KEYLESS IGNITION

Enjoy convenient and secure keyless starting. With the Indian® Chieftain™ 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.

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.

VINTAGE BADGING

VINTAGE BADGING

Indian Motorcycle® Badging: One of the classic elements of an Indian Motorcycle® is the vintage badging. Ever since the Indian® script logo was first created in 1910, this feature has made the Indian Motorcycle® badging a hallmark of this historic brand.

PROGRESSIVE STYLING

PROGRESSIVE STYLING

The first Indian Motorcycle of its kind, the Indian Chieftain maintains the legendary Indian Chief styling, while taking this progressive machine to new heights with advanced features and premium comfort.

Specs

Engine
Engine TypeThunder Stroke™ 111
Displacement1811 cc
Bore x Stroke101mm x 113mm
Compression Ratio9.5:1
Electronic Fuel Injection SystemClosed loop fuel Injection / 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 with Air adjust / 114 mm
Chassis
Brakes/FrontDual / 300mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Brakes/RearSingle / 300mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Tires/FrontDunlop® American Elite 130/60B19 61H
Tires/RearDunlop® Elite 3 Multi-Compound 180/60R16 80H
Wheels
Exhaust Split dual exhaust w/ cross-over
Dimensions
Wheelbase1668 mm
Seat Height660 mm
Ground Clearance142 mm
Overall Length2506 mm
Overall Height1388 mm
Overall Width1000 mm
Rake25°
Trail150 mm
Fuel Capacity20.8 liters
GVWR628 kg
Weight (Empty tank / full of fuel)356 kg / 371 kg
Features
Color / GraphicsSteel Gray
Standard
Standard Equipment7" touchscreen display; ABS; Cast Aluminum Frame with Integrated Air-Box; Cruise Control; Driving Lights; Keyless Ignition; Power Windshield; 100 Watt Stereo with AM/FM Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband
Electrical
Gauges7" Touchscreen : Including realtime clock; ambient air temperature; 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); Bluetooth connectivity for phone and headset. 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.
Ride Command®

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