Indian Motorcycle-New Zealand-Chief® Dark Horse–Chief Dark Horse
Chief Dark Horse
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Chief Dark Horse

Starting at $27,995 RRP (includes GST)

Available Color

Thunder Black Smoke
Chief Dark Horse
Makes a Statement and Backs it up

Makes a Statement and Backs it up

The Chief Dark Horse looks mean for a reason. With its menacing silhouette and soul stirring Thunder Stroke 111 V-Twin Engine it has to power to own any road.

Bike features

Thunder Stroke 111 V-Twin Engine

Thunder Stroke 111 V-Twin Engine

The award-winning Thunder Stroke 111 produces 151 Nm of raw torque for break-neck passing power in every gear.

Exhaust That Roars

Exhaust That Roars

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

Corner Carving Power

Corner Carving Power

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

Bold In Black

Bold In Black

The Chief Dark Horse is pure power and one-of-a-kind style. Premium features and an aggressive, blacked-out design, makes sure it turns heads wherever it goes.

Premium Gloss Black Finishes

Premium Gloss Black Finishes

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

Cloaked In Black

Cloaked In Black

A part of Indian Motorcycle’s legacy since 1947, the iconic illuminated headdress is now blacked out.

Iconic Tank Badge

Iconic Tank Badge

The smoke gray tank badge celebrates classic Indian Motorcycle styling.

Innovation is in its genes

Innovation is in its genes

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

All-New Ride Modes

All-New Ride Modes

Customise your ride between three modes — Tour, Standard, and Sport.

Stop-and-Go with Ease

Stop-and-Go with Ease

Rear Cylinder Deactivation automatically shuts off the rear cylinder when the bike is stopped for more comfort in slow-moving traffic. Then when you hit the throttle, the rear cylinder seamlessly kicks back up to full power.

A Higher Standard

A Higher Standard

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

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 RPM3000 rpm
Peak Torque (95/1/EC Nm)151 Nm
Drivechain
Primary DriveGear Drive Wet Clutch
ClutchWet, Multi-Plate
Gear Ratio (Overall)
1RE9.403 : 1
2th6.411 : 1
3th4.763 : 1
4th3.796 : 1
5th3.243 : 1
6th2.789 : 1
Final Drive2.2 : 1
Chassis
Suspension: Front - Type/TravelTelescopic Fork/119 mm - 46mm cartridge forks with dual rate springs
Suspension: Rear - Type/TravelSingle Shock w/ Air adjust 114 mm / 45.7 mm ride in
Brakes/FrontDual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Brakes/RearSingle / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Tires/FrontDunlop® American Elite 130/80B17 65H
Tires/RearDunlop® Elite 3 Multi-Compound 180/60R16 80H
Wheels17" x 3.5" Front and 16" x 5" Rear
Exhaust SystemSplit dual exhaust w/ cross-over
Dimensions
Length2583 mm
Width (INT)1000 mm
Height (INT)1176 mm
Weight (Empty tank / full of fuel)334 kg / 348 kg
GVWR628 kg
SEAT HEIGHT660 mm
Lean angle31°
Wheelbase1701 mm
GROUND CLEARANCE142 mm
Rake25°
Trail133 mm
Fuel Capacity20.8 liters
Standard
Standard EquipmentABS; Cast Aluminum Frame with Integrated Air-Box; Cruise Control; Keyless Start; Vinyl Seat
Electric
GaugesTank mounted electronic speedometer with odometer and electronic fuel gauge with low fuel LED indicator ; 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

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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

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