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

Change Is Good When It Looks Like This

This bagger's streamlined look matches its impressive performance capabilities. It's powerful, loud and loaded with ride-enhancing technology.

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  • Chieftain Dark Horse®
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  • Chieftain Dark Horse®
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Chieftain Dark Horse®

THE INDIAN MOTORCYCLE® RIDE COMMAND™ SYSTEM - ALL THE POWER, NOW AT YOUR FINGERTIPS.

Introducing Indian Motorcycle® Ride Command™. Featuring the largest touchscreen display. An easy-to-use interface. Customizable information displays. Two-finger touch, with pinch to zoom. And a lot more.
Ride Command™

Features

NEW BODY STYLE

A restyled fairing, slammed saddlebags and a gunfighter seat deliver a streamlined, commanding presence.

NEW BODY STYLE

GLOSS BLACK HIGHLIGHTS

Gloss black finishes complement the fully blacked-out engine for an ultra-premium look.

GLOSS BLACK HIGHLIGHTS

MODERN AND MEAN

LED lighting from nose to tail and a lowered stance complete the custom-inspired look.

MODERN AND MEAN

DESIGNED TO PERFORM

The Chieftain Dark Horse combines superior power and agile handling to deliver a confident, high-performance ride.

DESIGNED TO PERFORM

THUNDER STROKE 111 V-TWIN ENGINE

The blacked-out Thunder Stroke 111 engine produces 119 ft-lbs of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and a smooth ride at any speed.

THUNDER STROKE 111 V-TWIN ENGINE

AGILE HANDLING AND CONTROL

Outstanding steering geometry and a lightweight cast aluminum frame for responsive handling and agile cornering. ABS brakes for full control.

AGILE HANDLING AND CONTROL

LIGHTWEIGHT FRAME

A strong, expertly designed cast aluminum frame provides confidence-inspiring stability and easy handling at all speeds.

LIGHTWEIGHT FRAME

MODERN TECHNOLOGY

A full suite of included technology adds customization and comfort to every ride.

MODERN TECHNOLOGY

PREMIUM AUDIO

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.

PREMIUM AUDIO

PREMIUM AMENITIES

The Chieftain Dark Horse comes standard with keyless ignition, cruise control, ABS and tire pressure monitoring.

PREMIUM AMENITIES

POWER WINDSHIELD

A push-button power windshield allows you to choose the best height for current weather conditions.

POWER WINDSHIELD

CONTROL YOUR RIDE WITH RIDE COMMAND

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.

CONTROL YOUR RIDE WITH RIDE COMMAND

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

BLUETOOTH® CONNECTIVITY

Wirelessly connect your phone to the bike's display with Bluetooth® to enjoy your favorite music on the open road. You can also pair a headset and receive calls and texts.

BLUETOOTH® CONNECTIVITY

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 RPM2100 rpm
Peak Torque (95/1/EC Nm)150 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 / 114 mm / pneumatic adjustment
Brakes/FrontDual / Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper Dual Front / 300mm with Anti-Lock Brakes
Brakes/RearSingle / Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper / 300mm with Anti-Lock Brakes
Tires/FrontDunlop® Elite 3 130/90B16 73H
Tires/RearDunlop® Elite 3 Multi-Compound 180/60R16 80H
Wheels16"x3.5" & 16" x 5"
Exhaust SystemSplit dual exhaust w/ cross-over
Dimensions
Length2506 mm
Width (INT)1000 mm
Height (INT)1385 mm
Weight (Empty tank / full of fuel)361 kg / 375 kg
GVWR628 kg
SEAT HEIGHT650 mm
Lean angle31°
Wheelbase1668 mm
GROUND CLEARANCE130 mm
Rake25°
Trail150.0 mm
Fuel Capacity20.8 liters
Standard
Standard EquipmentABS; Cast Aluminum Frame with Integrated Air-Box; Cruise Control; Driving Lights; Highway Bar; Keyless Start; Power Windshield; Genuine Leather Seats; Remote Locking Hard Saddle Bags; Tire Pressure Monitoring; 100 Watt Stereo with AM/FM Bluetooth and Smartphone Compatible Input
Electric
GaugesFairing mounted instrument cluster featuring electronic speedometer, tachometer, and fuel gauge with odometer, dual tripmeters with distance and time, instantaneous and average fuel economy; fuel range; real-time clock; compass; ambient air temperature; gear position display; front and rear tire pressure; engine hours of operation; engine oil life percentage; average speed; battery voltage; radio information display; vehicle trouble code readout; heated grip level (if heated grips installed); and 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 MPH or km/h unit designation

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