indian motorcycles chieftain

Indian Motorcycles, a brand that has more than a century of heritage has announced its entry into India on January 22nd. The brand was acquired by Polaris Industries in 2011 and has since seen a rebirth and now is a totally reenergized company with a small but strong product portfolio. The three motorcycles in its lineup include the Chief Classic, Chief Vintage and the Chieftain all powered by the iconic Thunder Stroke 111 engine that produces a massive 139 Nm of torque. The design of all the three Indian Motorcycles is reminiscent of its original design from the history books. Expect prices of all the 3 models northwards of 20 lakhs INR. Check out the specifications of all three models below.

Indian Motorcycles Specifications

MODEL NAME Indian Chief Classic Indian Chief Vintage Indian Chieftain
ENGINE 1811cc 1811cc 1811cc
COMPRESSION RATIO 9.5:1 9.5:1 9.5:1
INDUCTION EFI 54mm throttle body EFI 54mm throttle body EFI 54mm throttle body
TRANSMISSION Six-speed Six-speed Six-speed
FRONT SUSPENSION 46mm cartridge fork 46mm cartridge fork 46mm cartridge fork
REAR SUSPENSION Single shock, preload adjustment Single shock, preload adjustment Single shock, preload adjustment
BRAKES:
FRONT Dual 300mm disc w/ ABS Dual 300mm disc w/ ABS Dual 300mm disc w/ ABS
REAR Single 300mm disc Single 300mm disc Single 300mm disc
SEAT HEIGHT 26.0 in. 26.0 in. 26.0 in.
WHEELBASE 68.1 in. 68.1 in. 65.7 in.
RAKE 29.0° 29.0° 25.0°
TRAIL 6.1 in. 6.1 in. 5.9 in.
FUEL CAPACITY 5.5 gal. 5.5 gal. 5.5 gal.
CLAIMED DRY WEIGHT 778 lb. 801 lb. 815 lb.