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Indian Motorcycles launch on January 22

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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 NAMEIndian Chief ClassicIndian Chief VintageIndian Chieftain
ENGINE1811cc1811cc1811cc
COMPRESSION RATIO9.5:19.5:19.5:1
INDUCTIONEFI 54mm throttle bodyEFI 54mm throttle bodyEFI 54mm throttle body
TRANSMISSIONSix-speedSix-speedSix-speed
FRONT SUSPENSION46mm cartridge fork46mm cartridge fork46mm cartridge fork
REAR SUSPENSIONSingle shock, preload adjustmentSingle shock, preload adjustmentSingle shock, preload adjustment
BRAKES:
FRONTDual 300mm disc w/ ABSDual 300mm disc w/ ABSDual 300mm disc w/ ABS
REARSingle 300mm discSingle 300mm discSingle 300mm disc
SEAT HEIGHT26.0 in.26.0 in.26.0 in.
WHEELBASE68.1 in.68.1 in.65.7 in.
RAKE29.0°29.0°25.0°
TRAIL6.1 in.6.1 in.5.9 in.
FUEL CAPACITY5.5 gal.5.5 gal.5.5 gal.
CLAIMED DRY WEIGHT778 lb.801 lb.815 lb.