Indian Chief Classic V-Twin

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 21,50,795
* Delhi. May vary.

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QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY
Bike Variant Indian Chief Classic
Current Status Available
Body Type Cruiser
Fuel Type Petrol
Price in India Indian Chief Classic is priced at INR 21.51 lakh in India (Ex-showroom).
Shades Thunder Black, Pearl White
Official Tagline All You Need. All You Want.
ENGINE & GEARBOX
Engine Description Thunder Stroke 111
Fuel System Closed Loop Fuel Injection/ 54mm Bore
Cooling Liquid Cooling
Displacement 1811 cc
Maximum Power 73 HP @ 5075 rpm
Maximum Torque 138.9 NM @ 2600 rpm
Number of Cylinders 2
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Bore 101 mm
Stroke 113 mm
Number of Gears 6
Clutch Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Gear Ratios 1st-9.403:1, 2nd-6.411:1, 3rd-4.763:1, 4th-3.796:1, 5th-3.243:1, 6th-2.789 : 1
Final Drive 2.2:1
BRAKES & TYRES
Front Brake 300mm Dual Discs, 4 Piston Caliper
Rear Brake 300mm Single Disc, 2 Piston Caliper
Front Tyre Dunlop American Elite 130/90B16 67H
Rear Tyre Dunlop American Elite 180/65B16 81H
Front Wheel 16 X 3.5"
Rear Wheel 16" X 5"
Wheel Type 60 Spoke
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
SUSPENSION & CHASSIS
Front Suspension 46mm Telescopic Fork Cartridge Forks With Dual Rate Springs
Rear Suspension Single Shock Absorber
Frame Aluminum Frame With Integrated Air-Box
Exhaust/Muffler Split Dual Exhaust W/ Cross-Over
Front Wheel Travel 119 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 94 mm
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 2630 mm
Overall Width 1000 mm
Overall Height 1176 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm
Seat Height 660 mm
Wheelbase 1730 mm
Dry Weight 341 kg
Kerb/Wet Weight 357 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 573 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.8 litres
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES
Speedometer Tank mounted Electronic Speedometer
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital-2
LED Indicator Lights 9 LED Telltale Indicators
Fuel Gauge Digital
Low Fuel Warning Light
Gear Indicator
BATTERY & LIGHTING
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Heated Grips
Cruise Control
Keyless Start
Genuine Leather Seats
Miscellaneous Information
Rake 29°
Trail 155 mm
TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS
Vehicle Trouble Code Readout

Indian Chief Classic V-Twin Review

14 Jan, 2016 11:23 AM

Overview

Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company has gone through a lot in the previous century and is now trying to go back to its original glory and legend with the help of Polaris Industries who take control of it in 2011. Recently, they launched three new motorcycles in US market based on original Indian legacy and with exciting new features. Indian Chief Classic is one of these bikes that is gathering a lot of muster because of its stylish design and advanced features.

Exterior

The exterior of Indian Chief Classic gives a stylish, elegant and yet a powerful look with superior features. It has a keyless starting system with a Push button Start feature, extensive use of chrome wherever possible, its iconic and classic vintage badging which has been its hallmark since 1910, a genuine and iconic war bonnet mounted atop the front fender in a chrome frame for better lighting, its stylish, elegant and functional valence fenders for great protection with brake calliper covers, 16-inch high-quality laced wheels with sixty chrome-finished spokes and DUNLOP AMERICAN ELITE tubeless tires, Stage 1 Slip-On exhaust for more throttle response and power with stylish fishtail exhaust tips, quick release windshield for comfort and protection and which can be easily detached, a Pinnacle cover collection for horn cover, cam cover and primary cover featuring branding and graphics and many more features. It also has a ABS feature, a cast aluminium frame with integrated Air-box, Cruise control, a light bar, premium and comfortable seats and an illuminated tank mounted instrument console with electronic speedometer and odometer, dual trip meters, 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, low engine oil pressure and 9 other LED TELL TALE indicators.

Dimensions and Weight

It has a length of 2629mm, width of 1011mm and height of 1176mm as its dimensions along with a seat height of 660mm and has a large wheelbase of 1729mm for a stable ride. It has a rake and trail of 29degrees and 155mm respectively and 20.82 litres of fuel tank capacity. It has a gross vehicle mass of 572kgs and an empty tank weight of 353kgs.

Engine and Gearbox

Indian Chief Classic has a 1811cc, Liquid-cooled, Wet Multi-plate Clutch, Closed Loop Fuel Injection, 9.5:1 compression ratio, Thunder Stroke 111 engine with a bore and stroke of 101mm and 113mm respectively to provide a maximum torque of 138.9 Nm at 2600 rpm and has a six speed gearbox transmission. Indian Chief Classic has floating rotor type dual disk brakes with 4-piston callipers at front and floating rotor type single disk brakes with 2-piston callipers at rear. The suspension system consists of 119mm Telescopic Forks at front and 94mm Single Shock at rear.

Shades and Warranty

Indian Chief Classic has only single variant available and has three shades to choose from which includes Thunder Black, Springfield Blue and Indian Motorcycle Red. It also includes a 5 years coverage including a one year limited warranty plus a five years extended service contract with no mileage limitations.

Verdict

Overall, Indian Chief Classic is a classic and comfortable motorcycle with great performance, luxury, safety, style and uniqueness.

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