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Indian Chief Vintage Indian Red and Thunder Black

Engine and Drivetrain

Bore x Stroke
3.976 in x 4.449 in (101 mm x 113 mm)
Compression Ratio
111 cu in
Drive/Driven Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Engine Type
Thunderstroke ®111
Split Dual Exhaust w/ Cross-over
Gear Ratio (1st)
9.403 : 1
Gear Ratio (2nd)
6.411 : 1
Gear Ratio (3rd)
4.763 : 1
Gear Ratio (4th)
3.796 : 1
Gear Ratio (5th)
3.243 : 1
Gear Ratio (6th)
2.789 : 1
Peak Torque
119.2 ft-lb/ 138.9 N m
Peak Torque RPM
3,000 rpm / 2,600 rpm
Transmission/Final Drive
2.2 : 1
Transmission/Primary Drive
Gear Drive Wet Clutch


Fuel Capacity
5.5 gal (20.8 L)
Ground Clearance
5.5 in (140 mm)
1260 lbs / 573 kgs
Overall Height
58.7 in / 1490 mm
Overall Length
103.7 in (2,634 mm)
Overall Width
40.4 in (1,025 mm)
29° / 6.1 in (155.0 mm)
Seat Height (Laden)
26.0 in (660 mm)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
801 lbs / 835 lbs (364 kg / 379 kg)
68.1 in (1,730 mm)


Front Brakes
Dual / Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper Dual Front / 300mm with Anti-Lock Brakes
Rear Brakes
Single / Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper / 300mm with Anti-Lock Brakes

Tires and Wheels

Front Tires
Dunlop® American Elite 130/90B16 67H
Front Wheel
60 Spoke 16 in x 3.5 in
Rear Tires
Dunlop® American Elite 180/65B16 81H
Rear Wheel
16 x 5.0 in


Front Fork Tube Diameter
46 mm
Front Suspension
Telescopic Fork - cartridge forks with dual rate springs
Front Travel
4.7 in (119 mm)
Rear Suspension
Single Shock - mechanical preload
Rear Travel
3.7 in (94 mm)


Color / Graphics
Indian Red And Thunder Black
Tank mounted electronic speedometer with odometer; 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; Tank mounted electronic fuel gauge with low fuel LED indicator
Standard Equipment
ABS; Cast Aluminum Frame with Integrated Air-Box; Cruise Control; Highway Bar; Indian® Script Tank Badge; Keyless Start; Light Bar; Desert Tan Genuine Leather Seats; Quick Release Lexan Windshield; Quick Release Vintage Leather Saddle Bags; Vintage Fender Badge