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Chieftain Dark Horse

Starting at $34,499 CA MSRP
Plus destination charge and set-up.
Logistics surcharge of $900 will apply.

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2020 Chieftain Dark Horse Thunder Black Smoke is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 412.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome ride I have ridden smaller bikes for many years. I traded my beautiful Scout for the Chieftain Dark Horse. So happy I did. This bike rides like a dream. Smooth and comfortable.
Date published: 2022-09-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the bike.. I've been wanting this bike for quite some time. The wait time was a bit long from the time of order to delivery. I've only had the bike for 2 weeks, but so far, I'm really enjoying it. I do have a few minor gripes tho. 1. The stock seat is garbage. Had to buy a new seat after my first 100 mile ride. 2. The engine heat is far more than my last bike (which was water cooled). I'm hoping the Stage 1 air intake and slip ons will help lower the heat off the engine tho. 3. The headlight is garbage.. and the upgraded pathfinder headlight is FAR too expensive. I'll probably change it out with an aftermarket light. 4. The grips aren't comfortable and I'll definitely be changing them out asap. 5. Many of the blacked out parts are on back order with no time-frame for when they'll be back in stock. I'm waiting on the passenger floorboards. Aside from the above.. the bike is pretty sweet. Love the Blue Slate Metallic paint. Its beautiful to look at. The suspension is pretty good. The bike feels nimble and its easy to ride. The technology is amazing. Unless something goes wrong.. I can see myself riding this bike for many years to come.
Date published: 2022-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Complete bagger I bought this bike and enjoyed 1400 miles of mountains and streams in Colorado and New Mexico.
Date published: 2022-08-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great bike I’ve had the chieftain dark horse for a little over a month now, and seem to love it even more every time I get on it. When I started looking at touring or heavy type bikes the new styling of the Indian just drew me in and I had to have it. Fit and finish is great. Tons of features and before I bought it never thought I’d reach use the movable windshield, gps or even some of the others. But I find myself getting out on the road and using all this bike has to offer way more than expected. The only downside I’ve found so far which isn’t that big of a deal is the lack of accessories and aftermarket. While there is a bunch of out there, there is a few things I want that doesn’t exist for this bike. As of yet anyway, I’m sure with time, more will be available.
Date published: 2022-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Handling. We now have 1160 miles on our new 2022 Chieftain Darkhorse. We also own a 2015 Vintage. This motorcycle is terrific in slow speed maneuvering, even with 2 people on board. Quick and agile, much lighter on its feet feeling than the Vintage. Love the dashboard design with prominent automotive style gages easily in your line of sight. No taking your eyes off the road. Everything at your fingertips type controls. Better placement of the cruise control. Great styling. Great engine! Plenty of power and torque. Much stronger than the 111. We have the Indian oval mufflers on the bike, and sound is great but not intrusive cruising. Ride quality excellent. Transmission shifting very smooth and quick. Excellent brakes.
Date published: 2022-06-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Like the ride Good bike but do not like the throttle and no hiy chutch
Date published: 2022-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great bike never had a bagger before. I found the Indian Chieftain to feel light on it's feet
Date published: 2022-05-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best bagger! I used to ride a HD 883 and 1200, but I wanted a bagger for a long time. I stopped riding for almost 10 years. However, I went to a demo ride in San Antonio, TX. After the demo ride on a scout 60, I was very impressed how nimble and the finish on the bike. I purchased a scout...After a year, I wanted to ride long distances with my friends...So, i went for a bagger...and I love riding my Chieftain Dark Horse. I want to thank the Indian Motorcycle at Mission City...great staff and inventory...I purchased best bagger at this place.
Date published: 2022-03-02
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Trim & Color Options

Chieftain Dark Horse Thunder Black Smoke

Chieftain Dark Horse

Starting at $34,499 CA MSRP
Plus destination charge and set-up.
Logistics surcharge of $900 will apply.
Trim & Color options Thunder Black Smoke

Features

Features
Closeup Thunderstroke 116 V-Twin engine
THUNDERSTROKE 116 V-TWIN ENGINE

The blacked-out Thunderstroke 116 engine produces 126 ft-lb of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and responsive ride at any speed. 6-speed gearbox, throttle by wire and three distinct ride modes tailor the all the power perfectly to your needs.

A man stands behind a parked Chieftain Dark Horse Motorcycle in the street
STYLED WITH AN EDGE

Blacked-out finishes, a sleek fairing, slammed saddlebags, and Rogue seat deliver a streamlined, commanding presence.

Rider view of the Indian Ride Command panel on a  Chieftain Dark Horse
INDIAN MOTORCYCLE RIDE COMMAND

RIDE COMMAND® is the largest, most customizable system on two wheels, with Apple CarPlay® integration, turn-by-turn navigation with intuitive destination search capabilities, Bluetooth connectivity, vehicle information, plus connected traffic and weather overlays to keep you on the road longer.

Customize Yours