2017 Indian Chief Classic

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2017 Indian Chief Classic
2017 Indian Chief Classic

2017 Indian Chief Classic
2017 Indian Chief Classic

2017 Indian Chief Classic
2017 Indian Chief Classic



2017 Indian Chief Classic Review

2017 Indian Chief Classic on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

PURE UNCOMPROMISING STYLE…

Powered by the proven and award-winning Thunder Stroke® 111 engine, the aptly named Chief Classic has set a new benchmark as the classic American cruiser. Its iconic lines, world-class finishes, heritage inspired design, balance, and unrivaled engineering make it the ultimate choice for pure cruiser enthusiasts. The 2017 Chief Classic is available starting at $18,499 and is available in Pearl White and Burgundy Metallic over Thunder Black two-tone.

A classic that has become a legend. Want to experience the purest expression of the Indian Motorcycle® Company? Look no further than the iconic Chief® Classic. Abundant power. Timeless style. Restless innovation. And at its heart, the legendary Thunder Stroke® 111 V-Twin. This is our most-decorated bike ever. And after one ride, you’ll know exactly why.

The Chief® Classic comes with valenced fenders, lit headdress, black solo saddle, Anti-Lock Brakes, electronic cruise control
and keyless ignition. Deep and bright chrome mixed with the new burgundy over black color make for an unmistakably striking impression.

Additional chrome accessories and accents including ape hanger bars and a variety of windscreens and accessory engine covers allow each rider to customize their Chief®. We know that it takes a classic soul to leave a legendary trail.


MAKE MORE DUST THAN YOU COLLECT.

Want to experience the purest expression of the Indian Motorcycle Company®? Look no further than the iconic Chief® Classic. Abundant power. Timeless style. Restless innovation. And at its heart, the legendary Thunder Stroke® 111 V-Twin. This is our most decorated bike ever. And after one ride, you’ll know exactly why. Be legendary.

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2017 Indian Chief Classic
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You have come to the right spot. Total Motorcycle – Built by Riders, For Riders; Enjoy the ride…

2017 Indian Chief Classic
2017 Indian Chief Classic

2017 Indian Chief Classic
2017 Indian Chief Classic

2017 Indian Chief Classic
2017 Indian Chief Classic

2017 Indian Chief Classic
2017 Indian Chief Classic

2017 Indian Chief Classic
2017 Indian Chief Classic

2017 Indian Chief Classic Review

2017 Indian Chief Classic on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

PURE UNCOMPROMISING STYLE…

Powered by the proven and award-winning Thunder Stroke® 111 engine, the aptly named Chief Classic has set a new benchmark as the classic American cruiser. Its iconic lines, world-class finishes, heritage inspired design, balance, and unrivaled engineering make it the ultimate choice for pure cruiser enthusiasts. The 2017 Chief Classic is available starting at $18,499 and is available in Pearl White and Burgundy Metallic over Thunder Black two-tone.

A classic that has become a legend. Want to experience the purest expression of the Indian Motorcycle® Company? Look no further than the iconic Chief® Classic. Abundant power. Timeless style. Restless innovation. And at its heart, the legendary Thunder Stroke® 111 V-Twin. This is our most-decorated bike ever. And after one ride, you’ll know exactly why.

The Chief® Classic comes with valenced fenders, lit headdress, black solo saddle, Anti-Lock Brakes, electronic cruise control
and keyless ignition. Deep and bright chrome mixed with the new burgundy over black color make for an unmistakably striking impression.

Additional chrome accessories and accents including ape hanger bars and a variety of windscreens and accessory engine covers allow each rider to customize their Chief®. We know that it takes a classic soul to leave a legendary trail.

MAKE MORE DUST THAN YOU COLLECT.

Want to experience the purest expression of the Indian Motorcycle Company®? Look no further than the iconic Chief® Classic. Abundant power. Timeless style. Restless innovation. And at its heart, the legendary Thunder Stroke® 111 V-Twin. This is our most decorated bike ever. And after one ride, you’ll know exactly why. Be legendary.

 


2017 Indian Chief Classic www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Thunder Stroke 111

A nod to the engine designs of our past, with innovations to power us into the future. That’s the remarkable Thunder Stroke® 111 V-Twin. Air-cooled. With 119 ft.lbs of torque, And two massive pistons that produce the thunderous sound that earned its name. There’s always a high road, and with this award-winning powerplant, getting there couldn’t be more effortless – or more exhilarating.

The Chief Classic was only available in Pearl White last year, but it now comes in a new two-tone scheme – Burgundy Metallic over Thunder Black.

Pearl White
Burgundy Metallic over Thunder Black NEW

 

 

 

 

2017 Indian Chief Classic www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Premium chrome styling
Premium features come standard on the Classic, including chrome trim, engine covers and forks.

Chrome headdress
The most powerful icon in motorcycling. Since 1947, the illuminated headdress has graced the front fender of nearly every Indian Motorcycle®, guiding the way from legend to legend.

ABS braking
With ABS braking, you’ll ride with confidence, knowing you can brake under control in any situation.

Internally wired handlebars
This high-profile area features all-chrome hand controls. Plus, all of the wiring is routed inside the handlebars for a clean, premium-quality look.

119 ft-lbs of Torque
The Thunder Stroke® 111 produces 119 ft-lbs of torque with extraordinary power at low RPM, so you can accelerate hard with power to spare in every gear.

Modern yet timeless instruments
We brought this heritage-inspired instrument panel into the 21st century, while maintaining its timeless style.

Keyless ignition
Never fumble for your key again. With the proximity fob in your pocket, just climb on, press the start button and ride away. Misplace your fob? Simply enter your personal security code and go.

Cruise control
Automotive-quality cruise control is easy to set and adjust for smooth, relaxed highway cruising.

Indian Motorcycle® Badging
The logos and branding on this bike are powerful, stylish and iconic. No other brand has such legendary identification. For over 115 years, Indian Motorcycle® has stood for the ultimate in power, performance and style.

Cast aluminum frame
This cast aluminum frame is lightweight yet exceptionally strong, providing excellent low-speed handling, and confidence-inspiring stability on the highway.
Heritage inspired powerplant

Designed from the ground up, the Thunder Stroke® 111 is a powerful engine offering premium performance, as well as legendary features inspired by the Power Plus motor of the 1940s:

Multi-directional finned valve covers
Downward firing exhaust
Large, parallel push-rod tubes
Organic, asymmetric fin styling
Right-hand drive
Right-hand cam cover
Classic 2/3 head-to-cylinder neck down

 

 


 

2017 Indian Chief Classic – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: Available in Pearl White and Burgundy Metallic over Thunder Black two-tone, $18,499 USD

Engine

Displacement
111 cu in (1811 cc)
Bore x Stroke
3.976 in x 4.449 in (101 mm x 113 mm)
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore

Drivetrain

Primary Drive
Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Drive/Driven Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate
Final Drive
2.2 : 1

Performance

Peak Torque
119.2 ft-lbs (161.6 Nm)
Peak Torque RPM
3000 rpm

Gear Ratio (Overall)

1st
9.403 : 1
2nd
6.411 : 1
3rd
4.763 : 1
4th
3.796 : 1
5th
3.243 : 1
6th
2.789 : 1

Suspension

Suspension: Front – Type/Travel
Telescopic Fork / 4.7 in (119 mm)
Front Fork Tube Diameter
46 mm
Suspension: Rear – Type/Travel
Single Shock / 3.7 in (94 mm)

Chassis

Brakes/Front
Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Brakes/Rear
Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Wheels/Front
Cast 16 in x 3.5 in
Wheels/Rear
Cast 16 in x 5 in
Tires/Front
Dunlop Elite 3 130/90B16 73H
Tires/Rear
Dunlop® American Elite 180/65B16 81H
Exhaust
Split dual exhaust w/ cross-over

Dimensions

Wheelbase
68.1 in (1730 mm)
Seat Height
26.0 in (660 mm)
Ground Clearance
5.5 in (140 mm)
Overall Height
46.3 in (1176 mm)
Overall Length
103.5 in (2630 mm)
Overall Width
39.4 in (1000 mm)
Rake
29°
Trail
6.1 in (155.0 mm)
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gallons (20.8 liters)
GVWR
1260 lbs (573 kg)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
751 lbs / 785 lbs (341 kg / 357 kg)

Features

Color / Graphics
Pearl White

Standard

Standard Equipment
ABS; Cast Aluminum Frame with Integrated Air-Box; Cruise Control; Keyless Start; Light Bar

Electrical

Gauges
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: High Beam, Chassis Fault, Turn signals (separate), ABS, Neutral, TPMS, Check Engine, Sidestand; Tank mounted electronic fuel gauge with low fuel LED indicator

 

 


 

2017 Indian Chief Classic – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $21,999 CDN

Engine

Displacement
111 cu in (1811 cc)
Bore x Stroke
3.976 in x 4.449 in (101 mm x 113 mm)
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore

Drivetrain

Primary Drive
Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Drive/Driven Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate
Final Drive
2.2 : 1

Performance

Peak Torque
119.2 ft-lbs (161.6 Nm)
Peak Torque RPM
3000 rpm

Gear Ratio (Overall)

1st
9.403 : 1
2nd
6.411 : 1
3rd
4.763 : 1
4th
3.796 : 1
5th
3.243 : 1
6th
2.789 : 1

Suspension

Suspension: Front – Type/Travel
Telescopic Fork / 4.7 in (119 mm)
Front Fork Tube Diameter
46 mm
Suspension: Rear – Type/Travel
Single Shock / 3.7 in (94 mm)

Chassis

Brakes/Front
Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Brakes/Rear
Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Wheels/Front
Cast 16 in x 3.5 in
Wheels/Rear
Cast 16 in x 5 in
Tires/Front
Dunlop Elite 3 130/90B16 73H
Tires/Rear
Dunlop® American Elite 180/65B16 81H
Exhaust
Split dual exhaust w/ cross-over

Dimensions

Wheelbase
68.1 in (1730 mm)
Seat Height
26.0 in (660 mm)
Ground Clearance
5.5 in (140 mm)
Overall Height
46.3 in (1176 mm)
Overall Length
103.5 in (2630 mm)
Overall Width
39.4 in (1000 mm)
Rake
29°
Trail
6.1 in (155.0 mm)
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gallons (20.8 liters)
GVWR
1260 lbs (573 kg)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
751 lbs / 785 lbs (341 kg / 357 kg)

Features

Color / Graphics
Pearl White

Standard

Standard Equipment
ABS; Cast Aluminum Frame with Integrated Air-Box; Cruise Control; Keyless Start; Light Bar

Electrical

Gauges
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: High Beam, Chassis Fault, Turn signals (separate), ABS, Neutral, TPMS, Check Engine, Sidestand; Tank mounted electronic fuel gauge with low fuel LED indicator


 

2017 Indian Chief Classic – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £TBA GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

TBA

 

*Starting at MSRP is the manufactured suggested price and excludes delivery, setup, tax, title, license, and additional fees and expenses. Bikes may be shown with optional accessories. Final sale price determined by authorized Indian Motorcycle dealer. Specifications and MSRP are subject to change.

MY17 models available at dealer in October 2016.

Manufacturer Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice on Total Motorcycle (TMW).

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