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2017 Indian Chief Vintage
2017 Indian Chief Vintage

2017 Indian Chief Vintage
2017 Indian Chief Vintage

2017 Indian Chief Vintage
2017 Indian Chief Vintage

2017 Indian Chief Vintage
2017 Indian Chief Vintage

2017 Indian Chief Vintage
2017 Indian Chief Vintage

2017 Indian Chief Vintage
2017 Indian Chief Vintage



2017 Indian Chief Vintage Review

2017 Indian Chief Vintage on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Timeless never gets old…

Passion shared across generations. Combining the timeless sense of yesteryear with the modern amenities today’s riders demand, the Chief® Vintage harkens back to a simpler time.

From the quick-release windshield and keyless ignition to the authentic leather skirt on the Desert Tan Seat, laced chrome wheels wrapped in whitewall tires and removable leather saddlebags, this is a bike that provides nostalgic riders with the traditional Indian Motorcycle® style they won’t find anywhere else. Fire up the Thunder Stroke® 111 engine, and the Chief® Vintage is ready for a run around town or across the country.

Plus, for 2017, there are now three vintage color combinations in addition to Thunder Black: Indian Motorcycle® Red over Ivory
Cream, Springfield Blue over Ivory Cream and Willow Green over Ivory Cream.

Of course, the Chief® Vintage also accepts a multitude of additional accessories, including luggage racks incorporating a passenger backrest, leather tip-over bar covers, heated grips, tool roll and tank pouch, among others, to help you come up with great excuses to go riding.

 

Embrace the past without getting stuck in it.

It may look like something from the past. But this Chief® Vintage is all about the future. Behind those genuine-leather saddle bags and whitewall tires lurks something unexpected: progress. A keyless ignition. Cruise control. And a quick-release windshield for cruising around town. So fire up that chromed-out Thunder Stroke® 111 engine. And discover how sophisticated a simpler time can be. Be legendary.

The 2017 Chief Vintage is the ultimate retro-vintage bagger, turning heads with its classic styling, iconic soft-sided saddle bags crafted from Desert Tan Genuine Leather – dripping in fringe and Indian Motorcycle nostalgia. Featuring the classic power of the Thunder Stroke 111 engine, the Chief Vintage is offered in Thunder Black and three gorgeous two-tone vintage color schemes. MSRP starting at $19,999.

2017 Indian Chief Vintage 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 Vintage comes in two new striking two-tone colours for 2017.

Thunder Black
Willow Green over Ivory Cream
Indian Red over Ivory Cream NEW
Springfield Blue over Ivory Cream NEW

 

 

 

 

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

Quick release saddlebags
These genuine leather saddlebags offer both style and convenience. They hold plenty of cargo for you and your passenger. Plus, they feature Quick Release technology, so you can attach or remove them in minutes.

Classic white wall tires
The mark of classic Indian Motorcycle® design: whitewall tires.

Driving lights
With standard front driving lights, the Chief® Vintage illuminates the road for safe riding, day or night.

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.

Quick release windshield
This stylish windshield provides outstanding wind and weather protection to make every ride more comfortable. With Quick Release technology, it can be installed or removed in less than a minute, with no tools.

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.

Chrome hand controls
Chrome is the new standard, and you’ll find it from end to end on the Chief® Vintage.

Modern yet timeliness 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, all you have to do is climb on, press the start button and ride away. Misplace your fob? Just enter your personal security code and go.

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

Premium Genuine leather
Cushioned seats and spacious saddlebags feature premium grade leather designed to withstand the elements and retain its natural beauty. The seats deliver all-day riding comfort. And the bags provide convenient, reliable cargo space.

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.

Chrome highway bars
Chrome highway bars provide premium-quality shine that can be accessorized with stylish wraps or comfortable footrests.

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 Vintage – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $19,999 USD

Engine

Engine Type
Thunder Stroke® 111
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 / 300mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Brakes/Rear
Single / 300mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Wheels/Front
40 Spoke 16 in x 3.5 in
Wheels/Rear
40 Spoke 16 in x 5 in
Tires/Front
Dunlop® American Elite 130/90B16 67H
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
58.7 in (1490 mm)
Overall Length
103.7 in (2634 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)
824 lbs / 856 lbs (374 kg /388 kg)

Features

Color / Graphics
Thunder Black

Standard

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 Windshield; Quick Release Vintage Leather Saddle Bags; Vintage Fender Badge

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 Vintage – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $24,999 CDN

Engine

Engine Type
Thunder Stroke® 111
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 / 300mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Brakes/Rear
Single / 300mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Wheels/Front
40 Spoke 16 in x 3.5 in
Wheels/Rear
40 Spoke 16 in x 5 in
Tires/Front
Dunlop® American Elite 130/90B16 67H
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
58.7 in (1490 mm)
Overall Length
103.7 in (2634 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)
824 lbs / 856 lbs (374 kg /388 kg)

Features

Color / Graphics
Thunder Black

Standard

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 Windshield; Quick Release Vintage Leather Saddle Bags; Vintage Fender Badge

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 Vintage – 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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