2024 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse with PowerBand Audio Package Guide

2024 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse with PowerBand Audio Package
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2024 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse with PowerBand Audio Package: STYLED WITH AN EDGE. MODERN AND MEAN.

Introducing the 2024 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse with PowerBand Audio Package…

Blacked-out finishes, a sleek fairing, slammed saddlebags, and gunfighter style seat deliver a streamlined, commanding presence. A lowered stance and LED lighting from nose to tail complete the custom-inspired look.



2024 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse with PowerBand Audio Package Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features




  •  Exclusive Collab Introduces 400 Co-Branded FTR x 100% R Carbon Motorcycles, Delivering a Raw Slice of Americana
  •  2024 Indian Challenger Elite Delivers Ultimate in Style & Exclusivity
  • Completely Redesigned PowerBand Audio Raises the Bar for Premium Audio Systems

 MINNEAPOLIS, MN – November 7, 2023 – Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, today announced a brand collaboration with the popular American motocross brand 100%, along with its full 2024 model year lineup. Highlighted by a limited-edition FTR x 100% R Carbon, the 2024 lineup features a new Indian Challenger Elite, a completely redesigned PowerBand Audio system, and updates across the entire Indian Motorcycle lineup.

The 2024 Indian Motorcycle lineup delivers a robust offering of American V-Twin motorcycles unlike anything else on the road. Featuring quality craftsmanship, world-class performance and iconic style, Indian Motorcycle features a wide lineup ranging from the sleek and stylish FTR street bike to its Scout and Chief cruisers, to a diverse range of baggers and touring models, including the Indian Super Chief, Indian Springfield, Chieftain, Indian Challenger and fully loaded Roadmaster and Indian Pursuit models.

“It’s amazing to think how far we’ve come in developing and expanding our lineup of motorcycles, delivering a wide range of new models and trim offerings in a variety of styles to meet the diverse tastes and needs of our global riding community,” said Mike Dougherty, President of Indian Motorcycle. “Riders are choosing Indian Motorcycle. We’re growing share and growing retail volume all over the world. We’ve received incredible rider feedback and continue to refine, enhance, and fine-tune our lineup and accessories based off this feedback.”

2024 Indian Model Year Lineup

In addition to exciting new paint colors, Indian Motorcycle has improved fit and finish on baggers and touring models, as models receive a gloss paint finish across the dash visor, storage door, dash trim and gauge bezel.





2024 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse with PowerBand Audio Package Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

PowerBand Audio

Redesigned for Indian Motorcycle baggers and touring models, upgraded PowerBand Audio kits raise the bar for premium audio systems with 100-watt speakers that produce higher volume, increased clarity, and more bass. Answering the call from riders, each speaker touts UnderGlow LED accent lighting, which delivers a custom-inspired look that stands out compared to standard audio systems.

The next-generation of PowerBand Audio features powerful sound, all-new styling, factory-backed quality, and easy installation.

Powerful Sound

The 100-watt PowerBand Audio speakers deliver an immediate increase in volume and clarity over the standard 50-watt speakers. PowerBand Audio’s new Bass Boost Tune makes the music come alive with deeper bass lines, which result in 50% more bass when compared to previous PowerBand Audio offerings. New Dynamic EQ auto-optimizes in real-time for the highest quality audio as speed and conditions change. Speakers are durable, water-resistant and deliver an immersive listening experience – expertly designed to cut through road, wind, and throttle noise.

Upgraded Style 

Featuring updated, custom-inspired style, PowerBand Audio speakers sport a chiseled, modern look and UnderGlow, soft-white LED accent rings. The titanium-plated dome stands out from the crowd and ensures the speakers look as good as they sound.

Intuitive Audio Controls

Once installed, Indian Motorcycle’s industry-leading, 7 Inch Touchscreen Display powered by RIDE COMMAND automatically recognizes PowerBand Audio speakers and immediately upgrades the bike’s Audio menu. With PowerBand Audio, riders receive a nine-band equalizer to fully customize settings and dial-in levels for any music genre.

Factory-Backed Quality

PowerBand Audio’s Power Supply Temperature Protection actively monitors circuit temperature and adjusts to prevent internal damage or system shutdown in extreme heat conditions. The rugged design is water-resistant with an Ultra Coat sealing that provides protection from water, dirt, and debris. PowerBand Audio is designed and engineered in the U.S.A. and is backed by a factory warranty.

Easy Installation

Installation is easy. No wire cutting, extra amps, or brackets are required – delivering a seamless installation process at your local dealership or at home.

Select Indian Motorcycle baggers and touring models will be available straight off the dealership floor with PowerBand Audio pre-installed at the factory. The new PowerBand Audio system is compatible with 2020-2024 models with seamless installation.

Riders can take their audio system up to 800-watts, including 200-watts in the upper fairing, 200-watts in the lower fairings, 200-watts in the saddlebags, and 200-watts in the touring trunk. Riders can also update their PowerBand Audio system in their 2020-2023 baggers and touring models with the Bass Boost Tune software upgrade at their local dealership. All 2024 and newer motorcycles will come standard with the Bass Boost Tune, which will automatically come alive once PowerBand Audio speakers are installed.


The air-cooled Thunderstroke 116 cu-in engine produces 126 ft-lbs of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and a smooth ride at any speed.

A gorgeous 7-inch touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND features Apple CarPlay® integration, turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth® connectivity, live traffic and weather, and more.

Hear every note with high-output speakers in the fairing that deliver 100-watts of crystal-clear audio. The dynamic equalizer automatically adjusts for road, wind, and engine noise.

Low seat height, ergonomically-designed controls, and a lightweight cast aluminum frame come together for responsive handling and agile cornering – providing a confidence inspiring ride for riders across the board.

Choose between three ride modes, Rain, Standard, or Sport, for an experience that’s customized to your riding style. Rear Cylinder Deactivation automatically shuts off the rear cylinder when the bike is stopped for enhanced comfort in slow-moving traffic.

With the push of a handlebar-mounted button, this flare windshield will raise or lower to your preferred position.

The Chieftain Dark Horse comes standard with LED Lighting, keyless ignition, cruise control, power-locking saddlebags, ABS, and tire pressure monitoring.

Keep your cargo protected from the elements with 18+ gallons of weatherproof storage in power-locking saddlebags.





2024 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse with PowerBand Audio Package – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $31,249 to $31,999 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $38,549 to $39,549 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: from £ NA GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)


Audio System: 100-Watt with AM/FM, Bluetooth® and USB input

RIDE COMMAND+ includes traffic and weather overlays

Apple Carplay® Integration

GPS Navigation: Turn-by-turn directions, built-in points of interest

Customizable Route Builder: Add up to 100 way points


Engine Type 49˚ V-Twin

Transmission 6-speed/constant mesh/foot shift

Battery 12 volts / 18 amp/hour, 310 CCA

Bore x Stroke 4.063 in x 4.449 in (103.2 mm x 113 mm)

Charging System 42 amp max output

Clutch Wet, multi-plate

Compression Ratio 11.0 : 1

Cooling System Air / Oil

Displacement 116 cu in / 1890 cc

Exhaust Split dual exhaust with crossover

Final Drive Belt drive, 152 tooth

Fuel Capacity 5.5 gal (20.8 ltr)

Fuel System Electronic fuel injection, closed loop/54 mm bore

Oil Capacity 6 qts (5.68 ltr)

Primary Drive Gear drive wet clutch

Torque 126 ft-lbs at 2900 rpm (168 Nm at 2900 rpm)


Front Suspension Telescopic fork, 46 mm diameter, 4.7 in (119 mm) travel

Rear Suspension Single shock 4.5 in (114 mm) travel, air adjustable


Weight (As Shipped) 791 lbs (359 kg)

Ground Clearance 5.1 in (130 mm)

GVWR 1,385 lbs (628 kg)

Length 98.7 in (2506 mm)

Rake/Trail 25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)

Seat Height 25.6 in (650 mm)

Wheelbase 65.7 in (1668 mm)


Brake System Type Individual front and rear control with ABS

Front Braking System Dual 300 mm floating rotor with 4-piston calipers

Rear Braking System Single 300 mm floating rotor with 2-piston caliper


Front Tire MetzelerR CruisetecR 130/60B19 66H

Front Wheel 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 19″ x 3.5″ w/ TPMS

Rear Tire MetzelerR CruisetecR 180/60R16 80H

Rear Wheel 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 16″ x 5.0″ w/ TPMS


Black Smoke $29,999 USD / $36,949 CAD

Black Smoke (with Audio) $31,249 USD / $38,549 CAD

Ghost White Metallic Smoke with Graphics $30,749 USD / $37,949 CAD

Ghost White Metallic Smoke with Graphics (with Audio)

$31,999 USD / $39,549 CAD

Granite Gray $30,749 USD / $37,949 CAD

Granite Gray (with Audio) $31,999 USD / $39,549 CAD

Sunset Red Smoke $30,749 USD / $37,949 CAD

Sunset Red Smoke (with Audio) $31,999 USD / $39,549 CAD

Sandstone Smoke $32,999 USD / $40,799 CAD

Stealth Gray Azure $32,999 USD / $40,799 CAD

*Does not include California emissions. Price subject to change.



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