The Indian Chief Classic an iconic motorcycle from the popular American brand- Indian Motorcycles. It is one of the finest cruisers ever built and is equipped with modern yet classic features. It gets stylish, elegant fenders, which have featured since 1940 in all Indian Motorcycles, along with the traditional big ‘Indian’ badging on the fuel tank. It gets keyless entry, a secure and convenient feature for the riders. The bike has chrome all across its body, even around the headlamp unit.
The front fender gets the iconic ‘War Bonnet’ and the same covers its brake callipers. The Chief Classic instrumentation combines modern technology and traditional style. The tank-mounted console has a large, easy-to-read analog speedometer as well as a digital display screen that provides a wealth of valuable ride and fuel-related data. It gets a slip-on exhaust which can be customised with a fishtail exhaust tip.
The Indian Chief Classic is powered by a new Thunder Stroke 111 engine that churns out 161Nm of peak torque. The bike has six-speed transmissions fed by electronic fuel injection and has ABS and hidden rear suspension. This iconic motorcycle is priced at USD 18,999 (Rs 11.72 lakh) in the US which makes the legendary motorcycle accessible to many buyers. This bike will be launched in India on January 22, 2014 and is expected to be priced between Rs 20 lakh – Rs 22 lakh (ex-showroom). It will come to India through the completely-built-up (CBU) route.