Indian Chief Vintage

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Key specs
  • Displacement1,811 cc
  • Kerb Weight364 kg

Avg. Ex-showroom price

EMI   72,025/month EMI Calculated basis
Down Payment - ₹ 7,91,798
Interest - 12.5 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Indian Chief Vintage Summary

Chief Vintage key highlights
Displacement 1,811 cc
Kerb Weight 364 kg
  • Thunder Black
  • Indian Motorcycle Red over Ivory Cream
  • Springfield Blue over Ivory Cream
  • Willow Green over Ivory Cream

About Chief Vintage

Indian Chief Vintage is a cruiser bike available in 1 variant in india. Its price starts from ₹26,39,326 (ex-showroom). With both rear and front disk brakes, Indian Chief Vintage also has an anti-locking braking system. This 364 kg bike is available in 4 colours.

The Chief Vintage is an iconic soft bagger type of motorcycle from Indian Motorcycles. It gets stylish, elegant fenders which have been seen since 1940 on all Indian Motorcycles along with the traditional big ‘Indian’ badging on the fuel tank. It gets keyless entry as a safety feature. 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 data. It gets genuine leather saddlebags for long distance runs and a windshield that can be removed using the quick release function, just in case you like to feel the breeze.

The Indian Chief Vintage 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 USD20,999 (Rs 12.96 lakh) in US .This bike will be launched in India on January 22, 2014 and is expected to be priced between Rs 23 lakh – Rs 25 lakh (ex-showroom). It will come to India through completely-built-up (CBU) route.
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Indian Chief Vintage Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Offers a comfortable riding position 
    • Gets top-quality components 
    • Massive road presence  
  • Could be Better

    • Can be difficult to ride in the city 
    • Has limited service reach

BikeWale's Take

The Chief Vintage is part of Indian Motorcycle’s line-up of luxury touring motorcycles. It offers plush features, top-quality components and a comfortable riding position to match. On the downside, its massive size could make it difficult to ride in the city. The Chief Vintage could also do with a wider service network. 

Chief Vintage Specifications & Features


  • Chief Vintage Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel TypePetrol

    Max Power--

    Maximum Torque138.9 Nm @ 2,600 rpm

    Riding Range--

    Emission StandardBS-IV

    Displacement1,811 cc


    Bore101 mm

    Stroke113 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder--

    Compression Ratio9.5:1

    IgnitionElectronic Ignition

    Spark Plugs--

    Cooling SystemAir Cooled

    Transmission6 Speed Manual

    Transmission TypeBelt Drive

    ClutchWet, multi-plate

    Fuel Delivery SystemClosed Loop fuel injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity20.8 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity--

    Mileage - ARAI--

    Mileage - Owner Reported--

  • Chief Vintage Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake TypeDisc

    Front Brake Size--

    Rear Brake TypeDisc

    Rear Brake Size--

    Calliper TypeFour-piston front, two-piston rear

    Front Wheel Size16 inch

    Rear Wheel Size16 inch

    Front Tyre Size130/90B16 67H

    Rear Tyre Size180/65B16 81H

    Tyre TypeTubeless

    Radial TyresYes

    Wheel TypeAlloy

    Front SuspensionTELESCOPIC FORK/119 MM (4.7 IN) - 46MM CARTRIDGE F

    Rear SuspensionSINGLE SHOCK / 94 MM

  • Chief Vintage Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight364 kg

    Overall Length2,634 mm

    Overall Width1,012 mm

    Overall Height1,490 mm

    Wheelbase1,729 mm

    Ground Clearance142 mm

    Seat Height660 mm

    Chassis TypeHigh Tensile Steel


Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

GPS & Navigation --

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock breaking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Dual Channel ABS

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

Speedometer Analogue

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer --

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat Yes

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type --

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Low Battery Indicator Yes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo



Electric System12V DC


Headlight TypeHalogen And Bulb Type

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightLED Tail Lamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

Indian Chief Vintage Price

Chief Vintage Standard 26,39,326 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

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  •  5It is an orgiastic machine 1 year ago by Raghav, Rewa

    Excellent bike for cruiser lovers.A customer can blindly buy Indian chief vintage if he/she is a lover of cruisers. It looks heavy but it is a smooth and orgiastic machine.The sound of the bike so amazing as when you turn on the bike it gives you a positive feel which c

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    • Owned for

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    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

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