ALL YOU NEED. ALL YOU WANT.
The 2018 Indian® Chief® Classic is everything an Indian Motorcycle® was and ever should be. It’s a sculpted, powerful cruiser, built with the purest necessities of Indian style, wrapped around the innovation of tomorrow.
The 2018 Chief Classic is available in Burgundy Metallic
Thunder Stroke 111
The new Thunder Stroke™ 111 engine delivers an incredible 150 Nm of torque and features styling that pays tribute to legendary Indian Motorcycle® engines of the past.
Enjoy keyless starting that’s secure and convenient. With the Indian® Chief® Classic key fob in your pocket, climb on the bike, push a button and ride. If you misplace the fob, use the individual security code that you pre-programmed into the ignition.
ABS & Cruise Control
This advanced, automotive-quality braking lets you ride with confidence and helps you stop under control. Easy to set and adjust, the cruise control enhances your enjoyment during highway cruising.
Virtually every surface that could be chromed has been chromed. From end to end, the beautiful, bright chrome finish elevates the iconic style of the Indian® Chief® Classic.
True Dual Exhaust
True Dual Exhaust - The engine produces a rich exhaust note from the true dual exhaust. The exhaust was acoustically engineered to eliminate high-pitched sounds, so what you really hear is Indian Motorcycle® thunder.
Indian Motorcycle® Badging: One of the classic elements of an Indian Motorcycle® is the vintage badging. Ever since the Indian® script logo was first created in 1910, this feature has made the Indian Motorcycle® badging a hallmark of this historic brand.
Lighting the way as it has done since 1947 is the iconic War Bonnet. Mounted proudly atop the front fender in a chrome frame, this light makes it clear, “This is a genuine Indian Motorcycle®.”
Classic Whitewall Tires and Wire Wheels
The mark of a classic Indian Motorcycle® design: whitewall tires on wire wheels.
Modern Yet Timeless Instruments
We brought this heritage-inspired instrument panel into the 21st century, while maintaining its timeless 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.
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.