The 2019 Chief Dark Horse® is defined by its matte-finish paint and contrasting gloss black details.
New features include Ride Modes and Rear Cylinder Deactivation.
Other key features include ABS, cruise control, keyless ignition and unrivaled performance from the Thunder Stroke® 111 V-twin engine. Available in Thunder Black Smoke.
Thunder Stroke® 111 V-Twin Engine
The award-winning Thunder Stroke® 111 produces 119 ft-lbs of raw torque for exceptional passing power in every gear.
Turn heads with dual exhaust pipes that deliver a rich, throaty note.
Agile Handling & Control
Engineered to perform with a lightweight cast aluminium frame that deliver easy, nimble control.
Bold. Aggressive. Powerful.
The Chief Dark Horse combines raw power with a one-of-a-kind style. With premium features and an aggressive, blacked out-design, the Chief Dark Horse turns heads wherever it goes.
New Premium Gloss Black Finishes
Blacked-out from end to end, and now with premium gloss black details, the Chief Dark Horse makes a statement.
A blacked-out version of the iconic illuminated headdress, gracing the front of every Indian Motorcycle since 1947.
Iconic Tank Badge
The smoke grey tank badge celebrates Indian Motorcycle styling.
An Eye To The Future
The Chief stays true to its roots, a heritage of unmistakable style and unpromising innovation that started over a century ago.
All-New Ride Modes
Now you can choose between three rides modes, Tour, Standard and 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. As soon as you hit the throttle, the rear cylinder seamlessly reactivates for full power.
Cruise control, internally wired handlebars, and keyless ignition so you never have to fumble for your keys again.