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Indian Chief Classic

Indian-Chief-Classic

Starts At Rs. 27,69,250(Ex-Showroom Price)

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.

Indian-Chief-Classic-Front

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.

Indian Chief Classic

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.

 

Versions Ex-Showroom Price (Mumbai)

 

Standard1811cc, Petrol, Manual Rs. 27,69,250

Indian Chief Classic – Standard Specifications

Features

Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Yes
Tachometer Type Digital
Shift Light No
Electric Start Yes
Tripmeter Yes
No Of Tripmeters 2
Tripmeter Type
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes

Colors

Thunder Black, Indian Red, Springfield Blue

Fuel Gauge Yes
Digital Fuel Gauge Yes
Pillion Seat Yes
Pillion Footrest Yes
Pillion Backrest No
Pillion Grabrail Yes
Stand Alarm Yes
Stepped Seat Yes
Antilock Braking System Yes
Killswitch Yes
Clock Yes

Specs

Engine

Displacement (cc) 1811
Cylinders
Max Power 100
Maximum Torque 138.9
Bore (mm) 101
Stroke (mm) 113
Valves Per Cylinder
Fuel Delivery System Closed Loop fuel injection
Fuel Type Petrol
Ignition Electronic Ignition
Spark Plugs (Per Cylinder)
Cooling System Air Cooled

Transmission

Gearbox Type Manual
No Of Gears 6
Transmission Type Belt Drive
Clutch Wet, multi-plate

Dimensions & Weight

Kerb Weight (Kg) 354
Overall Length (mm) 2630
Overall Width (mm) 1012
Overall Height (mm) 1176
Wheelbase (mm) 1729
Ground Clearance (mm) 140
Seat Height (mm) 660
Fuel Efficiency & Range
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) 20.8
Reserve Fuel Capacity (Litres)
FuelEfficiency Overall (Kmpl)
Fuel Efficiency Range (Km)

Chassis & Suspension

Chassis Type High Tensile Steel
Front Suspension TELESCOPIC FORK/119 MM (4.7 IN) – 46MM CARTRIDGE F
Rear Suspension SINGLE SHOCK / 94 MM

Braking

Brake Type Dual
Front Disc Yes
Front Disc/Drum Size (mm)
Rear Disc Yes
Rear Disc/Drum Size (mm)
Calliper Type 4-piston calipers

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Size (inches) 16
Front Tyre 130/90B16 67H
Rear Tyre 180/65B16 81H
Tubeless Tyres
Radial Tyres
Alloy Wheels

Electricals

Electric System
Battery
Headlight Type
Headlight Bulb Type
Brake/Tail Light
Turn Signal Yes
Pass Light Yes

Performance

0 to 60 kmph (Seconds)
0 to 80 kmph (Seconds)
0 to 40 m (Seconds)
Top Speed (Kmph)
60 to 0 Kmph (Seconds, metres)
80 to 0 kmph (Seconds, metres)

 

Indian Chief Vintage

Indian Chief Vintage

Starts At Rs. 30,82,750(Ex-Showroom Price)

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.

Indian-Chief-Vintage-Front

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.

Indian-Chief-Vintage-Side-2

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.

Versions Ex-Showroom Price (Mumbai)

 

Standard1811cc, Petrol, Manual Rs. 30,82,750

Indian Chief Vintage – Standard Specifications

Features

Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Yes
Tachometer Type Digital
Shift Light No
Electric Start Yes
Tripmeter Yes
No Of Tripmeters 2
Tripmeter Type
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes

Colors

Thunder Black, Indian Red, Springfield Blue

Fuel Gauge Yes
Digital Fuel Gauge Yes
Pillion Seat Yes
Pillion Footrest Yes
Pillion Backrest No
Pillion Grabrail Yes
Stand Alarm Yes
Stepped Seat Yes
Antilock Braking System Yes
Killswitch Yes
Clock Yes

Specs

Engine

Displacement (cc) 1811
Cylinders
Max Power 100
Maximum Torque 138.9
Bore (mm) 101
Stroke (mm) 113
Valves Per Cylinder
Fuel Delivery System Closed Loop fuel injection
Fuel Type Petrol
Ignition Electronic Ignition
Spark Plugs (Per Cylinder)
Cooling System Air Cooled

Transmission

Gearbox Type Manual
No Of Gears 6
Transmission Type Belt Drive
Clutch Wet, multi-plate

Dimensions & Weight

Kerb Weight (Kg) 364
Overall Length (mm) 2634
Overall Width (mm) 1012
Overall Height (mm) 1490
Wheelbase (mm) 1729
Ground Clearance (mm) 142
Seat Height (mm) 660
Fuel Efficiency & Range
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) 20.8
Reserve Fuel Capacity (Litres)
FuelEfficiency Overall (Kmpl)
Fuel Efficiency Range (Km)

Chassis & Suspension

Chassis Type High Tensile Steel
Front Suspension TELESCOPIC FORK/119 MM (4.7 IN) – 46MM CARTRIDGE F
Rear Suspension SINGLE SHOCK / 94 MM

Braking

Brake Type Dual
Front Disc Yes
Front Disc/Drum Size (mm)
Rear Disc Yes
Rear Disc/Drum Size (mm)
Calliper Type 4-piston calipers

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Size (inches) 16
Front Tyre 130/90B16 67H
Rear Tyre 180/65B16 81H
Tubeless Tyres
Radial Tyres
Alloy Wheels

Electricals

Electric System
Battery
Headlight Type
Headlight Bulb Type
Brake/Tail Light
Turn Signal Yes
Pass Light Yes

Performance

0 to 60 kmph (Seconds)
0 to 80 kmph (Seconds)
0 to 40 m (Seconds)
Top Speed (Kmph)
60 to 0 Kmph (Seconds, metres)
80 to 0 kmph (Seconds, metres)

 

Indian Chieftain

Indian Chieftain

Starts At Rs. 34,48,500(Ex-Showroom Price)

The Chieftain is the only faired cruiser from the iconic Indian Motorcycles and is also the most expensive in its line-up. It gets stylish, elegant fenders which have been seen since 1940 in all Indian Motorcycles along with the traditional big ‘Indian’ badging on the fuel tank. It gets keyless entry, which is a secure and convenient feature for the riders.

Indian-Chieftain-Front

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 spacious hard saddlebags which are mounted on quick release anchors and feature remote electronics lock that can be controlled using a mounted button. The fairing houses an audio system that delivers quality sound from dual high-output speakers along with a Bluetooth audio system. It sports an adjustable windshield that can be raised and lowered depending on your requirements.

Indian-Chieftain-Rear

The Indian Chieftain is powered by the same new Thunder Stroke 111 engine that powers the Classic and the Chief Vintage. This engine 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 22,999 (Rs 14.20 lakh) in the US .This bike will be launched in India on January 22, 2014 and is expected to be priced between Rs 24 lakh – Rs 27 lakh (ex-showroom). It will be sold in India as a completely-built-up (CBU) unit.

Versions Ex-Showroom Price (Mumbai)

 

Standard1811cc, Petrol, Manual Rs. 34,48,500

Indian Chieftain – Standard Specifications

Features

Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Yes
Tachometer Type Digital
Shift Light No
Electric Start Yes
Tripmeter Yes
No Of Tripmeters 2
Tripmeter Type
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes

Colors

Thunder Black, Indian Red, Springfield Blue

Fuel Gauge Yes
Digital Fuel Gauge Yes
Pillion Seat Yes
Pillion Footrest Yes
Pillion Backrest No
Pillion Grabrail Yes
Stand Alarm Yes
Stepped Seat Yes
Antilock Braking System Yes
Killswitch Yes
Clock Yes

Specs

Engine

Displacement (cc) 1811
Cylinders
Max Power 100
Maximum Torque 138.9
Bore (mm) 101
Stroke (mm) 113
Valves Per Cylinder
Fuel Delivery System Closed Loop fuel injection
Fuel Type Petrol
Ignition Electronic Ignition
Spark Plugs (Per Cylinder)
Cooling System Air Cooled

Transmission

Gearbox Type Manual
No Of Gears 6
Transmission Type Belt Drive
Clutch Wet, multi-plate

Dimensions & Weight

Kerb Weight (Kg) 370
Overall Length (mm) 2571
Overall Width (mm) 1011
Overall Height (mm) 1529
Wheelbase (mm) 1669
Ground Clearance (mm) 140
Seat Height (mm) 660
Fuel Efficiency & Range
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) 20.8
Reserve Fuel Capacity (Litres)
FuelEfficiency Overall (Kmpl)
Fuel Efficiency Range (Km)

Chassis & Suspension

Chassis Type High Tensile Steel
Front Suspension TELESCOPIC FORK/119 MM (4.7 IN) – 46MM CARTRIDGE F
Rear Suspension SINGLE SHOCK W/AIR ADJUST / 114 MM

Braking

Brake Type Dual
Front Disc Yes
Front Disc/Drum Size (mm)
Rear Disc Yes
Rear Disc/Drum Size (mm)
Calliper Type 4-piston calipers

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Size (inches) 16
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H
Rear Tyre 180/60R16 80H
Tubeless Tyres
Radial Tyres
Alloy Wheels

Electricals

Electric System
Battery
Headlight Type
Headlight Bulb Type
Brake/Tail Light
Turn Signal Yes
Pass Light Yes

Performance

0 to 60 kmph (Seconds)
0 to 80 kmph (Seconds)
0 to 40 m (Seconds)
Top Speed (Kmph)
60 to 0 Kmph (Seconds, metres)
80 to 0 kmph (Seconds, metres)

 

Saurabh Shukla

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