Indian CHIEF Dark Horse

Thunder Black Smoke

Makes a Statement and Backs it up

The Chief Dark Horse looks mean for a reason. With its menacing silhouette and soul stirring Thunder Stroke 111 V-Twin Engine it has to power to own any road.

Thunder Stroke 111 V-Twin Engine

The award-winning Thunder Stroke 111 produces 151 Nm of raw torque for break-neck passing power in every gear.

Exhaust That Roars

Turns heads with dual exhaust pipes that deliver a rich, throaty note.

Corner Carving Power

Engineered to perform with a lightweight cast aluminum frame that delivers easy, nimble control.

Bold In Black

The Chief Dark Horse is pure power and one-of-a-kind style. Premium features and an aggressive, blacked-out design, makes sure it turns heads wherever it goes.

Premium Gloss Black Finishes

Blacked-out from end to end, and now with premium gloss black details, the Chief Dark Horse makes an impressive statement.

Cloaked In Black

A part of Indian Motorcycle’s legacy since 1947, the iconic illuminated headdress is now blacked out.

Iconic Tank Badge

The smoke gray tank badge celebrates classic Indian Motorcycle styling.

Innovation is in its genes.

The Chief stays true to its roots, continuing a tradition of unmistakable style and uncompromising innovation that started over a century ago.

All-New Ride Modes

Customize your ride between three modes — Tour, Standard, and Sport.

Stop-and-Go with Ease

Rear Cylinder Deactivation automatically shuts off the rear cylinder when the bike is stopped for more comfort in slow-moving traffic. Then when you hit the throttle, the rear cylinder seamlessly kicks back up to full power.

A Higher Standard

Cruise control, internally wired handlebars, and keyless ignition so you never have to fumble for your keys again.

Engine Type

49˚ V-Twin

Displacement Cc



1 speed

Bore X Stroke

101 mm x 113 mm

Compression Ratio

9.5 : 1

Max Power Output

Max Torque

151 Nm at 3000 rpm



Fuel Capactiy

Tyre Size Front

Dunlop® Elite 3, 130/90B16 73H

Tyre Size Rear

Dunlop® American Elite, 180/65B16 81H

Brakes Front

Brakes Rear


2630 mm


1730 mm

Seat Height

660 mm

Ground Clearance

140 mm

Kerb Weight

332 kg