Thunder Black

Heritage Looks. State-of-the-Art Technology.

Striking classic design paired with modern technology.

Timeless Style

Genuine leather saddlebags, classic wire wheels, whitewall tires, and premium leather seats make for a rich, classic ride.

As Smooth as it is Powerful

The famed Thunder Stroke 111 engine produces 151 Nm of torque. Exceptional power at low RPM and a smooth ride at any speed.

Agile Handling and Control

Easy, nimble control made possible by a lightweight cast aluminum frame.

Every Ride is an Experience

Premium amenities deliver a refined experience that’s steeped in nostalgia.

Draped in Chrome

An illuminated headdress leads the way, with a chromed-out engine, highway bars, hand controls and headlight in tow.

Modern Can Look Timeless

The heritage-inspired instrument panel delivers the vintage look you want, while still giving you all the information you need.

Iconic Badging

Vintage badges: a powerful and stylish nod to tradition.

Classic in Looks Alone

Don’t be fooled by its classic looks, the Chief Vintage comes jam-packed with the latest in riding tech.

All-New Ride Modes

Now you can choose between three ride modes — Tour, Standard, and Sport — for an experience customized to your riding style.

Stop and Go Comfort

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.

Features galore

Driving lights, a quick release windshield, cruise control, and keyless ignition make every ride a premium experience.

Engine Type

Thunder Stroke™ 111

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® American Elite, 130/90B16 67H

Tyre Size Rear

Dunlop® American Elite, 180/65B16 81H

Brakes Front

Dual 300 mm floating rotor with 4-piston calipers

Brakes Rear

Single 300 mm floating rotor with 2-piston caliper


2583 mm x 1000 mm x 1442 mm


1701 mm

Seat Height

660 mm

Ground Clearance

142 mm

Kerb Weight

379 kg