Buyers Guide 2016 Indian Chief Classic | Buyer's Guide

2016 Indian Chief Classic | Buyer’s Guide

2016 Indian Chief Classic | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

2016 Indian Chief Classic | Buyer's Guide
2016 Indian Chief Classic

Taking you back to the halcyon days of Indian, the Chief Classic is a naked cruiser with the styling cues you expect from the marque—fully finned top end, laced wheels, valanced fenders, leather seats, a front-fender mounted War Bonnet that lights up, and abundant chrome.

Nods to modern technology include ride-by-wire throttle (all wiring is inside the bars), ABS (with calipers hidden by the fenders), keyless ignition, digital (and analog) instrumentation, a cast aluminum frame, and cruise control. A 29-degree rake gives the Chief Classic a relaxed ride.

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2016 Indian Chief Classic Specs

Engine

  • Engine type: Thunder Stroke 111
  • Bore x stroke: 3.976” x 4.449”
  • Displacement: 111 cubic inches (1811cc)
  • EFI: Closed loop fuel injection
  • Throttle body: 54mm bore
  • Exhaust system: Split dual exhaust with crossover
  • Peak torque: 119.2 ft/lbs @ 3000 rpm
  • Clutch: Wet, multi-plate

Chassis

  • Front suspension: Telescopic forks w/ 4.7 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Single shock w/ 3.7 inches of travel
  • Front braes: Dual 300mm floating rotors w/ 4-piston calipers
  • Rear brake: 300mm floating rotor w/ 2-piston caliper
  • Front tire: Dunlop Elite 3; 130/90B16 73H
  • Rear tire: Dunlop American Elite; 180/65B16 81H
  • Front wheel: 16″ x 3.5″
  • Rear wheel: 16″ x 5″

Dimensions

  • Fuel capacity: 5.5 gallons
  • Ground clearance: 5.5 inches
  • Overall height: 46.3 inches
  • Overall width: 39.4. inches
  • Overall length: 103.5 inches
  • Rake: 29°
  • Trail: 6.1 inches
  • Seat height: 26.0 inches
  • Wheelbase: 68.1 inches
  • Wet weight: 785 pounds

2016 Indian Chief Classic Color:

  • Pearl White

2016 Indian Chief Classic Price:

  • MSRP from $17,999

 

Don Williams
Don Williamshttp://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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