2015 Indian Chieftain
Equipped with a hard fairing, hard saddlebags and new comfort and convenience features allows the 2015 Indian Chieftan to stand out. It also comes with an electronically adjustable windshield and high output audio system to keep you going on the long road. The valanced fenders not only look good but are functional blocking road spray as well as gravel. The Indian Chieftan is dressed with the Stage 1 Slip on Exhaust, a Thunder Stroke III engine that produces the power needed for a fast solid ride.
|Engine Type||Thunder Stroke 111|
|Bore Stroke||101 mm x 113 mm|
|Fuel System||Closed loop fuel injection|
|Transmission||Six Speed Gear Drive Wet Clutch|
|Rake Trail||25.0° / NA|
|Seat Height||26 in.|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Fork/4.7 in. - 46 mm cartridge forks with dual rate springs|
|Rear Suspension||Single Shock / 4.49 in. / pneumatic adjustment|
|Front Brake||Dual Floating Rotor, 4 Piston Caliper Dual, 300 mm with Anti-Lock Brakes|
|Rear Brake||Single Floating Rotor, 2 Piston Caliper, 300 mm with Anti-Lock Brakes|
|Front Tire||Dunlop Elite 3 130/90B16 73H|
|Rear Tire||Dunlop Elite 3 180/60R16 80H|
|Fuel Capacity||5.5 gal.|
|Dry Weight||848 lbs. (Wet)|
We ride from Austin to the Arkansas Ozarks on a 1600-mile journey for this 2016 Indian Chieftain First Ride Review.
Family roots run deep in Arkansas. We journey through the scenic Arkansas Ozarks riding a 2016 Indian Chieftain on a personal quest to get closer to those roots.