Indian Chief® Dark Horse


Raw. Powerful. Genuine.
Blacked-out from end to end, the 2017 Indian Chief Dark Horse® delivers pure, premium Indian Motorcycle performance.

Blacked-Out Styling
Blacked-Out Styling It’s black from end to end, including the wheels, forks, handlebars, engine, bodywork – even the Warbonnet up front.

Thunder Stroke® 111
Thunder Stroke® 111 The proven, powerful Thunder Stroke® 111 engine serves up 119 ft-lbs of torque, and is finished primarily in black.

Keyless Ignition
Keyless Ignition Enjoy keyless starting that’s secure and convenient. With the Indian® Chief Dark Horse® key fob in your pocket, climb on the bike, push a button and ride. If you misplace the fob, use the individual security code that you pre-programmed into the ignition. 

ABS & Cruise Control
ABS & Cruise Control This advanced, automotive-quality braking lets you ride with confidence and helps you stop under control. Easy to set and adjust, the cruise control enhances your enjoyment during highway cruising.

True Dual Exhaust
True Dual Exhaust The engine produces a rich exhaust note from the true dual exhaust. The exhaust was acoustically engineered to eliminate high-pitched sounds, so what you really hear is Indian Motorcycle® thunder. 

Engine Type

Thunder Stroke™ 111

Displacement CC


Bore X Stroke

101 mm x 113 mm

Compression Ratio


Max Torque

2600 rpm - 138.9 N m

Fuel Tank Capacity

20.8 L

Dimensions LxWxH

2630 mm x 1000 mm x 1176 mm


1730 mm

Seat Height

660 mm

Ground Clearance

139.8 mm

Kerb Weight

341 kg

Tyre Size Front

Dunlop® Elite 3 130/90B16 73H

Tyre Size Rear

Dunlop® American Elite 180/65B16 81H

Brakes Type Front

Dual / Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper Dual Front / 300mm with Anti-Lock Brakes

Brakes Type Rear

Single / Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper / 300mm with Anti-Lock Brakes