2014 Indian Chief breaks cover at the Sturgis annual motorcycle rally
Nithyanandh K, As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I'm, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!
The 2014 Indian Chief has been unveiled marking the legendary American two wheeler marque’s rebirth.
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The new Indian Chief, a HD Road King rivaling cruiser, will be unveiled at the annual motorcycle rally conducted in Sturgis, USA. Here are few images of the India bound Indian.
Powered by the newly developed 1.8L Thunder Stroke 111 engine, the Indian Chief is available in three variants – Classic, Vintage and Chieftain. The heavy cruiser incorporates the old school charm with modern technologies.
Auxiliary lamps on either side of the headlamp, a chrome finished engine, an illuminated Indian head (called the “war bonnet”) on the front mudguard, tank mounted instrument dial along with a low and heavy stance characterizes the new Chief.
The Thunder Stoke 111 is a fuel injected 49 degree V-Twin liquid cooled petrol engine which generates 161 Nm of torque (Power output is not released yet). The engine is paired to a six speed transmission.
Head to next page to know about the variant lineup.