2016 Indian Chief Classic


2016 Chief Classic in Pearl White

2016 Chief Classic

2016 Chief Classic


The 2016 Indian® Chief® Classic is everything an Indian Motorcycle® was and ever should be.
It’s a sculpted, powerful cruiser, built with the purest necessities of Indian style,
wrapped around the innovation of tomorrow.

2016 Chief Classic Thunder Stroke 111

2016 Chief Classic Keyless Ignition

2016 Chief Classic ABS and Cruise Control

Thunder Stroke™ 111The new Thunder Stroke™ 111 engine delivers an incredible 138.9 Nm (102.4 ft-lbs) of torque and features styling that pays tribute to legendary Indian Motorcycle® engines of the past.

Keyless Ignition

Enjoy keyless starting that’s secure and convenient. With the Indian® Chief® Classic 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

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.

2016 Chief Classic Extensive Chrome

2016 Chief Classic True Dual Exhaust

2016 Chief Classic Vintage Badging

Extensive Chrome

Virtually every surface that could be chromed has been chromed. From end to end, the beautiful, bright chrome finish elevates the iconic style of the Indian® Chief® Classic.

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.

Vintage Badging

Indian Motorcycle® Badging: One of the classic elements of an Indian Motorcycle® is the vintage badging. Ever since the Indian® script logo was first created in 1910, this feature has made the Indian Motorcycle® badging a hallmark of this historic brand.

2016 Chief Classic War Bonnet

2016 Chief Classic Valenced Fenders

2016 Chief Classic Laced Wheels

War Bonnet

Lighting the way as it has done since 1947 is the iconic War Bonnet. Mounted proudly atop the front fender in a chrome frame, this light makes it clear, “This is a genuine Indian Motorcycle®.”

Valenced Fenders

Stylish, elegant and functional, the iconic valenced fenders, standard since 1940, enhance the flowing styling lines of every Indian Motorcycle®. They also provide protection, effectively blocking road spray and gravel kicked up by the tyres.


Laced Wheels

The Indian® Chief® Classic rolls on bright, high quality laced wheels. Forty stainless steel spokes make up the wheels, which evoke iconic, timeless Indian Motorcycle® style.

2016 Chief Classic Centre Console

2016 Chief Classic Brake Caliper Covers

2016 Chief Classic Quick Release Windscreen

Centre Console

Chief® Classic instrumentation combines modern technology and traditional style. The tank-mounted console has a large, easy-to-read analogue speedometer as well as a digital display screen that provides a wealth of valuable ride and fuel data.

Brake Caliper Covers

Every Indian® Chief® Classic is equipped with outstanding brakes, and in keeping with our traditional styling, we choose to cover the calipers. The result is a clean, stylish, beautifully finished sheet metal – iconic Indian Motorcycle® valenced fenders.

Quick Release Windscreen

Quick Release technology makes it easy for an Indian Motorcycle® rider to add the comfort and protection of this Low Windscreen to an Indian® Chief® Cruiser motorcycle in seconds – without tools.

2016 Chief Classic Quick Release Passenger Back Rest

2016 Chief Classic Pinnacle Cover Collection

Quick Release Passenger BackrestProvide your passenger with a strong, secure, comfortable backrest in just seconds by adding this Standard Height Quick Release Passenger Backrest to an Indian® motorcycle. The backrest’s Quick Release technology lets you install or remove the entire backrest in seconds – without tools! Pinnacle Cover CollectionEnhance the custom treatment of your Indian Motorcycle® by adding the Pinnacle Cover Collection to your bike. Each Horn Cover, cam cover and primary cover features branding and graphic and gives the motorcycle a clean, finished custom look.

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