2016 Indian Chieftain

2016 Chieftain

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2016 Chieftain Thunder Black

2016 Chieftain Star Silver & Thunder Black

2016 Chieftain Star Silver & Thunder Black

2016 Chieftain Indian Red

2016 Chieftain Indian Red

The 2016 Indian® Chieftain™ is in touch with its past, but far ahead of its time. It’s the first Indian Motorcycle® ever with a hard fairing, hard saddlebags and unprecedented new comfort and convenience features.
It’s like no Indian Motorcycle® ever seen before, yet its style makes clear it has the DNA of a legendary Indian Motorcycle®.

2016 Chieftain Thunderstroke 111

2016 Chieftain Hard Saddlebags

2016 Chieftain Windshield

Thunder Stroke 111The 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.

Hard saddlebags

Spacious hard saddlebags are mounted on quick-release anchors and feature remote electronic locks you control with a console mounted button – or a convenient key fob.


Raise and lower the power-adjustable windscreen with the push of a button to customize airflow and protection.

2016 Chieftain High Output Audio

2016 Chieftain Driving Lights

2016 Chieftain Audio Bluetooth

High-Output Audio

The fairing houses an audio system that delivers clean, quality sound from dual high-output speakers. The aerodynamic fairing blocks wind to allow you to enjoy your highway playlist without interference.

Driving Lights

LED driving lights provide both style and protection down any road you choose to take.

Audio Bluetooth

The integrated Bluetooth® smart phone connection makes it easy to run music stored in the phone through the Indian® Chieftain™ audio system. Playlist info is displayed on the multi-function display screen, and switches near the handgrip make it easy to control the audio. Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth Sig, Inc.

2016 Chieftain Keyless Ignition

2016 Chieftain True Dual Exhaust

2016 Chieftain Vintage Badging

Keyless Ignition

Enjoy convenient and secure keyless starting. With the Indian® Chieftain™ 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.

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 Chieftain War 2016 Bonnet

2016 Chieftain Valenced Fenders

2016 Chieftain Brake Caliper Covers

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.


Brake Caliper Covers

Every Indian Motorcycle® 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.

2016 Chieftain Progressive Styling

2016 Chieftain Saddlebag Audio Kit

2016 Chieftain Quick Release Passenger Back Rest

Progressive Styling

The first Indian Motorcycle of its kind, the 2015 Indian Chieftain maintains the legendary Indian Chief styling, while taking this progressive machine to new heights with advanced features and premium comfort.


Saddlebag Audio Kit

Turn your Indian® Chieftain™ motorcycle into a rolling concert hall with this Saddlebag Audio Kit. Using the colour-matched Concert Audio Lids to replace the stock lids, the integrated audio system will deliver powerful, premium-quality audio to complement the output from your fairing speakers.

Quick Release Passenger Backrest

Provide 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! *Luggage rack sold separately.


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