2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers Review

2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers Review
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The new 2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers is an ideal cruiser bike available in black genuine leather saddlebags and seats. It comes with the standard ABS and keyless ignition. The overall design is beautiful and smooth offering a comfortable riding experience. The whole review of new 2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers with its price and specification are given below.

2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers – Features and Specs

2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers

Engine Features

The new 2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers features the powerful Thunder Stroke 111 engine. It is one of the powerful and award-winning engines with traditional features containing Power Plus motor. The new multi-directional finned valve covers, downward firing exhaust with the large parallel push-rod tubes. This cruiser bike allows the rider to enjoy the keyless ignition. The rider can quickly start the bike the press of start button by keeping the proximity fob in the packet.

Chassis Features

The new 2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers features the cast aluminum frame, which is light in weight but is exceptionally strong. It provides outstanding low-speed handling and confidence riding. The new chrome highway bars offers premium-quality shine with stylish wraps with comfortable footrests like in 2018 Indian Chief Classic Cruisers. The latest leather saddlebags are stylish and convenient. They can store plenty of cargo for the rider and his passenger. There is an impressive Quick Release technology that can attach or remove them in under a minute with no tools required. The mark of the classic Indian Motorcycle design is prominent on the fuel tank with whitewall tires on wire wheels. The new ABS brakes provide enough confidence knowing that rider can brake under control in any situation.

2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers

2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers – Technical Specifications

Engine

Engine Type Thunder Stroke® 111
Displacement 111 cubic inches (1811 cc)
Bore x Stroke 3.976 inches x 4.449 inches (101 mm x 113 mm)
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Electronic Fuel Injection System Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore

Drivetrain

Primary Drive Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Drive/Driven Clutch Wet, Multi-Plate
Final Drive 2.2:1

2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers Specs

Performance

Peak Torque 119 ft-lbs (161.6 Nm)
Peak Torque RPM 3000 rpm

Gear Ratio (Overall)

1st 9.403: 1
2nd 6.411: 1
3rd 4.763: 1
4th 3.796: 1
5th 3.243: 1
6th 2.789: 1

2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers Specs

Suspension

Suspension: Front – Type/Travel Telescopic Fork / 4.7 inches (119 mm) – Cartridge Type
Front Fork Tube Diameter 46 mm
Suspension: Rear – Type/Travel Single Shock / 3.7 inches (94 mm)

Chassis

Front Brakes Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor including 4 Piston Caliper
Rear Brakes Solo / 300 mm Floating Rotor including 2 Piston Caliper
Front Wheels Spoked 16 inches x 3.5 inches
Rear Wheels Spoked 16 inches x 5 inches
Front Tires Dunlop® American Elite 130/90B16 67H
Rear Tires Dunlop® American Elite 180/65B16 81H
Exhaust Split Dual Exhaust w/ Cross-over

Dimensions

Wheelbase 68.1 inches (1730 mm)
Seat Height 26.0 inches (660 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.5 inches (140 mm)
Overall Height 58.7 inches (1490 mm)
Overall Length 103.7 inches (2634 mm)
Overall Width 39.4 inches (1000 mm)
Rake 29°
Trail 6.1 inches (155.0 mm)
Fuel Capacity 5.5 gallons (20.8 liters)
GVWR 1260 lbs (572 kg)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel) 818 pounds / 850 pounds (371 kg /385 kg)

Features

Color Thunder Black

2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers Specs

Standard

Standard Equipment All-New ABS, Cast Aluminum Frame with an Integrated Air-Box, Cruise Control, Genuine Black Leather Seats, Highway Bar, Indian® Script Tank Badge, Quick Release Lexan Windshield, Keyless Ignition, Light Bar, Vintage Fender Badge, Quick Release Vintage Leather, Saddle Bags

Electrical

Gauges Tank mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, ambient air temperature, dual tripmeters, digital tachometer, fuel range, average fuel economy, gear position display, battery voltage, real-time clock, low engine oil pressure & 9 LED tell-tale indicators: cruise control enabled, neutral, cruise control set, check engine, high beam, turn signal, Tank mounted electronic fuel gauge having low fuel LED indicator

2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers

Conclusion

This article provides the full review of new 2018 Indian Chief Vintage Cruisers. It features the powerful engine that can deliver a massive amount of acceleration and torque. The chassis is kept attractive and colorful giving a pleasant look. The seat design gives comfortable long rides while the handlebars and footboards ensure to give the best handling and riding pleasure.

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