Review of 2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers

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The new 2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers is an impressive cruiser featuring updated styling and detailing. This Chieftain cruiser is equipped with all of the bagger essential, i.e. ABS, Keyless ignition, cruise control and 100-watt premium audio system with AM/FM and USB input. The cruiser features an all-new infotainment package to the ride command system to receive turn-by-turn GPS navigation by using an accessory option. This cruiser model features the 19 inches of the ten-spoke, blacked-out front wheel with an open front fender. The review of 2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers with its price and features are given below.

2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers – Features and Price

Engine Features

The new 2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers comes with the powerful thunder stroke 111 engine. It is one of the powerful and award-winning engines containing the traditional features, which are inspired by the Power plus Large, Parallel pushrod tubes. Like 2018 Indian Springfield Cruisers, this motorcycle can deliver the maximum torque of 110 ft-lbs with outstanding power at low RPM. The new 6-speed transmission comes as standard so the rider can quickly tap the full potential of the Thunder Stroke 111. The passenger need not fumble for a key. He only needs proximity fob in his pocket and has to press the start button and can enjoy his ride. In case of any loss on a fob, he only has to enter his security code.

2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers

Chassis Features

The new 2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers comes with the cast aluminum frame, which is light in weight but is exceptionally strong offering excellent handling and confidence-inspiring stability on the highway. Internally wired handlebars ensure to have a clean and premium quality look. There is the push-button power windshield which is very helpful in raising and lowering the windshield electronically. The latest 100-watt audio system delivers premium quality sound from dual high-output speakers. The smartphones and other audio sources can be connected via USB cable or Bluetooth. The 7-inch touchscreen display provides all the necessary information to the rider, and its plus point is that rider does not need to remove gloves to operate it. The saddlebags provide enough space to store cargo in it. There is an open front fender which exposes 19 inches of the blacked-out wheel and dual front brakes giving a custom-inspired look. The flared fender design gives a subtle nod to Indian’s wide fenders of the 1920s and 1930s. The latest ABS brakes provide confident riding. The latest cruiser control is effortless to set and adjust for smooth and relaxed highway cruising.

2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers

2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers – Price

The new 2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers is available with a price of $21,499 only.

2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers – Technical Specifications

Engine

Engine Type Thunder Stroke® 111
Displacement 111 cubic inch (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

2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers Specs

Drivetrain

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

Performance

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

2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers Specs

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

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 w/ Air adjust / 4.5 inches (114mm)

Chassis

Brakes/Front Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Brakes/Rear Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Wheels/Front Cast 19 inches x 3.5 inches
Wheels/Rear Cast 16 inches x 5 inches
Tires/Front Dunlop® American Elite 130/60B19 61H
Tires/Rear Dunlop® Elite 3 Multi-Compound 180/60R16 80H
Exhaust Split Dual Exhaust w/ Cross-over

2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers Specs

Dimensions

Wheelbase 65.7 inches (1668 mm)
Seat Height 26.0 inches (660 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.6 inches (142 mm)
Overall Height 54.6 inches (1388 mm)
Overall Length 98.7 inches (2506 mm)
Overall Width 39.4 inches (1000 mm)
Rake 25°
Trail 5.9 inches (150.0 mm)
Fuel Capacity 5.5 gallons (20.8 l)
Weight 785 lbs
GVWR 1385 lbs (628 kg)

Features

Color / Graphics Steel Gray

Standard

Standard Equipment 7 inches touchscreen display, ABS, Cast Aluminum Frame with an Integrated Air-Box, Keyless Ignition, Cruise Control, Driving Lights, Power Windshield, 100 Watt Stereo with AM/FM Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband

Electrical

Gauges Fairing-mounted instrument cluster containing analog speedometer and tachometer, with fuel gauge, range, odometer, and current gear. 15 LED important indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, security system, high beam, turn signal, ABS, battery, check engine, low tire pressure, low fuel, low engine oil pressure and MHP or km/h unit designation.
7″ Touchscreen Including real-time clock, ambient air temperature, audio information display, vehicle trouble code readout, average fuel economy, Vehicle Status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change), Vehicle Info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position), Dual Trip Meters (fuel range, miles, instantaneous fuel economy time, average speed), Bluetooth connectivity for phone and headset

2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers

Conclusion

This review article gives complete information amount 2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers, and it is covered under Bikes Catalog. This cruiser features a powerful and high performing engine. The chassis is kept light in weight with excellent detailing. The seat gives maximum rider comfort while the new handlebars provide full control over the ride. Those riders who like to enjoy the long distance ride should purchase the 2018 Indian Chieftain Cruisers.

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