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Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike Review Specs Price

The new Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike rejected all expectations. A motorcycle with an advanced liquid water-cooled V-Twin engine for a smoother, more powerful ride.

The Indian Challenger is back in 2020, ready to challenge the limits of modern motorcycle workmanship. The 108 cubic inch liquid-cooled Power Plus engine produces class-leading 122 horsepower and 128 ft-lbs of torque. To provide a smooth, confident ride, the Indian Challenger comes standard with an adjustable rear Fox® shock, Brembo® brake, Metzeler® Cruisetec® tire, ABS, cruise control, and ride modes. Dangerous LED headlights, remote locking saddlebags, and 100-watt firing speakers make sure you have a luxury ride for the long haul. The Indian Challenger model for 2021 is available in two colors: Thunder Black and Titanium Metallic Smoke.

Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike – Features and Price

Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike

Free Rein to Dominate

Our Blackout Power Plus Liquid Cooled Engine is an entirely modern design that re-imagines American V Twin performance. Straight from the factory, the Class Leading is dominated by 128 ft-lb of torque and 122 horsepower. The three ride settings provide unparalleled acceleration and passing power while maintaining the V-twin flare you expect.

Carve corners—all of them.

Crew-hugging handling and unbridled stability are provided by the ultimate front suspension, lightweight cast-aluminum chassis, and hydraulically adjustable Fox® rear shock.

Supreme traction. Superior stopping power.

Brembo® brakes with radial mounting provide exceptional braking power, and performance Turing Metzeler® Cruisetec® tires provide excellent traction.

Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike

Style. Comfort. No compromises.

Find out what experiences await you on the Indian Challenger. A motorcycle that is both comfortable and stylish makes it easier to travel long distances than ever before.

Command Attention

There’s nothing wrong with the Challenger coming with an open fender with a slight flip and a new twist on the classic light headdress.

Controlled comfort. Every ride. Every day.

Power-adjusted windshield class-leading chassis-mounted firing provides wind protection and control.

Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike

Style That Stands Alone

Aggressive firing design, complete with LED illumination and dangerously designed moving lights, create a trademark face that guides both sight and function.

Lead the Way

The Indian Challenger is miles ahead of the competition, with all the necessities to make your journey more customizable and fun.

Features for Going The Distance

With keyless ignition, remote locking hard saddlebags, three unique ride modes, cruise control, and a USB charging outlet, you can travel comfortably for long periods.

Beats for the Streets

The high-output speakers in the firing provide 100-watt crystal clear audio, while a sophisticated equalizer compensates for road, wind, and engine noise so you never lose a beat. Optional navigation with traffic and weather overlays appears on the screen.

Storage Ready for Every Forecast

Waterproof saddle bags with more than 18 liters of storage space protect you from the weather.

Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike

New Accessories

Climacommand Heated & Cooled Seats

In all weather conditions, both the rider and the passenger enjoy a comfortable ride. These well-cushioned chairs provide adjustable heating and cooling settings via the side of the seat and the ride command display. Passenger armrest pads and a trunk backrest pad are also available, with matching styles (each sold separately).

Pathfinder Adaptive Led Headlight

Monitors tilt angles in real-time to provide maximum light. As required, 15 different rays are ignited. Lighting has been improved in both low and high beam modes. Reduces road glare and focuses light where needed.

Pathfinder S Led Driving Lights

Diameter: 3.5 inches. Parts with LED lighting that are powerful and durable. Increases motorcycle exposure.

Low Profile Quick Release Passenger Sissy Bar and Backrest Pad

This low-profile quick-release enhances the comfort and support of the passenger without deviating from the attractive design of the passenger sissy bar motorcycle. This steel backstop provides reliable support for passengers to sit comfortably. With a choice of cushioned backrest pads, the creation of the pads compliments the sleek shape of the seat. The material of the black vinyl cover matches the seat cover of the original equipment and additional seats.

Powerband Audio- New for Indian Challenger

Riders can choose between audio options that are 50% higher than factory audio with power band audio. The system is designed with an integrated amp on each speaker (no additional amps required) and is fully integrated with the Ride command. When the power band audio speakers are installed, the ride command itself Recognizes upgrades automatically and increases parity to 5 to 9 bands. The bike has additional preset options and loudness control. Powerband Audio (Firing Upgrade) and PowerBand Audio Plus are available for riders (Firing and Saddle Bag Upgrade).

Quick Release Trunk for Indian Challenger

With the addition of an easy-to-install trunk, you can increase storage and organize your luggage. Each trunk has adequate storage space for two full-face helmets. These trunks have unique color matching possibilities, are more comfortable for a traveler, and are an ideal addition to any ride. They are now available for the Indian Challenger.

Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike

Performance Accessories

The 2021 portfolio of performance accessories for Indian motorcycles Thunderstroke 111, Thunderstroke 116, and Power Plus engines dramatically changes the overall shape, sound, and performance of each engine. Riders will choose to upgrade their performance, starting with the stock engine and progressing to the best stage kit to match their riding style.

Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike – Price

The new Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Motorcycle is available at $22,999 only.

Indian 2021 Challenger Touring Bike – Technical Specifications

Engine & Drivetrain

Bore x Stroke 4.251 inches x 3.799 inches (108mm x 96.5mm)
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Displacement 108 cubic inches (1768cc)
Drive/Driven Clutch Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Electronic Fuel Injection System Closed-loop fuel Injection / 52mm dual bore
Engine Type PowerPlus
Exhaust Split Dual exhaust w/ Resonator
Gear Ratio (1st) 10.169:1
Gear Ratio (2nd) 6.933:1
Gear Ratio (3rd) 5.151:1
Gear Ratio (4th) 4.105:1
Gear Ratio (5th) 3.508:1
Gear Ratio (6th) 3.017:1
Horsepower 122 HP
Peak Torque 128 ft-lbs
Peak Torque RPM 3800 rpm
Transmission/Final Drive 2.379:1
Transmission/Primary Drive Gear Drive Wet Clutch


Fuel Capacity 6.0 gal (22.7 L)
Ground Clearance 5.4 in (137.3 mm)
GVWR 1,385 lb (628 kg)
Lean Angle 31°
Overall Height 56.2 inches (1428.5mm)
Overall Length 98.5 inches (2500.7mm)
Overall Width 39 inches (990.2mm)
Rake/Trail 25-degree / 5.9 inches (150mm)
Seat Height 26.5 inches (672mm)
Weight 796 lb
Wheelbase 65.7 inches (1667.8mm)


Front Brakes Dual / 320mm Semi-Floating Rotor & 4-Piston Radial Caliper
Rear Brakes Single / 298mm Floating Rotor & 2-Piston Caliper

Tires / Wheels

Front Tires Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H
Front Wheel Sports Cast Black 19 inches x 3.5 inches
Rear Tires Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
Rear Wheel Sports Cast Black 16 inches x 5 inches


Front Fork Tube Diameter 43 mm
Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic Cartridge Fork
Front Travel 5.1 in (130 mm)
Rear Suspension Fox Single Shock w/Hyd adjust
Rear Travel 4.5 in (114 mm)


Color / Graphics Thunder Black, Titanium Metallic Smoke
Factory Warranty 2 Years, Unlimited Miles
Gauges Fairing-mounted instrument cluster containing analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer, and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, neutral, cruise control set, high beam, check engine, turn signal, ABS, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MHP or km/h unit designation.
Infotainment 7″ Touchscreen Display with a real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; 100 Watt Audio System having AM/FM, Bluetooth®, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weather-band
Lights LED lighting, including Pathfinder LED Headlamp
Standard Equipment Selectable Ride Modes: Locking Hard Saddlebags: Brembo brakes: 18+ Gallons of storage: ABS: Keyless Ignition: Chassis Mounted Fairing: Adjustable Fairing Air Flow Vents; Power Windshield: Adjustable Air Vents; 12V Charging Port

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