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Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger Review Specs Price

The new Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger is an impressive cruiser with the best combination of superior power and agile handling to deliver a confident, high-performance ride. The motorcycle offers ride-enhancing amenities including Ride Command with Apple CarPlay integration, rear cylinder deactivation, selectable ride modes and new Metzeler Cruisetec tires. The other standard amenities include cruise control, ABS, highway bars, remote-locking saddlebags, full LED lighting and tire pressure monitoring. Extracting attention to detail in paint and fully blacked-out finishing offer a premium and custom appearance. The new Chieftain Dark Horse is available in three paint schemes, i.e., Ruby Smoke, Thunder Black Smoke and Titanium Smoke.

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger – Features and Price

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger


The new Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger features a thunder stroke 116 V-Twin engine that delivers 126 ft-lb of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and responsive ride at any speed. In addition, the motorcycle has got a 6-speed gearbox, throttle-by-wire, and three distinct ride modes that tailor all the power perfectly to the rider’s needs.

Styled with an Edge

The motorcycle has blacked-out finishes, slammed saddlebags, a sleek fairing, and a Rogue seat that delivers a streamlined and commanding presence.

Ride Command

The new Ride Command system is the most extensive and customizable system on the two wheels with Apple Ride CarPlay integration, turn-by-turn navigation with intuitive destination search capabilities, vehicle information, Bluetooth connectivity and connected traffic and weather overlays to maintain on the road for a more extended period.

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger

Form Meets Function

The new Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger has a streamlined appearance that matches its impressive performance capabilities. The motorcycle is robust and loaded with ride-enhancing technology.

Modern Mean

The motorcycle features the new LED lighting from nose to tail and a lowered stance that completes the custom-inspired appearance.

Corner Carving Confidence

The new Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger features an outstanding steering geometry and lightweight cast aluminum frame that come together to offer responsive handling and agile cornering at all speeds.

More Cargo Space

The Indian Chieftain Dark Horse offers more than 18 gallons of cargo space and weatherproof storage in power-locking slammed saddlebags.


The new Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger features the full suite of the latest technology that adds customization and ultimate comfort to every ride.

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger

Premium Audio

Thanks to the latest 100-Watts of high-output speakers, the rider can hear every note of crystal-clear audio. Furthermore, the dynamic equalizer automatically adjusts for wind, road, and engine noise.

Features for the Win

The new Chieftain Limited comes standard with LED lighting, cruise control keyless ignition, power-locking saddlebags, tire pressure monitoring, and ABS. In addition, thanks to the push button mounted on the handlebar, the flare windshield with raise or lowers according to the rider’s preferred position.

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger


The new Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger comes with plenty of accessories;

  • Clima-Command Heated and Cooled Seats
  • Pathfinder Adaptive LED Headlight
  • Pathfinder S LED Driving Lights
  • Powerband Audio for Indian Challenger
  • Quick Release Trunk for Indian Challenger

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger – Price

The new Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger comes at the price of $28,799 only.

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger – Technical Specifications

Engine and Drivetrain

Bore x Stroke 4.063-inch x 4.449-inch (103.2mm x113mm)
Compression Ratio 11:1
Displacement 116 cubic inches (1,890 ccs)
Drive/Driven Clutch Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Electronic Fuel Injection System Closed-loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Engine Type Thunderstroke® 116
Exhaust Split Dual Exhaust w/ Cross-over
Gear Ratio (1st) 9.403: 1
Gear Ratio (2nd) 6.411: 1
Gear Ratio (3rd) 4.763: 1
Gear Ratio (4th) 3.796: 1
Gear Ratio (5th) 3.243: 1
Gear Ratio (6th) 2.789: 1
Horsepower 92 HP
Peak Torque 126 ft-lb (168 Nm)
Peak Torque RPM 2,900 RPM
Transmission/Final Drive 2.2: 1
Transmission/Primary Drive Gear Drive Wet Clutch

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger Specs


Fuel Capacity 5.5 gal (20.8 L)
Ground Clearance 5.1 in (130 mm)
GVWR 1,385 lb (628 kg)
Lean Angle 31-degree
Overall Height 54.5 inches (1385 mm)
Overall Length 98.7 inches (2,506 mm)
Overall Width 39.4 inches (1,000 mm)
Rake/Trail 25-degree / 5.9 inches (150 mm)
Seat Height 25.6 inches (650 mm)
Weight 791 lb (359 kg)
Wheelbase 65.7 inches (1668mm)


Front Brakes Dual 300mm floating rotors having 4-piston calipers
Rear Brakes Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor and twin Piston Caliper

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger Specs

Tires / Wheels

Front Tires Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H
Front Wheel 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 19 inches x 3.5-inch
Rear Tires Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
Rear Wheel 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 16-inch x 5-inch


Front Fork Tube Diameter 46 mm
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork
Front Travel 4.7 inches (119 mm)
Rear Suspension Single Shock with Air adjust
Rear Travel 4.5 inches (114mm)


Color / Graphics Thunder Black Smoke, Titanium Smoke, Ruby Smoke, – Icon Colors: Stealth Gray, Crimson Metallic, Burnt Orange Metallic Smoke
Factory Warranty 2 Years, Unlimited Miles
Gauges Fairing-mounted instrument cluster containing analog speedometer and tachometer having fuel gauge, odometer, range, and current gear.
Infotainment Ride Command with connected services such as real-time traffic weather and traffic overlay on 2021 model year bikes features a complimentary 2-year trial for related features from the vehicle sales date (after which fees apply). 7″ Ride Command® touchscreen display with a real-time clock; ambient air temperature; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; heading; audio information display; map/navigation with real-time traffic and weather; vehicle status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, altitude, stop time, altitude change); trip meters; screen brightness; ride mode selection; vehicle trouble code readout and Apple CarPlay Combination.
Lights Pathfinder LED Headlamp/ Brake/Tail/ Turn Signal
Standard Equipment 7-inch Ride Command® Touchscreen Display having Navigation and Apple CarPlay® integration; Power Windshield; Vinyl Rogue Seat; Highway Bars; Tire Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; ABS; Selectable Ride ModesCruise Control; Keyless Ignition; 100 Watt Audio System including AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port

Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger Specs


In the end, team Bikes Catalog would love to say that the new Indian 2021 Chieftain Dark Horse Bagger is an excellent cruiser bike, an ideal motorcycle for long rides. The bike features a 1,890 cc power engine that delivers incredible performance and instant throttle response. The stylish chassis always demand to have another view while the motorcycle’s carefully designed seat ensures to have a comfortable long-distance ride.

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