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Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser Review Specs Price

The new Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser is another impressive masterpiece by Indian Motorcycles. It is especially designed for those riders who prefer riding a long distance ride with style. This is a fact that the Indian Chief is one of the Heaviest Motorcycle in the World. It provides impressive riding experience on open roads and one can enjoy its comfortable ride all day long. The Indian Chief is built to provide impressive performance and unforgettable ride. The review of new Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser with its price and specifications are given below.

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser – Price and Specifications

The new Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser is available with the price $18,499 only.

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser

Engine Features

The new Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser comes with the powerful 111 V-Twin engine that has been engineered to provide an impressive performance all day long. This bike ensure that rider will always receive high acceleration and torque. The use of latest award winning Thunder Stroke 111 engine have been inspired by the Power Plus motor for an outstanding ride. This engine has the ability to provide 119 ft-lbs of torque with an extraordinary power at low RPM like in 2018 Indian Chief Dark Horse. The use of strong and lightweight cast aluminum frame with ABS braking system ensure that rider always receives exceptional handling and control.

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser

Ultimate Extras

The new Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser comes with an extra features and accessories making the overall ride full of fun and taking to the next level of excitement. The use of perfectly engineered dual exhaust pipe delivers the rich and throaty exhaust note while maintaining its classic look. The latest cruise control with ultimate internally wired handlebars and keyless ignition ensure that rider can feel the class of Indian Motorcycles. The use of heritage-inspired instrumental panel in this bike ensure that rider can always enjoy the classic look.

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser


The new Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser provides classic style and iconic finishing to have an eye-catching view. This Chief was designed as a nod to classic Indian Motorcycle from end to end. This is the most powerful icon in the history of motorcycling. There is no other brand in the world that has such a legendary identification. The logos on this cruisers denotes the power, style and iconic heritage of this brand.

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser – Technical Specifications

Engine & Drivetrain

Bore x Stroke 3.976 inches x 4.449 inches (101 mm x 113 mm)
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Displacement 111 cubic inches (1,811 cc)
Drive/Driven Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Electronic Fuel Injection System Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Engine Type Thunder Stroke® 111
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 N/A
Peak Torque 119 ft-lbs (161.6 Nm)
Peak Torque RPM 3,000 rpm
Transmission/Final Drive 2.2:1
Transmission/Primary Drive Gear Drive Wet Clutch

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser Specs


Fuel Capacity 5.5 gallons (20.8 L)
Ground Clearance 5.5 inches (140 mm)
GVWR 1,260 lb (572 kg)
Lean Angle N/A
Overall Height 46.3 inches (1,176 mm)
Overall Length 103.5 inches (2,630 mm)
Overall Width 39.4 inches (1,000 mm)
Rake/Trail 29° / 6.1 inches (155.0 mm)
Seat Height 26.0 inches (660 mm)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel) 745 lbs / 777 lbs (338 kg / 352 kg)
Wheelbase 68.1 inches (1,730 mm)


Front Brakes Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Rear Brakes Solo / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser Specs

Tires / Wheels

Front Tires Dunlop® Elite 3 130/90B16 73H
Front Wheel Cast 16 inches x 3.5 inches
Rear Tires Dunlop® American Elite 180/65B16 81H
Rear Wheel Cast 16 inches x 5 inches


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

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser Specs


Color / Graphics Steel Gray
Gauges Tank-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer; dual tripmeters; digital tachometer; ambient air temperature; cruise control set, fuel range; low engine oil pressure; vehicle trouble code readout; average fuel economy; battery voltage; cruise control enabled, gear position display; real-time clock; heated grip level (if heated grips installed); and 9 LED telltale indicators: neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, and MPH or km/h unit designation; All-new tank mounted electronic fuel gauge with low fuel LED indicator
Infotainment N/A
Lights N/A
Standard Equipment ABS, Cast Aluminum Frame with an Integrated Air-Box, Cruise Control, Keyless Ignition

Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser


This article is about the review of new Indian Chief 2018 Cruiser and it is covered under Bikes Catalog. This is one of the best performing cruiser bike that offers plenty of power and torque. This bike features the best chassis that has been carefully designed to provide better riding experience. The suspension have been optimized for outstandingly smooth ride while the braking system ensure that rider will always receive good stopping force.

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