The new Springfield Dark Horse 2020 Indian Touring Motorcycle features an entirely redesigned and restyled structure. The motorcycle features slammed saddlebags with rogue seats, blacked-out finishes and Thunder Stroke 116 engine, while the standard features include ride modes and rear cylinder, Cruiser control and keyless ignition including tire pressure monitoring. An all-new 2020 Springfield Dark Horse come in Sagebrush Smoke, Thunder Black Smoke and White Smoke. Following is the full review of Springfield Dark Horse 2020 Indian Touring Motorcycle with its price and specifications.
Springfield Dark Horse 2020 Indian Touring Motorcycle – Features and Price
Bigger, Better, and Badder
It’s a fact that the Indian Motorcycle being America’s first motorcycle company, is launching the high performing and awesome motorcycles on an annual basis. This 2020 lineup features the Thunder Stroke 116 engine that is a completely redesigned Ride Command System. As the Vice President of Indian Motorcycles, Reid Wilson says that this new lineup has got all the features and upgrades that result in inconsistent performance and readability.
Thunder Stroke 116
The new Springfield Dark Horse 2020 Indian Touring Motorcycle features a mighty and highly efficient Thunder Stroke 116 engine. This engine has never been used in any production vehicle, and Indian motorcycles have proudly introduced it into the 2020 lineup. This engine comes straight from the factory and is a 116 cubic-inch air-cooled V-twin engine featuring a high-flow cylinder head offering class-leading performance with 126 ft-lbs torque. The thunder stroke 116 comes standard in Springfield Dark Horse, Chieftain Dark Horse, Roadmaster Dark Horse and other 2020 lineup bikes.
Ride Command with Connected Services
The Indian Motorcycles have introduced an exciting update in their Ride Command System with Connected Services. It is a completed redesigned version of the industry-leading infotainment system. It comes with a standard seven inches screen including glove-touch technology and Ride Command now features an all-new quad-core processor to offer the fastest infotainment experience available. The new connected features include traffic and weather overlays to plan their ride to avoid traffic and poor weather conditions.
Furthermore, the Ride Command features a destination search capabilities and improved customizable ride screens. This command system is the industry’s most extensive and most customizable infotainment system on two wheels.
Built for Bold
The new 2020 Springfield Dark Horse is built for those individuals who want something more from their ride. Thanks to the powerful V-Twin engine and fantastic styling, the overall motorcycle appearance provides an incredible riding pleasure. The new matte paint scheme enhances the general black accents to ensure a premium appearance. Thanks to its attractive styling and design, the Springfield Dark Horse is impossible to ignore as it roars down the road. The overall impression is inspired by the look of a custom motorcycle, due to which an open front fender exposes 19 inches of 10-spoke contrast-cut front wheel with iconic Indian Motorcycle headdress leading the way.
Handling and Comfort
The 2020 Indian Springfield Dark Horse is easy to handle and effortlessly balanced to make sure that it quietly worked on corners. Its lightweight cast aluminum frame and enhanced touring design provide a more sumptuous handling feel. The slammed bags don’t just look good as they offer weatherproof storage for all the gear. The low-profile Rogue seat provides room for two and it is being designed to withstand the elements.
Moreover, the motorcycle is available in three ride modes, i.e., Standard, Tour, and Sport, to ensure a more incredible experience that customizes the riding style. The new Rear Cylinder Deactivation automatically shuts off the rear cylinder when the motorcycle is stopped to provide comfort in slow-moving traffic. The rear cylinder flawlessly kicks back up to full power when someone hits the throttle. It is loaded with the latest technology that features a modern convenience with unmissable styling. The motorcycle is fully-loading with ride-enhancing features like cruise control, keyless ignition and tire pressure and much more.
Springfield Dark Horse 2020 Indian Touring Motorcycle – Price
The new Springfield Dark Horse 2020 Indian Tourer is available from $22,499 to $22,999 only.
Springfield Dark Horse 2020 Indian Touring Motorcycle – Technical Specifications
|Transmission||6-speed/constant mesh/foot shift|
|Battery||12 volts / 18 amp/hour, 310 CCA|
|Bore x Stroke||4.063 inches x 4.449 inches (103.2 mm x 113 mm)|
|Charging System||42 amp max output|
|Compression Ratio||11.0: 1|
|Displacement||115 cubic inches / 1890 cc|
|Exhaust||Split dual exhaust with crossover|
|Final Drive||Belt drive, 152 tooth|
|Fuel Capacity||5.5 gallons (20.8 ltr)|
|Fuel System||Electronic fuel injection, closed-loop/54 mm bore|
|Oil Capacity||Six qts (5.68 ltr)|
|Primary Drive||Gear drive wet clutch|
|Torque||126 ft-lbs at 2900 rpm (168 Nm at 2800 rpm)|
|Front Suspension||An all-new Telescopic fork, 46 mm diameter, 4.7 inches (119 mm) travel|
|Rear Suspension||Single shock 4.5 inches (114 mm) travel, air adjustable|
|Dry Weight||758 lbs (344 kg)|
|Ground Clearance||5.2 inches (142 mm)|
|GVWR||1385 lbs (628kg)|
|Length||99.3 inches (2522 mm)|
|Rake/Trail||25° / 5.2 inches (133 mm)|
|Seat Height||26 inches (660 mm)|
|Wheelbase||67 inches (1701 mm)|
|Brake System||Type Individual front and rear control including ABS|
|Front Braking System||Dual 300mm floating rotor including 4-piston calipers|
|Rear Braking System||Single 300mm floating rotor including 2-piston caliper|
Wheels & Tires
|Front Tire||Dunlop® American Elite, 130/60B19 61H|
|Front Wheel||Cast 19″ x 3.5″ with tire pressure monitoring|
|Rear Tire||Dunlop® Elite 3, 180/60R16 80H|
|Rear Wheel||Cast 16″ x 5.0″ with tire pressure monitoring|
Colors & MSRP
|Thunder Black Smoke||$22,499 US / $27,499 CAN|
|White Smoke||$22,999 US / $27,999 CAN|
|Sagebrush Smoke||$22,999 US / $27,999 CAN|
This article provides the full detail of Springfield Dark Horse 2020 Touring Bike, and it has been covered under Bikes Catalog. An all-new Thunder Stroke 116 engine ensures ultimate performance and instant throttle response. Its latest and attractive design ensures that the motorcycle always remains the center of attention. The new seat and handlebar design offers superb handling and riding pleasure.