The 2022 Indian Chief Dark Horse is for discerning Chief enthusiasts who are looking for something with all the thrills and excitement of the base Chief model but with a little more power. Like many other models in the 2022 Indian line-up, the base Chief is paired with an upgraded Dark Horse model, with a larger engine, higher-spec components, and a blacked-out aesthetic.
The Chief Dark Horse variant draws power from the larger Thunderstroke engine from Indian Motorcycles. It’s an American-made 1,890 cc Thunderstroke 116 V-twin unit that produces 120 lb-ft of torque, and around 79 horsepower. That huge power is kept under control thanks to three selectable ride modes (Tour, Standard, Sport), cruise control, and more.
Other top-quality features include Indian’s amazingly well-disguised Ride Command system, which now sits in a 4-inch touchscreen cylinder, much like a vintage tachometer, but with modern technology that controls everything you need. Throw in a brand-new redesign, a list of top-notch components, and you’ve got the brand-new Chief Dark Horse.
The Chief Dark Horse is available in three color options: Black Smoke, Alumina Jade Smoke, and Stealth Gray.
The 2022 Indian Chief Dark Horse starts from $16,999 USD / $19,999 CAD.
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Price: $16,999 USD / $19,999 CAD
Powerful Thunderstroke 116 engine
Brand new design language
Unique 4” round Ride Command system
Engine: 1,890 cc Thunderstroke 116 twin-cylinder engine
The air-cooled Thunderstroke 116 produces 120 ft-lbs of raw torque for passing power in all 6 gears, giving you the power to leave everything – and everyone – in your exhaust.
Turn heads on every corner with simple, purposeful design showcasing bobbed fenders, exposed rear shocks and a steel welded tube frame. It’s an invitation to make it your own.
TOUCHSCREEN WITH RIDE COMMAND
The 4 in touchscreen maintains a classic aesthetic by disguising itself as an analog gauge. Use it as a speedo and a tach, but it also provides turn-by-turn navigation (with live weather and traffic), controls ride modes, lets you answer and decline calls, and manage your music from any Bluetooth®-connected device.
BLACK, AND MORE BLACK
Dark by design with premium gloss-black finishes from fender to fender.
19 in MACHINED CAST WHEEL
The 19 in machined cast front wheel with ABS adds to the menacing stance and will beg you to roll the throttle.
RIDE WITH CONFIDENCE
With a low seat height, a solo saddle, and mid-mount foot pegs that keep your feet underneath you, the Chief gives every rider complete control.
FEATURES FOR THE WIN
Off the line, every Chief Dark Horse comes with keyless ignition, USB charging port, cruise control, and super-sticky Pirelli® Night Dragon tires.
LIGHT YOUR WAY
Full LED lighting provides great visibility to the road ahead.
CHOOSE YOUR RIDE
Choose between three ride modes – Tour, Standard, and Sport – for an experience that’s tailored to your riding style.