The 2022 Indian Chieftain Elite joins the Chieftain, Chieftain Black Horse, and Chieftain Limited in the 2022 Indian Motorcycle portfolio. The Chieftain Elite was introduced to celebrate the 120 years of Indian Motorcycle, and only 150 examples have been produced. This premium motorcycle represents the very best of the Chieftain lineup and is one of the most expensive models in the American manufacturer’s lineup.
The Chieftain Elite shares much of its hardware with the Indian Chieftain Limited and the Chieftain Dark Horse. It’s powered by the company’s Thunderstroke 116 engine displaces 1,890 cc while producing 126 ft-lb of torque. In typical Indian Motorcycles fashion, the company has not revealed an official horsepower figure for the Chieftain Elite.
It also offers the same extensive list of features and riding aids with a 7-inch infotainment system powered by the Ride Command software, remote locking saddlebags, three ride modes, cruise control, rear cylinder deactivation, keyless ignition, and a 12V charging port.
Additionally, it comes with an electronically adjustable windshield, tire pressure monitoring system, and a fantastic 400 Watt audio system.
The 2022 Indian Chieftain Elite is available in just one color scheme — Heavy Metal Smoke with Polished Bronze Accents.
The 2022 Indian Chieftain Elite starts at $27,999 USD / $34,999 CAD
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The eye-catching Heavy Metal Smoke paint is complemented by premium bronze engine finishes, badging, and componentry.
Truly Exclusive. Truly Elite.
With only 150 available across the globe, the Chieftain Elite is highly exclusive.
Powered by the Thunderstroke 116
Our award-winning Thunderstroke 116 V-twin has 126 ft-lbs of torque and power to spare in every gear.
Precision Machined Front Wheel
An open fender showcases a 10-spoke, precision machined wheel that completes the custom look.
Take a Front Row Seat
Overcome road and engine noise with a sound system that cuts through it all. PowerBand Audio works seamlessly with RIDE COMMAND and sets the mood for your trip, thanks to front fairing speakers with built-in amplifiers. And the 9-band equalizer to crystal clear sound.
LED Lighting Fender to Fender
The Adaptive Pathfinder LED headlight combined with the rear saddlebag LED lights provide even more eye-catch style – even at night.
All cargo is protected inside spacious, weatherproof saddlebags. Simply press a button the console or key fob, and your cargo is stowed away safely.