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2021 Indian Chieftain® Dark Horse® Icon
2021 Indian Chieftain® Dark Horse® Icon

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Indian
Indian
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Chieftain® Dark Horse® Icon
Chieftain® Dark Horse® Icon
Model Code
N21TCDBBAS
N21TCDBBAS
Color
Stealth Gray
Stealth Gray

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Dual 300 mm floating rotors with 4-piston calipers

Rear - Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper

ABS

Front - Dual 300 mm floating rotors with 4-piston calipers

Rear - Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper

ABS

Wheels

Front - 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 19 x 3.5 in.

Rear - 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 16 x 5 in.

Front - 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 19 x 3.5 in.

Rear - 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 16 x 5 in.

Tires

Front - Metzeler Cruisetec 130 / 60B19 66H

Rear - Metzeler Cruisetec 180 / 60R16 80H

Front - Metzeler Cruisetec 130 / 60B19 66H

Rear - Metzeler Cruisetec 180 / 60R16 80H

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 98.7 in. (2,506 mm)
Overall - 98.7 in. (2,506 mm)
Height
Overall - 54.5 in. (1,385 mm)
Overall - 54.5 in. (1,385 mm)
Width
Overall - 39.4 in. (1,000 mm)
Overall - 39.4 in. (1,000 mm)
Weight

Empty tank - 791 lb. (359 kg)

Full of Fuel - 823 lb. (373 kg)

Empty tank - 791 lb. (359 kg)

Full of Fuel - 823 lb. (373 kg)

Ground Clearance

5.1 in. (130 mm)

Lean angle - 31°

5.1 in. (130 mm)

Lean angle - 31°

Wheelbase
65.7 in. (1,668 mm)
65.7 in. (1,668 mm)
Seat Height
25.6 in. (650 mm)
25.6 in. (650 mm)
Max Weight Capacity
GVWR - 1,385 lb. (628 kg)
GVWR - 1,385 lb. (628 kg)

Drivetrain

Transmission
6 Speed
6 Speed
Primary Drive
Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Final Drive
2.2:1
2.2:1

Electrical

Instrumentation

Gauges - Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear.

7 in. Ride Command® touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map / navigation with real-time traffic and weather; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; vehicle trouble code readout and Apple CarPlay Integration.

Gauges - Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear.

7 in. Ride Command® touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map / navigation with real-time traffic and weather; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; vehicle trouble code readout and Apple CarPlay Integration.

Lighting
Pathfinder LED Headlamp / Tail / Brake / Turn Signal
Pathfinder LED Headlamp / Tail / Brake / Turn Signal

Engine

Engine
Thunderstroke® 116
Thunderstroke® 116
Horsepower
92 hp
92 hp
Displacement
1,890 cc (116 ci)
1,890 cc (116 ci)
Bore x Stroke
4.063 x 4.449 in. (103.2 x 113 mm)
4.063 x 4.449 in. (103.2 x 113 mm)
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
Gear Ratio

1st - 9.403 : 1

2nd - 6.411 : 1

3rd - 4.763 : 1

4th - 3.796 : 1

5th - 3.243 : 1

6th - 2.789 : 1

1st - 9.403 : 1

2nd - 6.411 : 1

3rd - 4.763 : 1

4th - 3.796 : 1

5th - 3.243 : 1

6th - 2.789 : 1

Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Fuel System
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Exhaust
Split dual with cross-over
Split dual with cross-over
Ignition
Keyless
Keyless
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gal. (20.8 l)
5.5 gal. (20.8 l)
Peak Torque
126 ft. lb. (168 Nm) @ 2,900 rpm
126 ft. lb. (168 Nm) @ 2,900 rpm

Operational

Front Suspension

Telescopic fork

Travel - 4.7 in. (119 mm)

Telescopic fork

Travel - 4.7 in. (119 mm)

Rear Suspension

Single shock with air adjust

Travel - 4.5 in. (114 mm)

Single shock with air adjust

Travel - 4.5 in. (114 mm)

Rake
25°
25°
Trail
5.9 in. (150 mm)
5.9 in. (150 mm)
Fork
Front Tube Diameter - 46 mm
Front Tube Diameter - 46 mm
Seat
Vinyl Rogue
Vinyl Rogue

Other

Additional Colors

Stealth Gray

Burnt Orange Metallic Smoke

Crimson Metallic

Stealth Gray

Burnt Orange Metallic Smoke

Crimson Metallic

Includes
Infotainment - Ride Command with connected services such as real time traffic weather and traffic overlay on new bikes includes a complimentary 2-year trial for connected features from the vehicle sales date (after which, fees apply).
Infotainment - Ride Command with connected services such as real time traffic weather and traffic overlay on new bikes includes a complimentary 2-year trial for connected features from the vehicle sales date (after which, fees apply).
Cargo Capacity
Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags
Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags
Warranty
2 Years, Unlimited Miles
2 Years, Unlimited Miles

Features

Features

  • MADE TO OUTPERFORM: The Chieftain Dark Horse combines superior power and agile handling to deliver a confident, high-performance ride.
  • THUNDERSTROKE 116 V-TWIN ENGINE: The blacked-out Thunderstroke 116 engine produces 126 ft-lb of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and responsive ride at any speed. 6-speed gearbox, throttle by wire and three distinct ride modes tailor the all the power perfectly to your needs.
  • STYLED WITH AN EDGE: Blacked-out finishes, a sleek fairing, slammed saddlebags, and Rogue seat deliver a streamlined, commanding presence
  • FORM MEETS FUNCTION: This bagger’s streamlined look matches its impressive performance capabilities. It’s powerful and loaded with ride-enhancing technology.
  • INDIAN MOTORCYCLE RIDE COMMAND: RIDE COMMAND is the largest, most customizable system on two wheels, with Apple CarPlay® integration, turn-by-turn navigation with intuitive destination search capabilities, Bluetooth connectivity, vehicle information, plus connected traffic and weather overlays to keep you on the road longer.
  • MODERN. MEAN.: LED lighting from nose to tail and a lowered stance complete the custom-inspired look.
  • CORNER CARVING CONFIDENCE: Outstanding steering geometry and a lightweight cast aluminum frame come together to provide responsive handling and agile cornering at all speeds.
  • 18+ GALLONS OF CARGO SPACE: Keep your cargo protected from the elements with 18+ gallons of weatherproof storage in power-locking slammed saddlebags.
  • ALL THE TECHNOLOGY YOU NEED: And then some. A full suite of the latest technology adds customization and comfort to every ride.
  • PREMIUM AUDIO: Hear every note with high-output speakers in the fairing that deliver 100-Watts of crystal-clear audio. And the dynamic equalizer automatically adjusts for road, wind, and engine noise.
  • FEATURES FOR THE WIN: The Chieftain Limited comes standard with LED Lighting, keyless ignition, cruise control, power-locking saddlebags, ABS and tire pressure monitoring.
  • PUSH-BUTTON POWER WINDSHIELD: With the push of a handlebar-mounted button, this flare windshield will raise or lower to your preferred position.

Standard Equipment

  • 7 in. Ride Command® Touchscreen Display with Navigation and Apple CarPlay® integration; Power Windshield; Highway Bars Tire Pressure Monitoring; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; Cruise Control; 100 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port

Features

  • MADE TO OUTPERFORM: The Chieftain Dark Horse combines superior power and agile handling to deliver a confident, high-performance ride.
  • THUNDERSTROKE 116 V-TWIN ENGINE: The blacked-out Thunderstroke 116 engine produces 126 ft-lb of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and responsive ride at any speed. 6-speed gearbox, throttle by wire and three distinct ride modes tailor the all the power perfectly to your needs.
  • STYLED WITH AN EDGE: Blacked-out finishes, a sleek fairing, slammed saddlebags, and Rogue seat deliver a streamlined, commanding presence
  • FORM MEETS FUNCTION: This bagger’s streamlined look matches its impressive performance capabilities. It’s powerful and loaded with ride-enhancing technology.
  • INDIAN MOTORCYCLE RIDE COMMAND: RIDE COMMAND is the largest, most customizable system on two wheels, with Apple CarPlay® integration, turn-by-turn navigation with intuitive destination search capabilities, Bluetooth connectivity, vehicle information, plus connected traffic and weather overlays to keep you on the road longer.
  • MODERN. MEAN.: LED lighting from nose to tail and a lowered stance complete the custom-inspired look.
  • CORNER CARVING CONFIDENCE: Outstanding steering geometry and a lightweight cast aluminum frame come together to provide responsive handling and agile cornering at all speeds.
  • 18+ GALLONS OF CARGO SPACE: Keep your cargo protected from the elements with 18+ gallons of weatherproof storage in power-locking slammed saddlebags.
  • ALL THE TECHNOLOGY YOU NEED: And then some. A full suite of the latest technology adds customization and comfort to every ride.
  • PREMIUM AUDIO: Hear every note with high-output speakers in the fairing that deliver 100-Watts of crystal-clear audio. And the dynamic equalizer automatically adjusts for road, wind, and engine noise.
  • FEATURES FOR THE WIN: The Chieftain Limited comes standard with LED Lighting, keyless ignition, cruise control, power-locking saddlebags, ABS and tire pressure monitoring.
  • PUSH-BUTTON POWER WINDSHIELD: With the push of a handlebar-mounted button, this flare windshield will raise or lower to your preferred position.

Standard Equipment

  • 7 in. Ride Command® Touchscreen Display with Navigation and Apple CarPlay® integration; Power Windshield; Highway Bars Tire Pressure Monitoring; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; Cruise Control; 100 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port