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2016 Indian Chieftain Looks in New Colors, Price Announced

Two new color schemes have been added to the list for the 2016 model year Indian Chieftain. Customers looking forward to getting a Chieftain in 2016 will be able to choose from no less than four options: Thunder Black and Indian Motorcycle Red, that were already in production last year, complemented by a Silver Smoke livery and a two-tone option, Star Silver and Thunder Black.
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When Indian was relaunched under Polaris, the Chieftain was the flagship model, but since then, its place was taken by the Roadmaster dresser. Still, the Chieftain remains one of the most popular choices, especially among those who use their bike for traveling longer distances.

A bike ready to tour the states and look good while at it


The bike comes with genuine leather seats, and is equipped with a lot of traditional cruiser touring amenities. The ABS brakes, cruise control, power windshield, remote central locking had saddlebags, tire pressure monitoring, and 100W stereo system are all on the standard trim list.

Power comes from the Thunder Stroke 111 air-cooled v-twin that delivers 119.2 lb-ft (161.7 Nm) peak torque and packs sufficient passing power to make fast highway hauls a thrilling and fun business.

The engine's performance and tonal signature can be improved, as we already told you. Indian Motorcycle and exhaust manufacturer Remus teamed up and a dedicated silencer range was engineered for the entire Indian line-up. The Chieftain can receive chrome slip-on cans, and you can even follow the link to hear their sound when installed on a Chieftain.

If you plan to get a 2016 Indian Chieftain, you should prepare to fork out $22,999 for the base version of the flat color models, or add $1,000 or $2,000 for the Silver Smoke and Silver Star/Thunder Black, respectively.

 

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