The fairing design was inspired by the sleek and powerful streamliner locomotives of the 1950s.
Chrome engine, chrome exhaust, chrome highway bars and a chrome headdress on the front fender.
The Chieftain Classic features the iconic valanced front fender and 16” wheel.
The Thunder Stroke® 111 V-Twin engine was engineered for smooth torque, plenty of passing power and unmatched handling.
The powerful Thunder Stroke 111 engine produces 119 ft-lbs of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and a smooth ride at any speed.
Outstanding steering geometry and a lightweight cast aluminum frame for responsive handling and agile cornering. ABS brakes for full control.
It's the largest, fastest, most customizable system on two wheels, featuring turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth® connectivity, vehicle information and much more.
Just because it’s a classic look doesn’t make it a classic bike. The Chieftain Classic comes equipped with the latest in riding technology.
High-output speakers in the fairing deliver 100-watts of crystal-clear audio. Featuring a dynamic equalizer that automatically adjusts for road, wind and engine noise.
The Chieftain Classic comes standard with keyless ignition, cruise control, ABS and tire pressure monitoring.
A push-button power windshield allows you to choose the best height for current weather conditions.
With the industry-leading Ride Command system, you control every aspect of your ride on a glove-compatible touchscreen with an easy-to-use interface, customizable vehicle information screens and two-finger pinch-to-zoom.
Now you can choose between three ride modes, Tour, Standard and Sport, for an experience that's customized to your riding style.
Rear Cylinder Deactivation automatically shuts off the rear cylinder when the bike is stopped for enhanced comfort in slow-moving traffic. As soon as you hit the throttle, the rear cylinder seamlessly reactivates for full power.
Wirelessly connect your phone to the bike's display with Bluetooth(R) to enjoy your favorite music on the open road. You can also pair a headset and receive calls and texts.
|Engine Type||Thunder Stroke™ 111|
|Bore x Stroke||101mm x 113mm|
|Electronic Fuel Injection System||Closed loop fuel Injection / 54mm bore|
|Peak Torque RPM||2100 rpm|
|Peak Torque (95/1/EC Nm)||150 Nm|
|Primary Drive||Gear Drive Wet Clutch|
|Gear Ratio (Overall)|
|1RE||9.403 : 1|
|2th||6.411 : 1|
|3th||4.763 : 1|
|4th||3.796 : 1|
|5th||3.243 : 1|
|6th||2.789 : 1|
|Final Drive||2.2 : 1|
|Suspension: Front - Type/Travel||Telescopic Fork/119 mm - 46mm cartridge forks with dual rate springs|
|Suspension: Rear - Type/Travel||Single Shock / 114 mm / pneumatic adjustment|
|Brakes/Front||Dual / Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper Dual Front / 300mm with Anti-Lock Brakes|
|Brakes/Rear||Single / Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper / 300mm with Anti-Lock Brakes|
|Tires/Front||Dunlop® Elite 3 130/90B16 73H|
|Tires/Rear||Dunlop® Elite 3 Multi-Compound 180/60R16 80H|
|Wheels||16"x3.5" & 16" x 5"|
|Exhaust System||Split dual exhaust w/ cross-over|
|Width (INT)||1000 mm|
|Height (INT)||1388 mm|
|Weight (Empty tank / full of fuel)||370 kg / 385 kg|
|SEAT HEIGHT||660 mm|
|GROUND CLEARANCE||142 mm||Rake||25°|
|Fuel Capacity||20.8 liters|
|Standard Equipment||ABS; Cast Aluminum Frame with Integrated Air-Box; Cruise Control; Driving Lights; Highway Bar; Keyless Start; Power Windshield; Genuine Leather Seats; Remote Locking Hard Saddle Bags; Tire Pressure Monitoring; 100 Watt Stereo with AM/FM Bluetooth and Smartphone Compatible Input|
|Gauges||Fairing mounted instrument cluster featuring electronic speedometer, tachometer, and fuel gauge with odometer, dual tripmeters with distance and time, instantaneous and average fuel economy; fuel range; real-time clock; compass; ambient air temperature; gear position display; front and rear tire pressure; engine hours of operation; engine oil life percentage; average speed; battery voltage; radio information display; vehicle trouble code readout; heated grip level (if heated grips installed); and 15 LED telltale indicators: cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation|