Sitting in the cruiser segment, Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse has a sleek, aesthetic design with modern elements that pays homage to the classic Bobber style. It has a dark and aggressive appearance featuring a blacked-out colour scheme and gloss-black finishes from fender to fender. The subtle and understated graphics with Indian Motorcycle branding in black with minimalistic logos enhance the sleek and stylish look of the bike.
The fuel tank is of a curvy, classic teardrop shape with a capacity of 15.1 litres, making it a perfect ride for short city commutes and extended road trips.
The seat with a height of 662 mm, so the rider gets complete control over the bike with a solo saddle, low seat height and mid-mount foot pegs.
The blacked-out mini-ape handlebars at a relatively low height contribute to the aggressive stance and enhance the rider’s overall control and manoeuvrability. The wide handlebars give the rider a comfortable position with ample leverage for easy handling and stability during sharp turns.
The welded steel tube frame, covered forks, and large headlight bucket with the nacelle and rear shocks give Chief Bobber Dark Horse a glimpse of traditional bobber style.
The traditional spoke wheels match the overall colour scheme of the bike, wrapped in wide tyres to provide excellent grip and stability in various riding conditions.
The Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse also features minimalist mirrors mounted on the handlebars to provide the rider with a clear rear view while riding and ensure safety and visibility on the road.
The Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse is available in three colour options:
- Sagebrush Smoke
- Black Smoke
- Titanium Smoke
The Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse comes in three variants:
- Chief Bobber Dark Horse Sagebrush Smoke
- Chief Bobber Dark Horse Black Smoke
- Chief Bobber Dark Horse Titanium Smoke
Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse has a powerful and reliable 1890 cc air-cooled, Thunderstroke 116 engine capable of delivering substantial torque of 162 Nm at 3200 rpm, ensuring a thrilling and robust riding experience.
The engine’s bore and stroke dimensions are 103.2 x 113 mm, respectively, contributing to its reliability and excellent performance, making it an ideal choice for riders seeking a high-torque cruiser.
The Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse has an advanced electronic fuel injection system consisting of sensors and computer-controlled components working together to regulate the amount of fuel delivered to the engine. It ensures controlled fuel delivery for improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions.
The Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse features a proper yoke-style swingarm to handle the stresses of high-speed riding and a smooth and stable ride.
The LED lighting technology of Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse is well-known for its durability, brightness and energy efficiency, providing excellent visibility in all lighting conditions. The 4-inch instrument cluster features a speedometer, fuel gauge, trip computer, warning lights, and indicators. The bike offers three different riding modes: Tour, Standard and Sport providing a balance of comfort, performance and fuel efficiency.
The GPS navigation system provides turn-by-turn directions and real-time traffic updates to find the rider’s best route to their destination. The radar assistance technology keeps the riders aware of their surroundings to avoid collisions.
Chief Bobber Dark Horse also entails keyless ignition, cruise control, USB charging port, and super-sticky Pirelli Night Dragon tires. And all of these work together to enhance every ride.
The Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse’s 6-speed manual gearbox transmission system delivers seamless gear shifting and optimal performance. It also has a gear drive wet clutch ensuring seamless power transfer and smooth shifting of gears.
The telescopic front suspension provides wheel travel of 132mm which ensures a smooth ride over bumps and rough patches. At the rear, the suspension duties are performed via dual shocks with adjustable preload, which provides wheel travel of 75mm to maintain balance and handle the bike at high speeds.
The Adjustable Braking System (ABS) and disc brakes of the Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse aim to provide confidence to the rider when controlling the bike. The front braking system has a 300mm semi-floating rotor and 4-piston callipers. In contrast, the rear braking system has a single 300mm floating rotor with 2-piston callipers, allowing the rider to navigate challenging terrains.