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2017 Indian Chief® Vintage
2017 Indian Chief® Vintage

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Indian
Indian
Model Year
2017
2017
Model
Chief® Vintage
Chief® Vintage
Model Code
N17CCVAAAF
N17CCVAAAF
Color
Springfield Blue / Ivory Cream
Springfield Blue / Ivory Cream

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Dual, 300 mm floating rotor, 4-piston caliper

Rear - Single, 300 mm floating rotor, 2-piston caliper

Front - Dual, 300 mm floating rotor, 4-piston caliper

Rear - Single, 300 mm floating rotor, 2-piston caliper

Wheels

Front - 16 x 3.5 in. 40 spoke

Rear - 16 x 5 in. 40 spoke

Front - 16 x 3.5 in. 40 spoke

Rear - 16 x 5 in. 40 spoke

Tires

Front - Dunlop® American Elite 130/90B16 67H

Rear - Dunlop® American Elite 180/65B16 81H

Front - Dunlop® American Elite 130/90B16 67H

Rear - Dunlop® American Elite 180/65B16 81H

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 103.7 in. (2,634 mm)
Overall - 103.7 in. (2,634 mm)
Height
Overall - 58.7 in. (1,490 mm)
Overall - 58.7 in. (1,490 mm)
Width
Overall - 39.4 in. (1,000 mm)
Overall - 39.4 in. (1,000 mm)
Weight

Empty tank - 824 lbs. (374 kg)

Full tank - 856 lbs. (388 kg)

GVWR - 1,260 lbs. (573 kg)

Empty tank - 824 lbs. (374 kg)

Full tank - 856 lbs. (388 kg)

GVWR - 1,260 lbs. (573 kg)

Ground Clearance
5.5 in. (140 mm)
5.5 in. (140 mm)
Wheelbase
68.1 in. (1,730 mm)
68.1 in. (1,730 mm)
Seat Height
26 in. (660 mm)
26 in. (660 mm)

Drivetrain

Final Drive
2.2:1
2.2:1

Engine

Engine
Thunder Stroke® 111
Thunder Stroke® 111
Displacement
111 ci (1,811cc)
111 ci (1,811cc)
Bore x Stroke
3.976 x 4.449 in. (101 x 113 mm)
3.976 x 4.449 in. (101 x 113 mm)
Torque
119.2 ft. lbs. (161.6 Nm) @ 3,000 rpm
119.2 ft. lbs. (161.6 Nm) @ 3,000 rpm
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
Fuel System
Closed loop fuel injection; 54 mm bore
Closed loop fuel injection; 54 mm bore
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gal. (20.8 l)
5.5 gal. (20.8 l)
Clutch
Wet, multi-plate
Wet, multi-plate
Exhaust
Split dual with crossover
Split dual with crossover
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

Operational

Primary Drive
Gear
Gear
Suspension

Front - Telescopic fork 46 mm; 4.7 in. (119 mm) travel

Rear - Single shock; 3.7 in. (94 mm) travel

Front - Telescopic fork 46 mm; 4.7 in. (119 mm) travel

Rear - Single shock; 3.7 in. (94 mm) travel

Rake
29°
29°
Trail
6.1 in. (155 mm)
6.1 in. (155 mm)

Other

Additional Colors
Thunder Black, Willow Green over Ivory Cream, Indian Motorcycle® Red over Ivory Cream
Thunder Black, Willow Green over Ivory Cream, Indian Motorcycle® Red over Ivory Cream

Features

Features

  • QUICK RELEASE SADDLEBAGS - These genuine leather saddlebags offer both style and convenience. They hold plenty of cargo for you and your passenger. Plus, they feature Quick Release technology, so you can attach or remove them in minutes.
  • HERITAGE-INSPIRED POWERPLANT - Designed from the ground up, the Thunder Stroke® 111 is a powerful engine offering premium performance, as well as legendary features inspired by the Power Plus motor of the 1940s - Multi-directional finned valve covers. Downward firing exhaust. Large, parallel push-rod tubes. Organic, asymmetric fin styling. Right-hand drive. Right-hand cam cover. Classic 2/3 head-to-cylinder neck down.
  • CLASSIC WHITE WALL TIRES - The mark of classic Indian Motorcycles® design - whitewall tires.
  • ABS BRAKING - With ABS braking, you'll ride with confidence, knowing you can brake under control in any situation.
  • DRIVING LIGHTS - With standard front driving lights, the Chief® Vintage illuminates the road for safe riding, day or night.
  • CHROME HEADDRESS - The most powerful icon in motorcycling. Since 1947, the illuminated headdress has graced the front fender of nearly every Indian Motorcycle, guiding the way from legend to legend.
  • QUICK RELEASE WINDSHIELD - This stylish windshield provides outstanding wind and weather protection to make every ride more comfortable. With Quick Release technology, it can be installed or removed in less than a minute, with no tools.
  • 119 FT-LBS OF TORQUE - The Thunder Stroke® 111 produces 119 ft.lbs of torque with extraordinary power at low RPM, so you can accelerate hard with power to spare in every gear.
  • INTERNALLY WIRED HANDLEBARS - This high-profile area features all-chrome hand controls. Plus, all of the wiring is routed inside the handlebars for a clean, premium-quality look.
  • CHROME HAND CONTROLS - Chrome is the new standard, and you'll find it from end to end on the Chief® Vintage.
  • MODERN YET TIMELINESS INSTRUMENTS - We brought this heritage-inspired instrument panel into the 21st century, while maintaining its timeless style.
  • KEYLESS IGNITION - Never fumble for your key again. With the proximity fob in your pocket, all you have to do is climb on, press the start button and ride away. Misplace your fob? Just enter your personal security code and go.
  • CRUISE CONTROL - Automotive-quality cruise control is easy to set and adjust for smooth, relaxed highway cruising.
  • PREMIUM GENUINE LEATHER - Cushioned seats and spacious saddlebags feature premium grade leather designed to withstand the elements and retain its natural beauty. The seats deliver all-day riding comfort. And the bags provide convenient, reliable cargo space.
  • INDIAN MOTORCYCLE®BADGING - The logos and branding on this bike are powerful, stylish and iconic. No other brand has such legendary identification. For over 115 years, Indian Motorcycle® has stood for the ultimate in power, performance and style.
  • CAST ALUMINUM FRAME - This cast aluminum frame is lightweight yet exceptionally strong, providing excellent low-speed handling, and confidence-inspiring stability on the highway
  • CHROME HIGHWAY BARS - Chrome highway bars provide premium-quality shine that can be accessorized with stylish wraps or comfortable footrests.

Features

  • QUICK RELEASE SADDLEBAGS - These genuine leather saddlebags offer both style and convenience. They hold plenty of cargo for you and your passenger. Plus, they feature Quick Release technology, so you can attach or remove them in minutes.
  • HERITAGE-INSPIRED POWERPLANT - Designed from the ground up, the Thunder Stroke® 111 is a powerful engine offering premium performance, as well as legendary features inspired by the Power Plus motor of the 1940s - Multi-directional finned valve covers. Downward firing exhaust. Large, parallel push-rod tubes. Organic, asymmetric fin styling. Right-hand drive. Right-hand cam cover. Classic 2/3 head-to-cylinder neck down.
  • CLASSIC WHITE WALL TIRES - The mark of classic Indian Motorcycles® design - whitewall tires.
  • ABS BRAKING - With ABS braking, you'll ride with confidence, knowing you can brake under control in any situation.
  • DRIVING LIGHTS - With standard front driving lights, the Chief® Vintage illuminates the road for safe riding, day or night.
  • CHROME HEADDRESS - The most powerful icon in motorcycling. Since 1947, the illuminated headdress has graced the front fender of nearly every Indian Motorcycle, guiding the way from legend to legend.
  • QUICK RELEASE WINDSHIELD - This stylish windshield provides outstanding wind and weather protection to make every ride more comfortable. With Quick Release technology, it can be installed or removed in less than a minute, with no tools.
  • 119 FT-LBS OF TORQUE - The Thunder Stroke® 111 produces 119 ft.lbs of torque with extraordinary power at low RPM, so you can accelerate hard with power to spare in every gear.
  • INTERNALLY WIRED HANDLEBARS - This high-profile area features all-chrome hand controls. Plus, all of the wiring is routed inside the handlebars for a clean, premium-quality look.
  • CHROME HAND CONTROLS - Chrome is the new standard, and you'll find it from end to end on the Chief® Vintage.
  • MODERN YET TIMELINESS INSTRUMENTS - We brought this heritage-inspired instrument panel into the 21st century, while maintaining its timeless style.
  • KEYLESS IGNITION - Never fumble for your key again. With the proximity fob in your pocket, all you have to do is climb on, press the start button and ride away. Misplace your fob? Just enter your personal security code and go.
  • CRUISE CONTROL - Automotive-quality cruise control is easy to set and adjust for smooth, relaxed highway cruising.
  • PREMIUM GENUINE LEATHER - Cushioned seats and spacious saddlebags feature premium grade leather designed to withstand the elements and retain its natural beauty. The seats deliver all-day riding comfort. And the bags provide convenient, reliable cargo space.
  • INDIAN MOTORCYCLE®BADGING - The logos and branding on this bike are powerful, stylish and iconic. No other brand has such legendary identification. For over 115 years, Indian Motorcycle® has stood for the ultimate in power, performance and style.
  • CAST ALUMINUM FRAME - This cast aluminum frame is lightweight yet exceptionally strong, providing excellent low-speed handling, and confidence-inspiring stability on the highway
  • CHROME HIGHWAY BARS - Chrome highway bars provide premium-quality shine that can be accessorized with stylish wraps or comfortable footrests.