2009 Indian Chief motorcycle review @ Top Speed

16 Мар 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи 2009 Indian Chief motorcycle review @ Top Speed отключены
Indian Chief Deluxe



In the style consecrated it as a brand, Indian one-off looking motorcycles for the masses. A number of four are ready for 2009: two cruisers, the Standard and Chief Deluxe and two the Chief Roadmaster and Chief All are built around the Power 105 ci, air-cooled V-Twin motor is as modern as they get.

a Closed Loop Sequential Fuel Injection system and transmission, the new Chief models not look up for the competition, but even it.


Based in Springfield, the Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing had presented their first in 1901, started mass motorcycles in 1902 and by 1907 had already built their V-Twin engine.

The Chief made an entry in 1922 you guessed, it was one of the greatest bikes at that time. It had a 61 ci (1000 cc) Plus engine which was to displacement to as much as 73 ci (1200 cc) a single year of production.

By 1928, the company’s continuous had influenced in a positive way the reliability and quality of the Indian product and the even came out with a brake that year.

All build in 1940 featured skirted fenders, but the Chief received a new sprung frame not only added a plus of but radically improved handling as A very well known is that the Indian Chief was but definitely not slow, as it could 85 mph without any modification brought to it.

financial problems, in 1950, came out with an 80 ci (1300 cc) as well as with telescopic for the Chief.

Production was eventually in 1953.

Almost a decade the Indian trademark was purchased by a new based in Gilroy, California and started producing their new the Chief in 1999. The Indian had reborn and it was powered by a 100 ci Power engine made by SS. Still, bad … again when a investor backed out in 2003, the company to bankruptcy.

In 2006, the Indian trademarks and intellectual property were by Stellican Limited, a London-based equity firm. They are behind the in-house built 105 ci engine powering all four models.


Harley-Davidson is the with resources to counteract move and if we thing a little at the already present in their we can already find the models appropriate for this century-long

The Softail Deluxe is definitely an worthy of being taken in before buying the Standard and Deluxe Chief, mostly of the way it looks and the shockingly more starting price: $17,499.

The Softail Classic starts at and it is probably the best bike to be up right next to the Roadmaster and Vintage Chief.

Both are fitted with the 96 ci, air-cooled, Cam 96B engine that is Electronic Port Fuel Injected. the Indian engine is bigger and (in cases) better, Harley has the price on its side and that often means guaranteed Still, I don’t worry Indian not selling as much as capable of producing.

The Japanese motorcycle makers also come a long way their V-Twin engine cruising and touring motorcycles so such as the Honda VTX 1800N and Suzuki Boulevard C109R and C109RT, Kawasaki Vulcan Classic or LT and Vulcan 1700 or Voyager as well as the entire Star series from Motorcycles have started the same language as Harley-Davidson and


The 2009 Chief are all about good looks and the Indian style. Did you even to look at an old motorcycle and thing at how it must have been by a very careful owner you hear that the thing has totally restored and it even a minor crash in its early

Indian Chief Deluxe

Well, that is also the you get when looking at an all-new Chief motorcycle only this time you’re “No, you won’t fool me that year of fabrication. thing is old, I’ve red its history pages.” and still be

Four similar and yet different mark the 2009 model

The Indian Chief Standard features a 5.5 gallon fuel with mounted analog and multifunction digital display, and polished engine with covers two-into-one stainless exhaust system and chrome wheels covered by deeply fenders. Standard colors are Black with Silver and Thunder Black with Head Dress, but there are two other available. These are the Red with Silver Script and Red with Gold Head

The Indian Chief Deluxe with long skirt and two-tone paint jobs as as the white wall tires and the two seat available in black, tan and red with or without fringe. colors, apart from the ones, are Indian Red with Script, Indian Red with Head Dress, Thunder Winter White w/ Silver Dress, Midnight Blue Winter White w/ Silver Dress and Thunder Black Red w/ Gold Head Dress.

The Indian Chief Roadmaster a windscreen, saddlebags, and a luxury seat, the last two being in black, tan and red leather with or fringe. Available colors Indian Red with Gold Indian Red with Gold Dress, Thunder Black White w/ Silver Head Midnight Blue Metallic White w/ Silver Head Thunder Black Indian Red w/ Head Dress and Smoke Metallic Winter White w/ Head Dress

The Indian Vintage also features wall tires and two-tone but it comes with a unique seat with passenger available and vintage saddlebags in tan and red leather with fringe. color for this model is the Thunder Black while the available are Indian Red, Cream, Thunder Black Red, Willow Green Cream, Indian Red Ivory and Arizona Turquoise Winter


Of course, the manufacturer’s price will vary on the model of choice. Therefore, the MSRP for the Standard is $30,999 feel like having a …?), the Deluxe has a $31,999 while (this is where all the fun Roadmaster’s is $33,999 and Vintage’s is I hope you were sitting reading this part.


Having come a long way which was very paved with obstacles, it is a miracle that the Indian has made it through so the only for us remaining to do is to hope that it carry on being produced no interruptions. And no, I won’t mention about the economical downturn, such a bike is also an


Engine and Transmission


Other articles of the category "Indian Chief":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts


Born in the USSR


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Motorcycles catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Motorcycles.