2014 Indian Chief Classic First Ride In India

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Indian Chief Classic
Indian Chief Classic

2014 Indian Chief first ride in India

is now in India and while that like an NRI returning, it isn’t, and I Columbus for his geographically colossal The first bike I got my hands on is the lowest of the three models, the Chief Classic. (Read the report here )

If you’ve my story on the Indian Chieftain. the top with bags and loads of then you know most of the already. The Classic wears the valanced fenders and much of the and details minus the huge mounted fairing on the top model. it differs is obviously equipment it still gets keyless and stuff.

And in the frame.

You see, the Chieftain a negative fork offset to steering effort to balance the weight of the massive fairing. The therefore, feels a little to steer than the top model. feel it more in slow than anywhere but it’s

On the other hand, the Classic is a marvelous cruiser to ride. quality and finish levels are and the presence the bike has is hard to

The Classic feels a little to steer than the Chieftain, uses a negative fork to lighten steering effort to the extra weight of the massive

The motorcycle is huge. It feels it is ten feet long when you next to it and once you get on the impression of being a motorcycle of considerable is hard to escape. And you wouldn’t to either.

It’s one of things you’ll love about it.

The 111 is a marvelous engine. It’s smooth and torque is in abundance no how you ride it. Its voice is distinctive and on the ears and I saw as much as 160kmph strain or effort.

The gear shifts are a little but I expect it to get smoother as time

The “war bonnet” on the Indian Classic

With pneumatic adjustment (though not remotely on the Chieftain). the ride quality is great and handling, despite the wheelbase, is appealing. The Chief into corners with enthusiasm though the long naturally makes it hard to direction anything other steadily. Agile it isn’t but its are far from glacial.

Indian Chief Classic
Indian Chief Classic

As in it will be amongst the very handling cruisers I’ve yet when we road test it.

The 111 is super smooth and torque is in no matter how you ride it

Indian their motorcycles at the premium end of the with the Classic being Rs lakh ex-showroom, while the is Rs 33 lakh. The middle model, the gets a screen and leather and will cost Rs 29.5 lakh.

Indian, owned by Polaris, to start their sales a dealership in Delhi in the next two followed by a dealer in Bangalore. expects the sales to be about units a year to start That’s 10 per cent  share of the 1600cc import class as the defines it.

A dealership in Mumbai follow.

Indian currently has the three Chief models in range but more models show up starting later year.

OVERDRIVE broke the story the brand was coming to India and we also the first to ride the Chieftain. You can see our story here and video introduction to the Chieftain

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