Powered by the legendary Thunderstroke 116 giving you more power, more technology, and a meaner blacked out style.
Thunderstroke 116 V-Twin Engine: The air-cooled Thunderstroke 116 engine produces 126 ft-lbs of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and a smooth ride at any speed.
Styled With An Edge. Modern And Mean.: Blacked-out finishes, a sleek fairing, slammed saddlebags, and gunfighter style seat deliver a streamlined, commanding presence. A lowered stance and LED lighting from nose to tail complete the custom-inspired look.
Touchscreen Powered By Ride Command: A gorgeous 7-inch touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND features Apple CarPlay® integration, turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth® connectivity, live traffic and weather, and more.
Agile Handling And Control: Low seat height, ergonomically-designed controls, and a lightweight cast aluminum frame come together for responsive handling and agile cornering — providing a confidence inspiring ride for riders across the board.
Beats For The Streets: Hear every note with high-output speakers in the fairing that deliver 100-watts of crystal-clear audio. The dynamic equalizer automatically adjusts for road, wind, and engine noise.
Ride In Comfort, Your Way: 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.
Push-Button Power Windshield: With the push of a handlebar-mounted button, this flare windshield will raise or lower to your preferred position.
Features For The Win: The Chieftain Dark Horse comes standard with LED Lighting, keyless ignition, cruise control, power-locking saddlebags, ABS and tire pressure monitoring.
18+ Gallons of Cargo Space: Keep your cargo protected from the elements with 18+ gallons of weatherproof storage in power-locking saddlebags.
Engine & Drivetrain
Bore x Stroke: 4.063 in x 4.449 in (103.2 mm x 113 mm)
Weight (As Shipped / Running Order): 791 lbs (359 kg) / 823 lbs (373 kg)
Wheelbase: 65.7 in (1668 mm)
Front Brakes: Dual 300mm floating rotors with 4-piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Tires / Wheels
Front Tires: Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H
Front Wheel: 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 19 in x 3.5 in
Rear Tires: Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
Rear Wheel: 10-Spoke Contrast Cut 16 in x 5 in
Front Fork Tube Diameter: 46 mm
Front Suspension: Telescopic Fork
Front Travel: 4.7 in (119 mm)
Rear Suspension: Single Shock w/ Air adjust
Rear Travel: 4.5 in (114 mm)
Color / Graphics: Black Smoke
Factory Warranty: 2 Years, Unlimited Miles
Gauges: Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear.
Infotainment: 7 in display powered by RIDE COMMAND. Model year 2023 bikes include a complimentary 1-year trial of RIDE COMMAND+ (after which, fees apply) which includes features like live weather/traffic and intuitive destination search. Touchscreen display includes real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; and vehicle trouble code readout.
Lights: LED Headlamp/Tail/Brake/Turn Signal
Standard Equipment: 7 in Touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation and Apple CarPlay integration; Power Windshield; Highway Bars; Vinyl Gunfighter Style Seat; Tire Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; ABS; Cruise Control; Keyless Ignition; 100 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port