Indian Challenger: Unleash the Power of Liquid-Cooled V-Twin Performance

Powerful, Stylish, Comfortable, Modern, Distinctive

Behold the Indian Challenger, a marvel of American engineering and craftsmanship that whispers freedom and roars dominance. From the rugged black roads of a bustling city to the serpentine trails of a mountain pass, this bike is not just a ride; it's an experience, a statement of style and strength.

A machine carved for the corners, all of them. With the chassis-mounted fairing offering an incredibly stable handling, it allows you to dance with the wind. The inverted front suspension, lightweight cast-aluminum frame, and hydraulically adjustable Fox® rear shock enhance your journey, giving a curve-hugging precise handling that ensures you carve your mark on every road.

The PowerPlus liquid-cooled engine is the heart of this beast. Not just an engine, but a symphony of horsepower, delivering a class-leading 128 ft-lbs of torque and 122 hp that dominate straight from the factory. It's not merely about speed; it's about the sensation, the growl that resonates with your very soul, redefining what an American V-twin is supposed to be.

Style that sets you apart from the crowd. Aggressive fairing design with full LED lighting provides a menacingly styled front, leading the way in both function and fashion. Riding the Challenger, you're not following trends; you're setting them.

Comfort is not sacrificed in the pursuit of performance. Three riding modes – Rain, Standard, and Sport – allow you to tailor your ride to your style and mood. And when stuck in that pesky slow-moving traffic, rear cylinder deactivation ensures that your comfort remains uncompromised.

Race-spec Brembo® Brakes and performance touring Metzeler® Cruisetec® tires translate to superior stopping power and supreme traction, providing safety without compromising on the thrill.

And what's a ride without your favorite tunes? The high-output speakers in the fairing promise 100-watts of crystal-clear audio, while the dynamic equalizer automatically adjusts to road, wind, and engine noise, ensuring that the beats for the streets are never lost.

The Challenger offers features that ensure you can go the distance. From keyless ignition to locking hard saddlebags, cruise control, and a USB charging port, every detail is meticulously thought out. And with 18+ gallons of weatherproof cargo space, your possessions are as cared for as you are.

But this bike is not just about specs and features; it's about the feeling, the connection between man and machine. It's about the ride that lingers long after the engine's growl has faded into the distance.

The Indian Challenger is more than a motorcycle; it's a lifestyle, a companion for those who believe in living life in the fast lane. It's for the bold, the brave, those who aren't afraid to stand alone. It's a ride that doesn't just take you from one point to another; it takes you on a journey. It's not just about the destination but the ride, the road, and everything in between.

The new Challenger builds on its lineage, enhancing what was already an impressive ride with technical attributes and friendly amenities. The inclusion of full LED lighting, race-spec Brembo brakes, fairing-mounted 100-watt speakers, and Indian's proprietary infotainment system – Ride Command – makes it a holistic package, a bike designed not just to ride but to conquer.

For the adventurer, the dreamer, the relentless, the Indian Challenger is not just a choice; it's a statement. It's a bike that doesn't merely promise performance but embodies it. It's a ride that doesn't just dominate the road but becomes one with it.

To those looking to dominate with free rein, the Indian Challenger is not just a bike; it's a calling. It's the road beckoning, the wind singing, the engine roaring, the heart beating. It's you, unchained, unbridled, unstoppable.


  1. Powerful Engine: With 122 hp and 128 ft-lbs of torque, the PowerPlus liquid-cooled engine offers robust performance that dominates straight from the factory.
  2. Exceptional Handling: Features like chassis-mounted fairing, inverted front suspension, and hydraulically adjustable Fox® rear shock ensure precise, curve-hugging handling.
  3. Distinctive Style: The aggressive fairing design with full LED lighting gives it a unique and commanding appearance.
  4. Advanced Braking System: Race-spec, radially-mounted Brembo® Brakes provide superior stopping power, enhancing safety and control.
  5. Ride Customization: Three ride modes (Rain, Standard, Sport) allow riders to tailor the experience to their preferences, making it adaptable to different conditions and styles.
  6. Comfortable Ride: Features like Rear Cylinder Deactivation during stops, high-quality suspension, and adjustable wind protection add comfort to the ride.
  7. Modern Amenities: Infotainment, keyless ignition, cruise control, and ample storage make long-distance rides enjoyable and convenient.
  8. Quality Tires: Performance touring Metzeler® Cruisetec® tires offer supreme traction for confident riding.


  1. Price Tag: Starting at $24,999 MSRP, it might be considered expensive for some riders.
  2. Weight: At 831 lbs (377 kg) running order, it might feel heavy for some, potentially impacting maneuverability, especially for less experienced riders.
  3. Seat Height: With a seat height of 26.5 inches (672 mm), it might be less accessible for shorter riders.
  4. Fuel Capacity: While the 6.0-gallon (22.7 L) tank is decent, some touring riders may prefer an even larger fuel capacity for extended ranges between fill-ups.
  5. Limited Color Options: Available in only Black Metallic and Titanium Smoke, it may leave those looking for more vibrant or varied color options unsatisfied.

The Indian Challenger combines power, style, and modern amenities to offer a thrilling yet comfortable riding experience. However, the price, weight, and limited color options might be considerations for potential buyers. It's a bike crafted for those who appreciate performance, uniqueness, and are willing to invest in a premium experience.


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