Thursday, 11 October 2012

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 launched in India at Rs 1.82 Lac

Royal Enfield has yet again a winner in their hand. The Indian bike maker launched the Thunderbird 500 in India today. The motorcycle, which was first showcased at the 2012 Indian Auto Expo, to a rapturous response, is now up and ready for sale, at a price of INR 1.82 lakhs on-road Mumbai. The company has also confirmed the launch of Thunderbird 350cc in India at a price of Rs 1.43 Lac.

Displacement:   499cc
Engine:   499cc, 4-Stroke
Maximum Power:   27.2 Bhp @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque:   41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Gears:   5 Speed
Clutch:   NA
Bore:   70
Stroke:   90
Cylinder Configuration:   NA
Engine Block Material:   NA
Chassis Type:   NA
Cooling Type:   Air Cooling
Carburetor:   NA
Length:   2060.00 mm
Width:   895.00 mm
Height:   1300.00 mm
Weight:   195.00 kg
Ground Clearance:   135.00 mm
Fuel Tank:   20.00 ltrs
Wheelbase:   1350.00 mm
Electrical System:   NA
Headlamp:   55W projector headlamp
Battery Type:   Maintainance Free
Battery Voltage:   12V
Battery Capacity:   14Ah
Horn:   NA
Wheel Type:   Spoke
Wheel Size:   90/90-19 – 120/80-18 mm
The other features of this bike includes -
  • Projector Head Lamp
  • Bungee Mounts
  • Twin Trip Meters
  • Rear Disc Brake
  • 20 Liter Fuel Tank
  • 43mm front forks
  • Improved oval section swing arm for better high speed handling
  • Shorter Exhaust Muffler
The Thunderbird 500 will be available in three colors, Flicker Black, Twilight Black and Stone Matt.


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