Royal Enfield is one of the oldest brand which is manufacturing good featured motorcycles in India and also in other parts of the world. Royal Enfield bikes are known for their thumping sound. Royal Enfield produces wide range of bikes like Classic 350 CC, Classic 500 CC, Thunderbird 350 CC, and Standard 350 CC etc. Royal Enfield has launched new variant of Thunderbird, new Thunderbird has got some new upgrades with an all new 500 cc power mill. Royal Enfield Thunderbird has always been first choice of long distance tourers due to its comfortable seating and a powerful engine.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 features a 500 cc, 4 stroke, single cylinder, twin spark engine which produces maximum power of 27.2 bhp at 5250 rpm and produces maximum torque of 41.3 Nm at 4000 rpm. This 500 CC engine is mated with a 5 speed manual gear box, with 1 down and 4 up pattern. This variant of Thunderbird has got some new upgrades which are very different from previous generation Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350. Thunderbird 500 has got an all new LED head lamp which provides good visibility in complete dark. Instrument Console has also got some changes like new digital trip meter read out and new handle bar with reduced vibrations. It has also got a newly designed exhaust which is very different from its predecessor. Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 price is Rs. 1,82,571 /- on the road in Mumbai, prices may vary depending on states
Front suspension feature of Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is a telescopic fork and rear has twin gas charged shock absorbers which ensures a comfortable ride on bad roads. Braking responsibilities are handled by front 280 mm single disc and 240 mm single disc at rear. This bike performs well on highways and long distances, ride quality is very good. The 20 litre fuel tank makes it suitable for long rides. Biggest advantage is that you will never feel uncomfortable while riding on long distances. Royal Enfield fans will be disappointed by the sound it produces as old thump sound is missing.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 pictures reveal its muscular looks, Thunderbird 500 is available three color schemes that are All Black, Matte Black and Twilight Black. Thunderbird 500 will be the most expensive bike from Royal Enfield. Although Price of Thunderbird 500 is on higher side but perfomance wise it is better than other bikes in this segment. Mahindra Bikes has introduced the very latest product Rodeo RZ and has become very popular in the present Indian market.