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Royal Enfield has launched the much awaited Royal Enfield Thunder 500 or “Royal Thunderbird 500 Evolved” bike in India . Powered by a 500cc engine , it is the more powerful version of the Royal Royal Enfield thunder 350 . Royal Enfield bikes are the first choice of the bike tourists and now Royal Enfield has given them more powerful bike option to cover all those rough hilly roads and long distances .

The bike has got the newly designed headlamp and LED tail lamp . The bike dashborad sports speedometer, tachometer and a fuel guage with two digital tripmeters. The rear disc brake inclusion improves the safety of the heavy weight bike .

Royan Enfield Thunderbird 500

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 key features :

  • TANK : Unique ‘Black’ styling and the 3D motifs
  • HEADLIGHT : A head lamp console with the projector beam and Neon Halo ring
  • SPEEDOMETER : The futuristic instrument console with the digital LCD display with the 2 independent trip meters
  • BACK REST : Split seats with a removable rear seat that can be used as a luggage carrier
  • REAR BRAKE : A rear disc brake & retractable foot pegs
  • BRAKE LIGHT : LED lamp with light guides
  • ENGNE : 4 stroke, air cooled, all black 500cc engine.
royal enfield speedometer

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 specifications :

  • Engine
    • Type : Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark, Air cooled
    • Displacement : 499cc
    • Bore x stroke : 84mm x 90mm
    • Compression Ratio : 8.5:1
    • Power (max): 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
    • Torque (max): 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
    • Ignition System : Digital Electronic Ignition
    • Clutch : Wet, multi-plate
    • Gearbox : 5 Speed Constant Mesh
    • Lubrication : Wet sump
    • Engine Oil : 15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA
    • Fuel Supply : Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection
    • Air Cleaner : Paper Element
    • Engine Start : Electric/Kick
  • Suspension
    • Front : Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel
    • Rear : Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel
  • Tyres
    • Front : 90/90-19, 52P MRF Zapper FM
    • Rear : 120/80-18, 62P MRF Zapper C
  • Brakes
    • Front : 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
    • Rear : 240mm Disc, Single piston caliper
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Electrical System : 12 volt – DC
    • Battery : 12 volt, 14 Ah
    • Head Lamp : Projection type headlamp, H7 55 / 55 W
    • Tail Lamp : LED lamp with position light guides
    • Turn Signal Lamp : Hazard Light featured for the first time on an Indian motorcycle
  • DIMENSIONS
    • Wheelbase : 1350mm
    • Ground Clearance : 140 mm
    • Dimensions (LxWxH) : 2060x790x1205 mm
    • Seat Height : 775mm
    • Kerb Weight : 195 Kgs
    • Fuel Capacity : 20 Ltrs

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price : Rs.1.65 Lakh 

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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Mileage : will be updated soon

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Average, increase the compression ratio to increase the power. 500c.c and yet producing only 27bhp. 50 horses would have been a decent power for the machine to be competing cruiser bike in world stage.

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