This is real good news for the fans of Royal Enfield Bikes. Royal Enfield Bikes is all set to introduce its brand new bike Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 in the coming future. Sources reveal that the bike could be launched in the May-June period. Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 was unveiled at the recently held Auto Expo 2012 along with Royal Enfield Café Racer motorcycle. Both these super bikes caught the eye of bike lovers in India and garnered terrific response. Inspired by the overwhelming public reaction, the company is tirelessly working out on plans to introduce this vehicle in the Indian markets.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 price in India is tagged at Rs. 1.35 lakh. Royal Enfield Bikes, the leading bike manufacturer of India, eyeing a bigger marketshare in the near future. Media reports indicate that the firm is expanding its dealer network and production capacity to meet demands. Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 features a 3.5 litre, single cylinder, 4 stroke petrol engine mated to a 5 Speed constant mesh gear box which gives an impressive mileage of 30 Kmpl. The bike has 280 mm disc brakes at the front and 240 mm disc brakes at the rear section. Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 pictures reveal the masculine looks of the bike.
Digital Electronic Ignition, 90 mm stoke and 1350 mm wheelbases are some of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 specifications. Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 generates a peak power of 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm and a maximum torque of 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm. Top sources in the company have indicated that the firm is planning to make huge investments in order to boost the supply of spare parts in the markets. Senior officials from Royal Enfield Bikes are hopeful that Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 would go a long way in reinforcing the firm’s leading position in India as well as the export markets. I recently shared that Audi realizes its long standing dream of acquiring Ducati.