Powered by a strong 499 cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, twinspark, air cooled engine, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is an agile and pretty fast roadster that can deal great with everything you ask of it.
The engine generates a maximum power of 27.2 Bhp at 5250 rpm and 41.3 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm and is mated to a five speed constant mesh transmission with wet, multi-plate clutch. The bike also comes with a 20 liter tank, split seats with a removable rear seat, LED tail lamps and front and rear disc brakes.
Once on board you are greeted by a futuristic instrument console with digital LCD display with 2 independent trip meters.
In terms of colours, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is offered in three shades of black. Moreover, the bike’s tank features a unique ‘Black’ styling and the 3D motifs.
Hit the jump for more information on the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500.
The all new Royal Enfield Thunderbird now with a powerful 500 cc engine, a 20 litre tank, digital meter console, LED tail lamps and in three striking shades of black gives a new definition to Highway cruising.
Perhaps one of the most anticipated models from the Royal Enfield stable, Thunderbird 500 is poised to enhance the pleasure of leisure motorcycling amongst the touring enthusiasts. Coming soon from Royal Enfield this motorcycle with its distinctive "black" styling, this motorcycle is all set to make a distinct statement on the roads.
2014 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Key Features:
Unique ‘Black’ styling and the 3D motifs
A head lamp console with the projector and LED light guide Halo ring
The futuristic instrument console with the digital LCD display with the 2 independent trip meters
Split seats with a removable rear seat that can be used as a luggage carrier
A rear disc brake & retractable foot pegs
LED lamp with light guides
4 stroke, air cooled, all black 500cc engine.
|Engine Type||Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark, Air cooled|
|Bore x stroke||84mm x 90mm|
|Maximum Power||27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm|
|Ignition System||Digital Electronic Ignition|
|Gearbox||5 Speed Constant Mesh|
|Engine Oil||15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA|
|Fuel Supply||Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection|
|Air Cleaner||Paper Element|
|Chassis||Single downtube, using engine as stressed member|
|Front suspension||Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel|
|Rear suspension||Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel|
|Ground Clearance||140 mm|
|Width||790mm ( Without Mirrors)|
|Height||1205mm ( Without Mirrors)|
|Kerb Weight||195 Kgs|
|Fuel Capacity||20 Ltrs|
|Tyres Front||90/90-19, 52P MRF Zapper FM|
|Tyres Rear||120/80-18, 62P MRF Zapper C|
|Brakes Front||280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper|
|Brakes Rear||240mm Disc, Single piston caliper|
|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|