As a brand, this World War II veteran has seen a lot of changes. Bringing in changes as the wheels of time moved forward, the company has managed to keep itself above the waters unlike few manufacturers who had to taste the dust. The changes may or may not have worked for it but that is a different story.
Over the last few years, one must have noticed the changes that Royal Enfield has gone through. In terms of products, there was a major overhaul but the company stayed true to its iconic design language. The legacy of Royal Enfield is one that is world famous and you have legions of Enfield fans carrying its torch for it.
Every product that now comes out of the Enfield factory comes with a high waiting period yet the enthusiasm of its customers never seems to wane. Will it be the same fate for the Classic 500, the company’s latest product? With its classic post-war design cues, the Classic 500 has been developed to inculcate a sense of pride and a cult following, just like the other Royal Enfield motorcycles. We sit astride the Classic 500 to find out how good the motorcycle is.