The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is the Chennai-based bike maker’s speciality cruiser motorcycle. Launched in 2005 in the 350cc avatar, it got the 500cc engine in 2013 and shares this mill with the standard 500 and the Classic 500.
The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is the Chennai-based bike maker’s
speciality cruiser motorcycle. Launched in 2005 in the 350cc avatar, it
got the 500cc engine in 2013 and shares this mill with the standard 500
and the Classic 500.
The Thunderbird 500 is powered by a 499cc single cylinder mill that produces 27.2bhp and 41.3Nm of torque. The engine has been mated to a five-speed sequential gearbox and sends power to the wheel via a chain drive.
The bike is underpinned by a single downtube chassis which uses the engine as a stressed member. In the front RE has fitted the Thunderbird 500 with 41mm telescopic forks and a 280mm disc brake while the rear gets five-step adjustable gas charged units and a 240mm drum brake unit.
In terms of features, the Thunderbird 500 gets an electric start, full instrument panel with digital trip meter and a host of other sensors like side stand and low oil. The RE Thunderbird 500 is available in four major colours Lightning, Stone, Marine and a shade called Flicker Black. It is priced at Rs 1,88,412 (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price - ₹ 1,90,872 onwards (Ex-showroom, Mumbai). It is available in 1 version - Standard. See price of Thunderbird 500 in top cities: Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad.
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Advantages: 1. Seating posture is perfect which results no fatigue in your body for long rides.2. Good mileage at high speed too.3. Service reminder pops whenever needed.Cons:1. Worst quality of speedometer bracket. It need to be get changed twice in a year depends on t
Feel safe and confident while riding my tb 500. In looks it is good , wish it has some decoration which give it tough look. Anyhow i am in love with my bike . It's sound very gentle and gives you feeling that though you have 500 cc , don't show-off keep your head down a
Bought it from indiranagar bangalore in 2016, it's a masculine build and road grip gives amazing experience for the riders, robust look and amazing performance on long drive , once in a year service and low maintenance .., thank you re for your wonderful bikes and pleas
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