Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

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Key specs
  • 499 cc
  • 27.20 bhp
  • 195 kgs

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GST Ex-showroom price in Mumbai Price in accordance with GST rates

1,88,412
EMI starting at  5,770/monthEMI is calculated based on 12.5% for a tenure of 30 months
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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price

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Standard 1,88,412Disc Brake, Spoke Wheels
Above mentioned prices are Ex-showroom, Mumbai

Price by cities (Ex-showroom price)

Bangalore ₹ 2,31,570
Mumbai ₹ 2,18,455
Pune ₹ 2,19,535
New Delhi ₹ 2,08,891
Chennai ₹ 2,09,107
Kolkata ₹ 2,14,779
Hyderabad ₹ 2,13,428
Chandigarh ₹ 2,04,541
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price - ₹ 1,88,412 onwards (Ex-showroom, Mumbai). It is available in 1 version - Standard. See price of Thunderbird 500 in top cities: Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune and Chandigarh.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Summary

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price - ₹ 1,88,412 onwards (Ex-showroom, Mumbai). It is available in 1 version. Thunderbird 500 has a top speed of 130 kmph. Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is available in 5 different colours : Lightning, Marine, Flicker, Stone and Asphalt.

Thunderbird 500 key highlights
Price1,88,412
Top speed 130 kmph
Colours
  • Lightning
  • Marine
  • Flicker
  • Stone
  • Asphalt

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Colours

Thunderbird 500 Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • Engine & transmission

    Displacement

    Cylinders

    Max Power

    Maximum Torque

    Bore

    Stroke

    Valves Per Cylinder

    Fuel Delivery System

    499 cc

    1

    27.20 bhp @ 5,250 rpm

    41.30 Nm @ 4,000 rpm

    84 mm

    90 mm

    2

    Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection

    Fuel Type

    Ignition

    Spark Plugs

    Cooling System

    Gearbox Type

    No. of Gears

    Transmission Type

    Clutch

    Petrol

    Digital Electronic Ignition

    1 Per Cylinder

    Air Cooled

    Manual

    5

    Chain Drive

    Wet multiplate

  • Brakes, wheels & suspension

    Brake Type

    Front Disc

    Front Disc/Drum Size

    Rear Disc

    Rear Disc/Drum Size

    Calliper Type

    Wheel Size

    Disc

    Yes

    280 mm

    Yes

    240 mm

    2-Piston caliper

    19 inches

    Front Tyre

    Rear Tyre

    Tubeless Tyres

    Radial Tyres

    Alloy Wheels

    Front Suspension

    Rear Suspension

    90/90-19, 52P MRF Zapper FM

    120/80-18, 62P MRF Zapper C

    No

    No

    No

    Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel

    Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjus

  • Dimensions & chassis

    Kerb Weight

    Overall Length

    Overall Width

    Overall Height

    195 kg

    2,060 mm

    790 mm

    1,205 mm

    Wheelbase

    Ground Clearance

    Seat Height

    Chassis Type

    1,350 mm

    140 mm

    775 mm

    Single downtube, using engine as stressed member

  • Fuel efficiency & performance

    Fuel Tank Capacity

    Reserve Fuel Capacity

    Fuel Efficiency Overall

    Fuel Efficiency Range

    Top Speed

    20 litres

    3.50 litres

    --

    600 km

    130 kmph

    0 to 60 kmph

    0 to 80 kmph

    0 to 40 kmph

    60 to 0 kmph

    80 to 0 kmph

    4.65 seconds

    --

    --

    --

    --

Features

Speedometer

Fuel Guage

Tachometer Type

Tachometer

Analogue

Yes

Analogue

Yes

Digital Fuel Guage

Tripmeter

Electric Start

Shift Light

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Stand Alarm

Stepped Seat

No. of Tripmeters

Tripmeter Type

Low Fuel Indicator

Low Oil Indicator

Low Battery Indicator

Pillion Backrest

Pillion Grabrail

Pillion Seat

Pillion Footrest

Yes

Yes

2

Digital

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Antilock Braking System

Killswitch

Clock

Electric System

Battery

Headlight Type

Headlight Bulb Type

Brake/Tail Light

Turn Signal

Pass Light

No

Yes

Yes

12 volt - DC

12V 14Ah

Projection Type Headlamp

H7 55 / 55 W

LED lamp with position light guides

Hazard Light featured for the first time on an Ind

Yes

About Thunderbird 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 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)

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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 User Reviews

4.2 (25 ratings) 16 reviews
  • 4.6

    Visual Appeal

  • 4.4

    Performance

  • 4.5

    Comfort

  •  3An honest review of the thunderbird 500. 1 week ago by Devansh Banati

    Royal enfield thunderbird 500 (2015) was a real let down to me and wasn't expecting this from the manufacturer. The digital console looks as if it was never tested and fails to live up to its potential. I've changed it twice and still face the same issues. The fuel

    • 3

      Visual Appeal

    • 3

      Reliability

    • 4

      Performance

    • 5

      Comfort

    • 4

      Service Experience

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

  •  5Thunderbird 500cc 4 weeks ago by Kishor Gangurde

    In Hindi language the famous sentence " paisa vasool " the cost is also well and good. I love the ride about my thunderbird, it is 500cc so anyone can imagine what will its speed criteria and sound of the silencer, to give a best look i modified my bike .I have

    • 5

      Visual Appeal

    • 4

      Reliability

    • 5

      Performance

    • 5

      Comfort

    • 2

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      > 15000 kms

  •  5A bike you must ride upon 1 month ago by Rahul

    A great bike to ride , you go to plains , or high hilly terrain , it will always give you the real feel of riding.Royal enfield made like a gun goes like a bullet.It was used everything for long riding without any back pain.Royal enfield looks awesome.And the classic,

    • 4

      Visual Appeal

    • 5

      Reliability

    • 4

      Performance

    • 5

      Comfort

    • 4

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 News

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