The Thunderbird 500 is equipped with innovative features that make sure safety of both the rider and the bike. The motorcycle has a powerful 500cc Unit Construction Engine and 27.2 bhp power output being fed through an electronic fuel injection system.
Venki Padmanabhan, CEO, Royal Enfield said that “We hope that with Thunderbird 500, our customers will see affirmation of the fact that Royal Enfield is a company bent on listening, imagining and delivering.”
The enclosure of hazard lamps in the switch gear is a first for a motorcycle manufactured in India. To complete the package, stopping power has been aided with the adding of a disc brake at the rear, mounted on the latest improved oval section swing arm. Thunderbird 500 is available at Rs 1, 82,571 (on road price for Mumbai).