Enfield launches Thunderbird 500

Oct 11, 2012, 06:54 IST | Dhara Vora

Cruiser lovers can rejoice as Royal Enfield will be launching Thunderbird 500 in India today.

It will boast of twinspark, single cylinder and an air cooled engine with a displacement of 499 cc. The maximum power that this monster will give you is 27.2 bhp@ 5250 rpm.

The kerb weight is 195 kgs and it has a fuel capacity of 20 litres. A new feature on the bike will be the Hazard Light option, a first for any Indian motorcycle. The engine start will have both electric and kick option.

The bike will feature a 280 mm front disc break and a 240 mm rear disc brake. 

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