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Auto Expo 2012 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

Enfield India unveiled the 500 at the Auto Expo 2012. Not has the Thunderbird got an engine upgrade but it gets a host of new features is sure to attract more

The Thunderbird was first introduced as a in 2000 with a 5-speed and a 350cc AVL engine. In 2009, the was given a 350cc unit engine (UCE) with spark plugs. And after it is now in 2012 that the Thunderbird another engine upgrade a fuel injected 500cc UCE 27.2PS of power at 5250rpm and of torque at 4000rpm.

Apart from the bigger the Thunderbird now sports Bybre front and 240mm rear brakes.

Ergonomically, the foot have been re-positioned RE claim results in a better position. The pillion seat, is separately mounted, can be removed to way for additional luggage. Not something your partner would be too to hear about.

RE have also provided the 500 with bungee hooks to tie the luggage and make those distance trips more

The Thunderbird now has an LED tail lamp the headlight gets a 55w projector for the low and 55w halogen for the high beams A separate switch for the hazard a first for a locally manufactured has also been provided. The tank is now 20 litres, enabling to ride to their destination frequent stops for refueling. The 500 also has twin digital meters.

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The mirrors and turn indicators are a new unit. The bike now features forks in front and an oval swingarm at the rear to enhance its

RE aims to project the Thunderbird 500 as an alternative to the Harley-Davidsons and the newly Triumph range of bikes. To be only in shades of black midnight black, matte black and arctic winter the Thunderbird 500 will be launched by 2012.

The pricing details haven’t divulged yet but the recently launched Storm costs Rs 1.32 ex-showroom Delhi and taking consideration the features that the 500 comes with, we expect it to be around Rs 1.5 lakh. The 500cc will not replace its 350cc but will be sold along it and RE have informed that on the feedback from customers, will apply the changes to the too.

Along with the Royal Enfield also its Cafe Racer 500cc which will most make it to production by 2013. striking bike has garnered a lot of with its styling. The clip-on which sit low, very any other Royal Enfield the twin pod console, the rear mirrors mounted on the handle the long fuel tank and the seat all make for a very package.

Displayed in sporty red at the Auto it was quite the head turner. Now the for the pricing details to emerge.

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