[dropcap]R[/dropcap]oyal Enfield launched the New Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X, a few months ago. and this Thunderbird 500 x has a more stylish look then old one. The company improves the body color, suspension and some part of the engine portion. If you are a true Bullet lover then this bike is very affordable, as it comes with a combination of bullet and sports bike look.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: Design
Talking about the design of Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500x, it comes with a beautiful circular LED headlamp, 20-liter fuel tank, twin pod, and rear dual shock up. The new Thunderbird 500x comes with more New Bright colors and with blacked out underpinnings. The black paint in every part of the body makes the bike very premium and stylish.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: Engine
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500x comes with 500 cc engine which generates power of 27.57 PS @ 5250 RPM. It is a single cylinder with 4 strokes and twin Spark system. Due to its heavy engine, the rider feels quite very comfortable riding experience without much vibrating and noising.
|Engine||500cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve|
|Max power||27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm|
|Max torque||41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm|
|Starter system||Electric start and Kick|
|Bore × Stroke||–|
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: Mileage
All the bikes of Royal Enfield give mileage around 30 to 40 km per liter and Yet the accurate mileage of this bike is not visible but the claimed mileage of Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500x is around 30 kmpl.
|Mileage ( City & Highway)||30 Kmpl (approx)|
|Fuel capacity||20 L|
|Engine oil capacity||–|
|Top speed||151 kmph|
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: Key Features
- All digital dashboard which is quite legible.
- Also get a Speedometer, Tachometer, Odometer, and Fuelmetre as well.
- 12V, 4AH MF Battery.
- The bike gets twin LED headlamps and an LED Tail lamp.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: Dimensions
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 x STD dimension having a length of 2040 mm and height 1140 mm. The company gives a good ground clearance of 135 mm and wheelbase 1350 mm. This will base and ground clearance will be suitable for off riding
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: Brakes, Tyre, & Suspensions
|Front||single disc (280 mm)||90/90-18M||Telescopic fork|
|Rear||single disc (240 mm)||120/80-18M||Swingarm (link suspension)|
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: Colors
This bike is available in only two colors
- Getaway Orange
- Drifter Blue
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: Market Competition
The Market Competitors of this bike are:
- TVS Apache RR 310
- Royal Enfield Classic 500
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X: Price
The price of this bike in India (Ex-Showrooms) is Rs.1,98,000/-
- New updates to the engine (VVA)
- The refreshed design is a big plus.
- Tried and tested power mill Ride quality would be impressive similar to the stock mode gives good performance in stop good traffics and on smoother roads.
- Tubeless tire
- No ABS option
- Not an ideal bike for the places of heavy traffic.