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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 (Standard) Discontinued, Features & Specifications

This Bike is out of production.

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is the Chennai-based bike makers 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 gearbox.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 disc brake. ABS is a Rs 14,000 option. 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 colours. It is priced at Rs 1.9 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). It competes with the Jawa and UM ranges of motorcycles.

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  • Displacement499 cc

  • Max Power27.2 bhp @ 5,250 rpm

  • Max Torque41.3 Nm @ 4,000 rpm

  • Mileage - ARAI--

  • Mileage - Owner Reported28 kmpl

  • Top Speed130 Kmph

  • Valves Per Cylinder2

  • Cooling SystemAir Cooled

  • ClutchWet multiplate

  • Front SuspensionTelescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel

  • Rear SuspensionTwin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjus

  • Braking System--

  • Front Brake TypeDisc

  • Rear Brake TypeDisc

  • Rear Brake Size240 mm

  • Rear Wheel Size18 inch

  • Front Tyre Size19 inch

  • Tyre TypeTubed

  • Kerb Weight195 kg

  • Seat Height775 mm

  • Ground Clearance140 mm

  • Overall Length2,060 mm

  • Overall Width790 mm

  • Seat Height1,205 mm

  • Wheelbase1,350 mm

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 (Standard) Discontinued Pros and Cons

Things We Like in Thunderbird 500

  • Comfortable riding position
  • Ample low down torque
  • Surprisingly maneuverable in the city

Things We Don't Like in Thunderbird 500

  • Tyres could be better
  • Soft seat starts to hurt after a hundred kilometres of sustained touring

Royal Enfield Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Competitors

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Harley-Davidson X440

₹ 2,29,000 onwards*

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Royal Enfield Hunter 350

₹ 1,50,000 onwards*

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Royal Enfield Classic 350

₹ 2,20,991 onwards*

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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 (Standard) Discontinued

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Vehicle Information

  • Make Make
    Royal Enfield
  • Model Model
    Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500
  • Fuel Type Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Engine Engine
    499 cc
  • Mileage Mileage
    --
  • Mileage Top Speed
    130 Kmph
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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 (Standard) Discontinued, Features & Specifications

This Bike is out of production.

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is the Chennai-based bike makers 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 gearbox.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 disc brake. ABS is a Rs 14,000 option. 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 colours. It is priced at Rs 1.9 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). It competes with the Jawa and UM ranges of motorcycles.

Read more
  • Displacement499 cc

  • Max Power27.2 bhp @ 5,250 rpm

  • Max Torque41.3 Nm @ 4,000 rpm

  • Mileage - ARAI--

  • Mileage - Owner Reported28 kmpl

  • Top Speed130 Kmph

  • Valves Per Cylinder2

  • Cooling SystemAir Cooled

  • ClutchWet multiplate

  • Front SuspensionTelescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel

  • Rear SuspensionTwin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjus

  • Braking System--

  • Front Brake TypeDisc

  • Rear Brake TypeDisc

  • Rear Brake Size240 mm

  • Rear Wheel Size18 inch

  • Front Tyre Size19 inch

  • Tyre TypeTubed

  • Kerb Weight195 kg

  • Seat Height775 mm

  • Ground Clearance140 mm

  • Overall Length2,060 mm

  • Overall Width790 mm

  • Seat Height1,205 mm

  • Wheelbase1,350 mm

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 (Standard) Discontinued Pros and Cons

Things We Like in Thunderbird 500

  • Comfortable riding position
  • Ample low down torque
  • Surprisingly maneuverable in the city

Things We Don't Like in Thunderbird 500

  • Tyres could be better
  • Soft seat starts to hurt after a hundred kilometres of sustained touring

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Royal Enfield Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Competitors

Card image cap
Harley-Davidson X440

₹ 2,29,000 onwards*

Card image cap
Royal Enfield Hunter 350

₹ 1,50,000 onwards*

Card image cap
Royal Enfield Classic 350

₹ 2,20,991 onwards*

Vehicle Information

  • Make Make
    Royal Enfield
  • Model Model
    Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500
  • Fuel Type Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Engine Engine
    499 cc
  • Mileage Mileage
    --
  • Mileage Top Speed
    130 Kmph
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