Earlier we reported about Royal Enfield launching the 2017 model year of the Thunderbird 350. Well, the iconic bike manufacturer has also come up with the 2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500, which, akin to other 2017 motorcycles, comes with a BS-IV compliant engine and Always-On Headlamps. The latest model of the Thunderbird 500 is priced at Rs 1,82,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Read on for all you need to know about the 2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price, Specifications, Mileage, Features, etc.
2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price in India
|Price (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)||Rs 1.82 Lakh|
The new model 2017 RE Thunderbird 500 in on sale for a price of Rs 1.82 lakh in New Delhi. Thanks to the new norms from the Government of India, the T’bird 500 now comes with a BSIV compliant engine and Always-On Headlamps. It may be noted here that it has new become mandatory for all Indian two-wheelers to have these a BSIV engine and Always-on Headlamp.
2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Specifications
|Maximum Power||27.2 BHP @ 5,250 RPM|
|Peak Torque||41.3 Nm @ 4,000 RPM|
|Suspension||Telescopic Forks (Front), Twin Shock Absorbers (Rear)|
|Brakes||280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper Disc (Front), 240mm Disc, Single piston caliper Disc (Rear)|
Powering the new model 2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is the same 499cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that was found in the earlier model. However, for the 2017 TB 500, it has been updated to meet BSIV emission norms. This engine produces a max. power of 27.2 BHP and a peak torque of 41.3 Nm. It comes to a 5-speed Manual Transmission.
2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Mileage
The 2017 model Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 offers upto 20 KMPL on the highway. In city, however, it offer a mileage of roughly 26 KMPL.
2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Top Speed
|True Top Speed||131 KMPH|
As all the technical specifications of the bike are same as earlier. even the top speed is the same. Akin to the earlier model, the new 2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 has a true top speed of 131 KMPH.
2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Dimensions & Colours
|Ground Clearance||140 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||20-litres|
- The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 has a pretty high fuel carrying capacity of 20-litres, which makes it a good choice for many tourers.
- Stone Black Matt
- Marine Blue
- Flicker Black
Currently, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is available in the above colour options.
2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Features
- Electric Start
- Engine Kill Switch
- Gas-charged Rear Shock Absorbers
- Projector Headlamp
- Rear Backrest
- Pass Beam Switch
- Maintenance Free Battery
- Front Disc Brake
- Rear Disc Brake
- Spoke Wheels
- DC Electricals
2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 – Other Details
|Front Brake||280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper|
|Rear Brake||240mm Disc, Single piston caliper|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel|
|Rear Suspension||Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel|
|WHEELS & TYRES|
|Front Tyre||90/90-19, 52P MRF Zapper FM|
|Rear Tyre||120/80-18, 62P MRF Zapper C|
|Battery Type||Maintenance Free|
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