Royal Enfield Classic 500 is one of the best selling products in the company’s power-packed motorcycle portfolio. The bike has always remained one of the top preferences of the cruiser bike admirers of the country and has remained quite successful right since its inception. Classic 500 has become even more desirable and appealing with the roll out of its two limited editions recently. The bikes are being sold online and sports Royal Enfield Limited Edition badging along with some other interesting features.
Powering the bike is a 499cc, air-cooled, four stroke engine that produces 27.2bhp of power and 41.3Nm of torque. It employs a five-speed transmission system that uses wet multiplate clutch assembly. Royal Enfield Classic 500 has been fitted with 90/90-19 tyre at the front and 120/80-18 tyre at the rear that offers a good on-road grip. The bike slows down via 280mm front disc brake with twin piston calliper and a rear 153mm drum brake. The bike runs smoothly on harsh road as it deploys telescopic 35mm forks upfront and gas charged shock absorbers with five-step adjustable preload at the rear end.
The bike has a retro and elegant body design that is characterized by a rounded headlamp at the front, solo saddle and a robust exhaust setup. The tank is neatly finished and can hold 13.5 liters of fuel. The rear fender shows up its maximum surface area due to the incorporation of solo saddle. Royal Enfield Classic 500 has the following body dimensions: 2,140mm x 790mm x 1,090mm (LxWxH) that make it come across handsomely. The bike has a wheelbase and minimum ground clearance of 1,360mm and 135mm respectively that offers commendable handling and stability. The instrument console is traditional comprising of an analogue speedometer, odometer and a fuel gauge.