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Royal Enfield Classic 500


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.

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Needless to say, Royal Enfield has always designed its bikes in an impressive manner that  makes them come along as stylish and highly finished, both at the same time. The Classic 500 follows the same philosophy and comes with a premium retro street bike appearance. The front section receives a signature rounded headlamp section fitted inside a chromed ring and are accompanied by twin tiger eye lamps. The fuel tank is designed neatly that gives a comfortable and upright riding posture. Next to fuel tank lies an impressively designed, vintage inspired solo saddle that comes integrated with additional coil springs to offer comfort. At the rear end, a full semicircle fender appears at the end of which a stylish tail lamp and number plate are mounted smartly. The bike has a robust stainless steel silencer that looks munificent and produces Royal Enfield signatured, thumping and thunderous sound.

Royal Enfield Classic 500 comes with the body dimensions of 2,140mm x 790mm x 1,090mm (LxWxH) and has a wheelbase of 1,360mm . A minimum ground clearance of 135mm offers good stability due to low centre of gravity. The bike has been fitted with a 13.5 liter liter fuel tank and comes with a total kerb weight of 190kgs. The instrument cluster of the bike comes with an analogue speedometer, odometer and fuel gauge.

Engine & Performance

Royal Enfield Classic 500 runs on 499cc, single cylinder, four-stroke, twin spark engine that comes mated to a five-speed gearbox with well-spaced gear ratios. It generates a net power of 27.2bhp at 5,250 rpm with a maximum torque of 41.3 Nm at 4,000 rpm. The torquey engine comes with Keihin electronic fuel injection system that offers a superior throttle response with an uninterrupted power delivery. It breathes via a paper filter and comes assisted with an electronic ignition system. Furthermore, it has a bore x stroke ratio of 84mm x 90mm that delivers more torque and the company's signature thumping exhaust note. With this configuration, the bike sprints from 0 to 60kmph in just 3.9 seconds and hits a top speed of 130kmph.

Braking & Handling

Royal Enfield Classic 500 progresses on 90/90-19 front and 120/80-18  rear tyres that offer a superior grip on the road and have a good adhesion property. The braking is done with the help of 280mm disc brake with twin-piston calliper at the front and 153mm, internal shoe expanding drum brake at the rear. To offer a comfortable and stress free ride, the bike receives telescopic 35mm forks at the front and twin gas charged shock absorbers with five step adjustable preload at the rear.

Safety Features

The bike comes with a powerful headlight that gives a good vision at night. The powerful front disc brakes offer a superior braking power even under adverse conditions. The two rear view mirrors avoids chances of any accidents and keeps the rider aware of any incoming traffic approaching him. The above mentioned safety features make Royal Enfield Classic a safe yet fun-filled riding machine.


Powerful and Torquey Engine

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News Update

21st August, 2015: Royal Enfield Classic 500 is the premium retro street motorcycle offered by the manufacturer to cater the cruiser bike lovers of the country. The bike is powered by a 499cc, single cylinder, four-stroke, twin spark fuel injected engine that cranks out a net power of 27.2bhp along with an earth shattering torque of 41.3Nm. The bike receives few interesting features as well such as a robust headlamp section with chromed casing, a solo saddle and an exclusive cruiser styling. The company recently launched its two limited edition variants that are inspired by the despatch riders from the World wars. Only 500 units of these two have been manufactured and will come in the following two breathtaking colour schemes: Desert Storm Despatch and Squadron Blue Despatch. On the other hand, the standard version sports three attractive colours namely: Classic Tan, Classic Silver and Classic Black. The Limited Edition variants are being sold online through the company’s official website: while its standard version can be availed from the Royal Enfield dealerships across the country.

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