New ThunderBird from Royal Enfield
Youth trendsetter Motorcycle Company, Royal Enfield has announced their latest version of Thunderbird 350x and 500x. The bike is redesigned with new styling features meant for cruising as well as for a daily use, with flat handlebars followed by a change in position of the footpegs, single seat with no change in its gearbox and engine.
The bike comes with similar colours offered in the classic Royal Enfield segment (Redditch red, blue, green), newly named as Candy Red and Electric Blue.
One of the major problems faced by previous Thunderbird owners were its tubed tyres that used to create headache during a puncture, but now the new motorcycle offers tubeless tyres with new alloy frames.
The new matte black finish was seen throughout the engine as well as the exhaust with the same engine specifications with 27.2 bhp for 500cc and 19.8 bhp for 350cc respectively.
Priced at Rs 1, 87,966 ex-showroom Delhi for 500cc and Rs 1, 45,877 for 350 cc variant. The launch date was announced on 22nd February 2018.