Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 ABS vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 250 ABS Comparison

Updated: 11, Aug, 2019 08:00 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 2,07,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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₹ 1,50,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
199 kgNA
Ground Clearance
135 mmNA
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 litresNA
Wheelbase
1350 mmNA
Overall Length
2060 mmNA
Overall Width
790 mmNA
Overall Height
1205 mmNA
Seat Height
775 mmNA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
NA
Pillion Backrest
Pillion Grabrail

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
499 cc250 cc
Bore
84 mmNA
Stroke
90 mmNA
Number of Cylinders
1Single
Compression Ratio
8.5:1NA
Air Cleaner
Paper ElementNA
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
NA
Engine Description
499cc, Air-Cooled, Single Cylinder250cc, Liquid Cooled, Single Cylinder
Maximum Power
27.2 HP @ 5250 rpm14 HP (Expected)
Maximum Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm18 NM (Expected)
Number of Gears
55
Cooling
Air CoolingLiquid Cooling
Ignition
Digital Electronic IgnitionElectronic Ignition
Clutch
Wet, multi-plateMultiplate
Lubrication
Wet sumpWet
Oil Grade
15 W 50 API, SL Grade & above, JASO MA 2NA
Fuel System
Keihin Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Emission Standard
BS4BS6

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Trip Meter
Digital-2
Speedometer
Analogue

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Top Speed
130 kmphNA
Body Type
CruiserCruiser
Mileage
25-30 kmpl (Approximately)NA
Official Tagline
New Definition to Highway CruisingNA
Price in India
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 ABS is priced at INR 2.07 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).Royal Enfield Thunderbird 250 is expected to launch in India at INR 1.50 lakh (ex-showroom).
Current Status
AvailableUpcoming
Bike Variant
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 ABSRoyal Enfield Thunderbird 250
Warranty in India
2 years or 20,000 kms (whichever is earlier)NA
Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Shades
Marine, Stone, FlickrSilver, Black, Red, Blue (Expected)
Vehicle Overview
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 BS4 is the flagship cruiser from the century old British motorcycle brand. It carries a price tag of INR 1.80 lakh while uses a single cylinder 499cc, air cooled and fuel injected model, producing 27.2 BHP at 5250 rpm and 41.3 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. It claims a wet weight of 195 kg while the huge 20 liter fuel tank is quite useful on long rides. The heavyweight body helps it maintain the stable riding experience on nearly every king of terrain. It uses 41 mm telescopic forks and comes with an approx. top speed of 130 kmph. Thunderbird 500 rivals UM Renegade Commando and Bajaj Dominar 400 in the Indian market.NA
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

BATTERY & LIGHTING

Pass Light
Voltage
12VNA
Capacity
14AhNA
Turn Signal Light (Front)
12V, 10WLED
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Turn Signal Light (Rear)
12V, 10WLED
Head Light
Projection type headlamp, H7 55 / 55WLED
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMF
Tail Light
LED lamp with position light guidesLED

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Brake
280mm DiscSingle Disc
Alloy Wheels
NA
Rear Brake
240mm DiscDrum
Wheel Type
SpokeNA
Front Tyre
90/90-19NA
Rear Tyre
120/80-18NA
ABS
Yes, (Dual Channel)Yes (1-Channel)

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Telescopic forksTelescopic Forks
Rear Suspension
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preloadDual Shock Absorbers
Frame
Single downtube, using engine as stressed memberNA
Front Wheel Travel
130mm travelNA
Rear Wheel Travel
80mm travelNA

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