Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 ABS Comparison

Updated: 27, Feb, 2019 02:44 PM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 2,07,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
199 kg
Ground Clearance
135 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 litres
Wheelbase
1350 mm
Overall Length
2060 mm
Overall Width
790 mm
Overall Height
1205 mm
Seat Height
775 mm

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
130 kmph
Mileage
25-30 kmpl (Approximately)

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

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

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
499 cc
Bore
84 mm
Stroke
90 mm
Number of Cylinders
1
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
Air Cleaner
Paper Element
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
Engine Description
499cc, Air-Cooled, Single Cylinder
Maximum Power
27.2 HP @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Number of Gears
5
Cooling
Air Cooling
Ignition
Digital Electronic Ignition
Clutch
Wet, multi-plate
Lubrication
Wet sump
Oil Grade
15 W 50 API, SL Grade & above, JASO MA 2
Fuel System
Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection
Emission Standard
BS4

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

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

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
Cruiser
Official Tagline
New Definition to Highway Cruising
Price in India
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 ABS is priced at INR 2.07 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).
Current Status
Available
Bike Variant
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 ABS
Warranty in India
2 years or 20,000 kms (whichever is earlier)
Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)
Shades
Marine, Stone, Flickr
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.
Fuel Type
Petrol

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Voltage
12V
Capacity
14Ah
Battery Type
Maintenance Free

BRAKES & TYRES

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

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Frame
Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front Wheel Travel
130mm travel
Rear Wheel Travel
80mm travel

LIGHTING

Turn Signal Light (Front)
12V, 10W
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Turn Signal Light (Rear)
12V, 10W
Head Light
Projection type headlamp, H7 55 / 55W
Tail Light
LED lamp with position light guides

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