Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Launched @ INR 1.98 Lakh

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X has been launched in India for INR 1.98 lakh. The price is ex-showroom Delhi. It comes powered by the same 499cc, 1-cylinder fuel injected engine producing 27.2 BHP and 41.3 Nm.

The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox. It can be bought in Drifter Blue and Getaway Orange shade. Royal Enfield has officially used tubeless tyres for the first time in the brand history as no earlier bike was ever offered with alloy wheels.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Launched @ INR 1.98 Lakh

Thunderbird 500X looks totally new as buyers won’t get that old chrome laden frame for the motorcycle. Royal Enfield has kept both fenders black while Redditch style tank shades bring out the hidden Bobber from Thunderbird 500X.

The pricing makes it the most expensive Royal Enfield of India. ABS is still missing from the flagship product and may not be offered before April 2019 for the Indian market.

TB 500X Engine Specs

  • 499cc, Single Cylinder, Air-Cooled
  • Twin Spark, 4-Stroke Engine
  • Max. Power – 27.2 Bhp @ 5250 rpm
  • Max. Torque – 41.3 NM @ 4000 rpm
  • Transmission – 5-Speed Gearbox

Color Options

All-New TB 500X is available in 2 eye-catching colors:

  • Getaway Orange
  • Drifter Blue

Ex-showroom & On-Road Price

The motorcycle is available in only one variant. Here are the ex-showroom and on-road prices:

  • Ex-showroom Price: INR 1.98 Lakh
  • On-Road Price: INR 2.20 Lakh (Approx.)

Key Facts About TB 500X

  • Newly Positioned Handlebar
  • All-New Gunslinger Style Seat
  • 1st Royal Enfield to Get Alloy Wheels
  • 1st Royal Enfield to Get Tubeless Tyres
  • Matte Finished Engine, Exhaust, Suspension
  • Powerful Projector Headlight
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • LED Tail Light
  • Front Brake: 280mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 240mm Single Disc
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear suspension: Dual Shock Absorbers
  • No Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Front Tyre: 90/90-19, 52P
  • Rear Tyre: 120/80-18, 62P
  • Kerb Weight: 197 kg
  • Fuel Tank: 20 litres
  • Ground Clearance: 135 mm
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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Launched @ INR 1.98 Lakh
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