THUNDERBIRD 500

THUNDERBIRD 500 COLOURS

STONE , MARINE , FLICKER

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird with a powerful 500 cc engine, a 20 litre tank, digital meter console, LED tail lamps and in three striking shades of black gives a new definition to Highway cruising.

The Thunderbird 500 is poised to enhance the pleasure of leisure motorcycling amongst touring enthusiasts. With its distinctive “black” styling, this motorcycle makes a distinct statement on the roads.

ENGINE

Type Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Spark ignition, Aircooled, Fuel injection
Displacement 499cc
Bore x stroke 84mm X 90 mm
Compression Ratio 8.5 : 1
Maximum Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Ignition System Digital electronic ignition
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5 Speed Constant Mesh
Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Oil 15 W 50 API, SL Grade & above, JASO MA 2
Fuel Supply Electronic fuel injection
Air Cleaner Paper Element
Engine Start Electric/Kick

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

Type Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front suspension Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear suspension Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase 1350 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Length 2060 mm
Width 790 mm (Without Mirrors)
Height 1205 mm (Without Mirrors)
Seat Height
Kerb Weight 197 Kgs (with 90% Fuel & Oil)
Fuel Capacity 20 Ltr

BRAKES & TYRES

Tyres Fr. 90/90 – 19
Tyres Rr. 120/80 – 18
Brakes Front 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Brakes Rear 240mm Disc, Single piston caliper

ELECTRICALS

Electrical System 12 volt – DC
Battery 12 volt, 14Ah
Head Lamp Projection type headlamp, H7 55 / 55 W
Tail Lamp LED lamp with position light guides
Turn Signal Lamp 12V, R10W X4nos