The Royal Enfield India is an Indian bike manufacturer making mainly cruiser and sports bikes. Even though the original Royal Enfield is closed in the UK, their legacy is being carried on by the Indian company. Presently there are 5 Royal Enfield products being made and sold in India. The Royal Enfield bikes are popular among the youth for their styling, power, mileages and power.
The cruiser Bullet is the most sought after RE product in India. The Twinspark 350 is priced Rupees 96,150 and the Bullet 500 Rupees 1,38,615. The 350 variant is powered by a 349 cc engine giving mileages of 53 kmpl and the 500 cc by a 499 cc engine with mileages of 33 kmpl. The variants weigh 180 and 190 kg. The Bullet has 1370 mm wheel base and 135 mm ground clearance. The single cradle chassis has telescopic suspension at the front and twin gas charged shock absorbers at the rear. The 19″ wheels have 280 (178 mm for the 350 cc) mm disc brakes at the front and 153 drum type at the rear.
The Continental GT is the lightest, fastest and the most powerful product from the Royal Enfield. The GT continental launched in November 2013 is priced Rupees 1,84,518. Powered by a 535 cc engine with injectors the bike gives mileages of 41 kmpl. The 180 kg GT has a wheel base of 1360 mm and a ground clearance of 140 mm. The brakes are 300 mm disc and 240 mm disc at the front and the rear respectively.
Royal Enfield Thunder bird is a cruiser priced Rupees 1,25,335 for the 350 cc and 1,59,666 for the 500 cc variants. The bike weighs 192 kg and has 19″ wheels at the front and 18″ wheels at the rear. The 350 cc variant is powered by a 346 cc engine giving mileages of 53 kmpl. The 500 cc has a 499 cc engine with mileages of 35 kmpl. The Thunderbird with a wheel base of 1360 mm and a ground clearance of 140 mm has 280 mm disc brakes at the front and 240 mm disc at the back.
The Enfield Classic is a tourer with 4 variants priced Rupees 1,15,122 to 1,56,567. The three 500 cc variants give mileages of 39 kmpl and the 350 cc variant 52 kmpl. The brakes are 280 mm disc at the front and 153 mm drum at the rear.
The Bullet Electra Twinspark is a commuter bike priced Rupees 1,10,553. The 346 cc engines give mileages of 53 kmpl. The Electra has 19″ wheels and 240 mm disc type brake at the front and 153 mm drum type at the rear.