Enfield's profilation of this bike The all new Royal Enfield Thunderbird now 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.
General information Model: Enfield Thunderbird 500 Year: 2012 Category: Classic Rating: 76.6 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes Engine and transmission Displacement: 499.00 ccm (30.45 cubic inches) Engine type: Single cylinder, four-stroke Engine details: Twin spark Power: 27.20 HP (19.9 kW)) @ 5250 RPM Torque: 41.30 Nm (4.2 kgf-m or 30.5 ft.lbs) @ 4000 RPM Compression: 8.5:1 Bore x stroke: 84.0 x 90.0 mm (3.3 x 3.5 inches) Fuel system: Injection. Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection Fuel control: OHV Ignition: Digital Electronic Ignition Lubrication system: Wet sump Cooling system: Air Gearbox: 5-speed Transmission type, final drive: Chain Clutch: Wet mulitiplate Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels Frame type: Single downtube, using engine as stressed member Front suspension: Telescopic fork Front suspension travel: 130 mm (5.1 inches) Rear suspension: Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload Rear suspension travel: 80 mm (3.1 inches) Front tyre dimensions: 90/90-19 Rear tyre dimensions: 120/80-18 Front brakes: Single disc Front brakes diameter: 280 mm (11.0 inches) Rear brakes: Single disc Rear brakes diameter: 240 mm (9.4 inches) Physical measures and capacities Dry weight: 195.0 kg (429.9 pounds) Power/weight ratio: 0.1395 HP/kg Overall height: 1,300 mm (51.2 inches) Overall length: 2,060 mm (81.1 inches) Overall width: 895 mm (35.2 inches) Wheelbase: 1,350 mm (53.1 inches) Fuel capacity: 20.00 litres (5.28 gallons) Other specifications Starter: Electric & kick Light: Projection type headlamp, H7 55 / 55 W Electrical: 12 volt, 14 Ah Color options: Black, red, silver Comments: Royal Enfield bikes are made in India. Further information
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