Thinderbird has transformed a lot and very well through these 2 decades. So, what the main difference then the other Royal Enfield motorcycles? The chassis is a single down tube with forks front suspension and twin gas charged shock absorbers 5-speed adjustable preload in the rear. The vibrations begin, immediately from the moment the ignition is turned on. Breaks :- With that much inertia of the bike and that much power you can expect good breaking to stop when needed , they have disc breaks but those are useless. During the launch of the Thunderbird X variants in February in New Delhi, Royal Enfield had said the new bikes have been thought through with customisation in mind, given that the Thunderbird has always been very evocative among enthusiasts. It has been a 1 choice for riders not only in tier-3 but in metropolis as well.
The Thunderbird 350X is not a cruiser, make no mistake. Royal Thunderbird X has been launched in the Indian two-wheeler market and is being hailed as a very fresh outlook to the traditional Royal Enfield motorcycles. In terms of pricing, the 350X and the 500X are both more expensive than the standard Thunderbird 350 and Thunderbird 500 by around Rs 8,000. The new tubeless tyres handle punctures much better than the tubed ones. Source: Abhimanyu Chakravorty Over the years, it quickly became a definitive and affordable touring motorcycle. Like its predecessor, it will continue with the constant vacuum carburetor engine. For more info you can check out the , and the company also released a promotional Youtube video for the model that can be seen below.
It gets all-black treatment, which extends to the alloy wheels. The 350 cc model comes in Roving Red and Whimsical White. The 500 cc variant is available in two colours- Getaway Orange and Drifter Blue. First week of April, and summer is already kicking in its womb. . Other motorcycles like Dominar 400 and give you much more value for the money. What you see today is another rendition of unlocking the explorer that the Thunderbird has done that for over 18 years.
The engine still lacks proper refinement. The dials now look fancier with chrome garnish. Besides the cosmetic enhancements, the Thunderbird 350X and 500X do not carry any mechanical changes. The bikes feature 9-spoke black alloy wheels and tubeless tyres a first for a production Royal Enfield. Many more issues are there with the engine and gear box. It measures 2060mm in length, 790mm in width and 1,205mm in height and has a wheelbase of 1,350mm. Source: Abhimanyu Chakravorty Building on the legacy of the Thunderbird, Royal Enfield motorcycles on Wednesday launched the Thunderbird X — a new factory-built, custom motorcycle that seeks to merge classic with contemporary vibes.
The motorcycle offers a ground clearance of 135kgs, while its fuel tank capacity stands at 20-litres. Suspension bits include telescopic front fork and twin gas-charged rear shock absorbers. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X is powered by the same 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine. The digi-analogue twin-pod instrument cluster also gets blacked-out treatment. If you have the answer, that decides it.
The blacked-out theme runs across components such as the silencer, front forks, side covers, headlamp cover, indicators and grab-rail. The two interpretations of Thunderbird and Thunderbird X will continue to strengthen our city and highway cruising proposition, and of nudging the youth to express themselves. What add more to its sporty appearance are new 9-spoke black alloy wheels. The 350X sports identical visual and ergonomic revisions as the 500X. But if short weekend getaways are your thing, you might want to plonk a more comfortable seat. For the motorcycle that costs more than Rs.
The bike come in tank colour-matching rim stickers as well. By now it was essentially a Bullet with a larger fuel tank, longer front suspension and a styling shift from a 1950s British roadster to an American 1970s cruiser. Source: Abhimanyu Chakravorty The Thunderbird X has a similar mindset of its cruiser cousin, so the ride is very much sure-footed and it gives you enough confidence to embrace corners with ease. The wheels are a 19-inch front and an 18-inch rear. Specifications The Royal Thunderbird is offered with two engine options - 350cc and 500cc.
The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X is built on a single downtube framework that has the engine as the stressed member. At the press launch in New Delhi today, President Royal Enfield Rudratej Rudy Singh said the new bike has been thought through with customisation in mind given that the Thunderbird has always been very evocative among enthusiasts. The Thunderbird 350X is not a cruiser, make no mistake. The Thunderbird 500X gets a 499 cc single cylinder engine that is good for 27. In February this year, when Royal Enfield kitted out the new Thunderbird X with similar modifications, it was a kosher thought.