The Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition was scheduled to go on sale at 2 PM on 10 July. But, the company’s official website crashed because of ‘unexpected technical issues. Royal Enfield fixed the server and gave a revised sale schedule of 8:30 PM on 10 July. Nonetheless, the deal date and time must be put off. Whenever reached, the Royal Enfield authorities stated, “We are as of now taking a shot at it and will before long discharge the updated deal plan for the Classic 500 Pegasus”.
Royal Enfield was expecting a popularity for the Pegasus Edition, and, Mr. Rudratej Singh, President – Royal Enfield, told IAB on Saturday that the organization had thousands of registrations for the assigned 250 units.
The Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition, reported on 1 June, is valued in India at INR 2.49 lakh (out and about, Mumbai). The Pegasus Edition pays tribute to the Royal Enfield RE/WD 125 ‘Flying Flea,’ utilized during World War II. The Classic 500 Pegasus Edition is constrained to 1,000 units all around, with 190 units reserved for the UK and 250 units alloted for India.
Clients will likewise get a shirt from the Pegasus collection, military-style canvas panniers with a Pegasus Logo, and a helmet. The Pegasus Edition is accessible in two color scheme – Service Brown and Olive Drab Green. Be that as it may, just the Service Brown shading is accessible for Indian buyers, as the government prohibits the sale of vehicles with military green color.
The bike includes the official Parachute Regiment badge with maroon and blue Pegasus symbol on the fuel tank alongside a committed serial number, while a ‘Made Like a Gun’ realistic decorates the battery box. The logos and emblems on the Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition are indistinguishable to the real World War II Flying Flea bike, which was utilized by the 250th (Airborne) Light Company.
The Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition includes a leather strap with brass buckles over the air filter and brown handlebar grips. The exhaust system, wire-spoked wheels, headlight bezel, and kickstart pedal are in matte black. The organization has presented a range of authority Pegasus accessories like shirts, lapel pins, helmets, caps, and much more to go with the limited edition model.
The Pegasus Edition utilizes a 499 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with fuel injection that creates 27.2 bhp of maximum power at 5,250 rpm and 41.3 Nm of pinnacle torque at 4,000 rpm, mated with a 5-speed gearbox. The Classic 500 gets telescopic forks up front and twin gas-charged shock absorbers at the rear.