Royal Enfield is set to present another variation of its famous Thunderbird range. This new variation will be known as the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X and is probably going to hit the showrooms in the first month of 2018. The first set of spy pics have surfaced internet demonstrating this new model in its manufacturing appearance.
To begin with, the Thunderbird 500X, as the same recommends, is probably going to proceed with the same 500cc engine and gearbox that powers the standard Thunderbird range. In any case, there are various changes that set it apart from the regular model. The handlebar is new as are the seats. The bikes are shod with black alloy wheels and the engine gets matte-black paint rather than silver. The fumes and suspension will likewise get a comparable matte-black look.
The alloy wheels are ten spoked units with 19-inch distance across in the front and 18-inch at the back. The model highlights disc brakes for both front and back. The 500X’s head and taillamp are indistinguishable units from the standard model, packed with a LED daytime running light and LED tech for the taillamp too. The general look of the bike is more similar to a Triumph Bonneville than an ordinary Royal Enfield.
With the new Thunderbird 500X, Royal Enfield is by all accounts pointing the model at a more younger set of customers which can be seen by the brilliant paint-shade choice like red, blue, yellow and white.
Expect more details about the new Thunderbird 500X when the launch will be near. Royal Enfield is additionally preparing its new 650cc range which is slated to hit the showrooms in the second half of 2018.