Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is the more powerful version of the Thunderbird 350 and comes with a 500cc UCE engine with fuel injection. Suitable for long rides, the Thunderbird 500 is capable of high-speed cruising and delivers better throttle response due to the fuel injection system. It shares other features and cycle parts with the Thunderbird 350. The Thunderbird was first launched in 2005 with a 350cc engine and was given a 500cc unit in 2013. The Thunderbird 350 and 500 share their engine with the Classic 350 and 500. In terms of features, the 500cc cruiser gets an electric start, instrument panel with a digital fuel gauge and other sensors for low oil and side stand.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Bike Key Features

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Variant Specifications

Standard
Rs. 2.07 Lakh *
499
27.2
41.3
manual
5
1
2
petrol
20
N/A
fuel_injected
Wet, multi-plate
disc
disc
N/A
spoke
Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel
X
Rs. 1.99 Lakh *
499
27.2
41.3
manual
5
1
2
petrol
12
N/A
fuel_injected
Wet multiplate
disc
disc
N/A
alloy
41mm forks
Twin gas charged shock absorbers
X ABS
Rs. 2.11 Lakh *
499
27.2
41.3
manual
5
1
2
petrol
12
N/A
fuel_injected
Wet multiplate
disc
disc
N/A
alloy
41mm forks
Twin gas charged shock absorbers
Standard
Rs. 2.07 Lakh *
2060
790
1205
1350
135
N/A
197
X
Rs. 1.99 Lakh *
2040
830
1140
1350
135
N/A
195
X ABS
Rs. 2.11 Lakh *
2040
830
1140
1350
135
N/A
195
Standard
Rs. 2.07 Lakh *
yes
no
analogue
yes
yes
no
no
yes
yes
yes
no
yes
X
Rs. 1.99 Lakh *
yes
no
digital
yes
yes
yes
no
no
yes
yes
no
yes
X ABS
Rs. 2.11 Lakh *
yes
no
analogue
yes
yes
yes
no
yes
yes
yes
no
yes
Standard
Rs. 2.07 Lakh *
N/A
yes
N/A
no
X
Rs. 1.99 Lakh *
N/A
no
N/A
no
X ABS
Rs. 2.11 Lakh *
N/A
yes
N/A
no
  • Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Braking and Safety

    Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 comes with 280 mm disc up front and at the back, it gets a 240 mm disc with two-piston callipers.

  • Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Mileage

    Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 has a fuel tank capacity of 20 litres with a 3.5-litre reserve and is capable of delivering a range of about 600 km on one full tank.