The new version of Royal Enfield Thunderbird was launched recently with some modifications adaptable for normal street ridings. Royal Enfields Thunderbird is known for the endurance quality suited for touring and long travel option.
The new version, Thunderbird 350X and 500X, modelled with features related to adaptable road side driving. The Alloy wheels, Tubeless Tyres and Shorter Handlebars are some of the key localized features in this new model.
Some of the important variants of this new Thunderbird 350X and 500X are Led DRLs, varied color options and single piece seat.
The total engine variants and the efficiency are still the same like the earlier model of the Thunderbird with little variations. Thunderbird 350X is priced at the rate of Rs 1.56 Lakh (Ex showroom) and Thunderbird 500X is tagged as Rs 1.98 Lakh (Ex Showroom), values are Rs 7000 and Rs 8000 higher than the previous model respectively.
The spoke wheels are dropped off for this new version replaced by 9-spoke alloy wheels with tubeless tyres. LED DRL headlamp, Blacked out fork tubes, Side panel and Exhaust are remodeled and the bike comes in a variants of four different colors. The Thunderbird 500X has the option of blue and Red whereas the 500X model has the options of yellow and Orange.
The infrastructural aspects and mechanical alignments of the new versions are very similar to the standard models of the Thunderbird types. The 350X got the same 346CC Air cooled, single cylinder Motor delivering 20PS and 28Nm of torque and the 500X model has 499cc air cooled, Single cylinder motor delivering 27.5PS with 41.3 Nm of torque.
The new versions are marketed with the young riders in the mind, as the street smart vehicles, suited for all conditions locally with the tag of ever energetic model of Thunderbird.