The Royal Enfield has been a style statement and a status symbol from the colonial times. When someone rides it on road everyone notices the classic retro beauty leaving a mark of the revered Royal Enfield on the passers-by. It makes the rider beam with a sense of pride with its modern engine and classic looks. Those who wish to take it for a ride can pick up the bike on rent.
The specifications of 2015 RE 500 are very similar to its earlier version which was launched in 2013. The power, fuel efficient, reliable, simple and vintage beauty 2015 Royal Enfield 500cc is similar to its older version. The engine and braking system are exactly the same too. One can easily hire two wheelers to explore places.
The 20th century war veteran has been launched in a new colour, making it different from its earlier model. The eye catching blue lagoon colour gives the bike an all new look without many changes in other features.
The RE 500cc is now available in three colours- classic tan, classic black and lagoon. Features like the giant halogen headlamp, vintage tail lamp, short silencer and a comfortable single saddle seat have been retained. Bike rentals in Bangalore have the model available.
The 500 cc engine is not only strong, it is also reliable, efficient and all powerful. The single cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark unit has a displacement of 499cc and generates the power of 27.2 bhp at 5250 rpm and 41.3 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm.
It delivers a mileage of around 32 kmpl. It is an amazing option for Himalayan rides, one can try taking Royal enfield 500 cc on rent and examine the engine power. An additional feature of 2015 model is that it can reach up the speed of 131kmph while the 2013 model’s top speed was only 85 kmph. Besides, it has both – electric and a kick-start.
The front 280 mm Disc paired with a 2-Piston caliper and rear 153 mm Drum brakes give the biker total control on the bike. The brakes, front disc and rear drum lack bite, and feel rubbery at times but being a bulky bike the handling of this motorcycle is pretty good.
The suspension setup of front telescopic forks and rear gas charged shocks may seem too simple and dated, but is works well for RE 500 cc. Being a heavy bike, its handling becomes pretty smooth and is well balanced.