Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – All About Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Colour ✓ Features ✓ Comparison.

Royal Enfield saw a need in the market for an urban cruiser lunched the new Thunderbird 500X in India. The new model gets uplifted in terms of style, comfort and riding stance. This is the first time a Royal Enfield has been shipped with alloy wheels and tubeless tyres from the factory. The notable features on the bright and gaudy-looking Thunderbird 500X are its blacked-out components engine, headlight, twin-pod cluster, alloy wheels, exhaust and front fork) black grab rail beside the pillion seat, 9-spoke alloy wheels with tubeless tyres and the seating. A long single-seat piece has been included in place of the standard split seats.


Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X

Also Read:- Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X

Design and Features:

RE extend the Thunderbird series by launch 500X in India. The bike looks more aggressive and ready to take up road challenges. Except for the 20-litre fuel tank and the chrome treatment over headlight cowl, twin-pod and rear dual shocks everything is painted in black. Front side of bike, there is a circular headlamp with LED DRLs, dual pods on the semi-digital instrument cluster and a shorter handlebar as compared to the standard Thunderbird.

Key Features:

  • All-Black Theme with Body Colour Limited to the Fuel Tank
  • Projector Headlamp with LED DRL
  • Anti-Lock Braking system (ABS)
  • New Flat and Short Handlebars
  • Gunslinger-Style Seat
  • Twin-Pod Console
  • Sleek Grab Rails
  • Tubeless Tyres
  • Electric Start
  • Alloy Wheels


Powering the beast is the fuel-injected, air-cooled, single cylinder, the twin-spark 499cc engine that beats out a max power of 27.2 Bhp at 5,250 rpm and peak torque of 41.3 Nm at 4,000 rpm. The power mill is coupled to a 5-speed transmission system. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X has been equipped with a dual channel ABS unit as per the new safety regulations.

Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Twinspark Engine
Displacement 499 cc
Power 27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Bore 84 mm Stroke 90 mm
Drive Type Chain Drive No of Cylinders 1
Fuel System Fuel Injection Fuel Type Petrol
Ignition Spark Ignition Gear Box


Length 2040 mm
Height 1140 mm
Width 830 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Kerb Weight 195 kg
Wheelbase 1350 mm
Fuel Capacity 20 L

Performance and Fuel Economy:

Mileage (ARAI) 30 kmpl Top Speed 120 kmph


  • Getaway Orange
  • Drifter Blue


Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X Variants

Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – STD

Rs. 1,98,879

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – ABS

Rs. 2,13,336




Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – Front & Back View


Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – Headlight


Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – Fuel Tank


Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – Side View


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