Royal Enfield Bike Models
About Royal Enfield
The first Royal Enfield motorcycle was produced in 1901 by the designer R.W.Smith and Frenchman Jules Gotiet. It has a Minerva engine mounted in front of the steering head. Royal Enfield’s fist two stroke motorcycle was launched in 1914; as Britain became involved in the First World War, all other Royal Enfield motorcycles were ceased except the latest introduction and the company’s biggest 770cc 6hp V-twin. In 1928 Royal Enfield adopted saddle tanks in place of outmoded flat tanks and it also became the first manufacturer to changes its front fork system. 1932 saw the introduction of the legendary Bullet models with three versions; 250,350 and 500cc all are equipped with inclined engines, twin ported cylinder heads, foot operated gear shift and high compression pistons. During the Second World War it began manufacturing most iconic military models the 125 cc Airborne. New 350cc bullet and 500cc twin models were seen in 1949 with swing arm suspension, telescopic front forks and gear box.
In 1949, Madras Motors owned by K.R.Sundaram Iyer, started to import British motorcycles to India. In 1955, the India government chose Bullet 350 as the ideal motorcycle for police force and army patrolling. The Enfield India manufactured the world’s first diesel motorcycle known as the Enfield Diesel. In 1990 Enfield entered into a strategic alliance with the Eicher Group and later merged with it in 1994. In 2002 Indian market saw the stylish cruiser the Thunderbird. The all new Continental GT Café racer was introduced in 2013 and it gained wide admiration from critics and riders alike. For 118 years Royal Enfield remains as the world’s oldest motorcycling company in continuous production with simple and resilient machines and it delivers a pure motorcycling experience
Price Range: ₹1.21 lakh - ₹2.17 lakh