Royal Enfield has launched the Classic 350 and Classic 500, priced at Rs. 98,086/- and Rs 1.25 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) respectively. The Classic 500 is powered by a single cylinder 500cc unit-construction engine (UCE) developing a maximum power of 27.2 bhp @ 5250 Rpm and a maximum torque of 41.3 Nm @ 4000 Rpm. The engine is supported by electronic fuel injection (EFI). The Bullet Classic 350 runs on carbs and churns out a respectable 19.8 bhp of maximum power @ 5250 Rpm and a maximum torque of 24 Nm @ 4000 rpm.
“Royal Enfield has an extremely rich heritage of practical leisure motorcycling for over 100 years. We will use this philosophy and the UCE platform to design and introduce a wide range of motorcycles over the next three years to span a variety of motorcycling genres such as classic sports and touring,” Eicher Motors MD and CEO Siddartha Lal said.