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Royal Enfield, the iconic Indian motorcycle brand, has launched the limited edition Classic 500 Pegasus motorcycle in India today for Rs 2.49 lakh. The price is ex-showroom Mumbai
Royal Enfield, the iconic Indian motorcycle brand, has launched the limited edition Classic 500 Pegasus motorcycle in India today for Rs 2.49 lakh. The price is ex-showroom Mumbai. Out of total 1000 units to be produced globally, it will only bring 250 units of the model to India. The standout part about this bike is the wartime colour of Service Brown. The motorcycle is designed for paying homage to two-stroke RE/WD 125 -- one of Royal Enfield early motorcycles -- that was used by British army's paratroopers. Online bookings for the Classic 500 bikes will commence on July 10.
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition Features and Specifications:
Engine: Single Cylinder 4 Stroke, Air cooled, 499cc, 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm, 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm, 5 Speed, Electronic Fuel Injection
Type: Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front Suspension: Telescopic, 35mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear Suspension: Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel
Front Brakes: 280mm disc, double piston caliper
Rear Brakes: 240mm disc, single piston caliper
Fuel Capacity: 13.5 litres,
Kerb weight: 194 kg,
Ground Clearance: 135 mm
From robust motorcycles built as mobile machine gun platforms during the First World War to the production of vital targeting components for anti-aircraft guns in an underground factory during the Second World War, Royal Enfield has been in direct service to the armed forces throughout its existence. Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition motorcycle is not exception to its legacy.