Enfield Thunderbird 500 - 2015 Specifications and Reviews

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ModelEnfield Thunderbird 500

Engine and Transmission Specifications

ClutchWet mulitiplate
Transmission type,final driveChain
Cooling systemAir
Lubrication systemWet sump
IgnitionDigital Electronic Ignition
Fuel controlOverhead Valves (OHV)
Fuel systemInjection. Keihin EFI
Bore x Stroke84.0 x 90.0 mm (3.3 x 3.5 inches)
Torque41.30 Nm (4.2 kgf-m or 30.5 ft.lbs) @ 4000 Revolutions">RPM
Power27.20 Horsepower">HP (19.9 Kilowatt">kW)) @ 5250 Revolutions">RPM
Engine detailsTwin spark
Engine typeSingle cylinder, four-stroke
Capacity:499.00 ccm (30.45 cubic inches)

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

WheelsMRF Zapper FM tires
Rear brakes diameter240 mm (9.4 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. Single-piston
Front brakes diameter280 mm (11.0 inches)
Front brakesSingle disc. 2-piston calipers
Rear tyre120/80-18
Front tyre90/90-19
Rear wheel travel80 mm (3.1 inches)
Rear SuspensionTwin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Front wheel travel130 mm (5.1 inches)
Front SuspensionTelescopic fork
Frame typeSingle downtube, using engine as stressed member

Physical measures and capacities

Fuel capacity20.00 litres (5.28 gallons)
Wheelbase1,350 mm (53.1 inches)
Overall width895 mm (35.2 inches)
Overall length2,060 mm (81.1 inches)
Overall height1,300 mm (51.2 inches)
Seat height775 mm (30.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc195.0 kg (429.9 pounds)

Other specs

CommentsRoyal Enfield bikes are made in India.
LightProjection type headlamp, H7 55 / 55 W
Electrical12 volt, 14 Ah
StarterElectric & kick
Color optionsBlue, gray, silver, black

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