Royal Enfield Classic Battle Green spotted in India

Posted on: Jun 2, 2017 - 1:12pm IST

The Royal Enfield Classic Battle Green gets an electric as well as a kick starter.

A unit of the Royal Enfield Classic Battle Green, based on the Classic 500, has been spotted by Drivespark at a dealership in Bengaluru. The motorcycle, thus far, is an export-only model.

Royal Enfield Classic Battle Green spy shot Bangalore side
The Royal Enfield Classic Battle Green is not retailed in India at present and uses the same 499 cc powerplant seen in the Classic 500.

Royal Enfield describes the Battle Green colour as –

The Classic Battle Green comes to you with a paint scheme reminiscent of the War era, a time when Royal Enfield motorcycles proved their capabilitities and battle worthiness by impeccable service to soldiers.

The unit had an odometer reading of 3.2 km and still had some protective plastic wrapping on the rear grab rail. It even had the optional pillion seat attached.

Powering the Royal Enfield Classic Battle Green is a 499 cc single cylinder, air-cooled, fuel injected mill. Coupled to a 5-speed gearbox the engine is capable of producing 27.2 bhp of maximum power at 5,250 rpm and 41.3 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm.

The Royal Enfield Classic Battle Green tips the scales at 194 kg and has a 13.5-litre fuel tank, the same as the standard Classic 500 retailed in India. It gets a 19-inch wheel in the front (90/90) and an 18-inch unit (120/80) in the rear. Brakes include a 280 mm disc up front with 2 piston caliper while the rear gets a 153 mm drum setup.

The Royal Enfield Classic is suspended on a 35 mm telescopic fork up front with 130 mm travel and twin gas-charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, good for 80 mm of travel, at the rear.

Royal Enfield Classic Battle Green spy shot Bangalore rear three quarter
The Royal Enfield Classic 500 Battle Green has been spotted with the optional pillion seat and rear grab rail.

An official announcement on the availability of the Royal Enfield Classic 500 Battle Green is awaited.

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Battle Green – Image Gallery

[Source: DriveSpark]

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