Custom Royal Enfield Classic 500 Bobber and Royal Enfield Bullet 500 are on display at the ongoing 2017 Thai Motor Expo. Here are the live images from the show.
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Bobber sports chopped front and rear fenders. The rear subframe has been eliminated and the motorcycle features a custom single seat. Other modifications include bullet-type indicators; aftermarket exhaust; side-mounted license plate with tail light, and bar-end mirrors. The Royal Enfield Bullet 500 on the other hand, is stock, apart from the aftermarket exhaust.
Powering the two motorcycles is a 499 cc single cylinder engine with fuel injection. The mill makes 27.2 bhp of power at 5,250 rpm, and 41.3 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. A 5-speed transmission does duty on the two bikes. Suspension duties are handled by 35 mm telescopic front forks and twin rear gas-charged shock absorbers.
Stopping powers comes courtesy a 280 mm front disc with 2-piston callipers, and a 153 mm rear drum. While the Classic has 19-inch front and 18-inch rear spoke wheels, the Bullet has 19-inch units on both ends. The Bullet 500 costs THB 179,800, and the stock Classic Chrome costs THB 198,800. The two motorcycles weigh 187 kg (kerb weight) and feature a 14.5-litre fuel tank.