Royal Enfield Bikes
Royal Enfield was called to a brand that covers various products made by Enfield Cycle Co.This company was engaged in manufacturing stationary engines, lawnmowers, motorcycles and bicycles. In the logo of this company reflects inheritance of the weapon production. In 1890, the Royal Enfield brand was licensed by the British Crown. In 1968, this company was taken over by Norton Villiers Triumph. At the Redditch unit of the company, bicycles of Royal Enfield were produced till 1967. The last bicycle of this company was named was ‘Revelation’ which came in the market in 1965. In year 1970, the motorcycles production was ceased by the company and in 1971, Royal Enfield was closed.
Arrival Of Royal Enfield In India
In 1949, the sale of Royal Enfield motorcycles was started in India and in year 1956, Enfield India had stepped into the assembling process of Bullet motorcycles. At this time, the company acquired a license from the components of UK. In 1962, it started manufacturing complete motorcycles. In 1995, Enfield India obtained a legal right to use Royal Enfield title in India.The production unit of Royal Enfield is in Chennai and this is known as the oldest and the most prestigious motorcycle brand across the world. At the initial state in India, Royal Enfield motorcycle was considered by govt. of India to produce motorcycles for army and police. So, Indian Govt. made an order for 800 Bullets of 350 cc.
Royal Enfield India Extends Worldwide
The company mainly sells and manufactures its products in India. But with time, it started exporting its products across the world. Countries like Europe, America, Australia and South Africa became other leading markets for Royal Enfield. Currently, the company has gone through a big retooling process in the department of engines from cast iron carbureted engines to spark twin construction unit for all models. This new retooling has encouraged the company to commence more production at these plants. Within few years, Royal Enfield has introduced several attractive models in the market like Continental GT 535, Bullet 350 UCE, Classic 350 & 500, Bullet Electra TwinSpark, Bullet 500 ES, Bullet 65, Thunderbird 500cc etc.
Royal Enfield Motorcycles Available In USA
Since 1995, Royal Enfield is importing its products to US market. The most selling Royal Enfield models include Bullet Electra Classic, Bullet Electra X and Classic 500 cc models. For some time, Royal Enfield 350 cc motorcycles are being sold in USA. However, USA motorcycle industry loves 500 cc bikes mostly.
Royal Enfield Bikes Price List in India
Upcoming Royal Enfield Bikes
- Royal Enfield Continental GT 750Expected Launch: Jul 2018 – Sep 20183.50 – 4.00 Lakhs Expected Price
Market Segment For Royal Enfield Bikes
Royal Enfield is a pioneer in the bike manufacturing segment. Bikes from Royal Enfield are sold through the length and breadth of India through various dealerships. Some of its bikes have gained a lot of attention in the Indian market and this brand is bound to grow more in the coming years.
Performance & Mileage
Royal Enfield bikes are very reliable in nature. These bikes are considered to give good fuel efficiency when they hit the road. They might not outperform everything in terms of performance in other bikes, but it gives an overall satisfaction of ownership. Royal Enfield makes one of the best bikes in the world. A lot of focus is being laid upon efficient fuel burning and addition of technical features. Some of the best bikes in India, have fuel-saving technologies, which are the need of the hour as they pave an efficient way of developing performance bikes for emerging markets across the globe.
In terms of safety features, it gives one of the best in class features in its segment. The new bikes and scooters in this segment are giving particular consideration to rider safety hence it comes loaded with various safety features. With increasing number of accidents, safety features in a bike has become an integral part of a bike manufacturer.
The new generation of motorcycles and scooters has started gaining improved features and much nicer designs. New headlamp designs and sculpted fairing parts not only look better but also try to reduce wind blast and aid in cooling of motorcycles. World-class features, like automatic headlamps, LED head lamps, full digital meters, and ABS braking are gaining huge interest. This has improved safety and increased style quotient of new bikes across the entire portfolio.
The modern day bikes from Royal Enfield are coming up with new design to attract the young customers. Taking inspiration from the International brands, Indian companies are also adapting a futuristic design and styling elements. With a lot of innovation around looks and design, manufacturers have made it an important factor to consider before developing any new facelift or a new product.
With growing number of accidents, Royal Enfield spends quality time in choosing the right build quality to avoid damage to the vehicle. A strong build quality ensures a sturdy drive experience and more reliability and assurance to the rider in terms of safety.
Royal Enfield gives special attention to the comfort and experience. Seat quality, Handling experience, Ride quality have become an internal pre requisite when building a bike/scooter. A bike should be able to give a good ride experience to the rider for all kinds of terrains and long drives. Royal Enfield makes sure of that. Riders, need to feel that comfort factor while riding their bike may it be for daily city commute or long rides.
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