Royal Enfield had recently announced the online sale of the 15 limited-edition Royal Enfield Classic 500, which were part of the National Security Guards (NSG) expedition called ‘Fight Against Terror’. All the 15 motorcycles were sold out online within 15 seconds of it going on sale at 12 pm on 13th December 2017.
These ‘Stealth Black’ limited edition Classic 500 were ridden by the NSG Black Cat Commandos. They drove around 8,000 km across the country for more than 40 days to spread awareness of fighting against terrorism.
The exclusive sale of it interested more than 2,000 buyers, who registered to purchase it. The motorcycles were available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Among the registered buyers, first 15 were lucky enough to grab the opportunity to own the special edition Royal Enfield Classic 500. The buyers have paid an amount of Rs. 15,000 online, as of now. The bikes will be handed over to the respective buyers at the local dealerships on full payment.
These limited editions of the Royal Enfield Classic 500 are based on the matte-black coloured Classic 500 that was launched in September this year. It is powered by the 499 cc single-cylinder engine that is capable enough to produce a maximum power output of 27.2 bhp against a peak torque of 41.3 Nm. The engine is paired with a five-speed manual gearbox.
These Royal Enfield Classic 500 limited-edition units were available at a special price of Rs. 1.9 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and the proceedings of the sales will go to an NGO, named Prerna.