Launching Classic 350 and Classic 500, Royal Enfield on Wednesday, Nov 4, gave the 'Bullet-freaks' of India two reasons to rejoice.
While Classic 35 is priced at priced at Rs 98,086, Classic 500 which is powered by a single cylinder 500 cc unit-construction engine (UCE) supported by electronic fuel injection comes with a price tag of Rs 1.25 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
"Royal Enfield has an extremely rich heritage of practical leisure motorcycling for over 100 years. We will use this philosophy and the UCE platform to design and introduce a wide range of motorcycles over the next three years to span a variety of motorcycling genres such as classic sports and touring," Eicher Motors Managing Director and CEO Siddartha Lal said.
Even though the styling, which is being seen as the USP, retains the retro-look, the company has modernised various aspects of the bikes with a goal of making it 'timeless'.