12.35 Pm: That’s it folks from our end from the Royal Enfield Thunderbird X launch. To summarize, the bikes get cosmetic updates, bright paint jobs, matte-black detailing, alloy wheels, tubeless tyres, gunslinger style seat and flat wide handlebars. The Thunderbird X is available in 4 colours – Getaway Orange, Roving Red, Drifter Blue and Whimsical White. Here is the Royal Enfield Thunderbird X in all its glory in all the colour options. Have a look.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Getaway Orange front quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Getaway Orange Front Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Getaway Orange Side Profile

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Getaway Orange Side Profile

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Getaway Orange Rear Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Getaway Orange Rear Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Whimsical White Side Profile

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Whimsical White Side Profile

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Whimsical White Rear Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Whimsical White Rear Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Whimsical White Front Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Whimsical White Front Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Roving Red Side Profile

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Roving Red Side Profile

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Roving Red Rear Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Roving Red Rear Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Roving Red Front Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Roving Red Front Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Drifter Blue Side Profile

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Drifter Blue Side Profile

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Drifter Blue Rear Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Drifter Blue Rear Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Drifter Blue Front Quarter

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Drifter Blue Front Quarter

12.10 Pm: Here are some of the official images of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird X – Getaway Orange and Whimsical White colour options. The orange looks stunning, I must say!

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Whimsical White

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X – Whimsical White

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Getaway Orange

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X – Getaway Orange


11.59 Am:
While we are at it, here is a detailed launch report of the new Royal Enfield Thunderbird X. Get all the details here.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X, 500X Launched; Price in India starts at INR 1.56 Lakh

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X drifter blue official

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X – Drifter Blue

11.54 Am: The Royal Enfield Thunderbird X features new flat wide handlebar, gunslinger style seat, bright colours and  matte black detailing. The Thunderbird X range of motorcycles are the first Royal Enfield bikes to get alloy wheels and tubeless tyres as standard fitment.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X - Wide Handlebar and Headlamps assembly

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X – Wide Handlebar and Headlamps assembly

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X - Gunslinger style seat

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X – Gunslinger style seat

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X - Alloy Wheels and Tubeless Tyres.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X – Alloy Wheels and Tubeless Tyres.


11.45Am:
The bikes are priced roughly INR 8000 more as compared to the respective Thunderbird 350 and Thunderbird 500X models. Bookings are open from today and 321 dealers are launching the bikes simultaneously today across India. 

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X & 500X

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X & 500X Launched in India.

11.35Am: And the Royal Enfield Thunderbird X range has been launched in India. The Thunderbird 350X is priced at INR 1,56,864 (ex-showroom Delhi), while the  Thunderbird 500X is priced at INR 1,98,500 (ex-showroom Delhi).

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X - Drifter Blue

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – Drifter Blue

11.30Am: Here are all the colour options on the new Royal Enfield Thunderbird X range.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X - Roving Red

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X – Roving Red

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X - Drifter Blue (2)

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – Drifter Blue

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X - Blazing Orange

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X – Getaway Orange


Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Rudratej Singh11:25 Am:
The Royal Enfield Thunderbird X range is available in a total of 4 colour options – Getaway Orange, Whimsical White, Roving Red and Drifter Blue. The Thunderbird 350X only gets the Whimsical White and Roving Red options while the Thunderbird 500X is available only with the Getaway Orange and Drifter Blue paint schemes.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird X Drifter Blue11:20 Am: Mr. Rudratej Singh – President, Royal Enfield, joins stage to address the launch proceedings. Rudy speaks about the company’s success and the reason to launch the Thunderbird X range in India.

11:15 Am: Welcome to the launch of the new Royal Enfield Thunderbird X range in India. Stay tuned to India.com Auto as we will get you all the live updates.

After much ado, Royal Enfield will be launching the much-awaited Thunderbird X twins in India today. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X and Thunderbird 350X are based on the existing Thunderbird range and are sportier versions of the bikes. The Thunderbird X range features new paint schemes, revised riding ergonomics and additional features along with matte black detailing on various body parts. The bikes have been already spied ahead of the launch and we have already reported everything about the Thunderbird X range. Recently, the brochure images of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird X were leaked on various social platforms. Also Read: Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X, 500X Launch LIVE Streaming: Watch Online Telecast and live webcast of new Thunderbird X

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird X range will be offered in four exciting colours – Getaway Orange, Drifter Blue, Whimsical White and Roving Red. The Thunderbird X range features new raised wide handlebars that should offer slightly aggressive riding dynamics. The bikes also feature new gunslinger-style single-piece seat, which should aid the comfort levels while cruising on highways or commuting through traffic. For the first time, Royal Enfield is offering 9-spoke alloy wheels and tubeless tyres on any of its bikes. Read More: Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X, Thunderbird 500X India launch Today; Price in India, Images, Mileage, Colours & Features

Mechanically the bikes remain the same, while cosmetic changes include matte-black rear grab rails instead of the rear back rests. The alloy wheels are draped in colour coded rim stickers to add a sporty character to the bikes. Coming to the mechanical front, the new Royal Enfield Thunderbird X motorcycles are powered by 346cc and 499cc engines respectively. The units employed are the same that are seen on the regular models. Also Read: Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X, 500X Launch Date, Price in India, Images, Colours, Mileage & Features

The 346cc motor makes 19.8 bhp with 28 Nm of torque while the bigger 499cc petrol engine develops 27.2 bhp and 41.3 Nm of power figures. Both the engines are mated to a 5-speed gearbox. Coming to the suspension duties, the new Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X and 500X gets conventional telescopic forks upfront and gas charged dual shockers at the rear. For braking, the company has equipped both the motorcycles with disc brakes at the front as well as rear.