2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm

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2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm
2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm



2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm Review

2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Heritage and horsepower…

A journey back in time for Royal Enfield has this range of motorcycles combining classic styling cues with modern parts which bring the Retro up to a highly covetable position. These motorcycles blend power, fuel efficiency, reliability and simple, yet drop dead gorgeous post war styling.

The Classic Desert Storm comes to you with a “sand” paint scheme reminiscent of the war era, a time when Royal Enfield motorcycles proved their capabilities and battle worthiness by impeccable service to soldiers in harsh conditions of the desert. Donning a younger look with styling cues one would expect only from a genuine Royal Enfield: single cylinder air-cooled pushrod engine, 1950s style nacelle and toolboxes, traditional paint scheme and buffed engine components, this motorcycle is all set to bring you the pleasures of modern motorcycling while reflecting the aura of eternal classic styling.

First introduced in 1932, the Royal Enfield Bullet has a long tradition of military service; thousands were supplied to the British Army and RAF for use by despatch riders during the Second World War. When updated for 1949 the Bullet was chosen for patrol duties by the Indian Army, a fact that has ensured its survival to this day. The Battle Green and Desert Storm models pay homage to the company’s military heritage. Both have bodywork and frame painted in matt colours, with plain white decals, in contrast to the high gloss finish of the majority of traditionally styled models in the Royal Enfield range.

Powered by the latest fuel-injected unit engine, with 5-speed gearbox and multi-plate clutch, the Battle Green and Desert Storm combine classic looks and sound with modern levels of performance and reliability thanks to front disc brake, gas-filled rear suspension, hydraulic pushrods and 12-volt halogen headlight. This package delivers enhanced performance and handling with reduced emissions and maintenance compared to the machines originally supplied to the armed forces.

 

 



2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

On the royal enfield classic
In the Classic, pedigree and power go hand in hand to create a pure motorcycling experience. Its dashing, vintage-inspired looks are underscored by an Enfield trademark – dependability. The Classic 500 cranks out 27.2 bhp of power which means that come hill or dale, you can count on it. The Classic 350 has the torque to flatten mountains as well as the fuel efficiency to cross entire ranges.

comfort

A single saddle seat with springs for maximum comfort.


styling

Authentic post-war detailing: die-cast headlight casing, vintage graphic on the fuel tank, choice of old-world colours.

rideability

High torque at low RPM means maximum pulling power from low revolutions, making a ride uphill or your daily commute effortless.




 

2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine

500cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, spark ignition, air cooled, OHV engine produces 41.3 Nm of torque.

Headlamp

Headlight casing features the “Tiger Eye Lamps” for the Bullet look. The headlamp is traditional but with a powerful halogen bulb to provide good illumination.

Hood

Speedometer and Fuel warning indicator for the EFI system are integrated into the die-cast headlight casing. The speedometer features classic English font.

Seat

Single saddle seat with springs provides maximum comfort for a luxurious and relaxing ride.

Silencer

Aesthetically designed short silencer for that 1950’s look. Available as an optional accessory for off-road use only.

Tank

Finely crafted tank with post war era graphics and thigh pads make for a vintage look.

Wheel

Front: 19” Rear: 18”

 

 



 

2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for pricing in USD

engine
Type Single Cylinder, 4 stroke,Twinspark
Displacement 499cc
Bore x stroke 84mm x 90mm
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Maximum Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Ignition System Digital Electronic Ignition
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5 Speed Constant Mesh
Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Oil 15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA
Fuel Supply Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection
Air Cleaner Paper Element
Engine Start Electric/Kick
chassis & suspension
Type Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front suspension Telescopic, 35mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear suspension Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel
dimensions
Wheelbase 1370 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Length 2160mm
Width 800 mm
Height 1050mm
Kerb Weight 187 Kg (with 90% Fuel & Oil)
Fuel Capacity 14.5 Ltr (3.83 Gallon)
brakes & tyres
Tyres Fr. 90/90 – 19” – 52V
Tyres Rr. 110/80 – 18” – 58V
Brakes Front 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Brakes Rear 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding
electricals
Electrical System 12 volt – DC
Battery 12 volt, 14 Ah
Head Lamp 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN
Tail Lamp 21 W / 5 W
Turn Signal Lamp –




 

2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for pricing in CAD

engine
Type Single Cylinder, 4 stroke,Twinspark
Displacement 499cc
Bore x stroke 84mm x 90mm
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Maximum Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Ignition System Digital Electronic Ignition
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5 Speed Constant Mesh
Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Oil 15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA
Fuel Supply Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection
Air Cleaner Paper Element
Engine Start Electric/Kick
chassis & suspension
Type Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front suspension Telescopic, 35mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear suspension Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel
dimensions
Wheelbase 1370 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Length 2160mm
Width 800 mm
Height 1050mm
Kerb Weight 187 Kg (with 90% Fuel & Oil)
Fuel Capacity 14.5 Ltr (3.83 Gallon)
brakes & tyres
Tyres Fr. 90/90 – 19” – 52V
Tyres Rr. 110/80 – 18” – 58V
Brakes Front 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Brakes Rear 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding
electricals
Electrical System 12 volt – DC
Battery 12 volt, 14 Ah
Head Lamp 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN
Tail Lamp 21 W / 5 W
Turn Signal Lamp –

 

 


 

2017 Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer for pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

engine
Type Single Cylinder, 4 stroke,Twinspark
Displacement 499cc
Bore x stroke 84mm x 90mm
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Maximum Power 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Maximum Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Ignition System Digital Electronic Ignition
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Gearbox 5 Speed Constant Mesh
Lubrication Wet sump
Engine Oil 15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA
Fuel Supply Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection
Air Cleaner Paper Element
Engine Start Electric/Kick
chassis & suspension
Type Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front suspension Telescopic, 35mm forks, 130mm travel
Rear suspension Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel
dimensions
Wheelbase 1370 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Length 2160mm
Width 800 mm
Height 1050mm
Kerb Weight 187 Kg (with 90% Fuel & Oil)
Fuel Capacity 14.5 Ltr (3.83 Gallon)
brakes & tyres
Tyres Fr. 90/90 – 19” – 52V
Tyres Rr. 110/80 – 18” – 58V
Brakes Front 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Brakes Rear 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding
electricals
Electrical System 12 volt – DC
Battery 12 volt, 14 Ah
Head Lamp 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN
Tail Lamp 21 W / 5 W
Turn Signal Lamp –


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