Royal Enfield has launched the World War II motorcycle inspired Classic 500 Pegasus Edition in India for Rs. 2.49 lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi) and it includes a helmet, Pegasus inspired T-shirt, and the special Canvas Panniers. . The first 250 units of the Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus will be coming to India, i.e. serial number 0001 - 0250. The Classic 500 Pegasus edition is identical to the regular Classic 500 in terms of engine and cycle parts. However, the company has added the essence of the RE/WD 125, a lightweight motorcycle during the World War II era, in the Pegasus edition.
Royal Enfield will sell 1,000 units of the Pegasus Edition worldwide in Service Brown and Olive Drab Green colour and the 250 units allocated for India will be offered only in Service Brown. Each of the Classic 500 Pegasus units carries a unique serial number stencilled on the fuel tank in line with military-spec motorcycles of the 1940s. The limited edition will also flaunt an insignia on the fuel tank that shows the silhouetted image of Bellerophon the warrior, mounted on the winged Pegasus sticker. A bespoke set of military-style canvas panniers and period correct RE badging are the other WWII inspired bits in the Classic 500 Pegasus edition. The motorcycle will also get all-black exhaust, headlamp bezel, brown handlebar grips, air filter and rims to complete the classic look.
The motorcycle draws power from a 499cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine that powers the regular Classic 500. The engine develops 27.2bhp of power at 5,250rpm and 41.3Nm of peak torque at 4,000rpm and it is mated to a five-speed transmission and has a kerb weight of 194 kg.
Article Source : IbTimes