Royal Enfield Classic desert storm 500


Royal Enfield Desert Storm

The Classic Desert Storm a machine from war era, “sand” paint scheme which takes you to old era where Royal Enfield motorcycles served to its best to battle soldiers and its proven capabilities and worthiness by service in harsh conditions of the desert. Classic desert storm 500 has a single cylinder air-cooled pushrod engine, 1950s style nacelle and toolboxes, traditional paint scheme and buffed engine components, this motorcycle is perfect blend of modern and classic time, which provides modern pleasure with classic style.

Special Features

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

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

Silencer – Aesthetically designed short silencer for that 1950’s era look. It is available as an optional accessory for off-road use only.

Wheel – Front: 19” Rear: 18”


Technical specification


Four-stroke engine, single cylinder, twin spark, 499cc, Bore x stroke is 84mm x 90mm Compression Ratio 8.5:1, Maximum Power is 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm, Maximum Torque is 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm. It has digital Electronic Ignition, with wet, multi-plate clutch. 5 speeds constant mesh gearbox, wet sump lubrication, engine oil 15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA, Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection supply, electric/kick start engine system.

Chassis & suspension

Chassis is single downtube, using engine as stressed member, front suspension is Telescopic, 35mm forks, 130mm travel, and Rear suspension is Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel.


Wheelbase 1370 mm, ground Clearance 135 mm, length 2180 mm, width 800 mm, height 1080 mm, (Domestic) 1050 mm (Export), kerb weight 187 Kg (with 90% Fuel & Oil), fuel Capacity 14.5 ± 1 Ltrs.

Brakes & tyres

Tyres Front, 90/90 – 19(Domestic), 90/90 – 18(Export), Tyres Rear 120/80 – 18(Domestic), 110/80 – 18(Export), brakes front 280mm Disc, 2-Piston calliper, brakes Rear 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding.


Electrical System is 12 volt – DC, battery                12 volts, 14 Ah, head Lamp 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN, Tail Lamp 21 W / 5 W.