Royal Enfield Classic 500 Desert Storm

It comes with sand paint for war feel and looks. Classic Desert is powered by 500cc single cylinder engine that produces 41.3NM torque. It has bullet look that is reflected from tiger eye headlamps.

1,88,145 *
* Ex-Showroom Price

Launch Date : 29 Sep 2011

Available color(s): Desert Strom

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Desert Storm Full Specifications


Displacement (cc) 499
Engine Type 4 stroke,Twinspark, BS-IV Engine
No. of Cylinders Single
Maximum Power 27.2 BHP @ 5250 RPM
Maximum Torque 41.3 NM @ 4000 RPM
Starter System Self Start/Kick Start
Fuel Delivery System Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection
Ignition Digital Electronic Ignition
Cooling System Air Cooled
Gears 5-Speed
Clutch Wet, Multi-Plate
Bore (mm) 84
Stroke (mm) 90


Chassis 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


Front Brake 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Rear Brake 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding


Front Tyre Size 90/90- 19
Rear Tyre Size 120/80- 18
Wheel Size (inches) 19
Tyres Types no
Wheel Type Spoke


Battery 12 volt, 14 Ah
Tail Light 21 W / 5 W
Dashboard 12 volt - DC
Headlamp 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN, Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)


Length (mm) 2180
Width (mm) 800
Height (mm) 1080
Weight (Kg) 187
Ground Clearance (mm) 135
Wheelbase (mm) 1370


Colors Desert Strom


Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 14.5
Reserve Fuel 2.5
Fuel Consumption City (kmpl) 20.00
Fuel Consumption Highway (kmpl) 25.00

SAGMart Reviews on Royal Enfield Classic 500 Desert Storm

What's good:

Royal Enfield, the brand image of the company is known by its classic motorcycles. The company has a series of unique looking models that will reminisce of the 1950s.The Classic Desert Strome is one of the Royal Enfield’s family that comes with a unique ‘sand’ paint scheme, which gives a stunning look to the motorcycle. Furthermore, the fuel tank gets a thigh pad on the both sides that gives it a vintage look. Few of its pros are given below:

  • Vintage Style
  • Traditional Single Seat
  • Best Performance
  • Ride Quality

Power to mileage:

The powerful engine of the Royal Enfield is combined with a modern technology and dynamic features that always keep the motorcycle in active mode. Thus, the Classic Desert Storm is based on the standard Classic 500, which uses the same 499cc four stroke and single cylinder engine. The powerful engine is capable of producing 27.2 BHP of power at 5,250 RPM and 41.3 NM of torque at 4,000 RPM. Few of its power to mileage are given below:

  • 499cc Engine
  • Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
  • Maximum Power 27.2 BHP at 5,250 RPM
  • Maximum Torque 41.3 NM at 4,000 RPM
  • Digital Electronic Ignition
  • Wet Multi-Plate Clutch

Handling and riding:

The handling and ride quality of the Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm are standard that offers a dynamic and comfortable ride. The motorcycle gets high ground clearance that helps to protect the under body from damages. It has wide tyres that hold the road firmly and gives an excellent stability.


It is the top variant of Royal Enfiled Classic, which is equipped with advanced safety objects. The stopping power comes from its standard front disc brake and rear drum brake that works respectively in each and every condition. Furthermore, it gets a powerful halogen bulb that provides good illumination at the dark places. Few of its safety features are given below:

  • Powerful Halogen Bulb
  • Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
  • Front Telescopic Travel Suspension
  • Rear Suspension-Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers
  • Front Disc Brake
  • Rear Drum Brake


It is one of the most lovable vintage bikes from the Royal Enfield that reminiscent of the war era, 1950s. As per the top variant, the price of this variant is more higher. In the terms of the style and performance, the Classic Desert Storm is the worth bike.

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