Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Launch Highlights: Price, Engine Specs, Bookings, Features, Images

The Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus will be a limited edition motorcycle and globally the company will making only 1000 units of the bike.

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Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus pays homage to the World War II motorcycle, the RE/WD 125

The new limited edition Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus has been launched in India today and we have all the highlights from the launch event here. The new Classic 500 Pegasus edition has been designed on a retro-military theme and it pays homage to one of Royal Enfield's motorcycles used in World War II - the two-stroke RE/WD 125, also known as the Flying Flea. Royal Enfield will be making only 1000 units of the limited-edition Classic 500 Pegasus and India will be getting only 250 units.

We have already told you a lot about the Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus. As the bike is based on the existing Royal Enfield Classic 500 , the Pegasus edition uses the same 499 cc single-cylinder engine that produces 27.2 bhp and 41.3 Nm of peak torque, paired with a 5-speed gearbox. The suspension and brakes are carried over the standard version as well. Globally, the bike will be offered in two colours internationally - Service Brown and Olive Drab Green, India, however, is only expected to get the former.

Also Read: Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: What To Expect

Here Are The Highlights From The Launch Of The Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition:

May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: Price
Royal Enfield will be offering the new Classic 500 Pegasus edition for an on-road price of Rs. 2.40 lakh in Delhi and Rs. 2.49 lakh in Maharashtra. The ex-showroom prices are unknown as of now, while prices for remaining states will be revealed soon.
May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Launch - Key Highlights
Here are the key highlights from the launch of the Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition:
  • Classic 500 Pegasus Edition Launched For Rs. 2.40 lakh (on-road, Delhi)
  • Bookings to commence on July 10, 2 pm, online
  • Only 1000 bikes Across the world, India will only get 250 units.
  • Pegasus merchandise also available - Sling bags, shirts, helmets
  • The first 250 will be coming to India - 001-250
  • Customers will get a helmet and Pegasus inspired T-shirt and canvas panniers along with the bike.

May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: Online Bookings From July 10
Royal Enfield will be selling the Classic 500 Pegasus online and the bookings will start from July 10 onwards. As already mentioned India will only be getting 250 units so if you are interested, Be Quick!

May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: Pegasus Merchandise
The Classic 500 Pegasus will also come with special Pegasus merchandise like - Sling bags, shirts, helmets, boots and more, all themed after the bike.

May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Has Launched The Classic 500 Pegasus Edition in India At Rs. 2.40 lakh
Royal Enfield has launched the new Classic 500 Pegasus edition in India at Rs. 2.40 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
This includes - This includes a helmet, Pegasus inspired T-shirt, and the special Canvas Panniers.

May 30, 2018
Classic 500 Pegasus: First 250 Units To be Sold in India
The first 250 units of the Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus will be coming to India, i.e. serial number 0001 - 0250.

May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Says Classic 500 Pegasus Edition Will Be A Collector's Piece
As mentioned, Royal Enfield will be making only 1000 units of the Classic 500 Pegasus edition and India will be getting only 250 units.

Royal Enfield's Rudratej Singh says "It will be a collector's piece in the future"

May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: The Making
Royal Enfield says - "Pegasus edition started as a piece of research to know more about the motorcycle and history of the brand." The research team met the military personnel that worked on the original flying flea.

The Royal Enfield badge on the tank is also period correct. The service brown colour was known as DS Brown during world war II
May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: History of RE/WD 125
Mark Wells (on the left), Head of Product Strategy and Industrial Design,  talks about the Flying Flea, and how were they used during WWII.

May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition Launch: Live Updates
Rudratej Singh, President, Royal Enfield sitting in the centre all set to kick-off today's event.


May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: Accessories and Equipment
Here are the new styling a accessories we told you about.
(clockwise: pair of unique canvas panniers, serial number stencilled on the fuel tank with RE and Pegasus logo, matching brown handle grips, leather strap with a brass buckle across the air filter)

May 30, 2018
Behold! Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition
Here's the new Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus in flesh. This is the Service Brown shade and the bike is fully kitted with accessories.

May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: Accessories and Equipment
Each motorcycle will also have authentic markings of military motorcycles, including brown handlebar grips, a leather strap with a brass buckle across the air filter, blacked out silencers, rims, kickstart lever, pedals and headlight bezel to complete the period look.

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May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: Colour Options
Globally, the Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition will be available in two colours - Service Brown and Olive Drab Green. In India though, only the Service Brown shade is expected to be available on sale.


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May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: Expected Price
Prices for the Indian edition are yet to be announced, but we expect the Classic 500 Pegasus to be priced just above Rs. 2 lakh (ex-showroom). Customers can also buy a range of genuine motorcycle accessories that are compatible with the period look of the motorcycle, which of course will be an optional extra.
May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: Engine Specifications
The Royal Enfield Pegasus Edition shares the same engine with the Royal Enfield Classic 500. The 499 cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine makes 27.2 bhp of power at 5,250 rpm and 41.3 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. The chassis, brakes and tyres remain the same as the Classic 500, and the bike has a kerb weight of 194 kg.


May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: History of RE/WD 125
The lightweight RE/WD 125 motorcycles were air-dropped from aircraft during the war, and used extensively by the then newly formed Parachute Regiment. The Flying Flea bikes were dropped by parachute, encased in a protective steel cradle or carried in Horsa assault gliders. On the ground, the bikes were used for reconnaissance, communications and carrying soldiers into battle.
May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: India To Get Limited Units
The Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus is a limited edition model of the Royal Enfield Classic 500. The company will be making only 1,000 examples of the bike, out of which only 250 will be sold in India. The rest of the bikes will be sold in the UK, Australia and the US.

May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition: World War II Connection
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus Edition comes with a visual overhaul and is reminiscent of the bikes from the World War II era. The limited edition motorcycle has been influenced by one specific motorcycle - the two-stroke RE/WD 125. Popularly known as the 'Flying Flea', the RE/WD 125 motorcycle was manufactured at the company's underground facility in Westwood, UK, and the bike served the British paratroopers during World War II.
May 30, 2018
Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus India Launch: Live Updates
Royal Enfield will be launching the new Classic 500 Pegasus in India today and it will be a limited-edition model.

We'll be bringing you all the live updates from the launch event here, so stay tuned.