KUWAIT: Royal Enfield, the world’s oldest motorcycling company, along with Kuwait Automotive Imports Co WLL (Al-Shaya & Al-Sagar) – KAICO, a leading automotive and auto products distributor in Kuwait, introduced the retro street – Classic 500 and the definitive cruiser – Rumbler 500 motorcycles towards the end of 2014. This iconic motorcycle brand with British origin is a part of the India based Eicher Motors Ltd. The motorcycles are manufactured from two of its facilities based in Chennai (Madras).
The design of the Royal Enfield Classic 500 is a tribute to the retro look of British motorcycles in the post-World War II era. The motorcycle is powered by fuel injected 500cc, 4 stroke, spark ignition, air cooled, OHV unit construction engine. The front & rear mudguards, the headlight casing, the fuel tank, the oval tool box, the exhaust fins, the speedometer dials, the single-seat spring saddle, tail light assembly and the headlamp cap, all these conform to the timeless imagery of British motorcycles from post war era. The Classic 500 is available in Kuwait in the Tan, Black, Silver, Chrome Black and Chrome Maroon colors.
Built to the need of the long distance rider, the Royal Enfield Rumbler 500 gives a new definition to highway cruising. The motorcycle is set to provide comfort, style and enhance the pleasure of leisure motorcycling amongst the touring enthusiasts. Combining distinctive “black” styling with a 500cc Unit Construction Engine delivering 27.2 bhp being fed through an electronic fuel injection system and 41.3 Nm torque, the Rumbler 500 is set to make a distinct statement in Kuwait. The Rumbler 500 is extremely suitable for long distance riding with its range, ergonomics, looks, excellent braking, night riding visibility and luggage carriage capability. The Rumbler 500 is available in shades of Stone (matte black), Marine (metallic blue), Lightning (metallic silver grey).
The Royal Enfield motorcycles have captured the attention of the citizens of Kuwait in a very short span of time and have crossed important milestones in its journey since launch. With the weather becoming pleasant and winter approaching soon, motor cycles are burning rubbers in the roads of Kuwait. Further to make this season even more interesting and exciting for all those who would want to hit the road with a Royal Enfield Motorcycle, KAICO has tied up Kuwait Motoring Company to provide free training & coordination for two wheeler license to all its customers. This would be a very attractive option to all the motorcycling enthusiasts in Kuwait.
Another important milestone in Royal Enfield’s journey in Kuwait, Bahrain Exchange Company for its “BEC Motorcycle Bonanza” has placed an order for 20 units of Royal Enfield Motorcycles. This is a first of its kind campaign in Kuwait with two motorcycles given away each week over 10 weeks for its lucky draw winners.
Royal Enfield is now heading towards the completion of its first year in Kuwait. With the overwhelming response and support, KAICO & Royal Enfield is geared up to go the extra mile to establish significant milestones during its journey in Kuwait.