Royal Enfield Classic 500 Green Fly Off-Roader Debuts at 2017 Madrid Auto Show, Spain

@ Royal Enfield Classic 500 Green Fly

Madrid International Auto Show (Spain) is a 6 days event which begins from 15th to 18th March 2017 in Madrid, Spain. Mega automobile show for first time in Spain. This show is an excellent platform to generate good business fortunes, nonparallel exposure to automobile fraternity, cross-fertilization of ideas and opportunity to present their proposition to consumers. This time will have the new Royal Enfield Classic 500 Green Fly off-roader on display.

Royal Enfield Spain commissioned a custom Royal Enfield Classic 500 from Jesus de Juan based on the Mo Powa and Dirty Duck custom motorcycles, Two of the most extreme Royal Enfield Classic 500s ever that were seen at the Wheels and Waves (W & W) event in France which was held in 2016. The result is that the Royal Enfield Classic 500 ‘Green Fly’, which has recently been unveiled and will be showcased at the Madrid auto show in March 2017. With more robust frame of the Royal Enfield Continental GT cafe racer, the popular retro motorcycle in India has been converted into an off-road capable machine, using the same engine as the Royal Enfield Classic 500.

The Continental GT frame was chosen for the task because of its custom work is ease of use, but the upper frame had to be modified to an extent to fit the Royal Enfield Classic 500 into it. This motorcycle is built around the Continental GT’s twin down tube cradle frame chassis. The motorcycle receives a wide range of upgrades too in the form of twin projector headlights (vertically-positioned), up-side down telescopic forks at front, mono-shock suspension at the rear, alloy wheels with off-road spec knobby set of tyres, petal disc brake at the front and the rear disc brake is the same unit that’s seen on the Continental GT before. The rear end has been shortened by a huge margin, giving the Green Fly a bobber-like setting where the seat is placed just ahead of the rear wheel. The green paint on the fuel tank and side panels with contrasting graphics look pretty good.


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