Publish On 28/02/23, By Adminsahil
Royal Enfield is the oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production, having been founded in 1901 in Redditch, England.
The company's iconic bullet-shaped fuel tank was introduced in 1949 and has become a symbol of the brand.
Royal Enfield motorcycles have been used in several wars, including World War I and World War II.
In the 1950s and 1960s, Royal Enfield motorcycles dominated the Indian market and became a popular choice for police and military vehicles.
The company's flagship model, the Royal Enfield Bullet, has been in production since 1932 and is one of the longest-lived motorcycle models in history.
In the 1960s and 1970s, Royal Enfield merged with other British motorcycle companies, including Norton and Matchless, to form the Norton-Villiers-Enfield (NVE) group.
Royal Enfield motorcycles were featured in the popular 1960s film, "The Great Escape," starring Steve McQueen.
In 2018, Royal Enfield opened its first manufacturing facility outside of India, in Thailand.
The current CEO of the company, B. Govindarajan and he is also the CEO of Eicher Motors, one of the largest commercial vehicle manufacturers in India.
Royal Enfield's motorcycles are known for their distinctive "thumping" sound, which is caused by the design of the engine's crankshaft and is a trademark of the brand.