The Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe is one of the best Electra motorcycles in the market currently. The motorcycle comes with an advanced twin spark UCE engine (Unit construction engine). The engine allows for more power, better fuel economy and less maintainace. The motorcycle also has a unique power plant loaded with four stokes, a single air cooled OHV, SI cylinder engine with a 346cc displacement.
The Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe has a standard mileage of approximately 35 kmpl which is met with the help of the UCE twin spark engine. The Electra Deluxe motorcycle has a 13.5 litre fuel tank with a 1.25 litre reserve capacity. The Royal Enfield Bullet Electra boasts of having an engine capable of belting out 19.8 bhp at top speeds/power of 5,250 rpm. When the motorcycle is at 4,000 rpm it reaches a peak torque of 28 Nm.
The newest Royal Enfield Electra deluxe model (the 2012 model) has an output of 27HP at peak power. The motorcycle has an average weight of 412 lbs which makes it lighter compared to all other standard motorcycles. The base price for the 2012 Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe is $6,399 which is slightly expensive compared to most standard motorcycle models.
Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe specifications and features
As mentioned above, the Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe has a 4 stroke single engine. The total displacement of the engine is 500cc. The engine has a bore and stroke measuring 84mm by 90mm. The compression ratio of the motorcycle is 8.5: 1. The maximum engine power of the Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe is 27.2 bhp when the bike is at 5250 rpm. The bike has a maximum torque of 41.3Nm achieved when the bike is at 4000rpm.
The Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe is fitted with a digital electronic ignition system. The motorcycles’ Clutch is Wet and multi-plated. The Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe has a 5 speed gearbox with a constant mesh. The motorcycle utilises wet sump lubrication for lubricating parts i.e. wheel parts, pedals e.t.c.
The motorcycle uses 15w SL grade, 50 API, SL JASO MA engine oil. This is the recommended engine oil for optimum engine output. The engine oil also ensures that the engine is long-lasting and easy to maintain.
The Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe uses a Keihin electronic fuel supply (electronic fuel injection). This fuel supply system is adequate for supplying the 500 cc engine with adequate fuel even at max torque. The Royal Enfield Electra Deluxe utilises a paper element/Air Cleaner efficient for keeping the engine free of dust particles. This is one of the key features that make the motorcycle long lasting.