The Iconic Royal Enfield. Royal Enfield motorcycle is considered to be an iconic machine. It has always fascinated the youth of India. Many generations have enjoyed the royal thump of this machine on wheels. The story of Royal Enfield is very old. The Royal Enfield is still the oldest motorcycle brand still in production.
The manufacturer of the motorcycle was based in Redditch. They were originally gun manufacturers. The company got many orders during the second world war to manufacture light weight motorcycles which can be air dropped. Later, the company started operations from Chennai. The irony is that even after the original company in England was shut down, the production continued from India. Later the company was acquired by Eicher company Ltd. The old cast iron Engines are now replaced by the all Aluminum UCE engine.