Royal Enfield is known to be the oldest motorcycle manufacturer in the world. They produced their first motorcycle in 1901 which means that they have been producing motorcycles for the last 120 years. Their motorcycles have a unique retro design language and a characteristic soundtrack. There are several famous people who own Royal Enfield’s motorcycles. Here are 11 of them.
John Abraham is known for his love of country and motorcycles. He owns a custom-built Royal Enfield called Lightfoot. It has been made by Rajputana Customs. His collection also includes Yamaha RD350, Rajdoot GTS175, Suzuki Hayabusa, Ninja ZX12R, Yamaha YZF-R1, Aprilia RSV4 RF, Ducati Panigale and a lot more. He also owns supercars such as Lamborghini Gallardo and Nissan GT-R.
Nana Patekar is one of the most versatile actors in the Indian Bollywood industry. He owns a Royal Enfield Desert Storm. Royal Enfield offered the Desert Storm only with the 500 cc engine. This engine is known for its strong torque delivery. The engine produced 27 bhp of max power and 42 Nm of peak torque. It was mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Brad Pitt is one of the most famous Hollywood actors. He loves motorcycles that is why he has some customized motorcycles too. He also owns an old Royal Enfield Classic 500. He has been spotted riding this Royal Enfield numerous times.
Mohanlal is a well-known actor in the Malayalam film industry. He owns a Classic 500 finished in Chrome. This shade looks very attractive on the Classic 500 but the person needs to give special attention to maintaining the motorcycle.
Aditya Roy Kapoor
Aditya Roy Kapoor has been doing pretty well in the Bollywood industry. It seems like he likes to own old Royal Enfields because he has two of them. There is an AVL-engined Machismo 500 and another 500cc Royal Enfield with a cast-iron engine. Both of them are quite rare.
Gul Panag is a well known automotive enthusiast. She owns a heavily modified Mahindra Scorpio Getaway. She also bought a new Jawa 42, she already has a Triumph Bonneville and a BMW F650. It seems like Gul owns two different Royal Enfield motorcycles. There is a Bullet Electra 350 with a cast-iron engine and a regular Classic 350.
Some people consider Jay Leno to be the biggest automotive enthusiast. After all, he has 181 cars and 160 motorcycles in his collection. Jay also owns a Classic 500 Chrome.
Jackie Shroff also owns a heavily modified version of a Royal Enfield motorcycle. It is equipped with a cast-iron engine and the motorcycle was modified by Vardenchi Customs. It is called the Skeletor and once you see the pictures, it seems like the name does justice to the motorcycle. Jackie Shroff also owns a Royal Enfield Continental GT650 in Mister Clean paint scheme.
Jonty Rhodes is a well-known cricketer who used to play for the South African team. He also owns a Classic 500. He is now a professional cricket commentator.
The famous American Singer and songwriter, Billy Joel also owns a Royal Enfield Bullet finished in army green. He also owns other cruiser motorcycles such as Harley Davidsons.
Varun Dhawan is the son of well-known Bollywood director David Dhawan. He debuted in the industry with Karan Johar’s Student of the Year. He has been spotted riding a Classic 500 coloured in Olive Green paint scheme. The paint scheme is interesting because Olive Green is not told in India because the colour is reserved for the army.