Cult motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield is celebrating its 80th anniversary this June. Royal Enfield will conduct the celebrations at Watsonian-Squire works in Blockley, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom on 23rd and 24th of June.
The company's latest models will be shown and offered for test ride at the event. The world's longest running production model, Royal Enfield was first rolled out at at Redditch, United Kingdom in 1932.
Royal Enfield started building bullets in Chennai, India in the year 1955 which is still operational. The classy bullets have been a large success in the country with the company selling 70,000 motorcycles, its highest ever yearly sales, last year. The production at the UK facility was stopped in 1962.
The Company was bought by India's Eicher Motors in 1995. Currently, it sells the Classic 500, Classic 350, Thundebird, Bullet Electra and Bullet 350 models in India. The motorcycle is also being exported to other countries from India.