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NSG ridden Royal Enfield Stealth Black Classic 500 bikes sold out in 15 seconds

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

15 Braveheart NSG Black Cat Commandos rode out on 15 Royal Enfield Stealth Black 500 motorcycles, on an expedition with a mission. An ambitious 8000-kms journey of determination. An aim to awaken a nation, to mobilize unity, and reignite resilience.

When these 15 motorcycles were put up for sale online, it was an irresistible opportunity for many to own a part of history. 15 seconds is all it took for these Limited Edition motorcycles to be booked and sold.

Royal Enfield motorcycles have been the trusted steeds of the Indian armed forces since 1955. The resilience, durable design, and manoeuvrability of the motorcycles have made it a popular choice with the men of mettle. In October 2017, Royal Enfield was happy to support the NSG Motorcycle Expedition – a 40-day, nationwide ride aimed at spreading awareness about fighting terrorism and serving the nation. Once the expedition was completed, Royal Enfield decided to sell these distinguished motorcycles online to connoisseurs who wanted to own and ride a part of Indian Armed Forces legacy.

Scheduled to be conducted on December 13th, the registration for the online sale of these motorcycles was opened on December 8th 2017. Over the ensuing 5 days, the specially created webpage – www.royalenfield.com/bravehearts – saw a registration of more than 2000 interested buyers who stood an opportunity to book and own one of the 15 motorcycles on a first-come-first-serve basis. The sale opened at 12.00 noon Wednesday, December 13th, and in less than 18 seconds all the 15 motorcycles were booked and sold at a special price of Rs. 1,90,000/-, with an online booking amount of Rs. 15,000/-. The 15 lucky winners will be handed over their Limited Edition Stealth Black 500 motorcycles at a local dealership on payment of the full amount.

Having been a part of NSG’s countrywide, ‘Ride Against Terror’ and decorated with a unique NSG insignia, the 15 Stealth Black 500 motorcycles are distinctive and offer buyers an opportunity to own a part of history. The entire proceeds from the sale will go to Prerna, a  non-profit initiative supported by NSG, which helps educate underprivileged and differently abled children.

The recently launched Stealth Black Classic 500 motorcycles were a part of NSGs Motorcycle Expedition, aimed at spreading awareness about fighting terrorism. Covering over 8000-kms across the length and breadth of India on these motorcycles, 15 braveheart, Black Cat NSG Commandos spread the message of collective responsibility towards fighting terror among citizens. This expedition also commemorated NSG’s 33 years of service to the nation.

About the author

Parichay Malvankar

Parichay Malvankar

Founder, owner and editor-in-chief of www.Shifting-Gears.com; a born gearhead, nothing apart from a set of wheels gets his pulse racing.