Royal Enfield wis the name unner which the Enfield Cycle Company (a division of the Breetish airms-making company Royal Small Arms Factory in Enfield Lock), made motorcycles, bicycles, lawnmowers an stationary engines. This legacy o weapons manufacture is reflectit in the logo, a cannon, an their motto "Made like a gun, goes like a bullet". Uise o the brand name Royal Enfield wis licensed bi the Crown in 1890. The original Redditch, Worcestershire based company wis sold tae E. & H. P. Smith in 1963 an then tae Norton-Triumph-Villiers (NVT). Production ceased in 1970 an the company wis dissolved in 1971.
In 1956 Enfield o Indie startit assemblin Bullet motorcycles unner licence frae UK components, an bi 1962 wur manufacturin complete bikes. Enfield of India bought the rights tae uise the Royal Enfield name in 1995. Royal Enfield production, based in Chennai, continues an Royal Enfield is now the auldest motorcycle brand in the warld still in production wi the Bullet model enjoyin the langest motorcycle production run o aw time.