Royal Enfield wis the name unner which the Enfield Cycle Company (a division o the Breetish airms-makin company Royal Small Arms Factory in Enfield Lock), made motorcycles, bicycles, lawnmowers an stationary ingines. This legacy o wappens manufacture is reflectit in the logo, a cannon, an thair motto "Made like a gun, goes like a bullet". Uise o the brand name Royal Enfield wis licensed bi the Crown in 1890. The oreeginal Redditch, Worcestershire based company wis sauld 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 o Indie bought the rights tae uise the Royal Enfield name in 1995. Royal Enfield production, based in Chennai, continues an Royal Enfield is nou the auldest motorcycle brand in the warld still in production wi the Bullet model enjoyin the langest motorcycle production run o aw time.
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