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ROYAL ENFIELD: OUR RANGE

  • Royal Enfield Classic 500
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  • Royal Enfield Bullet Battle Green and Desert Storm
  • Royal Enfield Bullet 500
  • Royal Enfield Electra EFI
  • Royal Enfield Electra DL

Royal Enfield Classic 500

Royal Enfield’s newest model retains the British style that is inextricably linked to the world’s oldest motorcycle manufacturer.

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Royal Enfield Classic Chrome

Royal Enfield’s newest model retains the British style that is inextricably linked to the world’s oldest motorcycle manufacturer.

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Royal Enfield Bullet Battle Green and Desert Storm

Royal Enfield’s newest model retains the British style that is inextricably linked to the world’s oldest motorcycle manufacturer.

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Royal Enfield Bullet 500

Styled in the image of its 1955 namesake, Royal Enfield's latest 500cc Bullet offers riders classic motorcycling from a brand with a pedigree stretching back to 1901, for less than £4000. 

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Royal Enfield Electra EFI

Looks and sounds like a classic British single, but with a significant performance boost, excellent fuel economy and significantly reduced exhaust emissions.

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Royal Enfield Electra DL

Featuring a black and chrome tank with gold pinstripes and rubber knee pads, the Electra EFI DL captures the essence of the 1955 Bullet motorcycle.

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The Watsonian Motorcycle & Sidecar Company

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Continental GT/Watsonian Meteor

Continental GT/Watsonian Meteor

Watsonian have paired their classic Meteor sidecar with a Royal Enfield Continental GT cafe racer to create a retro outfit with pedigree. Based on a design dating back to 1946, the original Meteor was built using redundant aircraft reserve fuel tanks, which were made from stretched and spun plywood. The body shell of the m... Read more

05 Oct 2014

Mike Ellis Memorial Ride 2014

Mike Ellis Memorial Ride 2014

Motorcyclists from as far afield as Bristol and Birmingham gathered in the Cotswolds on Saturday 27th September for the third annual Mike Ellis Memorial ride out. Starting from the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway station at Toddington, the group of 50 riders followed a scenic route in bright sunshine through the North... Read more

02 Oct 2014

Sidecar sub-frame for the 21st Century

Sidecar sub-frame for the 21st Century

Watsonian sidecars have developed a new subframe that enables the British manufacturer to fit a larger choice of sidecars to a wider range of motorcycles.Traditionally tubular 'arms' from the sidecar chassis are bolted directly to the bike's frame. However, this system limits the choice of mounting points for the fitter, wh... Read more

20 Jul 2014

Midsummer Barbecue - Saturday 28th June

Midsummer Barbecue - Saturday 28th June

Join us on Saturday 28th June for our midsummer barbecue, serving freshly cooked local produce. You'll also have an opportunity to; See how a sidecar is made inside the historic Watsonian sidecar factory Take a Sidecar Driving Skills test on our specially designed obstacle course - prize for the most talented driver* R... Read more

23 May 2014

E-SCAPE - ALL-ELECTRIC OFF-ROAD RIDING CENTRE

E-SCAPE - ALL-ELECTRIC OFF-ROAD RIDING CENTRE

E-SCAPE is the UK's first 'All-Electric' Off-Road Riding Centre and is due to open this May Bank Holiday weekend (Saturday 3rd May) and has chosen KUBERG to supply electric motorcycles for younger riders. Using 100% 'green' electricity, E-SCAPE combines eco-credentials with adrenalin pumping action on its 7 acre site, co... Read more

30 Apr 2014

Trophy on the side

Trophy on the side

Watsonian sidecars have developed a fitting kit for the Triumph Trophy, the British motorcycle manufacturer's ultimate touring bike. The Trophy's torque laden three-cylinder 1215cc engine provides plenty of power to propel a sidecar, while the 43mm upside down forks and intelligent linked ABS brakes are capable of handling... Read more

30 Apr 2014

Coming to America

Coming to America

Watsonian Squire is delighted to announce the appointment of a specialist distributor for the USA. Based in Ft Myers, Florida, Watsonian Squire USA will offer American customers access to the complete range of British-built sidecars, with full factory support, as well as expert guidance from Doug Bingham, of The Side Strid... Read more

01 Apr 2014

KUBERG RANGE UPDATED FOR 2014

KUBERG RANGE UPDATED FOR 2014

Kuberg has updated its range of electric motorcycles with technical and styling refinements for 2014, but prices will be held at the 2013 levels. Producing models designed for children from 2-12 years old, the Czech manufacturer will introduce electric bikes for teenagers later this year. All engine control units have been ... Read more

28 Jan 2014

Cotswold Royal Enfield

Cotswold Royal Enfield

We are delighted to announce that we have been appointed the official Royal Enfield dealer for the Cotswolds. Our sales director, Ben Matthews, finalised arrangements with Dave Harper from Royal Enfield's UK importer MotoGB [pictured] at Motorcycle Expo earlier this month.  Two of the new Continental GT 535 cafe ra... Read more

24 Jan 2014

Moly picks a winner

Moly picks a winner

16-times Isle of Man TT sidecar champion Dave Molyneux, and his current co-pilot Patrick Farrance, dropped by the Try a Kuberg feature on the final day of Motorcycle Live to pick the lucky winner of a Kuberg Cross electric bike worth £1195.  Kuberg had donated the bike to the BSMA who raffled it off to raise fu... Read more

06 Dec 2013

Royal Enfield parts sold to Hitchcocks

Royal Enfield parts sold to Hitchcocks

We are delighted to announce that we have sold our entire stock of Royal Enfield spares to long-established Royal Enfield specialists Hitchcocks Motorcycles. During the time that we were the UK Importer for Royal Enfield motorcycles (from 1999 until Fenruary 2013), we sold thousands of new Royal Enfields, both fa... Read more

28 Nov 2013

Meteor relaunch at Motorcycle Live

Meteor relaunch at Motorcycle Live

Watsonian will re-launch their Meteor sidecar at this Year's Motorcycle Live Show, more than sixty years after production of the original version ceased. Only 601 of the initial Meteor were built, between 1946-'49, using a batch of RAF Mosquito bomber reserve fuel tanks that they had bought from the Air Ministry shortly aft... Read more

15 Nov 2013

Mike Ellis Memorial Run 2013

Mike Ellis Memorial Run 2013

Dozens of riders, on both two and three wheels, turned out for the annual Mike Ellis Memorial Run on Sunday 22nd September. Unseasonally warm and sunny weather, combined with free tea and home-baked cakes, put a smile on the riders' faces as they set off from Watsonian's historic sidecar factory. Joining the many modern mot... Read more

25 Sep 2013

Say 'bonjour' to Peugeot scooters

Say 'bonjour' to Peugeot scooters

We are delighted to announce the arrival of a selection of brand new Peugeot scooters, now on display in our refurbished showrooms. Peugeot has been making motorcycles for more than 100 years, virtually as long as they've been building cars. So when you buy a Peugeot scooter you not only have the reassurance on a 2-year wa... Read more

19 Sep 2013

Rise in demand for sidecars

Rise in demand for sidecars

Demand for British-made sidecars is increasing. Watsonian, who have been making sidecars in the Heart of England since 1912, report that sales increased by 30% in the six months from March to August this year, compared to the same period in 2012.  Demand is coming from a wide range of customers; recent fitments include... Read more

17 Sep 2013

Fury back in production

Fury back in production

The flat-track styled Fury is now available again, exclusively from the Watsonian Motorcycle and Sidecar Co. Here's a short video we made so you can see/hear the Fury in action. Click here for more details. Try our video maker at Animoto. Read more

29 Aug 2013

Mike Ellis Memorial Run 2013

Mike Ellis Memorial Run 2013

This year's Mike Ellis Memorial Run will depart from the Watsonian sidecar factory near the Cotswold market town of Moreton-in-Marsh on Sunday 22nd September 2013. Held in memory of the company's workshop manager, who died in a tragic accident in 2012, last year's inaugural outing attracted more than 70 motorcyclists and t... Read more

29 Jul 2013

Pedal power for charity

Pedal power for charity

At 9.30am on Saturday 21st September our general manager Rob, and Dave our stores manager, will set off from our showrooms to cycle NON-STOP for 150 miles, returning at 9.30am on Sunday 22nd September. The ride is in memory of their colleague, workshop manager Mike Ellis, who died in a tragic accident last April. "The etho... Read more

19 Jul 2013

Open Weekend review 2013

Open Weekend review 2013

Former World sidecar champion Stan Dibben was guest of honour at Watsonian Sidecars' annual factory open weekend on 22nd-23rd June. Stan, who won the 1953 world racing championship in partnership with Eric Oliver on a Norton motorcycle/Watsonian sidecar outfit, officially opened the company's refurbished and expanded 1200... Read more

29 Jun 2013

New Attractions at Open Weekend

New Attractions at Open Weekend

The Watsonian Motorcycle & Sidecar company have announced several new attractions for their annual factory open weekend on Saturday/Sunday 22nd/23rd June (starting at 10am both days).. Held at the historic Watsonian sidecar factory, located between the scenic Cotswold towns of Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Campden, the ... Read more

05 Jun 2013

Watsonian returns to the TT

Watsonian returns to the TT

Watsonian sidecars will be supporting Dave Molyneux for his Isle of Man TT campaign this year, as part of the British company's investment programme following last year's centenary celebrations. During the post-war sidecar boom, Watsonian was actively involved in motorcycle racing, sponsoring 1954 TT champions Eric Oliver ... Read more

29 May 2013

Mr Watson’s bit on the side

Mr Watson’s bit on the side

Celebrate your love for a bit on the side, with this official T-shirt from Britain's longest established sidecar manufacturer. Made from 100% heavyweight cotton, the T-shirt features an original promotional photograph of a 1950′s Monza outfit from the company's archive. Above the image is the slogan "Mr Watson's bit on the... Read more

21 May 2013

Factory Open Weekend 22-23 June 2013

Factory Open Weekend 22-23 June 2013

The Watsonian Motorcycle & Sidecar company will hold their annual factory open weekend on Saturday/Sunday 22nd/23rd June (starting at 10am both days).. Held at the historic Watsonian sidecar factory, located between the scenic Cotswold towns of Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Campden, the event is now in its eighth year ... Read more

09 May 2013

119 mpg Royal Enfield

119 mpg Royal Enfield

The winner of BVM Moto's annual Royal Enfield economy run was Mike Wareham, who  managed a staggering 119.4 mpg over the 50 mile run.  Riding a Royal Enfield Fury he beat his winning figure from last year by a remarkable 20mpg. This year's run was over a longer distance than 2012, a 50-mile route taking in... Read more

08 May 2013

New showroom opens Saturday 4th May

New showroom opens Saturday 4th May

Our refurbished and expanded showroom opens at 9am this Saturday, 4th May and, as you can see from the picture, we're just adding the finishing touches. Everyone is welcome - we'll be serving free tea & coffee throughout the day and there will be a free BBQ at lunch time too. The first 25 visitors will receive a FREE g... Read more

01 May 2013

Introducing the Watsonian Motorcycle and Sidecar Co.

Introducing the Watsonian Motorcycle and Sidecar Co.

After 14 successful years distributing Royal Enfield motorcycles in the UK, we have decided that the time has come to focus on our core business.  We have been building sidecars in the Heart of England for more that a century and while we are enthusiastic about Royal Enfield, we are also one of only a handful of major ... Read more

05 Apr 2013

T5 Royal Enfield in Land's End Trial

T5 Royal Enfield in Land's End Trial

Motorcycle industry public policy advisor, campaigner and adventure motorcyclist Craig Carey-Clinch will be testing out the latest T5 kitted Royal Enfield on the historic Land's End Trial this Easter. First run in 1908, every year since then up to 400 members of the Motorcycling Club have joined in with the historic reliabi... Read more

20 Mar 2013

New Bullet Sports and T5

New Bullet Sports and T5

Royal Enfield UK are launching two new kits that enable dealers or owners to customise current 500cc Classic models. Inspired by the Crusader Sports of 1959, the Bullet Sports kit features 'ace' drop handlebars and bar end mirrors. Both fly screen and 'Gold Star' style silencer are typical of the accessories fitted to ca... Read more

25 Nov 2012

Motorcycle Live 2012

Motorcycle Live 2012

Once again Royal Enfield will have a substantial presence at the NEC bike show, giving the 100,000+ visitors a chance to see the full range of Bullets, Electras and Classics, not to mention UK specials and sidecars. We're currently working on a range of kits that will enable owners to convert a standard Classic or Electra t... Read more

26 Oct 2012

Mike Ellis Memorial Run report

Mike Ellis Memorial Run report

More than 70 motorcyclists joined us for the inaugural Mike Ellis Memorial Run on Sunday 30th September. The ride out was held in memory of our workshop manager, Mike Ellis, who died in a tragic accident earlier this year, and approximately £700 was raised towards the purchase of a new defibrillator for the industrial estat... Read more

11 Oct 2012

BARBOUR TEAMS UP WITH WATSONIAN FOR CENTENARY CELEBRATION

BARBOUR TEAMS UP WITH WATSONIAN FOR CENTENARY CELEBRATION

Barbour has joined forces with two of the oldest names in UK motorcycling, Watsonian Squire and Royal Enfield, to produce a one off sidecar outfit to celebrate Watsonian's centenary year. The combination consists of a gloss black Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycle and Watsonian GP Manx sidecar. Both have taken Barbour's iconi... Read more

08 Aug 2012

Watsonian Centenary Rally

Watsonian Centenary Rally

Watsonian sidecars celebrate their centenary this year and to mark the occasion the British manufacturer is throwing a party at Stoneleigh Park near Coventry on 18-19th Aug 2012. Founded by TF Watson in 1912, Watsonian has survived two world wars, the Great Depression of 1929 and a devastating factory fire in 1930. Today t... Read more

24 Jul 2012

MP joins Ride to Work Day to promote British exports

MP joins Ride to Work Day to promote British exports

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, MP for The Cotswolds, travelled to work at the House of Commons in a Royal Enfield powered sidecar outfit on Monday 18th June as part of the Ride to Work Day celebrations.  Ride To Work Day is an international opportunity for motorcycle and scooter riders around the world to share the enjoyment ... Read more

23 Jun 2012

Royal Enfield Open Weekend 2012

Royal Enfield Open Weekend 2012

Trials legend Johnny Brittain put in a special guest appearance on Saturday 23rd June for Royal Enfield's annual open weekend. He was joined by the 500 Twin that he rode to victory in the 1953 International Six Days Trials in Czechoslovakia, which has been painstakingly restored by John Ely. Other guests at the open weeken... Read more

15 Jun 2012

Royal Enfield returns to Redditch

Royal Enfield returns to Redditch

Redditch in Worcesterishire was home to Royal Enfield from 1893 until 1967, when the factory finally closed and the land was sold for redevelopment. Some of the original buildings can be seen in the old part of the Enfield Industrial Estate, close to the town centre on Hewell Road. In 2010 JD Weatherspoon opened a pub in th... Read more

25 Apr 2012

Royal Enfield Bullet 500 review by Daily Telegraph

Royal Enfield Bullet 500 review by Daily Telegraph

"Royal Enfield’s latest Bullet 500 has a real Fifties flavour, making it a perfect method of transportation for the Goodwood Revival" writes Kevin Ash in the Daily Telegraph.  "The old Bullet was being killed off by modern regulations, and this new one brings all the charm and character back, as well as the authenticity of ... Read more

21 Sep 2011

To Germany by Royal Enfield sidecar combination

To Germany by Royal Enfield sidecar combination

Midlands Royal Enfield customer Trevor McGivern celebrated his retirement after 33 years with Shrewsbury Bus company Arriva, by setting off to see old friends on his Royal Enfield/Watsonian Manx sidecar outfit.  However, the friends live in Gutersloh, Germany, a mere 600 miles from Shrewsbury! The reason for his trip was t... Read more

22 Aug 2011

Royal Enfield announce details of new factory to double production in two years

Royal Enfield announce details of new factory to double production in two years

Royal Enfield has secured a 50-acre site for its new factory at the SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre,  close to the historic motorcycle manufacturer's existing plant at Chennai, on the South East coast of India.Due for completion by the first quarter of 2013, the new plant will be equipped to produce the entire product range... Read more

01 Aug 2011

Billy Joel on a military style Bullet

Billy Joel on a military style Bullet

Singer-songwriter Billy Joel has a well documented collection of British bikes. There are several images of him riding this army-spec Royal Enfield Bullet on the Splash website. Read more

13 Feb 2011

Classic role for Royal Enfield in Harry Potter movie

Classic role for Royal Enfield in Harry Potter movie

ONE of the “stars” of the latest, much-anticipated Harry Potter blockbuster due to be released nationwide next week hails from the north Cotswolds. The pale blue Royal Enfield motorcyle and Watsonian sidecar which features in the seventh Harry Potter movie- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 -have been supplied ... Read more

14 Nov 2010

West End run for Royal Enfield

West End run for Royal Enfield

Conceived by vintage style aficionado Nick Clements, (www.nickclements.co.uk), of the Royal College of Art in London, this specially commissioned model pays homage to Britain's oldest motorcycle clothing company, Lewis Leathers, which was established in London's West End in 1892. Based around the current Bullet Classic 5... Read more

28 Jul 2010

Woodsman in the Wychwood

Woodsman in the Wychwood

The Wychwood brewery, located in Witney close to one of Britain's most ancient forests, hosted the UK launch of the new Woodsman model from Royal Enfield motorcycles. First produced in Britain in 1901, Royal Enfield have been manufactured in India since 1955, but remain popular in the UK and their importer's public ... Read more

03 Mar 2010

Vic Reeves’ big bike out

Vic Reeves’ big bike out

The TV entertainer and host of Shooting Stars has been a keen motorcyclist since his youth and previously owned a 1960’s Royal Enfield Continental GT. Moir saw the latest Royal Enfield when the company supplied a couple of bikes as props for a Hairy Bikers sketch that he was filming for the recent series of Shooting Star... Read more

09 Feb 2010

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