Midlands Royal Enfield
Buying a Royal Enfield in India and riding it home
to the UK. Don't be tempted!!
At the end of the recent and excellent Channel 4 documentary ‘Our Guy in India’, our
hero Guy Martin, in praising the RE Bullet 500, said he was quite taken with the idea of riding the bike ‘’home
Admirable though this thought is, it has not been feasible to do this for some time
because, although it can be done, ie buying the RE cheaply and riding it to the UK, the DVLA will NOT
register an India sourced machine for use on the road in the UK........................
The reason for this is that all machines legitimately imported have to be CE
Compliant or ‘Homologated’’ for use in Europe. Regrettably the Indian market product is not compliant and
although you could spend time and money going through the SVA process (single vehicle authorisation) by the
time you get to DVLA they will still want a Manufacturer Certificate of Homologation.
The Chennai Factory will NOT issue this to you no matter how you ask
Therefore the value of your machine after import duty, VAT, SVA testing etc. will be
Don’t say you haven’t been warned!!
We sometimes need to leave the workshop during our
normal opening hours.
To avoid a wasted journey please telephone us on 01939 233003 before setting out.
If there is no answer on that number, urgent queries can be
07940 382483 during business hours only please.
Please note that we have changed our telephone supplier.
Our btconnect email address has been replaced by..
Introducing the all-new....... Royal Enfield Continental GT (535cc)
We have one of these on display in our showroom and you are welcome to come and
Our EFI Fury and EFI Clubman have now
At last we are able to confirm that Royal Enfield have appointed a
new distributor for the UK and the new pricing is shown on our New Machines Price
GOOD NEWS on two aspects!
The pricing of all new models has reduced!
This is especially good in the case of the Electra EFI De Luxe which is back at £400
Also, we can now offer Royal Enfield Finance which is available over periods from 24 to 60 months and deposits
of only £99.00 ON ALL MODELS!
As ever, we have a good showroom display and all models are available to order,
so do come and see us and we will do our best to give you a committed and straightforward service!
Regards, Steve Smith & ‘Capt.’ Johnnie Brown