• Eicher, who owns the Royal Enfield has filed trademarks applications for two motorbikes named as Royal Enfield Flying Flea and Royal Enfield Roadster.
• Royal Enfield Flying Flea was the nick name of the legendary Royal Enfield WD/RE who served the British army in the World War II.
• Eicher has also filed patent applications for Hunter, Meteor and Sherpa names over the year.
The feeling to be a king while riding on road is what we get from Royal Enfield bikes, the thumping sound acts like a magnet to attract everyone towards itself. Recent reports have it that Eicher Motors, who owns the Royal Enfield has filed trademarks applications for two motorbikes called Royal Enfield Flying Flea and Royal Enfield Roadster along with clothing, parts and fitting accessories with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Looks like the Royal Enfield is going to give some really good surprises to their fans.
Coming to Flying Flea, it is other name of the legendary old boy Royal Enfield WD (War Department)/RE, who served the British army in World War II. Royal Enfield developed the bike for British Army after Germans has stopped the franchisee of the DKW RT100 motorcycle, Flying Flea was the nick name of that 125 cc military motorbike which was used to deliver messages and other supplies to the army. There are no reports whether the Flying Flea will again be back at its duty as military vehicle or it will be launched for normal public.
Meanwhile, the Royal Enfield are making some test runs in India which almost matches the description of Royal Enfield Roadster, we aren’t absolutely sure. Generally, Roadster bikes are street motorbikes that serve the rider multi purposes. For now, it is too early to make any concrete conclusions about the motorbikes and where it will place itself in the British automotive market. Besides these two, Eicher has also filed patent applications for Hunter, Meteor and Sherpa names over the year. Royal Enfield fans are going to get some tremendous surprises in the near future.