Another sticker-job, you ask? Not quite.
If you thought the earlier Thunderbird was a departure from the standard Brit single-cylinder line-up, get ready for some more deviation.
Yes, the day has come when Royal Enfields are coming out of the gates at Tiruvottiyur replete with an H7 projector headlamp, running lights and a multi-information digital display.
Don't get me wrong - they look quite impressive in real-life - but 'Royal Enfield' and 'projector headlights' appearing in the same sentence takes some getting used to.
Evolution also has brought along a split-seat, new fenders, completely new rear lighting fixtures and a lot of other, smaller changes in tow.
This thumper is the first to shed its need to have old-world charm and it's moving along swiftly into the new age - 'retro-modern' is the term thick spectacled design-types would use.
It's certainly not beautiful but then, it's not bad looking either, is it?