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Royal Enfield from Harry Potter movie on display in Liverpool

 
Harry Potter Royal Enfield (1)

Hagrid’s motorbike with sidecar, made famous as it was used in the chase sequence in Harry Potter movies is displayed at Museum of Liverpool.

The motorcycle and sidecar used in the chase sequence in the Harry Potter movie “Harry Potter and the Deathy Hallows Part 1″, will be on display at Museum of Liverpool till 9th June.

The now famous motorcycle with magical powers will regale audience and bring back memories of the chase filmed in the road tunnel under Mersey River linking Liverpool with Brikenhead on the opposite bank.

Harry Potter Royal Enfield (2)

The bike which is on loan to the Museum of Liverpool from the Warner Bros. Studios belonged to Harry Potter’s friend Rubeus Hagrid, gatekeeper at Hogwart’s School, played by Robbie Coltrane.

In the film, the motorcycle was originally owned by Harry’s godfather Sirius Black. It is seen in a prime role in the film as Harry Potter, played by Daniel Radcliffe and Hagrid chase each other through the underground tunnel.

Hagrid's Motorbike

Hagrid’s Motorbike

The motorcycle in reality is a Royal Enfield Bullet 500 with a manufacturing year of 2009. It sports a 499cc petrol engine and was imported from India specially for the scene. It was modified for the film and a sidecar was fitted for extra effect.

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Blue Lagoon

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Chrome

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Battle Green

Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Forest Green

 

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