Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Standard Features
Single Cylinder, 4 stroke Twinspark Aircooled
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Overview
Royal Enfield, a major brand name in motor industry, has a vast history behind it. Right from where it all began to the current scenario; Royal Enfield has gone through various phases. Leaving behind the glorious past, Royal Enfield has now moved ahead with all new innovations and strategies to capture the two-wheeler market. Carrying a legacy since 1893, Royal Enfield has till now produced some magnificent artifacts that can never be replaced.
These bikes have created a whole new perspective to look at what two-wheelers can actually offer and riding one of these is definitely a heavenly experience. Royal Enfield became a popular name with the launch of Royal Enfield Bullet in 1931, and since then there is no stopping them. From then, Royal Enfield Bullet has been continuing its streak in the market till now with a few modifications now and then.
Bullet created a sensation in the market with its soothing thump and warrior looks and the tradition is continued till now. The latest offering of these evergreen manufacturers is the Royal Enfield Bullet 500. Continuing the 8 decade legacy of “bullet”, it is yet another addition to the library. With its old-school design and powerful engine, Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is a stunning bike to look out for.
Royal Enfield bikes do not have any competition in the market because they belong to a completely different league of bikes. Royal Enfield Bullet 500 carries with itself the traditional Bullet looks and is fitted with the latest EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection) technology. The old traditional looks blend very well with the latest technologies and make the bike one to die for.
This new cruiser currently bears the flagship of the ‘Royal’ family and will maintain the ‘Royal Blood’ intact.
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Designing
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 carries a raw Bullet look and looks bulky and macho. Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is designed as a tradition Bullet that has been produced for ages and carries a sophisticated yet macho look. Bred from the royal heritage, the bike carries tough yet elegant looks. Running in a totally different genre, the bike is completely indifferent to other sporty bikes in the market.
The entire bike is well garnished with chrome and this makes the bike look rich. The classy round headlight and the sturdy rear view mirrors add to the masculine character of the bike. The taillight looks historical and the naked look at the back looks a class apart.
The vintage looks offered by the bike takes the bike to the next level and the classy logo of ‘Royal Enfield’ on the huge fuel tank looks enchanting. The core of the bike, its engine, stands proudly and this piece of metal is definitely powerful. The long straight exhaust pipe is different to the earlier bent ones.
The seat is wide and confortable and the riding posture has definitely improved. The all-metal front and rear mudguards add to the beauty of the bike and the historic set of taillight segment continues. The instrument panel is an all-analog one and this segment of the bike can be worked upon. It has an analog speedometer and an analog odometer and lacks digitalization.
Apart from the powerful engine and the adorable thump produced by the bike, its looks are definitely noticeable. When it goes pass anyone in the street, he or she ought to have a second glance at it. Carrying a retro look, Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is a bike to look forward to for its unique styling and power-packed engine.
Colors of Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Engine Performance
The ever so powerful Royal Enfield engines are not meant to be questioned. The enchanting thump and the amazing power generated by them are admired worldwide. The heart of the bike is definitely powerful and for a true Enfield enthusiast, this is heaven. Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is fitted with a 499 cc, single cylinder, and 4-stroke engine. This is a power-packed performer and generates enough power to drive everyone crazy.
The engine generates a maximum power of 27.2 bhp at 5250 rpm and a maximum torque of 41.2 N-m at 4000 rpm. This is the same engine carried by the Classic series of Royal Enfield. The bike is provided with both; self start and kick start, and has a 5-speed constant mesh gearbox. Royal Enfield Bullet 500 has overall dimensions of 2200 X 800 X 1120 mm (length X width X height). The bike weighs a heavy 187 kilograms and has a ground clearance of 135 mm.
The throttle response is excellent and with a little twist of the throttle, you experience amazing rush throughout your veins. The bike does very well and the offers a smooth and stable ride. There are a few vibrations at lower speeds but as soon as you go pass 60 kilometer per hour mark, you are cruising away swiftly.
The bike is capable of reaching 125 kilometer per hour mark easily.
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Braking Handling
There is no question about the excellent braking and suspension offered by the bike. The bike is built for the toughest of terrains and satisfies the rider with its performance. Royal Enfield Bullet 500 has a 280 mm disc brake in front and a 153 mm internal expanding drum brake at the back.
The braking ability of the bike is very efficient and reliable. It has telescopic, 130 mm travel front suspension and twin gas charged shock absorbers, 80 mm travel rear suspension. The bike is a treat on highways but lacks the off road ability.
Royal Enfield Bullet 500, being slightly on the heavier side, is a bit difficult to handle in the city traffic but is a delight for cruising on highways.
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Safety Features
For safety, Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is fitted with the halogen headlight that gives a clear vision in the night. Also the front 280 mm disc brake and rear 153 mm drum brakes are very reliable.
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Pros
· Comfortable and smooth ride
· Vintage and retro looks with a blend of modern styling.
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Cons
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