December 3, 2015: The British motorcycle manufacturer, Royal Enfield is known for its high-end cruiser and tourer machine. One of such is Royal Enfield Bullet that is one of the oldest machines in company’s portfolio which is still in production just because, it gets a lot of admiration from the customers and it has shown a good amount of sales over the past years. Currently, the bike is available in three variants that are Bullet 500, Bullet Electra and Bullet 350. It comes in only Black color and is priced at Rs. 1,05,531 (Ex-Showroom, Delhi).
|On Road||` 1,14,940|
|Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Twinspark||Manual||Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Twinspark||40 Kmpl||19.8 bhp @ 5250 rpm|
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 is the oldest bike in India that has been succeeded well in sustaining its quiddity over the past years. The bike was first launched in 1948 and since then it is in continuous production.
The motorcycle is propelled by a 346cc, single cylinder, four-stroke, twinspark, air-cooled engine that develops a net power of 19.8 bhp at 5250 rpm with a peak torque of 28Nm at 4000 rpm. It has a carbureted mill that comes coupled to a five-speed constant mesh gearbox and uses wet multiplate clutch assembly for power transmission. The bike is equipped with 3.25 x 19 bigger tyres with stylish spoke wheels at the both, front and rear end. The stopping power is provided by a 7" Twin lead internal expanding drum brake at the front and 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding at the rear. The suspension system comprises of 35mm telescopic forks, 135mm travel at the front and Twin shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel at the rear.
It has been crafted on a cruiser theme and its style has persisted stable over the past few decades. At the front, it has a rounded headlamp with twin pilot lamps. The headlight of the bike gets chrome finishing that looks impressive. Furthermore, the bike has been fitted with a neatly designed fuel tank which now employs Royal Enfield badges on both the sides and offers an upright riding stance to the rider. Besides this, the machine comes with the vintage style step up seat that is thickly cushioned and gives an optimum comfort to the rider as well as pillion. Talking about the rear, it is equipped with a small rounded tail lamp that suits well to its overall body silhouette and enhance the aesthetics of the machine.
With body dimensions of 2140 mm in length, 800 mm in width, 1030 mm in height along with a wheelbase of 1370 mm, it looks appealing and offer premium handling. The motorcycle has a minimum ground clearance of 135mm that ensures good stability while cornering. Apart from this, it employs a fuel tank of capacity 13.5 liters. With this hardware configuration, the beast can sprint 0 to 60kmph in just 3.60 seconds and can hit a top speed of 95 kmph. Talking about the instrumentation, it has a heavily chromed fully analogue cluster that displays the information about speed and fuel gauge.
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 crafted on a cruiser theme and has a stylish body design which has remained unchanged since its inception. The front fascia of the bike equipped with a rounded headlamp integrated twin pilot lamps along with clear lens turning blinkers. The bike receives a bit modification in the fuel tank design and now it comes with a Royal Enfield winged badge on both sides. It features a well-padded and thickly cushioned step up seat, which gives high-end comfort to the rider as well as pillion. Approaching towards the rear, the machine has a body colored pillion grab that gives the vintage feel. Apart from this, it also sports a rounded tail lamp that look decent and further improves the aesthetics of the motorcycle.
The body dimensions of the bike are 2140 mm in length, 800 mm in width, 1030 mm in height that offer it an essential public impression. It has a wheelbase of 1370 mm and a minimum ground clearance of 135 mm that provides premium handling and stability while on the go. Furthermore, it has been fitted with a capacity of 13.5 liters fuel tank. The total kerb weight of the machine is 180 kgs, that makes it a bit huge and dense as against to the conventional motorcycles. Besides this, the vehicle comes with plain and simple instrument console that includes an analogue speedometer and a fuel gauge.
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 is powered by a 346cc, single cylinder, four-stroke, twinspark, air-cooled engine that is mated to a 5-speed constant mesh gearbox and uses wet multiplate clutch assembly to transmits the power to the rear wheel. The motor is capable enough for producing 19.8 bhp of power at 5250 rpm and 28Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. The vehicle employs UCAL 29mm, Constant Vacuum Carburettor as its default fuel supply system and Transistorised Coil Ignition as its default ignition system. Forbye, the machine house a paper element as its air cleaner. It has a compression ratio of 8.5: 1 and a bore x stroke ratio of 70mm x 90mm.
RE Bullet 350 rides on 3.25 x 19 large tyres at both, front and rear ends that are further mounted over robust spoke wheels. The bike comes to the standstill with the help of 7" Twin lead internal expanding drum brake at the front and 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding at the rear. Moreover, it also configured with a suspension system that consists of 35mm telescopic forks, 135mm travel up front and Twin shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel at the rear end that further offers hassle-free and comfortable ride.
Bullet 350 equipped with a powerful 35W / 35W, Halogen headlamp that gives steady beam well even in low rpm condition and a proper visibility in the dark areas. The bike has a lockable toolkit as a single storage space. Apart from this, The twin rear view mirrors avoid any mishap by keeping the rider aware of any incoming traffic approaching towards to him.
Thunderous Torquey Engine
Unique Retro and Offbeat Styling
Poor Fuel Economy
Noise and Vibrations
Old-Fashioned Instrument Console
This is an awesome bike available at the price of 1,47,400. The bike is available in 3 colours. I bought the royal maroon option. The bike has self start facility but no digital speedometer or fuel gauge. The speedometer is analogue. The bike gives a mileage of around 33 kilometer per liter on a normal traffic road. The fuel tank capacity is about 12 litres (approx).Hence for long journeys there is no need ...
The Royal Enfield Bullet 350 combines a classic style with modern technologies to deliver a fairly unique riding experience. Compared to the previous generations, the latest model features a longer wheels base and bigger tires which help it stay better planted on its wheels. At the heart of the motorcycle sits a single cylinder, 4 stroke, twinspark engine with a displacement of 346 cc. Fire it up and it w...
Good :Styling, seating position, great power, makes heads turn Bad :Gearbox, rear drum breaks Full Review Style The Royal Enfield has been a style statement and a status symbol from the colonial times. The Classic 350 does not fall short of this discription. When you ride a Classic 350 you are sure to make heads turn. The chrome parts, the perfect paint job, and the thumping makes you feel proud and tall...
First about the looks there is no change as the old retro bullet look with the gold livery emblem with the name royal enfield is maintained. The old 1963 look has still been preserved and nothing less earns the name on the tank.The brake pedal is on the right and the gear shift is on the left .This is a 5 speed 350cc std bullet which now comes with the new UCE engine. The UCE engine on which I have done 300...
I am a proud to be an owner of RE Bullet 350 Twinspark UCE model. Note that this review is not classic or tbts model but for the new standard bullet.First about the looks there is no change as the old retro bullet look with the gold livery emblem with the name royal enfield is maintained. The old 1963 look has still been preserved and nothing less earns the name on the tank.The brake pedal is on the right a...
#FIRST2EXPO- WITH THE BIGGEST MEDIA CREW ON GROUND, BIKEDEKHO BRINGS TO YOU THE MOST EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF AUTO EXPO 2016I know that Auto Expo is mostly about new and future vehicles and that is what most of us have seen at 2016 edition of The Motor Show till now. However, there ...
The world famous Motorcycle designer- Pierre Terblanche has joined the Indian motorcycle brand- Royal Enfield, a subsidiary of Eicher Motors. He has worked with many international brands like Volkswagen, Ducati, Moto Guzzi and Norton. Before joining the RE, Pierre was working wit...
Royal Enfield reports a 66% growth in August 2014 compared to the corresponding period last year. The company records a sale figure of 26,643 units, which is a sum of 26,121 units sold in domestic market and 522 units exported. Customization of Royal Enfield Cont...