Royal Enfield Bullet Classic | First Ride

New Old Stock

By Roland Brown, Photography by James Adam Bolton
Price $6395
Engine type a-c single
Valve train OHV, 2v
Displacement 499cc
Transmission 5-speed
Claimed horsepower 28 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Claimed torque 30 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm
Frame Steel backbone with single downtube
Front suspension Telescopic fork
Rear suspension Twin shocks with adjustable spring preload
Front brake Two-piston caliper, 280mm disc
Rear brake Drum
Front tire 90/90-18 Avon Roadrider
Rear tire 110/80-18 Avon Roadrider
Seat height 31.1 in.
Wheelbase 54.0 in.
Fuel capacity 3.8 gal.
Claimed dry weight 412 lbs.

Verdict 3 stars out of 5
Unit construction, fuel injection and a front disc brake-just in time for the 21st century.

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