5 Must-Know Facts About the Royal Enfield Bullet Trials

Royal Enfield Bullet Trials is the next big thing to be seen in the Indian brand’s lineup. The motorcycle is essentially a Bullet with reworked parts to create a Scrambler out of the standard motorcycle. The launch of Bullet Trials will mark another step from Royal Enfield for the adventure-loving community as they only have the option of Himalayan with them. Here are five must-know facts for the upcoming Royal Enfield Bullet Trials.

Royal Enfield Bullet Trials 350
Royal Enfield Bullet Trials 350
Royal Enfield Bullet Trials 500
Royal Enfield Bullet Trials 500

5 Facts About Royal Enfield Bullet Trials

1) Trials Nameplate

The name Bullet Trials is all-new for the Indian audience while exactly similar bike with the same nameplate is available internationally from 2009. The bike is basically a stock Royal Enfield Bullet with a raised exhaust and a different seat in comparison to the long single unit seen on the Bullet series. Bullet Trials even comes with a different set of tires.

2) Looks & Style

The motorcycle is available with dual-purpose tires, chrome exhaust that looks right from a Scrambler, chrome headlight cover and black suspension covers. The rear seat section flaunts a carrier for luggage management while handlebar used here is more relaxed than the stock unit. The odd-looking painted frame is not matching the overall profile.

3) Engine Options

Royal Enfield Bullet Trials will be available in both 350 and 500 version. The bigger engine is seen with a matt green frame while 350cc Trials brings red to the frame paint. The fenders are different in comparison to the Bullet series. The 499c engine is good for 41.3 Nm of massive torque. The engines are available with a 5-speed gearbox.

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4) Expected Price

Bullet Trials will attract INR 25,000-30,000 of price hike over the regular Bullet models. The Bullet Trials 350 is expected to get a price tag of around INR 1.60 lakh and the Trials 500 is expected to be priced around INR 2 lakh (ex-showroom). The majority of price hike goes into ABS inclusion while rest is taken for reworked parts and equipment like dual-purpose tires. The lack of rivals for this segment make these two decent options for mild adventure lovers.

5) Expected Launch

Royal Enfield Bullet Trials is expected to launch around March 2019, leaving buyers with more than 8 weeks to decide whether they wish to go for this reworked version or wait for options from different brands.

RE Bullet Trials 350

Expected Specifications

  • Displacement – 346cc
  • Single Cylinder Air-Cooled Engine
  • Bore x stroke – 70mm x 90mm
  • Max. Power – 19.8 Bhp @ 5250 rpm
  • Max. Torque – 28 Nm @ 4000 rpm
  • 5-Speed Constant Mesh Gearbox
  • Carburettor Fuel Supply System
  • Transistorised Coil Ignition
  • Wet Multiplate Clutch
  • Electric/Kick Start
  • 2-Channel ABS

RE Bullet Trials 500

Expected Specifications

  • Displacement – 499cc
  • Single Cylinder Air-Cooled Engine
  • Bore x stroke – 84mm x 90mm
  • Max. Power – 27.2 Bhp @ 5250 rpm
  • Max. Torque – 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
  • 5-Speed Constant Mesh Gearbox
  • Electronic Fuel Injection system
  • Digital Electronic Ignition
  • Wet Multiplate Clutch
  • Electric/Kick Start
  • 2-Channel ABS

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5 Must-Know Facts About the Royal Enfield Bullet Trials
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