Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Forest Green at BIMS 2017

Posted on: Apr 1, 2017 - 12:10pm IST

The Royal Enfield Bullet is the world’s oldest continuous production motorcycle.

Royal Enfield at the Bangkok International Motor Show 2017 has showcased the Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Forest Green. In production since 1932, the Bullet is also retailed with the 500 cc mill in export markets.

Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Forest Green at BIMS 2017 front three quarter
The Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is available in Forest Green, Black and Marsh Grey.

The Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Forest Green uses a tubular steel frame with the engine as a stressed member. The bike is suspended over standard 35 mm telescopic forks up front and twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload in the rear. The bike tips the scales at 187 kg and can store 14.5-litre of fuel.

Brakes include a 280 mm disc with a 2 piston calliper and a 153 mm drum setup in the rear. The Royal Enfield Bullet 500 in Thailand gets 19-inch wheels at both ends while the Indian version gets an 18-inch rear unit. Colour options for the Bullet 500 include Forest Green, Black and Marsh Grey.

Also Read: Royal Enfield Classic 500 Lagoon showcased at BIMS 2017

Powering the Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is a 499 cc single cylinder mill coupled to a 5-speed gearbox. The fuel injected engine is capable of producing 27.2 bhp of maximum power at 5,250 rpm and 41.3 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm.

Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Forest Green at BIMS 2017 rear three quarter
The Royal Enfield Bullet 500 export models get a bigger 19-inch rear wheel.

The Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is priced in Thailand at THB 179,000.

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