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2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 – All You Need to Know!

Iconic bike-maker Royal Enfield has now updated the Bullet 350 and the Bullet 500 to meet the latest norms by Government of India. The 2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 comes with a BS-IV engine and Always-on Headlamps. What’s even a better news is that the 2017 model Bullet 500 gets Fuel Injection. The India-spec model even gets a new colour option and a disc brake at front (finally!), while the international-spec gets even a rear disc and ABS. Prices of the new 2017 model Royal Enfield Bullet 500 are yet to be announced. However, you can safely expect it to cost roughly Rs 1.62 Lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Read on for all you need to know about the 2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Price, Specifications, Mileage, Features, etc.

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Also See- 2017 Royal Enfield Classic 500 | 2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Price

Price (Estimated Ex-showroom, New Delhi) Rs 1.62 Lakh

Royal Enfield is yet to announce the prices of the 2017 Bullet 500 motorcycle. However, one thing that’s for sure is the updated model will command a slight premium over the previous version. Currently, the Bullet 500 retails for Rs 1.57 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). We expect this figure to rise till about Rs 1.62 lakh.

Also See- 2017 Royal Enfield Classic 350 | 2017 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350

2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Specifications

Engine 499cc, single-cylinder
Maximum Power 27.2 BHP @ 5,250 RPM
Peak Torque 41.3 Nm @ 4,000 RPM
Transmission 5-speed Manual
Suspension Telescopic Forks (Front), Twin Shock Absorbers (Rear)
Brakes 280 mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper Disc (Front), 153 mm Disc (Rear)

Powering the new model 2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is the same 499cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that was found in the earlier model. However, for the 2017 Bulle 500, it has been updated to meet BSIV emission norms. This engine now produces a higher max. power of 27.2 BHP and a peak torque of 41.3 Nm. It comes to coupled with a 5-speed Manual Transmission.

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2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Mileage

Highway 30 KMPL
City 26 KMPL

The 2017 model Royal Enfield Bullet 500 offers upto 20 KMPL on the highway. In city, however, it offer a mileage of roughly 26 KMPL.

2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Top Speed

True Top Speed 131 KMPH

As all the technical specifications of the bike are nearly the same as earlier, even the top speed is the same. Akin to the earlier model, the new 2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 has a true top speed of 131 KMPH.

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2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Dimensions & Colours

Length 2,140 mm
Width 790 mm
Height 1,090 mm
Wheelbase 1,360 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.50-litres
        Currently, the Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is available in the following colour options- Marsh Grey, Forest Green, Black.

2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Features

    • Twinspark 500cc Engine with Fuel Injection
    • 280 mm Front Disc Brake
    • Re-designed Legendary Winged Batch
    • ‘Tiger Eyes’ Pilot Lamps
    • New Forest Green Colour
    • New Pillion Grab Rail
    • 19-inch Spoke Wheels

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2017 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 Technical Details

Front Brake 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Rear Brake 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding
Front Suspension Telescopic, 130mm travel
Rear Suspension Twin gas charged shock absorbers, 80mm travel
Front Tyre 90/90 – 19
Rear Tyre 120/80 – 18
Wheel Type Spoke
Tubeless Tyres No
Alloy Wheels No
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Capacity 14 Ah
Voltage 12 volt
Electrical System 12 volt – DC

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