Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Trials is rumoured to launch in 2019. Trials might also get the 500cc engine. Both the variants are based on RE Bullet bikes.
Royal Enfield is trying to explore more variants with it 350cc and 500cc engines. RE said that it would not focus on bring new bikes on the 650cc engine. But nothing was mentioned about the other segments.
In the global markets, an unusual looking Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Trials was retailed for some time. It just got bodywork customizations over the regular Bullet 350. Trials and Bullet looked quite similar, yet different.
A couple of months back, a leaked photo of the speculated RE Scrambler came up online. However, we saw that the spotted test mule bore much resemblance to Royal Enfield Bullet Trials.
Now, Gaadiwaadi has leaked a photo of Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Trials online. Also, the publication claims that it might be launched soon this year. The bike has been spotted testing a couple of times, that too with a number plate.
Royal Enfield Bullet Trials is made to look like a Scrambler, but actually isn’t one. It gets dual-purpose tires at both ends. The travel at the rear has been increased, but there are no alterations to the suspension setup.
Other noticeable features include an unusual upswept exhaust, raised rear fender, rubber gaiters for
The bike in the leaked photo gets lots of chrome inserts and seems to have borrowed this colour from Interceptor 650. Royal Enfield may have used Classic 350’s fuel tank on this bike. The rear tire is borrowed from Himalayan.
Mechanically, Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Trials does not differ from the standard Bullet. The 346cc air-cooled engine produces 19.1 BHP and 27 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
The earlier Trials that debuted in 2009 was said to be a lot underpowered. Due to its staggering weight, the engine was not powerful enough. Also, it was said that the bike was not made properly and there were some issues in the fits and finishes.
Bullet Trials will get the dual-channel ABS setup as per the upcoming safety rules and regulations. The features onboard will be the same as that on Bullet.
If it launches in India, the ideal price of Bullet 350 Trials would be around Rs 1.6 Lakhs. Price for Bullet 500 Trials might go up to Rs 2 Lakhs (ex-showroom).