2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 found testing: What's new?
Chennai-based Royal Enfield is expected to unveil its new-generation Bullet 350 bike in India by early 2023. In the latest development, a test mule of the vehicle sans camouflage has been found testing, revealing key design details. The images suggest that it will have a round headlight, a flatter fuel tank, mid-set footpegs, and spoked wheels, among other highlights.
Why does this story matter?
- The new Bullet 350 will be Royal Enfield's third bike to be based on the J-platform in India and will offer better looks and performance as compared to the outgoing model.
- The motorcycle is expected to be priced competitively on our shores and should attract a lot of buyers. The competition in the market will be raised significantly with its arrival.
The motorcycle will have all-LED lighting and a single-piece seat
The 2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 will sit on a twin downtube frame and have a sloping fuel tank, a stepped-up single-piece seat, a pillion grab rail, a side-mounted exhaust, and a round headlight as well as mirrors. The motorbike will pack an all-LED lighting setup, a semi-digital instrument console, and will ride on spoked wheels shod in tubeless tires.
It will run on a 20hp, 349cc engine
The 2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 will be fueled by a BS6-compliant 349cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-oil-cooled engine linked to a 5-speed gearbox. The mill will generate a maximum power of 20.1hp and a peak torque of 27Nm.
It will get telescopic front forks
In terms of safety equipment, the new Royal Enfield Bullet 350 will be equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS for improved handling on the roads. Suspension duties on the motorcycle will be taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and twin shock absorbers on the rear end.
2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350: Pricing and availability
The pricing and availability details of the 2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 in India will be disclosed at the time of its launch. However, the motorcycle is tipped to bear a price figure of around Rs. 1.8 lakh (ex-showroom).