Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is a classic bike having vintage styling and striking. It is an environmentally friendly bike with lower emissions and increased fuel economy. The bike has hand-painted pin stripes, a 5-speed transmission, 7 double leading shoe front brake and dual seat further distinguish this model. The fact that Royal Enfield produces just few hundred bikes every year adds to its status as a niche two-wheeler. As the makers themselves say, it is a machine to aspire for.
Looks and Styling
The bike is available with an option of wind shield complimenting the
grand presence of Machismo 500. Hand-polished aluminum castings and
hand-lined gas tank accentuate its style. The bike has striking,
one-color appearance with hand-painted pinstripes. Machismo 500 is
available in only two colors, black and Alberto green. The bike pulls
itself like a locomotive, in a smooth and linear manner. With an engine
of 500cc, it is among the biggest two-wheelers. A bullet fan could
notice more changes in the engine department than anywhere else. And the
difference those changes make are felt when one rides the motorcycle.
Control and Comfort
Gas filled shock absorbers ensure smooth riding experience. It has a
spacious leather saddle bag with big 19-inch wheels which make driving
the bike more comfortable. The bike has telescopic hydraulic absorbers
front suspension while the rear suspension has pivoted fork with
The grand bike Bullet 500 from Royal Enfield carries a big price tag
starting from Rs.1.05 Lakhs.
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 is equipped with a single cylinder, 4-stroke,
500cc engine. It produces a peak power of 22 bhp @ 5500 rpm and a peak
torque of 35.9 Nm @ 3000 rpm. It is an all aluminum air cooled engine
teamed with constant vacuum carburetor. It has 280 mm front disc brake
and fast-responsive 5 speed gear box.