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Royal Enfield Bullet Machismo

Royal Enfield Bullet Machismo
Like all bullets, Machismo 500 too has muscular designing which, assisted by cutting-edge technology, makes a grand-looking bike. The heavy bike makes the heads turn when it moves on roads. With its huge pulling power, it can even climb sharp ascents on rough terrain with ease. Machismo, which has a mighty LB engine, retains most of the Bullets character while, at the same time, embracing new features like the gas charged suspension, electric starter and disc brake making the machismo a nice offering.

Looks and Styling
The well-considered chrome color scheme distinguishes the Machismo from other Bullets. The bike has plenty of chrome and loud traffic indicators. Twin spring coiled seats, windshield and Custom crafted leather saddlebags could be added to Machismo. It is a made-to-order bike and production is limited to 500 units a year. Machismo is available in India at little above Rs 1,00,000.

Control and Comfort
Features like 7" twin lead brakes, single key operation, longer muffler and a lockable tool box add to comfort while driving. It features 280mm disc at the front and drum brake at the rear. For better grip it uses MRF 19? tyres. The bike features gas filled shock absorbers at the rear, polyurethane seats and handle bar weight to control vibrations. Valve diameters are optimised for better torque which means that Machismo requires less gear shifts in city driving.

Royal Enfield Bullet Machismo is equipped with an all-aluminum single cylinder 4-stroke 350 cc engine which churns out a peak power of 18 bhp @ 5500 rpm and a peak torque of 27.5 Nm @ 3500 rpm. The engine has a constant vacuum carburetor which assists combustion and improves initial pick-up. The CDI ignition system of the two wheeler eliminates cold start problems. Left shift 5 speed gearbox is mated to the 500cc powerful engine.

Type Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, OHV, SI Engine, Air Cooled
Displacement 346 cc
Bore x Stroke 70 mm x 90 mm
Max. Power 18 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max. Torque 27.5 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Transmission 5 Speed (left foot gear shift)
Ignition Electronic CDI
Carburetor Constant Vaccum (CV)
Ground Clearance 140 mm
Width 750 mm
Wheel Base 1370 mm
Length 2120 mm
Height 1080 mm
Front 3.25 x 19 6/4 PR
Rear 3.50 x 19 6/4 PR
System, Head Lamp 12V, 35 / 35 W
Front Disc Brake 280 mm - Optional
Rear Drum 6" Dia. Single lead
Max. Speed 110 kmph
Front Telescopic, Hydraulic Damping
Rear Swing Arm with Adjustable and gas filled shock absorbers