Quick Review: 2012 Royal Enfield Bullet B5

March 31, 2012 by: Rituraj Mishra

2012 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 B5

So here we are again with our short and descriptive sneak peek segment and this time around our victim will be the 2012 Royal Enfield Bullet B5. And here we go. First fact for you is that the inspiration for the Bullet B5 is the classic iron barrel Bullet 350.

But the 350 is just an inspiration, coz B5 has a Pushrod engine that accounts for 499cc and boasts of features like fuel injection, digital injection and electric starting.

2012 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 B5

A wide and flat power curve of the pushrod motor is responsible for the five speed transmission with wide ratios. It also has a manageable 412 pounds weight.

2012 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 B5

B5 comes with an updated suspension, improved handling and a higher cruising speed along with impressive 75 mpg fuel efficiency. It also confirms to the Euro II emission standards.

2012 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 B5

If I had $5495 right now I would be riding a B5, so I guess you should not doubt my decision and like this bike. After all it’s a Royal Enfield, what’s not to like. It’s the best thing on two wheels.

2012 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 B5

Via: Ultimatemotorcycling 

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