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Up to date Royal Enfield Bullet 350 might launch on August 5 | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The brand new Bullet 350 will probably be powered by the identical J-platform engine because the Basic and the Meteor 350.

In accordance with a teaser launched on Royal Enfield’s social media, the launch of the new-generation Bullet 350 could possibly be proper across the nook – August 5. The teaser video exhibits posters with the tagline “Bullet Meri Jaan” (a well-liked advert marketing campaign for the eponymous mannequin within the late ‘80s), together with the date talked about above. Nonetheless, it’s value noting that the bike seen within the foreground of the video seems rather a lot just like the Royal Enfield Hunter 350, which is slated to launch on August 7.

2022 Royal Enfield Bullet 350: Particulars

The most important change to the Bullet 350 will probably be a brand new engine at its coronary heart – the enduring bike will obtain the identical 349cc J-platform engine as the present Basic and the Meteor 350. The engine is more likely to be carried over unchanged and is anticipated to make the identical 20.2hp and 27Nm as seen on its siblings.

The present Bullet 350 is the longest-running mannequin in RE’s line-up, and in addition the one one to utilise the generation-old 346cc UCE engine. It additionally has essentially the most fundamental gear ranges of all of the fashions within the Chennai-based producer’s line-up, however issues will see a step up with this replace. 

The cut up double-cradle body will underpin this new Bullet, and we might see a bunch of recent options as properly. The up to date bike will doubtless get issues just like the non-obligatory Tripper navigation pod and semi-digital instrumentation as seen on current-gen RE fashions, in addition to nicer switchgear and an electrical starter as normal. All of this may virtually definitely lead to a worth hike when it does make its solution to showroom flooring. 

At present, the Bullet 350 is essentially the most reasonably priced RE with a price ticket of Rs 1.47 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), however the decrease a part of that vary is occupied by the extra reasonably priced kick-start-only variants, which the brand new J-platform machine won’t function. So you may anticipate costs across the Rs 1.7 lakh mark for the up to date bike.

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