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Bullet 500

Average Rating Based on 229 Review(s) :

4.40

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The new Bullet 500 is essentially the motorcycle with the timeless iconic handcrafted design of the legendary Bullet now powered with a solid 500 cc Unit Construction Engine with Twinspark ignition for better combustion, superior power delivery and improved fuel economy. Now technologically equipped with modern advances in engineering this motorcycle still maintains its impeccable lineage it has withheld for decades altogether. The iconic Bullet is now available in an all new shade of Forest Green with the same aristocratic livery pinstriping now in a silver finish symbolic of automotive royalty

Experience the new bullet 500

  • 500 CC Engine
    500 CC Engine

    Powerful Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark, Aircooled 500 cc engine

  • Disc Brakes
    Disc Brakes

    280 mm disc brakes with 2 piston callipers for the assuring stopping power

  • Electric Start
    Electric Start

    One touch electric starter for ease

  • Legendary Winged badge on tank now Redesigned
    Legendary Winged badge on tank now Redesigned

    The legendary Royal Enfield Winged badge now in special silver and gold dual tone livery significant of the legendary iconic aura of this marque

  • Headlamp – Tiger Eyes
    Headlamp – Tiger Eyes

    The headlight casing features the Signature twin pilot lamps known as 'Tiger Eye Lamps' for that Bullet look. The headlamp is traditional but with a powerful halogen bulb to provide good illumination

  • New colour
    New colour

    A brand new colour Forest green enhancing the classy looks of the motorcycle adding regale to the flowing lines and proportions

  • New Pillion Grab Rail
    New Pillion Grab Rail

    An Aesthetically designed new Pillion Grab-rail with a cushion end

  • 19 inch wheels
    19 inch wheels

    19 inch shod with new MRF Zapper tyres for stability and sure shot grip on the roads

  • Seat
    Seat

    The Long traditional twin seat contoured to suit rider posture and comfort as well as pillion comfort on long rides

Blockbuster Bullet 500
The Bullet 500, a name synonymous with the Royal Enfield brand of motorcycles has returned from the history pages with a larger 499cc engine. We’ve hopped onto the saddle of this half-litre Bullet to bring you this first impression. Read more on the
Posted On: Fri, August 30, 2013Source: Autocar India
New Bullet with Bigger Heart
The new Bullet 500 is the same legendary iconic motorcycle with a alarger heart.
Posted On: Thu, July 18, 2013Source: Media News
Cult Ammunition: The Royal Enfield Bullet 500
The new Royal Enfield Bullet 500 as tested by HBL Smart Buy in Chennai gets defined as one of the few bikes in India which has achieved cult status and lives up to the same.
Posted On: Wed, May 29, 2013Source: The Hindu Business Line
Bullet 500 – The Half Litre Bullet
Royal Enfield last month relaunched the Bullet 500, which it had taken off a decade ago, and fitted with the monoblock engine that has been a runaway success. The 'Indian icon' of motorcycles has been having a grand run in recent years, despi
Posted On: Fri, May 10, 2013Source: Hindustan Times
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 tested
Royal Enfield has launched the Bullet 500 and we get up close and personal with it. Read the test report here.
Posted On: Fri, May 10, 2013Source: Media News
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Feb 13, 2017
Kamal

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Love to have it

Kamal's review after using this product for 5700 KM. He uses his bike for Commuting

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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Feb 11, 2017
Akhil

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Should have added fuel level indicator

Akhil's review after using this product for 10000 KM. He uses his bike for Touring

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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Feb 1, 2017
Yash

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Got The Beast Delivered On 5th October 2016,Now The First Time I Got My Hands On This Beast, The First Words Were Wow This Is Simply Smooth, The Vehicle Is Butter Smooth It Feels Planted On Those Long Highway Trips Even If You Are Doing Speed In Access Of 100 kmph, The Vehicle Remains Very Stable, Though There Are Vibrations Kicking In Instantly After 90kmph But Still O... Read More

Yash's review after using this product for 3000 KM. He uses his bike for Touring

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9 of 11 people found this review helpful
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Jan 16, 2017
SN Barid

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Hi All, bought this beast in Sept 2016 and have completed around 1500 kms. My recent trip to Ooty (Nilgiri Hills) from Bangalore gave a me mileage of 29 kms/ lt (I rode at a speed of 110 kms/ hr on plain stretch roads and keeping in mind the ghat section in Ooty this mileage seemed pretty good for a 500cc bike). I have also got a mileage of 42 kms/ lt on plain stretch road... Read More

SN Barid's review after using this product for 1500 KM. He uses his bike for Touring

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17 of 21 people found this review helpful
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Jan 14, 2017
Swaraj

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People buying a royal enfield Bullet 500 should understand they're buying a piece of history and take care of this beauty with utmost respect and care, complaining about vibrations and etc please try and understand this is a complete metal bike no other competitors offer a full metal bike at this price range with its charisma and characteristics that makes it stand ou... Read More

Swaraj 's review after using this product for 100 KM. He uses his bike for Adventure

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Bullet 500

engine

TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark, Aircooled
Displacement499cc
Bore x stroke84mm x 90mm
Compression Ratio8.5:1
Maximum Power26.1 bhp @ 5100 rpm
Maximum Torque40.9 Nm @ 3800 rpm
Ignition SystemTransistorised Coil Ignition, Multi curve
ClutchWet, multi-plate
Gearbox5 Speed Constant Mesh
LubricationWet sump
Engine Oil15 W 50 API, SL Grade & above, JASO MA
Fuel Supply33mm, Constant Vacuum Carburettor with throttle position sensor
Air CleanerPaper Element
Engine StartElectric/Kick

chassis & suspension

TypeSingle downtube, using engine as stressed member
Front suspensionTelescopic, 130mm travel
Rear suspensionTwin gas charged shock absorbers, 80mm travel

dimensions

Wheelbase1370 mm
Ground Clearance135 mm
Length2140 mm
Width810 mm (Without Mirror)
Height1110 mm (Without Mirror)
Seat Height-
Kerb Weight193 Kg
Fuel Capacity13.5 Ltr

brakes & tyres

Tyres Fr.90/90 - 19
Tyres Rr.120/80 - 18
Brakes Front280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
Brakes Rear153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding

electricals

Electrical System12 volt - DC
Battery12 volt, 14 Ah
Head Lamp60/55 W, HALOGEN
Tail Lamp21 W / 5 W
Turn Signal Lamp-