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Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic EFI
Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic EFI

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Although Royal in England folded over 30 ago, thanks to a subsidiary in you can still buy machines that back to those glory when British bikes the roads. Case in point: the Royal Enfield Bullet

Remarkably, the Bullet has survived all years looking much as it did first launched in the mid-1950s. starting and electronic ignition made it easier to own, but Euro III emission regulations the factory to design a completely new resulting in the new Royal Enfield EFI. We recently got to test one of the new in Europe, where they’re on sale now.

At a quick the new engine looks like the Burn” engine that has been available in the U.S. and it a second look to notice the construction engine/trans and the drive on the right. Certainly more looking than any previous engine, its square rocker hiding hydraulic lifters are of early Seventies Japanese

The all new pushrod engine was designed in and retains an 84mm x 90mm and … for the same lazy of previous models. A new 7-plate nestled within the restyled cover gives light and a smooth take-off.

Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic EFI

Fuel is courtesy of Keihin in the form of a fuel-injected throttle body. is now an EFI light sitting in the top panel a low fuel light that not look too out of place with the traditional analogue instrumentation. keep things clean is a catalytic converter incorporated the muffler.

According to official figures, power output is now 27.5hp at compared to the previous 26.2hp at rpm. Top speed is now a claimed (up 5mph).

The chassis of the new bike is to its predecessors, as is the styling. Unintimidating and friendly, even with the new it should be easy to maintain for the DIYer. Despite the provision of a our test bike fired on the and quickly settled down to the clack of a big single.

The new clutch is super smooth, gear-changes to be made with providing you are not in any rush.

Still, is not — and never was — a machine to encourage other than a leisurely The extra power means isn’t a strain, but the bike is — and a lot smoother and quieter — at 55mph. The (by today’s standards) suspension well with most as does the tubular steel

The single 280mm front and rear drum are well and easily deal with the weight of bike and rider giving any cause for concern under heavy braking.

and flickable, it felt well and slipped through traffic ease. Enfield has managed to get the right, and at times it is hard to that it is not carbureted or for that a bike from the past!

All Enfield has done an excellent job the bike’s period feel and while getting it up to modern They have also to retain its frugal nature is claimed), which in the current crunch will certainly its appeal.

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