11 Фев 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи ROYAL ENFIELD BULLET ELECTRA 5S ROAD TEST / FULL REVIEW ROYAL ENFIELD… отключены
Royal Enfield Bullet Electra X AVL


For: Complete retro classic style

against: gearshift, build quality

T he Electra iteration is equipped a fifth gear on the left. the new machine appeal to Bullet who till now preferred shifting the right?

It is in this department the major changes have effected on the new Electra. While the remains a 346cc pushrod-driven unit with long-… it retains true-blue Royal traits in lacking AVL-introduced seen on siblings Thunderbird and The new Electra will continue to a cast iron cylinder and a VM 24 carburettor.

The bike creditably manages to tough emission norms and Enfield has bolted on a P ulse Air to the engine head which fresh air that in turn green up emissions. The motor has retuned in the interests of emission, it still does retain its compression ratio of 6.5:1, is key to delivering the velvet-gloved punch cruising around in Electra-mode.

The ignition system is transistor while starting the Electra is now due to the self-starter. We did, however, that the starter on our spanking new bike got worked up to spin the engine internals. Will of time cause this to The big change to the engine that a peak 18.1bhp at 5000rpm is its five-speed gearbox, as also a new heel-and-toe gear lever, the one on the right as with the older

The gearbox sports closer-packed ratios thanks to the new cog, the fifth gear ratio identical to fourth gear on the bike.Riding the bike reveals all previous Royal Enfield traits have been The relaxed and punchy throb draws so many to these is present in healthy doses, a deep and melodious tone from the silencer.

Throttle nursing is imperative as a spot otherwise makes felt low down in the power But ju dicious use of the throttle has the large motor delighting with a smooth output of its 3.2kgm of effortlessly churned out low in the powerband at Clutch feel is just as and vague as Enfield riders learnt to bear, and while the of a fifth wheel in the gearbox is a for the better, the lever does out too many false neutrals.

The gearshifts lack a positive and are cumbersome. However, with and a careful, measured approach, the can be made to shift better. too brisk and sporty makes for a gear.Performance on the new Electra is marginally than the older bike, no aided by the extra cog and closer-packed

The five-speeder shoots off the block to 60kph in 6.73seconds, and goes on to zap the tonne at 24.54sec, finally a top speed of 108kph.

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