Posted On : 27 Mar, 2019
India, March 27, 2019 : Royal Enfield has launched the Bullet Trials 350 and Bullet Trials 500 in the market. The Bullet 350 Trails is priced at Rs. 1.62 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) while the Bullet Trail 500 costs Rs. 2.07 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). Both the Trials motorcycles are based on the Royal Enfield Classic series and gets quite a few changes that make them quite different from the Classic. Even with a price hike of about Rs 10,000, Royal Enfield Trials 350 and Trials 500 will be the most affordable scramblers that once can buy in the Indian market.
The bikes have been designed to tackle the rough roads and use for long-distance tours. There are quite a few changes in the bikes and it is not merely a sticker or paint job. To start with, both the bikes get red highlights on the body and the chassis.
Going with the retro theme, both motorcycles get chunks of chrome and silver paint. The frames are painted in different colours on the Trials 350 and the Trials 500. The Indian version of the Trials also gets high-raised handlebars that ensure that the rider gets into a comfortable riding position for long distance journeys. Both 350 Trails and 500 Trails get a single spring-loaded seat in the front and an iron carrier in the place of the pillion seat.
The Trials 350 gets powered by a 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that develops a maximum power of 19.8 Bhp and a peak torque of 28 Nm. The Trials 500 get powered by a 499cc, single-cylinder, motor making 27.1 Bhp and 41 Nm of maximum torque. Both the motorcycles get a 5-speed gear box set-up. Royal Enfield offers dual-channel ABS with the Trials 500 but the Trials 350 get a single-channel ABS set-up but disc brakes on both the wheels. Royal Enfield has started taking bookings officially for the bikes at Rs 5,000 and the deliveries are expected to begin soon.