With the opening of the official showroom of Royal Enfield in VN, there come with the model Royal Enfield Bullet 500, with its selling price from 113 mil VND (inc VAT). It follows the iconic, hand-crafted design of the original 1950s Bullet. In 2017, the Bullet 500 gets no design updates, but gets electronic fuel injection, replacing the carburettor in the outgoing model.
The fuel tank is in “vintage” design with its capacity is 14.5L. Its kerb weight is 187 kg.
It still uses the chrome front & rear mudguard, single exhaust tube. It comes with 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper front brake & a 153mm Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding rear brake.
Royal Enfield Bullet 500 uses the EFI technology for its 499cc single-cylinder to meet the Euro III standard, integrated with a 5-speed gearbox to produce 27.2hp maximum & 41.3Nm of max torque. Special points are located the exception of relocating the shifter to the left side of the motorcycle, which is very rare on models that use EFI technology.