Royal Enfield has silently launched the Bullet 350 BS6 at an introductory price of Rs 1.21 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) in the Indian market. Being listed on the company website, it is available in two grades: Standard & Electric Start. The Standard trim is offered in four colors: Bullet Silver, Onyx Black, Forest Green and Black. The former two Bullet Silver and Onyx Black are retailed at Rs 1.21 Lakhs while the latter two Forest Green and Black are priced at Rs 1.27 Lakhs. Royal Enfield Bullet 350 BS6 Electric Start can be availed in three paint schemes - Jet Black, Regal Red and Royal Blue - at sticker price of Rs 1.37 Lakhs.
The BS6 model is identical to the BS4 motorcycle in terms of styling and features. It sports the same round headlamp setup with chrome mask while there are small fog lamps on both sides of the headlamp unit. The motorcycle comes with a single-piece tubular handlebar, classic rearview mirrors and a single piece seat. As for the suspension setup, it features 35 mm telescopic forks and 5-step preload-adjustable twin shock absorbers at front and rear, respectively. The braking duties are done by a 280 mm front disc with a 2-piston brake calliper and 153 mm rear drum brake. The single-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) comes as standard. Though, the BS6 Bullet 350 gains a new color in the form of Forest Green, sourced from the Bullet 500 which has been phased out from the Indian market.
Mechanically, Royal Enfield Bullet 350 BS6 is powered by an updated version of existing 346cc single cylinder engine. It gets the fuel injection technology and churns out maximum power output of 19.1bhp at 5250rpm and peak torque performance of 28Nm at 4000rpm. The engine is linked to a 5-speed gearbox. In compliance with the BS6 emission norms, the company has equipped the motorcycle with a larger cat-con in the exhaust header pipe. It is easily noticeable and is one of the biggest elements that distinguishes the BS6 model from its BS4 counterparts. Royal Enfield Bullet 350 BS6 mileage figures are not out yet but it is expected to be more fuel efficient than BS4 which delivers 40kmpl.