The regulation that made CBS/ABS obligatory on all bikes manufactured after April 1, 2019, introduced into query the way forward for a handful of bikes. Amongst these have been the Royal Enfield Bullet 350 and 350 ES. The remainder of Royal Enfield’s portfolio was both launched with dual-channel ABS, or up to date with the same system. The Bullet 350 and 350 ES, then again, have been outfitted with a single-channel ABS unit. Whereas we nonetheless await official costs from the producer, sellers we spoke with have shared tariffs that reveal that the Bullet 350 ABS is priced at Rs 1.21 lakh and the Bullet 350 ES is priced at Rs 1.35 lakh (each costs ex-showroom, Delhi). The costs have been just like these shared with us from a vendor in Chennai, as nicely.
The Royal Enfield Bullet 350 comes with a disc brake on the entrance whereas the rear is fitted with a drum unit. Footage of the bike have revealed that the rear brake options an ABS-like ring on the drum which has been mistaken for ABS on the rear brake as nicely. Nonetheless, that is seemingly a pace sensor that can alter front-ABS actuation based mostly on the pace of the rear wheel. TVS makes use of the same system known as RLP (Rear-wheel Elevate-off Safety) on a few of its choices. The Bullet 350 ES comes with disc brakes at each ends.
Each bikes are powered by the identical motor that places out 20hp at 5,250rpm and a most torque of 28Nm at four,000rpm. The security characteristic has added a little bit greater than Rs three,500 to the price of the Bullet 350 and simply above Rs 1,400 to the worth of the Bullet 350 ES – a surprisingly minimal hike in comparison with the premium of round Rs 11,000 that the opposite fashions noticed once they have been up to date with a dual-channel system.