It was rumoured that Royal Enfield discontinued the Bullet Electra from its portfolio post the company website removed details of product recently. The company has confirmed to International Business Times, India that the model is not discontinued and it is on sale.
Though the model information has been removed from the Bullet family on its website, the details of the model are showcased under the Bullet 350 page. In the Bullet 350 range, the colour options with the suffix ES belongs to Bullet Electra. The Bullet Electra is now available in Black, Silver, Maroon and Blue shade while the Bullet 350 is sold only in Black colour. The Bullet Electra has been priced at Rs 1,23,470 ex-showroom, Delhi.
Launched in the beginning of the last decade, the Bullet Electra is the key product that helped the company establish itself in the country after it was taken over by Eicher Motors. The Bullet Electra, an India-only model, is powered by a single-cylinder 346cc engine tuned to develop 19.8bhp at 5,250rpm and 28Nm of torqe at 4,000rpm mated to five-speed gearbox. The models were equipped with electric start and TCI ignition at the end of the last decade, and attained the UCE engine in 2010.
Based on the single downtube chassis, the Bullet Electra is employed with telescopic 35mm front forks and twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable at rear. Stopping power comes from 280mm single disc at front and 153mm drum brakes at rear.
Apart from the 350cc model, the Bullet family also include 500cc version. The Bullet 500 is powered by single cylinder 499cc engine that develops 26.1bhp at 5,100rpm and 40.9Nm at 3,800rpm mated to five-speed transmission.