Royal Enfield Electra not discontinued; renamed as Bullet 350 ES

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About a week ago, reports suggested that Eicher Motors owned subsidiary Royal Enfield had stopped production of the Bullet Electra 350. Now, in a recent development, the motorcycle maker has clarified that the model has not been discontinued but will now be sold as the Bullet 350 ES (Electric Start).

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It is said that the manufacturer has justified the change in order to make their product line-up simpler by putting the model under the Bullet 350 category. The only difference between the two models is the electric start feature that is equipped on the Electra 350.

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Powering the Royal Enfield Bullet 350 ES is the conventional 346cc, single cylinder air cooled engine. This motor is capable of producing a maximum output of 19 hp at 5250 rpm while the peak torque of 28 Nm comes up at 4000 rpm.  This engine comes mated to a 5 speed transmission that sends power to the rear wheel. Currently, the model is available 4 colour options – Black, Silver, Maroon and Blue. The Bullet 350 ES is available at Royal Enfield dealerships across India with a price tag of Rs. 1.07 lakh (Ex-Showroom, Delhi).

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