Royal Enfield Bullet 500: A Royal Returns

The numbers
Engine: 1-cyl, 499cc, twin-spark, air-cooled
Power: 26.1bhp, 40.9Nm
Transmission: 5M
Fuel efficiency: 24.3kpl
Weight: 193kg

Pros: Rides as much on nostalgia as it does on all-new UCE engine, old-world charm in refreshing new package.

Cons: Engine sounds stressed at high speed, could’ve done with rear disc brake. Vibration issue needs sorting.

The verdict
Hits the sweet spot between the Classic 500 and the Thunderbird 500. A good option for people looking for a reasonably priced 500cc motorcycle.

Rating: 6/10