News 2012 Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic | Quick Look

2012 Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic | Quick Look

2012 Royal Enfield Motorcycle

Originally from Great Britain, and now made in India, Royal Enfield is a modern classic that takes the “classic” description more seriously than any other brand – only recently has the engine gone to unit construction and received fuel injection.

Other nods to modernity include a front disc brake and electric starting. The vintage look is matched by the visceral feel of the ride and leisurely engine performance, thanks to an 8.5:1 compression ratio.

The C5 is also available in Military and Desert Storm trim ($100 more), as well as a Chrome version ($200 more, shown above).

2012 Royal Enfield Bullet C5 Classic Quick Stats:

  • ENGINE TYPE: Pushrod single
  • WHEELBASE: 54 inches
  • BORE x STROKE: 84mm x 90mm
  • FUEL CAPACITY: 3.2 gallons
  • MAXIMUM HP: 27 @ 5250 rpm
  • CURB WEIGHT: 412 pounds
  • MAX. TORQUE: 30 ft/lbs @ 4000 rpm
  • PRICE: $6495

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