Bullet Trials: Overview

The Motorcycle that Changed Motorcycling

Launched in 1948, the groundbreaking 350cc trials Bullet was the first production motorcycle to feature swinging arm suspension. Two years later, a precociously talented 18-year-old joined Royal Enfield. John Victor Brittain, universally known as Johnny Brittain, was to become its star rider. Click to watch the interview about the legend with the motorcycle historian Gordon G. May.

Bullet Trials: £4,499

£4,699 on the road - 2 Years Manufactures Warranty - 2 Years Breakdown Cover - All Accessories in stock - Finance Available

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Bullet Trials 500: General Specification

Engine: Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke

Capacity: 499ccs

Bore and stroke: 84 x 90mm

Maximum Torque: 41.3Nm @ 4000rpm

Power: 20.3KW, 28bhp @ 5250 rpm

Ignition system: Electronic

Fuel Feed: Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)

Transmission: 5-speed gearbox with left foot gear change

Petrol Tank Capacity: 14.5 litres/2L reserve

Fuel Consumption: 79.6 mpg (Under Euro III test conditions)

Clutch: 7-plate wet clutch

Braking System: Front – 280mm Disc (dual channel ABS); rear – 240mm Disc

Suspension: Telescopic front forks, Gas filled rear shocks

Dimensions Length: 2160mm

Dimensions Width: 800mm

Dimensions Height: 1050mm

Seat Height: 790mm

Wheel Base: 1370mm

Weight Kerb (with fuel): 187kg

Electrics: 12V System

Fuel: Unleaded Petrol

Rake/Trail: 26°/72mm