So, finally the very longed cruiser bike Bullet Electra Twin Spark, launched in India with latest technology. This 350 cc Thunderbird Twinspark is the first model from Royal Enfield to get the Twinspark UCE (Unit Construction Engine). They have done this to make their bike to comply with the Bharat Stage IV emission norms which go into effect on the 1st of next month.

Unit construction engine fitted gives greater power and torque. Aesthetics have also been refined, resulting in a sleeker & more aerodynamic profile while still with the looks of thunderbird. The Twin-spark technology helps in improving fuel efficiency and a better pick-up with all smooth riding experience.

Royal Enfield Bullet Electra TwinSpark
Royal Enfield Bullet Electra TwinSpark

This new Electra have the option of Front disk brakes and electric with looks still coming from thunder-bird. The long exhaust looks a little bit different but stylish. This model seems to be the first one in the series of bikes, the company is planning to launch in the future, as Royal Enfield is planning to launch four new models in the end of 2010. The Company officials are claiming the fuel average of 40-45 Kmpl with this bike.

Accoridng to Royal Enfield’s website: “Along with the UCE engine come the double benefits of more power , and better fuel economy, more reliability and lesser maintenance“.

Mr R. L. Ravichandran, CEO of Royal Enfield Motorcyles India also said, “It has been our aim to encourage riding as a lifestyle. The Electra Twinspark 350, with its performance and comfort coupled with the characteristic Royal Enfield styling, is guaranteed to kindle wanderlust in our customers

Colors available in the bike are Blue, Black and Red.

Price: This bike will cost you 89,950 (ex-showroom) and 93.850 (ex-showroom) for kick start and self-start variants respectively in Chennai.

Specifications:

Engine:

Type Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Dual spark ignition, Aircooled
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Air Cleaner Paper Element
Power 19.8 Bhp @ 5250 rpm
Torque 28 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Engine Oil Grade /Quantity 15W 15 API SL Grade/2.75 Ltr
FD Sprocket 15 Teeth
Rear Wheel Sprcoket 38 Teeth
Secondary drive ratio 2.533:1
Carburetor / Make BS29 / UCAL

Electrical:

Battery 12V, 14Am
Head Lamp 12V, 35W/35W Halogen, MFR
Tail Lamp 12V 21/5W MFR Lamp
Indicator 12V 10W MFR Lamp
Ignition Coil 12mJ-2NOS
Spark Plug W5DC-1 NO. UR5DC-1 NO.
E-start Starter Motor 0.7 KW (Powder Coated)
Instruments TCI Cluster (Fuel Gauge, Speedo, Rpm, Warning Indicator)
Magneto 18 Pole

Vehicle:

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.5 +- 1ltr
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2 Ltr

Suspension:

Front Telescopic with Hydraulic damping. Stroke 130mm
Rear SwingArm with Gas shock Absorbers

Brake:

Front Hydraulic Disk Brake (Disc dia 280mm)
Rear Mechanical, Drum Brake, Single Lead (Dia 152.4 mm / 6″ Drum brake)

Tyre:

Front 3.25×19″, 6/4 PR
Rear 3.5×19″, 6/4 PR
Wheel Base 1370mm

Dimensions:

Overall Length 2120mm
Overall Width 780mm
Overall Height 1080mm
Min Ground Clearance 135mm
Seat Height/Saddle Height 770mm
Weigth(Kerb) 182Kg

Resources:

  1. Image Source: Royal Enfield
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