- Belgian bike maker Bullit Motorcycles unveils V-Bob 250
- Is based on the Bluroc 250 scrambler
- Powered by a 250cc, V-twin, air-cooled engine
Bullit Motorcycles, a Belgian motorcycle company, has unveiled its all-new cruiser, the V-Bob 250, in Europe. It is based on the Bluroc 250 scrambler-styled offering which Bullit had introduced in March this year.
With the V-Bob, Bullit is targeting the young audience who want an easy-to-ride cruiser for city commute and short weekend rides. Weighing at 179kg (kerb) and offering a low seat height, it should be easy to manage. The bike maker has also equipped the motorcycle with forced air-cooling for preventing the engine from heating in traffic.
The V-Bob 250 gets a long wheelbase and low profile which makes for a quintessential cruiser stance. Meanwhile, to make it appealing for the modern youngsters, it gets blacked-out treatment for most of its components with alloy wheels, chopped rear section and stubby dual exhaust setup.
The V-Bob is powered by Bullit’s 250cc, V-twin, air-cooled engine which is the largest powerplant developed by the brand. It churns out 17bhp and the final drive comprises of a chain. The hardware package comprises of upside down forks and dual shock absorbers accompanied by disc brakes at both ends.
Bullit will launch the V-Bob 250 in the European markets in July this year. In the UK, it has been priced at GBP 3,799 (approximately Rs 3.5 lakh). Other countries it has presence in are France, Netherlands, Germany and Portugal.