The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is anticipated to be priced Rs. 1.69 lakh onwards, and can function a alternative for the Thunderbird 350
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is ready to launch within the Indian market in the present day, and the anticipation for the motorbike has reached new heights. Followers of the model have been ready to get their arms on one for a very long time now. Right here, we have now a video which showcases the brand new Meteor 350, in its Stellar Black Matte variant.
In all honesty, the Matte Black paint appears to be like extraordinarily ravishing, and is maybe the perfect color within the vary. Different paint choices embrace – Fireball Yellow, Fireball Pink, Stellar Pink Metallic, Stellar Blue Metallic, Supernova Brown, and Supernova Blue. The design of the motorbike is retro-inspired design, like all Royal Enfield fashions, and carefully resembles the Thunderbird 350, which was discontinued earlier this 12 months.
The motorbike will get a rounded headlamp, teardrop-shaped gas tank, a large seat, and an extended exhaust finish can. The “Royal Enfield” insignia on the tank can be new. The bike has very relaxed ergonomics, with ahead set footpegs, raised handlebars, and comparatively low seat top. The motorbike additionally will get spherical rear-view mirrors, consistent with the bike’s retro theme.
The entrance wheel of the Meteor is a 19-inch unit, shod with 100/90 tyre, whereas the rear wheel is 17-inch in dimension, and has a 140/70 tyre. The bike will get disc brakes on each ends (300mm entrance and 270mm rear), and dual-channel ABS is obtainable as normal. The instrument cluster is a twin-pod semi-digital unit, which provides Bluetooth-enabled turn-by-turn navigation as nicely.
The engine of the Meteor 350 is a brand-new unit; this 349cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine now utilises an OHC design, retiring the push-rod structure of the older powerplant. The result’s a smoother and extra dependable engine, with 20.2 HP and 27 Nm of peak energy and torque output. Sadly, the “thump” of the exhaust is extraordinarily muted now, which is bound to upset purists.
The Meteor 350 might be supplied in three variants – Fireball, Stellar, and Supernova. The Fireball variant will get blacked-out engine and rims, whereas the Stellar model may have chrome-plated handlebar, exhaust, and EFI cowl, together with a backrest for the pillion. The Supernova mannequin would be the most premium providing, and can get machine-cut alloy wheels, a tall windscreen, and premium seat upholstery.