New Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is reaching the showrooms by June end while even the launch of the Super Meteor 650 is on the anvil
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is one of the most anticipated thsi year. The sportier version has been spotted multiple times on the road. The new motorbikewill finally be launched the second half of June. It is expected to come with a the same engine as the Meteor 350. Additionally, the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 will come with the RE’s distinctive retro aesthetic. Here’s all we know about the upcoming bike:
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Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Specs
As per recent leaks and reports, the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 will be powered by a 349cc engine (same as the Meteor 350 and Classic 350) that offers 20.4PS of power and 20.7Nm of torque. It will be paired with a five-speed transmission. The new bike will also get the Meteor’s console (with optional Tripper Navigation pod). The Hunter 350 comes with girder front fork and dual shock absorbers in the rear. Additionally, customers will get disc brakes on both ends (with dual-channel ABS). In terms of specs, the only difference between the Meteor and the Hunger will be the size of the wheels. An earlier video has already revealed the impressive exhaust note of the upcoming motorcycle.
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The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 sports a Triumph Street Twin-like appearance. It gets the classic RE’s retro aesthetic. This includes a round headlight, a round taillight, a teardrop-shaped fuel tank, rounded rearview mirrors, and alloy wheels. The company has added 17-inch alloy wheels, mid-set footpegs, and a flat handlebar. Basically, the Hunter uses the same motor as the Meteor 350 but have a roadster body style. It is likely to come with a price tag of roughly Rs 1.7 lakh (ex-showroom). It will compete with the likes of the Yezdi Roadster, Jawa Forty-Two 2.1, and Honda CB350RS.
RE Super Meteor 350 in Pipeline
RE is also planning Super Meteor 650 which might follow the Hunter 350. The 650cc Meteor will be a cruiser bike focused more on ride comfort in the segment of Harley Davidson. This motorcycle will share its motor with the Interceptor 650. The parallel-twin motor outputs a maximum power of 47.6 PS and a peak torque of 52 Nm. This engine will come mated to a 6-speed manual transmission with assist and slipper clutch. With such new products in the market, Royal Enfield is gearing up for the next phase of domination in other segments of our market.