The upcoming Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is constructed on a completely new system and will be driven by a new 350cc engine
Anticipation for the substantially-awaited Meteor 350 from Royal Enfield grows better and bigger with each individual working day passing as it gets nearer to start. Till now, the Chennai-centered bike company has not unveiled much about its forthcoming cruiser neither has it officially launched its illustrations or photos.
Even so, a series of spied visuals and movies have been performing rounds on the world-wide-web for a really prolonged time. Not long ago, the brochures of the impending bike bought leaked and we bought some insights on the details. With the start all over the corner, we have gained one more set of exclusive pictures that may possibly advise what the last generation-spec product would basically glance like.
The photographs we have obtained are of scaled miniature types of the real production-spec which is envisioned to go on sale from 20th of September. Along with the new bicycle, RE will also start miniature scale styles of Meteor 350 as official items. These leaked photographs expose a whole lot more particulars about the forthcoming cruiser bicycle. As we all know, the Meteor 350 is set to switch the outgoing Thunderbird 350 and Thunderbird 350X.
Powertrain & Transmission
The Meteor 350 will sit on an all-new system codenamed ‘J1D’ which is established to underpin foreseeable future types from Royal Enfield. It will be run by a new 350cc powertrain which may well have an OHC (Over Head Cam) setup. The existing 350cc motor in Classic 350 and Bullet produces 20 bhp and 28 Nm of peak torque. The new unit is explained to crank out an output identical to its predecessor. This motor will be coupled with a 5-speed gearbox.
Coming to the pictures demonstrated listed here, they give a obvious plan as to what the final merchandise could be. These scaled miniature products will be offered as Royal Enfield items together with the actual bicycle. The photos evidently present the reduced saddle top for the rider as found in a cruiser.
Variants & Characteristics
As noted earlier, the new Meteor 350 will be presented in 3 variants- Fireball, Stellar and top of the line Supernova. All a few are visually unique from each other. The foundation Fireball variant will have all blacked out factors, a colored rim tape in the alloys, graphics with decal and a solitary colour gas tank. Meanwhile, the Stellar variant will have physique-coloured factors, chrome complete on handlebars and a backrest.
On the other hand, the Supernova variant will activity machined alloy wheels, quality seats, windscreen and chrome indicators. All 3 variants also offer some common options this kind of as a semi-electronic Dual pod instrument cluster and inbuilt switch-by-change navigation called ‘Tripper Navigation’.
The new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 will utilize a new instrument system that shows a lot far more information these kinds of as tripmeter, odometer, equipment, reduced-battery, push modes, Abs MIL and many more. The Meteor is set to endure the launch later this month and is predicted to be priced close to Rs 1.65 lakh (ex-showroom).