Royal Enfield finally launched the much-awaited Meteor 350 on Friday (November 8). The new bike offers three different variants; Fireball, Supernova and Stellar. All these variants are different from each other in exterior designing and accessories aspects.
Engine & Performance of Meteor 350
The Meteor 350 is an all-new motorcycle by Royal Enfield and it uses a new engine and platform made just for it. The bike is powered by an air/oil-cooled, 349cc, single-cylinder engine that is built to produce a maximum power of 20.2 PS and a peak torque of 27 Nm.
Talking about its transmission, the power is delivered from the engine via a new 5-speed manual unit.
Technological Features of Meteor 350
The bike is equipped with a semi-digital, twin-pod instrument console. Among the instrument cluster, the Meteor 350 has a main circular console on the left side. This main console consists of an analogue speedometer along with a small digital display unit that shows more info.
Towards the right side, the instrument cluster has a small coloured-screen that displays navigation turn-by-turn and also the time. The customer can optionally pair the bike with a dedicated smartphone app and use Bluetooth to connect with a smartphone device.
The Meteor 350 is the first-ever motorcycle from Royal Enfield to receive a new tripper navigation feature. It is the same technology that displays turn-by-turn navigation on the instrument cluster.
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Suspension System of Meteor 350
The bike is built upon a Twin Downtube Spine Frame.
Talking about the suspension, the front end of the Meteor 350 is equipped with telescopes having 41 mm forks with 130 mm travel onto the front. On the rear end, the bike gets twin-tube emulsion shock absorbers along with 6-step adjustable preload.
Meteor 350 Rivalry
The Meteor 350 faces rivalry against the freshly launched Benelli Imperiale 400, Honda H’ness and the bikes from Jawa Motorcycles.
Price of Royal Enfield Meteor 350
Royal Enfield finally launched the latest bike, Meteor 350 retro cruiser in India with a starting price tag of Rs 1.75 lakh.
The higher-end ‘Stellar’ carries a price tag of Rs 1.81 lakh and the top-spec ‘Supernova’ Rs 1.90 lakh.
All prices mentioned are ex-showroom