Royal Enfield launches Meteor 350 in India, the Thunderbird successor
Royal Enfield launched its newest motorcycle in India, Meteor 350, the Thunderbird successor. It arrives with a new 349cc engine, analog and digital panel with navigation and two-channel ABS.
The 2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is based on the brand’s new 350cc platform, and has several accessories available for customization. From the factory, it comes in three variants: ‘Fireball’, ‘Stellar’ and ‘Supernova’.
According to the brand, the 2021 Meteor 350 represents the eternal essence of riding, the spirit of the road; with classic contours and timeless design touches, it is an easy cruiser, ready for the open road and to face the challenges of urban commute just as easily.
One of the highlights of the Meteor 350 is the so-called ‘Tripper Navigation Display Unit’, a digital panel separate from the main one, where navigation information is displayed, an integration between Google Maps and the Royal Enfield App, which connects to the Smartphone via Bluetooth .
The main panel features an analog speedometer with all other digital information.
In addition, the new bike features DRL (ring around the round headlight for daytime running lighting) and LED taillight.
The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 has the new 349 cm³ single cylinder engine with air and oil cooling, with electronic fuel injection and SOHC control system. It is capable of generating up to 20 HP of maximum power at 6100 rpm and 2.8 kgfm / 27Nm of torque at 4000 rpm.
It features a 5-speed gearbox, 15-liter fuel tank and two-channel ABS. The front brake disc is 300 mm with two pistons and the rear 270 mm with a single piston.
The wheels are made of aluminum alloy and are 19 inches at the front (tire 100 / 90-19) and 17 at the rear (tire 140 / 70-17).
Finally, the new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 started to be sold in India with prices starting from INR 1.75 lakh.