Royal Enfield has teased us with the upcoming Meteor 350 and announced that the brand will be launched the new Meteor 350 on 6th November 2020. The brand’s new modern-classic cruiser is seen riding the twisties of a picturesque location and its hallmark thump can be heard if you listen ever more closely. Unfortunately, the brand is still tight-lipped about any details of the upcoming motorcycle.
Along with the teaser video, the brand also revealed the Meteor 350’s silhouette in a teaser. The Meteor 350 comes with a rounded headlamp unit, a pod-style instruments cluster, wide open-chested handlebars, a drop-shaped fuel tank, scooped rider’s seat, a straight pillion seat, rounded tail lamps, multispoke alloy wheels, side slung exhaust, a chopped front fender, telescopic front fork suspension and disc brakes on both the ends.
The Royal Enfield Meteor is expected to come with the brand’s new-generation engine platform, which boasts both power and refinement. The engine is likely to be a long-stroke length 350cc air-cooled single-cylinder motor that is expected to produce close to 21 PS of power and 27 Nm of torque and is likely to be paired to a newly developed 5-speed gearbox and clutch. The new transmission is believed to come with optimised moving parts and linkages that reduce friction and allow smoother gear shift operation.
Leaked brochure documents also reveal that the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is likely to be offered in three variants – Fireball, Stellar and Supernova. Also, the motorcycle could be offered in 7 colour options from Matte, Metallic and Dual-Tone, depending on the variant. But the piece of tech on the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 could be the new semi-digital instruments cluster. Though not much information on the instruments console is not available at the moment, it is believed to come with features such as Bluetooth connectivity & turn-by-turn navigation. Royal Enfield is also likely to make available a plethora of accessories on the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 through the brand’s latest ‘Make It Yours’ configurator.
The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 directly competes with the recently launched Honda H’ness CB350 in the Indian market. The keep things competitive, Royal Enfield is also likely to keep the price around the INR 1.70 lakh mark.
Listen to the exhaust note of the upcoming Royal Enfield Meteor 350 in the video below. Do you like the thump?