In the recent past, Royal Enfield revealed that the brand will be spending several Crore rupees in developing new motorcycles. The new expenditure will help the brand solidify its footing in both the Indian and international markets. The brand also plans to bring introduce a new model every few months to main its supremacy and target a wider range of audiences. The brand has been ruling the modern-classic segment in India with reportedly 85% market share and boasts that this could be even taken further ahead with its upcoming onslaught of motorcycle models.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350
One of those new motorcycle models is the Hunter 350. The motorcycle has been consistently spied in the past. But this time, the images of the Hunter 350 reveal that the motorcycle could be in a near-production-ready state. This also leads us to believe that the brand will stick to its promise and launch the Hunter 350 in the coming months.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 – Spyshots
The images of the Hunter 350 reveal that the motorcycle will come with a new-retro scrambler design. The bike features a multifaceted reflector headlamp with a halogen bulb setup sticking to the retro theme. The bike also gets rounded turn indicators and a short front fender. Spyshots also reveal rubber fork boots, a pod-style instruments cluster, and a wide tapering handlebar. The motorcycle will also come with an elongated roadster-style fuel tank and single seat with a generous scoop for the rider and ample space for a pillion. The test mule also reveals that the Hunter 350 will come with rounded taillamps and turn indicators. The Hunter 350 will also get a stubby upswept exhaust pipe and a chopped-off rear fender.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 – Engine Speculation
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is likely to borrow the underpinnings from the latest Meteor 350. This will allow the brand to manage the economies of scale and position the motorcycle at an affordable price point. The Meteor 350 comes with a new J-series 349cc single-cylinder four-stroke air-oil cooled engine. The motor produces 20.2 Bhp of power and 27 Nm of torque. The engine comes with a newly optimized 5-speed transmission with a new 7-plate clutch.