New Delhi: Royal Enfield, a two-wheeler manufacturer popular for its powerful bikes, has recently launched its lightest bike Hunter 350 in the country. It has also been built on the same J-series platform as Royal Enfield’s Classic 350 and Meteor 350.
The price of this bike with a scrambler look has been kept almost the same (close to Rs 1.50 lakh) of the company’s other bike Bullet 350. According to a media report, Royal Enfield may launch a new Bullet 350 bike soon. So let’s see what is there, what can be seen in this new upcoming bullet.
The new Bullet 350 is expected to get the 349 cc engine used in the new Hunter in place of the existing 346 cc engine. The same 349 cc engine is also seen in Royal Enfield’s Classic 350 and Meteor 350, which engine produces 20.2 hp power and 27 Nm maximum torque. A 5-speed transmission gearbox can be seen in this bike. It is also expected that the kick start system may be removed from the new Bullet 350.
Look and design
The new generation Bullet 350 can be given a single-channel antilock braking system with disc brake system at the front and drum brake system at the rear. It is likely to get telescopic forks at the front and twin shock absorbers at the rear. The double downtube frame of the Classic 350 can be used to design this bike. In the form of suspension can be found at the front and back. Braking setup is likely to be available.
There are no notable features available in the current Bullet 350. But it is expected that the tripper navigation system can be seen in the new bullet. Along with this, a new instrument cluster can also be found with a partial small size display with an analog speedometer.
What will be the price
The ex-showroom price of Royal Enfield’s current Bullet 350 is between Rs 1.48 lakh to Rs 1.63 lakh. However, this time the increase in prices in its new avatar is almost certain. Its initial ex-showroom price is being speculated to be Rs 1.7 lakh.