Royal Enfield is preparing to bring the all-new Royal Enfield Hunter 350 to the global market. The bike will enter the competitive market by competing with two giant companies like Honda and Jawa. The company recently unveiled a new bike, Meteor 350 Cruiser which is built on the new platform with new engines. The bike is in preparations to be launched and is not available as its look is not completely released yet. However, the Indian market expects its price to reach the mark of INR 1.70 Lakhs in India.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Overview
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 enters the competitive market where it will compete with Honda and Jawa motorcycles. Royal Enfield has two variants Royal Enfield 350 and Royal Enfield 300, which are available in the Nepali market. Although the bike is not unveiled yet, its design and features might be changed in the future. The company is also preparing to launch the next generation Classic 350 in the global market.
Design and Features
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is a Cruiser bike with a cruising body type. It sits on a twin downtube spine frame which provides a sporting riding posture when you ride through traffics and a long journey along the highways.
RE Hunter 350 is built on a new platform, the Modular J platform. The recognizable feature of the bike is its flat fuel tank giving extra space for luggage carrying and small handlebars, which help the rider get in control of the vehicle.
RE Hunter 350 features the latest technology of Tripper Navigation System, Circular Headlamps, Smaller exhaust, Front mudguard, Disc brakes, and Dual-channel ABS. The twin-pod instrument console provides the overall information of the vehicle.
Engine and Performance
The all-new Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is powered by a 349 cc displacement engine. A single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-oil cooled engine powers the Hunter 350. The engine can produce a maximum power of 20.4 PS at 6100 rpm and generate a peak torque of 27 Nm at 4000 rpm.
Hunter 350 is equipped with Fuel-Injection (FI) system and has a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. Moreover, the engine on the Hunter 350 is BS6-compliant and has a self-start only starting mechanism.
Brakes and Tires
RE Hunter 350 is a big bike with a 349 cc engine which requires good safety features. The safety of the rider is guaranteed by Disc brakes on both ends, along with a dual-channel ABS feature providing additional safety.
Similarly, the bike’s suspension is handled by Telescopic Forks on the front and Twin-tube emulsion shock absorbers with 6-step adjustable preload on the rear. The tires on the bike are both tubeless with alloy wheels of sizes 482.6 mm and 431.8 mm on the front and rear, respectively. The size of the front tire is 100/90 – 19, and that of the rear tire is 140/70 – 17.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Specifications
|Engine||Single-Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Air-Oil Cooled Engine|
|Max Power||20.4 PS @ 6100 rpm|
|Max Torque||27 Nm @ 4000 rpm|
|Cooling System||Air and Oil cooled|
|Starting Mechanism||Self-start only|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual Transmission Gearbox|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Forks|
|Rear Suspension||Twin-tube emulsion Shock absorbers with 6-step adjustable preload|
|Tires Front||100/90 – 19|
|Tires Rear||140/70 – 17|
|Brake Type||Disc (Front and Rear)|
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Price in Nepal and Availability
Royal Enfield is only preparing the launch of the new Hunter 350 in the market with its design and features all under the cover until now. However, we expect the bike to be announced soon and launch in late May or Early-June. The expected price of the bike in India is predicted to be set at INR 1.70 Lakhs.
Stay tuned for the product launch and updates on the price and availability of the RE Hunter 350 in Nepal.