Vivek Automobiles Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of Royal Enfield Bikes in Nepal, has started the process of bringing the new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 to Nepal soon. Royal Enfield Meteor 350 has been awarded the ‘Motorcycle of the Year 2021’ award, and soon after, plans were made for the bike to enter the Nepali market.
The company is in the initial process, and the launch date for the arrival of the bike in Nepal is not fixed yet, nor has its price been revealed. However, the cost of the bike starts at INR 1,78,241 in India.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Overview
The all-new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 represents the eternal essence of riding and is ready for the open highway ride as well as challenges in urban commute. The bike comes as a replacement to two of the discontinued models from Royal Enfield, Thunderbird, and Thunderbird X 350. The new Meteor 350 sits on a new platform, has new and exciting features, and gets a new powerful engine.
Features and Design
The all-new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 has an enhanced chassis setup, advanced braking, responsive power delivery, perfect riding position, and excellent suspension setup. The bike comes with two circular mirrors, a windshield, Halogen bulbs, an LED headlight, a classic teardrop tank, a low and wide seat for comfortable long rides, and a LED ring-type taillight.
The smartphone can be connected with google maps as well as the Royal Enfield App through Bluetooth and also features a Tripper Navigation system, the first-ever in a Royal Enfield. Furthermore, there are USB chargers, turn-by-turn indicators, semi-digital instrument clusters, pulled-back handlebars, and Bluetooth connectivity.
Engine and Performances
Meteor 350 gets a J-series air-oil cooled, SOHC, single-cylinder, 4-stroke engine at the heart of the bike. This 349 cc displacement engine can generate a maximum power of 20.2 bhp at 6100 rpm and 27 Nm at 4000 rpm of peak torque. Moreover, it is mated to a 5-speed constant mesh transmission gearbox.
The fuel tank capacity of Meteor 350 is 15 liters with an electronic fuel injection (FI) ignition system. The kerb weight of the bike is 183 kg and has a seat height of 765 mm.
Brakes and Tires
RE Meteor 350 is built on a twin downtube spine frame and provided safety with dual-channel ABS. The tires on the bike are tubeless tires with alloy wheels of size 100/90-19 57P front tire and 140/70-17 66P rear tire.
A 300 mm disc handles the braking on the bike with a twin-piston floating caliper front brake and a 270 mm disc with a single-piston floating caliper on the rear end. The bike’s front suspension is taken care of by telescopic 41 mm forks and 130 mm travel, and the rear suspension is handled by twin-tube emulsion shock absorbers with a 6-step adjustable preload.
The dimension of the bike is 2170 mm in length, 810 mm in width, 1120 mm in height, and a wheelbase of 1400 mm.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Specifications
|Engine||J-series air-oil cooled, SOHC, single-cylinder, 4-stroke engine|
|Maximum Power||20.2 bhp @ 6100 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||27 Nm @ 4000 rpm|
|Starting Mechanism||Kick Start|
|Dimension (Length X Width X Height)||2170 mm X 810 mm X 1120 mm|
|Gear Box||5-speed transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||15 Liters|
|Mileage||40 km per liter|
|Kerb Weight||183 kg|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|Seat Height||765 mm|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic, 41 mm forks, 130 mm travel|
|Rear Suspension||Twin-tube emulsion shock absorbers, 6-step adjustable preload.|
|Brake Front||300 mm disc, twin-piston floating caliper|
|Brake Rear||270 mm disc, single-piston floating caliper|
|Tire Front||100/90-19 57P|
|Tire Rear||140/70-17 66P|
|Colour||Fireball Yellow, Fireball Red
Stellar Blue, Stellar Red, Stellar Black
Supernova Brown, and Supernova Blue.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Price in Nepal and Availability
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is available in three variants: Fireball, Stellar, and Supernova. The price of the bike is set according to their variants.
The bike is already launched in India and won the award for being the best two-wheeler of the year 2021. However, there is no fixed date for the launch of the bike in Nepal.
The price of the bike in India starts from INR 1,78,241 to INR 1,93,121.
|Royal Enfield Meteor 350||Price in Nepal|
|RE Meteor 350 Fireball||INR 1,78,241|
|RE Meteor 350 Stellar||INR 1,83,82|
|RE Meteor 350 Supernova||INR 1,93,121|
Royal Enfield Bikes in Nepal are one of the most popular and luxurious bikes for traveling, daily commute, or Adventure. The new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is set to compete with the likes of JAWA Forty-Two, Honda H’Ness CB 350, and the JAWA.