Royal Enfield is one of the oldest bike manufacturing company in the world. The company has been manufacturing various models like street racers, retro bikes, cruisers, and adventure Tourer bikes. Royal Enfield Thunderbird is one of a model, commonly known as the cruiser bikes that are being manufactured by the Company. The bike has an attractive design and cutting edge features that is sure to attract the cruiser lovers from all over Nepal. The cruiser bike is available in Nepal and Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price in Nepal is Rs 5, 70,000.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Overview
Engine and performance
Royal Enfield Thunderbird is driven by a single-cylinder, Twinspark, air-cooled, 346cc engine that churns out a maximum power of 19.8BHP@5,250RPM and a maximum torque of 28Nm@4000RPM. Don’t forget to check out the official Price of Royal Enfield Bikes in Nepal.
The engine is the same as the Royal Enfield Classic. The single-cylinder engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. With the help of a powerful twin spark engine, the bike measures a top speed of 120km/hr. It has a Bore x stroke of 70 mm X 90 mm and an impressive Compression ratio of 8: 5: 1. The Royal Enfield bike has a Transistorized coil ignition and a wet multi-plate clutch for improved performance.
Designs and Features
The Royal Enfield bike has some minor cosmetic changes as compared to its earlier version. Royal Enfield Thunderbird now comes with an instrument cluster, teardrop fuel tank, and LED tail light.
The large fuel tank, comfortable seating position and wide seats are some features that makes this bike, a perfect cruiser bike. The use of chrome adds beauty to the bike and the sculpted fuel tank complements the classic RE design of the bike.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird has a wheelbase of 1350mm and measures 2060 mm in length, 790mm at the breadth and 1205mm at height. The width and the height are measured excluding the mirrors. The chiseled fuel tank is bigger and has a fuel tank capacity of 20 liters, which is good for a cruiser bike.
The instrument cluster has a speedometer, odometer and a trip meter to aid the rider. It also comes with some extra features like a fuel gauge, engine oil indicator, battery indicator, engine kill switch and a grab rail for the pillion rider.
Brakes and Tyres
Braking duties of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird are handled by the dual-channel ABS system. It has a 280mm disc, 2-piston caliper disc brake at the front and 240mm disc, single-piston caliper brakes at the rear.
The dual-channel ABS provides an outstanding stopping power to the bike while ensuring safety to the rider. Talking about the suspension of the cruiser bike, it has a 41 mm forks, 110mm travel suspension in front and 5 steps adjustable, twin gas-charged shock absorber at the rear.
The suspension aids in better ride quality. The Thunderbird 350 is equipped with a 90/90 – 19 Tyre at the front and 120/80 – 18 tyre at the rear for better grip and stability.
The Thunderbird has a bigger fuel tank capacity of 20 liters and is a performance-oriented bike. It delivers a mileage of 40km/l, which is good for a cruiser bike. At the same time, the mileage delivered by the bike is less as compared to its competitors in the same engine segment. As per the company claim, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 hits a top speed 0f 120km/hr.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Specifications
- Engine Type: Single cylinder, 4 strokes, twins park, air-cooled
- Displacement: 346cc
- Bore x stroke: 70 mm X 90 mm
- Maximum Power:8 bhp @ 5250 rpm
- Maximum Torque: 28 Nm @ 4000 rpm
- Ignition System: Transistorized coil ignition
- Clutch: Wet, multi-plate
- Gearbox: 5-speed constant mesh
- Front Suspension: Telescopic, 41 mm forks, 130 mm travel
- Rear Suspension: Twin gas-charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80 mm travel
- Ground Clearance: 135 mm
- Brakes Front: 280mm Disc, 2-piston caliper
- Brakes Rear: 240mm Disc, single-piston caliper
- ABS: Dual Channel
- Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Price in Nepal: Rs. 5,70,000
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Price in Nepal & Availablity
The new model RE Thunderbird 350 is available in three beautiful shades of Flicker, marine, and stone and will lock its horn against the likes of Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise, KTM Duke 390, Honda CBR250R and Mahindra Mojo. RE is on the way to introduce its most awaited 650 twins – Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 – in India. We can expect the impressive bikes to hit the roads of Nepal by 2020. The official Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price in Nepal is Rs 5, 70,000.
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