Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Yellow Colour Spied in KutchDug Dug Motorcycles
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is a motorcycle that can trace its roots in the as far back as the 1950s. It’s been rumoured to be Thunderbird Facelift making a return to the modern-day Enfield line up for some time.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 will change the Thunderbird 350 upon launch Earlier this month, it was reported that Royal Enfield will launch a brand new motorbike in India subsequent month. This was revealed a lot earlier than your entire nation went in a lockdown resulting from corona virus outbreak. It is extremely doubtless that Royal Enfield is not going to launch their new bike subsequent month.
Built around a new platform called the J1D platform, the bike makes use of a double-cradle frame, discs brakes and 2-channel ABS, telescopic forks and twin shocks at the rear in keeping with the retro vibe.
However which is this new bike? As anticipated, it is going to be the Royal Enfield Meteor 350, a alternative to Thunderbird 350. Unique spy pictures from Youtube channel Mad Biker, confirms that the brand new motorbike is in actual fact known as Meteor 350. Till now, the identify was not confirmed, however with the identify sticker clearly seen in these spy pictures, it’s now confirmed. Should you keep in mind, Royal Enfield has up to date their Traditional, Bullet and the Electra vary 350cc bikes to BS6 commonplace. They’ve additionally up to date their Himalayan and the 650 Twins to fulfill BS6. What has not been up to date is the 500 cc bikes and the Thunderbird vary.
Royal Enfield has revealed that they won’t be updating the 500 cc engine to BS6 and all their 500cc bikes can be discontinued. This leaves us with Thunderbird vary. With the identify of Meteor 350 now confirmed, it’s now kind of clear that the Thunderbird identify can even be discontinued. Royal Enfield Meteor 350 will formally change Thunderbird 350 upon launch within the coming months. The Meteor 350 relies on a very new platform and is powered by an all new era of engine. This has resulted within the bike being lighter, extra highly effective, extra responsive, ship higher acceleration, much less vibrations, higher brakes, and so on.
The seating place has additionally been improved, to ship a extra relaxed touring expertise. The present Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 and 350X fashions make use of an air-cooled 346cc single-cylinder engine that makes 19.8bhp and 28Nm of torque. In the meantime, the Thunderbird 500 fashions get a 499cc air-cooled single-cylinder unit that makes 27.2bhp and 41.3Nm. Each engines come mated to a five-speed transmission. Anticipate the Meteor 350 cc single cylinder engine to ship energy of about 25 PS. Actual energy and torque figures can be revealed within the coming days. Beneath are extra photos of the upcoming Royal Enfield Meteor 350, which was spied in Kutch not too long ago.
The bike was scheduled for an Indian launch in spring 2020, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has sensibly been shelved. It’s likely to be either postponed until next year or switched to the now de rigueur online streaming affair.