About Meteor 350
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is a cruiser bike available at a starting price of Rs. 1,98,481 in India. It is available in 3 variants and 7 colours with top variant price starting from Rs. 2,14,202. The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is powered by 349cc BS6 engine which develops a power of 20.2 bhp and a torque of 27 Nm. With both front and rear disc brakes, Royal Enfield Meteor 350 comes up with anti-locking braking system. This Meteor 350 bike weighs 191 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 15 liters.
The Meteor 350 is the first motorcycle from Royal Enfield’s new J platform. This bike replaced the famous Thunderbird but also managed to attract a new set of buyers. In fact, in order to cater to a wide range of buyers, Royal Enfield launched the Meteor 350 in three variants – all priced differently.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Colours & Design
The Meteor 350 is sold in seven colours – yellow, red, blue, stellar red, black, brown and blue. The overall styling resembles the Thunderbird; it is now more modern and looks much nicer. The brand has used lots of curvy design elements to make it look like a modern cruiser. Plus, there are so many accessories on offer that increase the overall appeal of the bike.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Mileage & Performance
The Meteor 350 returns a good 40 kmpl in the city but on the highway, this figure drops to around 350 kmpl. The Meteor 350 gets its power from a BS6-compliant 349 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, long-stroke motor. Linked to a new five-speed gearbox, the engine makes 20.2 bhp of power and 27 Nm of peak torque.The torque delivery is almost flat making it super easy to ride on the highway and city. Plus, the combination of light clutch and smooth gearshifts makes the riding experience more fun and comfortable.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Features & Specifications
The Meteor 350 gets a modern semi-digital instrument cluster. There’s also a navigation system that can be used via the Bluetooth-feature. Dual channel-ABS is standard and so is LED drls. The suspension tasks on the new Meteor 350 are handled by telescopic forks at the front and twin-sided shock absorbers at the back. The anchoring setup comprises single discs on both wheels.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Alternatives
The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 goes against the Honda CB350, Jawa Standard, Benelli Imperiale 400. But when it comes to design, features and ride experience, the Honda CB350 comes the closest. The rest two bikes are just aesthetically more pleasing.