OverdriveNov 06, 2020 13:53:20 IST
And finally, after months of speculations over the name, features it will come with and the design the motorcycle will sport, Royal Enfield has put everything to rest with the launch of the all-new Meteor 350. This cruiser will be available in three variants, namely the Fireball priced at Rs 1.75 lakh, Stellar at Rs. 1.81 lakh and the top-spec Supernova that will be available at Rs 1.90 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom. Royal Enfield has confirmed that the bookings have commenced today and the delivery should begin shortly.
In terms of design, the 2020 Royal Enfield Meteor 350
Also, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 has become the first motorcycle to feature a TFT unit for the company’s Tripper Navigation. The company has launched a mobile application that is compatible with both Android and iOS devices which shows navigation that can be seen on the TFT unit of the cluster. It also shows call notifications as well. The Royal Enfield application too has other hosts of options for new motorcycle info along with make it yours customization option. Speaking of which, the Meteor 350 gets over 5 lakh personalisation combinations that can be seen on the application.
Underpinning the RE Meteor 350 is new with a dual cradle frame instead of the single-frame unit seen on the Thunderbird X. Also, the dimensionally the motorcycle is larger with a longer wheelbase and a better ground clearance. The tyre profile too has been updated with a wider contact patch, all of which contribute to better stability and cornering states RE.
Lastly, powering the RE Meteor 350 is an all-new 349cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine that makes 20.2PS at 6,100rpm and generates 27Nm at 4,000rpm, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. This SOHC unit also has a counterbalance in the engine, which RE states was done to bring the vibrations down and offer a smoother performance in the city and on the highways.