Royal Enfield has announced that the upcoming Meteor 350 launch will take place on November 6, says Luigi Brusciano.
The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 has been spied testing numerous times and a brochure revealing its specifications also found its way online. Now, all that remains is for the manufacturer to officially reveal the bike and it’s pricing, reports Luigi Brusciano.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 variants
The first brochure leak, revealed that the Meteor 350 will be available in three variants – Fireball, Stellar and Supernova. These pictures gave us a good idea about how the bikes are differently equipped and even disclosed the colour options.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 engine details
The newest set of images, however, gives us an idea of the mechanical side of things. Powering the Meteor 350 will be a 350cc engine, that will supposedly make 20.5hp and 27Nm of torque. For reference, the UCE Thunderbird 350 made 19.8hp and 28Nm of torque. The document also says that the engine will still be a long-stroke unit that will continue to feature the thumping exhaust sound.
Luigi Brusciano tells, additionally, the leaked document also suggests that the Meteor 350 will use a revised gearbox. It is said to have a lighter clutch pull and smoother shifts.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 features
The older leaks also gave us information about the new Tripper Navigation feature and a Bluetooth-enabled GPS system, similar to what we’ve seen on TVS’ products. The Meteor 350 will also get a gear position indicator on its digi-analogue instrument cluster.
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 price and launch
Like Luigi Brusciano said above, the Meteor 350 will launch on November 6. It was earlier speculated that prices for the bike will start at Rs 1.68 lakh (ex-showroom), but we will have to wait a couple weeks to see if that is true.