Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Retro Rebel and Metro Motorcycles Features and Prices
Royal Enfield has launched its much awaited Hunter 350. The retro variant of the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 motorcycle has an initial ex-showroom price of up to Rs 1.50 lakh in the Indian market. While the ex-showroom price of the higher-spec model Metro Dapper variant is Rs 1.64 lakh and the ex-showroom price for the top-end variant Metro Rebel has been kept at Rs 1.68 lakh. The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 was one of the most awaited products from the Chennai based two wheeler manufacturer.
Look and design
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 has a slightly different design as compared to other Royal Enfield motorcycles. It has been given a neo-retro look but with a slightly scrambler-looking design. The motorcycle comes with halogen circular headlamps. The twin-pod instrument cluster is comparatively simple. Along with this, the option of tripper navigation system is also available in it.
Engine power and speed
The company has given the same engine in Royal Enfield Hunter 350 which is used in Classic 350 (Classic 350) and Meteor 350. The 349 cc, air-oil cooled engine produces 20.2 bhp of maximum power and 27 Nm of peak torque. A 5-speed gearbox is available with this engine. Royal Enfield has re-tuned the fuel and ignition map of this engine to match the specifications of the Hunter 350. The top speed of the motorcycle is 114 kmph. The bike gets a fuel tank of 13 liters and the total weight of the motorcycle is 181 kg.
Braking and Suspension
Braking is provided with a 300 mm disc at the front and a 270 mm disc at the rear. x Suspension duties are done by fork gaiters with 41mm telescopic forks. At the rear, there are 6-step pre-load adjustable shock absorbers. Depending on the variant, there is a choice of single channel ABS or dual-channel ABS.
Being a Royal Enfield bike, it has a lot of accessories available. There are various engine guards, sump guards, type seats, LED turn indicators, bar end mirrors, touring mirrors, tinted fly screen, back rest, panniers and a pannier rail. Royal Enfield says that a tail-tidy will be coming soon.