14 Feb 2021: Royal Enfield Hunter 350 motorcycle found testing prior to launch
Chennai-based Royal Enfield is expected to launch its Hunter 350 cruiser bike in India this year.
Now, a partially-camouflaged test mule of the upcoming bike has been spotted testing on the roads, revealing its key aspects.
As per the pictures, it will come with a semi-digital instrument cluster sans Tripper Navigation, an all-LED lighting setup, and alloy wheels, among other things.
Here's our roundup.
Design: Royal Enfield Hunter 350: At a glance
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 will be based on the J platform and shall sport a sleek fuel tank, a single-piece seat, a rounded headlight with a chrome cowl, and a blacked-out engine as well as exhaust.
It will pack a semi-digital instrument cluster with a rectangular-shaped multi-information display (MID) and an all-LED setup for lighting and shall ride on designer alloy wheels.
Fact: Power and performance
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 will draw power from a BS6-compliant 349cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine sourced from the Meteor 350 that is linked to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The mill should generate 20.2hp of maximum power and 27Nm of peak torque.
Safety: Safety and suspension setup
To ensure the safety of the rider, the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 should be equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels along with dual-channel ABS for improved handling on the roads.
Suspension duties on the motorcycle should be taken care of by telescopic forks with rubber gaiters on the front side and twin shock absorbers on the rear end.
Fact: What about the pricing?
Details related to the pricing and availability of the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 in India should be revealed at the time of launch. However, it is expected to cost around Rs. 1.70 lakh and will go against Honda H'ness CB350.