09 Apr 2021: Made-in-India Royal Enfield Meteor 350 launched in the US
Royal Enfield has launched its Meteor 350 cruiser motorcycle in the US. It is offered in three variants: Fireball, Stellar, and Supernova.
As for the highlights, the bike has an eye-catching design and offers full-LED lighting as well as a semi-digital instrument console with Tripper Navigation. It runs on a 349cc, air-cooled engine linked to a 5-speed gearbox.
Here are more details.
Design: The bike sports a rounded headlight and high-set handlebars
The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 has an old-school cruiser design, featuring a teardrop-shaped fuel tank, a stepped-up seat, forward-set footpegs, high-set handlebars, and a rounded headlight.
The vehicle packs a semi-digital instrument console with support for Tripper Navigation, an all-LED lighting setup, and rides on 19-inch front and 17-inch rear alloy wheels.
It has a 15-liter fuel tank and tips the scales at 191kg.
Fact: It runs on a 20hp, 349cc engine
The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is powered by a 349cc, single-cylinder, air- and oil-cooled engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The motor churns out 20.4hp of maximum power at 6,100rpm and a peak torque of 27Nm at 4,000rpm.
Safety: Dual-channel ABS ensures better handling
To ensure the safety of the rider, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS for better handling on the roads.
Suspension duties on the motorcycle are taken care of by 41mm telescopic forks on the front side and twin shock absorbers with a 6-step adjustable preload on the rear end.
Fact: Royal Enfield Meteor 350: Pricing
In the US, the Meteor 350 is brought as a completely built unit (CBU). The bike starts at $4,399 (Rs. 3.28 lakh) for the Fireball model, the Stellar variant costs $4,499 (Rs. 3.35 lakh), and the Supernova trim is priced at $4,599 (Rs. 3.43 lakh).