Royal Enfield has officially announced to launch a wide range of new motorcycles in the highly competitive Indian market. The company is reportedly working on a smaller capacity motorcycle, which will target a large chunk of motorcycle buyers. Adding to it, media reports claim that the two-wheeler brand is planning to introduce a new women-centric motorcycle brand.
A new media report claims that a trademark application for ‘Royal Enfield Hunter’ has been filed in India. It is expected that the RE Hunter could be a dual-purpose motorcycle and will join the Himalayan range. More details about the motorcycle are yet to be revealed, but it could be the brand’s new 250cc motorcycle.
The new Royal Enfield motorcycle is expected to share the styling with the upcoming new Classic and Thunderbird. It will come with budget-friendly hardware to keep the price down. The motorcycle likely to receive conventional telescopic forks upfront and monoshock suspension set-up at the rear. Dual-channel ABS system will come as standard along with front and rear disc brakes.
The motorcycle is likely to be sold under the Explorer brand, which will be introduced in 2020. It could be a smaller version of the popular Bullet, and will be the brand’s most affordable motorcycle in our market. The RE Hunter will receive all-new powertrain, lighter frame and relatively cheaper cycle parts. However, design and body panels are likely to be shared with Bullet or Classic