Royal Enfield Meteor 350 will be the next big launch from the Chennai based bikemaker in the country. We have already seen the production-ready version of the motorcycle in multiple spy pictures revealing its interesting design details. Here’re a few renders that show the upcoming RE 350cc bike in 4 bright colours.
Based on the brand’s new J1D platform, the RE Meteor 350 will be the successor of the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350. For people not in the know, Royal Enfield had the Meteor nameplate in its lineup during the 1950s. In terms of design, the bike in the images looks more evolved than the Thunderbird X range. Read – 5 Key Features of Royal Enfield Photon Electric Bike
Styling elements such as a blacked-out engine case, split seat layout and blacked-out V-shaped alloy wheels and the long exhaust mark distinction to its portfolio. The bike also receives new twin shock absorbers along with LED DRLs, new indicators and revised footpegs. You can notice the signature emblem on its teardrop fuel tank.
One of the interesting changes will be the new single-pod semi-digital instrument console instead of the Thunderbird’s twin-pod unit. There will also be a LCD display situated between the analogue speedometer. The new Royal Enfield 350cc bike will feature a lower set handlebar for providing upright riding position. Read: Most Affordable BS6 Royal Enfield Classic 350 Launched
At the front axle, the RE Meteor will have the conventional telescopic forks suspension unit. The bike is likely to get disc brakes at either end with the standard dual-channel ABS (anti-lock braking system). The engine kill switch and rotary-type switches and self-start button on the left and right hand side of the switchgear respectively will also be on offer.
Engine details of the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 are yet to be revealed. Rumour has it that the new RE bike is likely to come with a 349cc, single-cylinder fuel-injected engine that’s good enough for 19.8bhp and 28Nm of torque.