Royal Enfield has unveiled the new Hunter 350 motorcycle for the Indian market and the prices for the new Royal Enfield Hunter 350 will be revealed at an event on August 7 at 4:30pm. The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is the Royal Enfield Bullet 350 sibling that has been in the works for quite some time now. The company has been teasing the new Royal Enfield Hunter 350 for the past few days and now the new Hunter has been revealed in flesh. The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is based on the J-platform that can also be seen in the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 and Royal Enfield Classic 350. The Hunter 350 is said to be one of the most affordable motorcycles by Royal Enfield. The bike is expected to have a price tag around Rs 1.3 lakh which will make it more affordable than the Royal Enfield Bullet 350. Here’s everything you need to know about the new Royal Enfield Hunter 350 motorcycle.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350: Design
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 looks like an urban scrambler with a teardrop style fuel tank. The bike features a neo-retro design theme with rounded turn indicator and halogen headlamp. At the rear, it gets a rounded LED tail lamp and LED turn indicators as well. The upswept tail and exhaust give the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 a roadster look. The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 will be offered in two key variants - Retro and Metro. The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 will be offered in six colour options - Rebel Blue, Rebel Red, Rebel Black, Dapper Ash, Dapper White and Dapper Grey.
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 comes with off-set instrument console that is quite similar to the one seen on the Royal Enfield Meteor 350. The bike also gets a tripper navigation pod and 17-inch alloy wheels. The new Hunter 350 weighs 181kg. For context, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 weighs around 191kg.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350: Engine
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is powered by the same 349cc engine as seen on other bikes on the J-platform such as the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 and Royal Enfield Classic 350. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox and it churns out 20 hp and 27 Nm of torque. The Hunter 350 is claimed to offer a maximum speed of 114kmph.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350: Features
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Metro variant comes with 41mm telescopic front forks. At the rear, the Hunter 350 comes with twin shock absorbers with 6-step adjustable preload. The new Royal Enfield bike gets 300mm front disc and 270mm rear disc along with a dual-channel ABS system. The base Retro variant of the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 gets a 156mm rear drum with single-channel ABS.