Royal Enfield’s new range attends to different kinds of riding conditions and the prices go as high as Rs 14,950. The riding collection is segregated to 'City/Short' rides, 'Highway' touring and a 'High altitude/All-terrain' range.
The Meteor 350 has been spotted testing numerous times on streets so we already have a fair idea of the bikes design. It will be available in three variants, Fireball, Stellar and Supernova, all of which will have unique features of their own.
At around 12:30 pm on Wednesday, a fire incident occurred at Royal Enfield's transit stockyard facility at Kukas, Jaipur, Eicher Motors said in a statement.
When it comes to the domain of retro-themed bikes in India, Royal Enfield has been king of the field for a long time with the Classic 350 and the Bullet 350.
The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is essentially a successor to the Thunderbird 350X. With a new 350cc single-cylinder engine powering it, the bike will also get a new lighter transmission.
The Himalayan stands tall with high mounted handlebars, a fly screen and a very comfortable seat for long rides. The instrument cluster is an amalgamation of analogue dials and digital inserts with some pretty informative read outs.
Domestic sales stood at 55,910 units as against 54,858 units in the year-ago month, up 2 per cent, it added.
The Royal Enfield Bullet 350 has the cheapest starting price at Rs 1.27 lakh, while the Classic 350 gets a price of Rs 1.61 lakh. The CB 350 on the other hand, is expected to be priced at near Rs 1.9 lakh.
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The launch of Royal Enfield Meteor 350 has reportedly been delayed due to 'unconfirmed reasons'. The Meteor 350 is expected to be a replacement model for the Thunderbird 350X from the Royal Enfield stable.
At present, Royal Enfield seems to be gearing up to launch the Meteor 350, a replacement for the Thunderbird 350 cruiser
This development comes as a surprise since Thailand was set to host the first assembly plant of Royal Enfield outside India
This will be the first time in Royal Enfield’s modern history that motorcycles will be assembled and produced outside the company’s manufacturing facilities in Chennai, India, the company said in a statement.
The Meteor 350 is essentially a replacement for the Thunderbird 350 and features styling similar to that bike. The old leak also suggested that the bike would be available in three variants - Fireball, Stellar and Supernova.
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The new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 will be available in three variants naming Fireball, Stellar and Supernova.
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Under the initiative, the company has deployed 800 units of purpose-built Royal Enfield motorcycles across the dealerships in the country.
Currently, the most talked about Royal Enfield is Meteor, a 350cc bike that will most likely replace the Thunderbird. However, spy shots of another Royal Enfield bike has also started doing the rounds
Company officials said that opportunities will be considered if it makes 'very strong and strategic sense'
Back in March, when the lockdown was announced, manufacturers had no choice but to shut shop and suspend manufacturing till further notice from the government
"While most of these stores are completely operational, the stores in certain cities are functioning partially or on alternate days as advised by local authority guidelines," the company added.
Domestic sales in May were at 18,429 units as against 60,211 units in the year-ago month, down 69 percent, it added.
Subsequent to the new directives issued by the Government on May 1, with regards to resumption of manufacturing, industrial and commercial business activities, the company has resumed operations at its manufacturing facilities starting May 6, Royal Enfield said in a statement.