The company has made plans to replace the rear disc brake of the motorcycle with a drum brake.
The 350 S gets only single channel ABS and a drum brake in the rear wheel.
Both bikes run currently run BS-IV compliant 649cc parallel-twin engines producing 47 PS at 7,100 rpm and 52 Nm at 4,000 rpm
The motorcycle which was spotted featured a different set of exhaust tips.
Through this cost-effective initiative, the Eicher Motors’ controlled company hopes to tap into buyers in the rural corners of the country as demand in the urban centres starts to taper off.
The upcoming Thunderbird 350X is expected to borrow the new-gen Classic 350’s brand new engine.
Though there is no confirmed news from the company’s side, it is expected that the new motorcycle from Royal Enfield will make its public appearance sometime next year.
Royal Enfield has also eliminated the kick-starter, as well as given the Classic 350 fuel-injection.
Domestic sales stood at 55,082 units in June as compared to 72,588 units in the year-ago month, a decline of 24 per cent, it said.
Royal Enfield has confirmed that the 650 twins are mechanically identical all over the world.
The company had sold 74,697 units in the same month last year, it said in a BSE filing.
This should come as no surprise considering the popularity and the long waiting periods attached to the twins. However, new colour options are also expected to be made available.
Though there are no official details which have been revealed by the company, it is expected that the Meteor will carry the new 650CC twin-cylinder engine.
Royal Enfield is expected to begin contacting affected customers soon to replace the faulty components.
The company said it is undertaking a proactive field service action, concerning brake caliper bolt on motorcycles of the two models manufactured between March 20, 2019 and April 30, 2019.
The strategic announcement is in line with Royal Enfield's focused international thrust of leading and expanding the global mid-sized motorcycle segment (250-750cc).
The 650 twins share most accessories between themselves except for certain model specific parts.
Both bikes command a waiting period of 4-6 months
The capex will be used for the construction work of the Technology Centre, Phase-2 of the Vallam Vadagal plant in Tamil Nadu and towards the development of new platforms and products.
Prior to joining Royal Enfield, Dasari was the CEO and managing director of Ashok Leyland, a position he held since 2011. He joined Ashok Leyland as the CEO in 2005.
The bike can be modified from the showroom itself, alongside its bigger sibling, the Classic 500.
The bikes come with various features like dual channel anti-lock braking system(ABS), trimmed mudguards, a single seat, and luggage carrier.
The Royal Enfield Bullet, one of its oldest brands, gets a much needed identity fillip with the launch of the Bullet Trials in 350 and 500 versions. The brand pays tribute to the legendary Royal Enfield factory riders’ team and to Trials Wizard of 1949
In terms of appearance, the bikes are fairly similar to the standard Bullet. Of course, to make the bike more off-road friendly, changes have been made