Royal Enfield Meteor 350 – Has Royal Enfield done a good job taking up Meteor 350 over the Thunderbird?

Royal Enfield Meteor 350, the retro-modern motorcycle segment has always appealed to buyers as a name Royal Enfield it dominates the other at a modern motorcycle-like Jawa, Honda is also in the competition with Royal Enfield eventually Jawa made a comeback in the market with Jawa classic and Jawa 42 recently when Honda introduce the NS 350 with a great response about the country. Royal Enfield has introduced its new Royal Enfield Meteor 350.

Royal Enfield Meteor 350

Talking about the new Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is a cruiser motorcycle which Royal Enfield offers. The main question that arrives, is it the same as Royal Enfield Thunderbird?

“No, this Meteor is not affiliated to the Thunderbird. We can say that Thunderbird was also a cruiser bike and now the Thunderbird production has come to an end and says that it has been replaced with Thunderbird 350”

Royal Enfield.

But not every part are shared with Meteor (chassis, engine, fuel tank, handlebar etc) all are new and there is also a new component in meteor which are revised from Thunderbird.

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 variants and price explained - Autocar India
RE meteor 350 3 varients

The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is offered in three variants of fireball Stella and supernova price in stars from ₹1.75 L for the base fireball going up to ₹1.81 L for the seller and ₹1.90 L for the supernova. each of these variants gets there is distinctive colour options and feature to set them apart on the site of Royal Enfield colour on the helmet can also be get modified containing with the rest of accessories.

Design, Features and Engine specification 

The 350 cc motorcycle offer is in the market have a modern and classic look, and the design language of the meteor 350 is no different. Taking about the upfront it gets conventional round halogen lamps with circular LED DRL strip running around it and simple round side blinkers. The intensity of the lower beam is good by the high beam can be much better. List of spec trim of the motorcycle comes with a standard windshield which is big enough to counter heavy wind blast.

The suspension system comprises telescopic fork a front and double spring at the rear. The rear 2 spring is adjustable according to the comfort level of the pillion. While there are some cost-cutting measures has been taken by exploring a plastic mudguard at the front and plastic panel at the side. The rider seat is wide enough to comfortably accommodate varying sizes of riders while the pillion it could have been a bit wider and longer.

The fuel tank design of the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 looks similar to that of the Thunderbird 350. The fuel capacity tanks as 15 L. The size of the tank is small as compared to the previous Thunderbird. The new function that Royal Enfield offers the trip module the model is used for the navigation purpose.

Get connect with Royal Enfield which should be installed in your cell phone with the help of Bluetooth. The new Royal Enfield meteor 350 comes with 349cc BS6 single cylinder SOHC engine that offers 20.2 HP at 6100rpm power 27 NM of torque at 4000 rpm with the 5-speed gearbox. The RE offers digital cluster with turn by turn navigation.

Should you go for it?

Yes! Royal Enfield has done a great job with this motorcycle and I can say the motorcycle does not lag to surprise you in each way you ride. If someone owning a thunderbird 350 can go with this upgrade the Royal Enfield Meteor 350. Royal Enfield has given a sterling look and feels comfortable and can be a dominator to its competitors.

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