Royal Enfield, the iconic motorcycle brand in India, is all set to launch the new generation of its popular Bullet 350 model on August 30. The 2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 is one of the longest-running motorcycles in history and has a loyal fan base across the country. The new model will feature a host of changes in terms of engine, features and price. Here’s what we know so far about the upcoming launch.
New 2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Engine and Platform
The 2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 will be powered by a 349cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 19bhp of power and 28Nm of torque. The engine is expect to be more refine, powerful and fuel-efficient than the previous one. It will also have a smoother gear shifting mechanism and a lighter clutch.
The new Bullet 350 will be based on the J-platform, which is already being used on the Royal Enfield Classic 350, Royal Enfield Meteor 350 and Royal Enfield Hunter 350. The J-platform is designed to offer better handling, stability and comfort to the riders.
Features and Design
The Upcomign Royal Enfield Bullet 350 will retain its classic design and charm, with some modern touches. The bike will feature a single-piece seat, a halogen headlamp, a new switchgear, and a fuel gauge. The fuel gauge is a welcome addition, as it was missing in the previous models.
The bike will also have its signature hand-painted pinstripes on the fuel tank and panels, giving it a unique and premium look. The fit and finish of the bike has also been improved significantly, as per the reports.
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The new Bullet 350 will come with telescopic suspension at the front and twin shocks at the rear. It will have a 280mm disc brake at the front and a 153mm drum brake at the rear. The bike will also feature a single-channel ABS for enhanced safety.
2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Price and Variants
The 2023 Royal Enfield Bullet 350 is expect to be price at around Rs 1.95 lakh (ex-showroom), which is slightly higher than the current model. The bike will come in two variants: kick start (KS) and electric start (ES). The KS variant will be cheaper than the ES variant by around Rs 10,000.
The new Bullet 350 will compete with other lightweight motorcycles in the segment, such as the Triumph Speed 400, Harley-Davidson X440, Honda CB350RS, Jawa Forty Two and Benelli Imperiale 400.
The Upcoming Royal Enfield Bullet 350 is one of the most awaited launches of the year for motorcycle enthusiasts in India. The bike promises to offer a blend of tradition and modernity, with improved performance, features and quality. The bike will be Reveal on August 30 and bookings are likely to start soon after.
If you are looking for a classic motorcycle with a rich history and a distinct thump, you might want to check out the new Bullet 350 when it hits the showrooms.