Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is now available in India with a starting price of INR 1.49 Lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). This motorcycle gets slightly different visuals and designs than other RE models.
It is the lightest and the most affordable Royal Enfield bike in its line-up. Hunter 350 comes in two different variants: Retro Hunter and Metro Hunter. Both of the variants come along with their own distinct features.
After its successful launch in India and also being the cheapest, there will surely be some debate and discussion about the bike’s launch date and price in Nepal. We will talk about them in a moment.
Before that, let's take a short glance at the latest Hunter 350, including its key features and complete specifications.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Overview
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is an all-new cruiser bike with a vintage appearance. This bike has intuitive ergonomics that provide excellent riding and easy handling.
Talking about the looks of the Royal Enfield Hunter 350, this motorcycle has a different design than its elder siblings Meteor and Classic.
It gets a neo-retro style with a circular headlamp. This bike gets a teardrop-shaped fuel tank with a single seat.
Moreover, the appearance of this motorcycle differs with respect to the variants available: Retro and Metro.
The Retro Hunter variant has a simpler seat and a tubular pillion grab rail. Similarly, the Metro variant features sleeker split-type pillion grab rails along with a stylish tuck-and-roll seat.
In terms of paint schemes, this all-new bike also differs according to the variants. The retro variant comes in two different colors: Factory Black and Factory Silver.
Likewise, the metro variant is divided into the Dapper and Rebel series. The Dapper series gets three single-tone color options: Dapper White, Dapper Ash, and Dapper Grey. The Rebel series at the same time gets three dual-tone paint schemes: Rebel Black, Rebel Blue, and Rebel Red.
The 349 cc, 4-valve, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine powers Hunter 350. This motorcycle produces a peak power of 20.2 bhp at 6,100 rpm and maximum torque of 27 Nm at 4,000 rpm.
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The transmission duties on this bike are handled by a five-speed gearbox. In addition, it comes along with a BS6-compliant engine with Fuel Injection(FI) technology.
As per the company, this motorcycle has a claimed mileage of around 36 Kmpl. It has a top speed of 114 kmph.
Moving towards the dimensions, RE Hunter 350 has a length of 2055 mm, a width of 800 mm, and a height of 1055 mm.
This bike comes along with a seat height of 800 mm and ground clearance of 150 mm. It gets a wheelbase of 1370 mm.
Furthermore, it is equipped with a fuel tank of 13 liters. This motorcycle has a kerb weight of 177 kg which makes it the lightest bike in its portfolio.
In terms of hardware, the new Hunter 350 is built on double-downtube chassis. It features telescopic, 41 mm forks, 130 mm travel at the front, and twin-tube emulsion shock absorbers at the rear.
It also has a 300 mm disc brake at the front and a 153 mm drum brake at the rear for retro and a 240 mm disc brake at the rear for the metro variant.
In addition, single-channel and dual-channel ABS is available for efficient braking of retro and metro variant respectively.
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The Retro variant comes with a 17-inch spoke wheel of 100/80 section at the front and 120/80 section at the rear.
Likewise, Metro Hunter gets the 17-inch alloy wheel of 110/70 section at the front and 140/70 section at the rear.
Talking about the features of the Royal Enfield Hunter 350, it has a Digi-analog LCD display. This instrument cluster comes with a digital odometer, trip meter, and an analog speedometer. It also has a fuel gauge, a low battery indicator, and a low fuel indicator.
The remaining key highlights of this motorcycle are continued below:
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Features
- Retro and Classic Design
- BS6-compliant 349cc Engine
- Fuel Injection Technology
- LED Taillamps and Turn Signal
- Analog switch cubes
- Intuitive Ergonomics
- On-the-go Charging
- Single Disc Braking(Metro)
- Dual-Channel ABS(Metro)
- Telescopic Front Forks
- Twin tube emulsion shock absorbers
- Double-downtube Frame
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Specifications
Engine and Transmission
|ENGINE||4 Stroke, 2 Valves, 1-cylinder, SOHC|
|FUEL SUPPLY||Fuel Injection|
|PEAK POWER||20.2 Bhp @ 6100 rpm|
|MAX TORQUE||27 Nm @ 4000 rpm|
|NO. OF GEARS||5 Gears|
|TOP SPEED||114 Kmph|
|CLUTCH TYPE||Wet Multiplate|
|STARTING METHOD||Electric Start|
Build and Dimension
|GROUND CLEARANCE||150 mm|
|SEAT HEIGHT||800 mm|
|FUEL TANK CAPACITY||13 Ltr|
Chassis and Suspension
|FRONT SUSPENSION||Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel|
|REAR SUSPENSION||Twin tube emulsion shock absorbers|
Brakes and Tyres
|BRAKING SYSTEM||Single-channel ABS, Dual-channel ABS(Metro)|
|FRONT BRAKE||Disc 300mm|
|REAR BRAKE||Drum 153 mm, Disc 270 mm(Metro)|
|TYRE TYPE||Tube, Tubeless(Metro)|
|FRONT TYRE||100/80-17, 110/70-17(Metro)|
|REAR TYRE||120/80-17, 140/70-17(Metro)|
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Variants
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is available in two different variants: Retro and Metro. The significant differences between each variant can be found below:
|Retro||Factory Black, Factory Silver||Single-Channel||Tube|
|Metro||Dapper White, Dapper Ash, Dapper Grey, Rebel Black, Rebel Blue, and Rebel Red||Dual-Channel||Tubeless|
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Price in Nepal
The RE Hunter 350 costs INR 1.49 Lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) in the Indian market.
Taking that into account, Royal Enfield Hunter 350 price in Nepal is predicted to be around Rs. 6.50 Lakhs. However, this is only an estimate, and we will have to wait until the official pricing is announced.
|Royal Enfield Hunter 350||Rs. 6.50 Lakhs (Estimate)|
As for the launch date, this motorcycle may not be available so soon because of the ban from the Government on the import of higher than 150cc motorcycles. However, it might be here in the Nepalese market by early 2023.
In terms of competition, it will go up against Honda H'ness CB350, Honda CB350RS, and Jawa 42.
Please stay tuned with us for further information on the official pricing and launch date of the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 in Nepal.
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