Royal Enfield is doing work on a slew of new launches for the Indian sector and as several as a few new bikes could arrive in the next twelve months
Royal Enfield has been owning an eventful calendar year to say the least as the long-awaited new generation Common 350 debuted a couple weeks ago and the Continental GT Cup just one-producing racing championship was also introduced just lately. The homegrown retro motorbike producer will even further expand its 350 cc range with the debut of a host of new choices.
This will help in consolidating its presence in the middleweight place as the very same formula of the new twin cradle chassis and the J series engine will be leveraged to complete outcome. The combo was introduced initial previous calendar year with the Thunderbird changing Meteor 350 and the very similar mantra has been well been given in the new-gen Common 350 as effectively.
The brand is anticipated to start the Hunter 350 scrambler to rival the likes of Honda CB350 RS and the future Yezdi roadster in the early sections of following year. It could be preceded by the a lot more street-biased Himalayan dubbed the Scram 411. Getting already been caught on digicam undisguised, the Scram could be positioned down below the Himalayan adv.
Though making use of the very same powertrain, it will be devoid of some things from the Himalayan to make it a lot more highway-pleasant and assume the selling prices to be about Rs. 1.80 lakh (ex-showroom) on arrival in the closing phases of this year. The Hunter 350, in the meantime, will be powered by the very same 349 cc single-cylinder air- and oil-cooled motor from the Meteor and Classic.
It could keep on to create 20.2 bhp and 27 Nm of peak torque, paired with a 5-speed transmission. The functions listing will comprise telescopic front forks, twin gasoline-billed rear suspension, twin-channel Abdominal muscles process, Tripper Navigation, and many others and a host of add-ons and a extensive list of color schemes could be produced readily available.
Final but not the minimum, RE is predicted to introduce a cruiser based on the 650 cc motor platform in the second 50 % of following 12 months, capitalising on the momentum made by the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 in the Indian as effectively as global markets. It will probable aspect very first-for-RE upside-down entrance forks and the parallel twin-cylinder 648 cc engine could develop around 47 PS and 52 Nm.