|Power:||19.8 bhp @ 5250 rpm|
|Torque:||28 Nm @ 4000 rpm|
|Royal Enfield Classic 350||1,04,773||
The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is one of the cruiser bikes from the Classic range of Royal Enfield. Powered by a long-stroke 350cc single cylinder engine, the bike is a complete retro-themed bike, incorporating design cues like the single speedometer, twin-pilot lamps on either side of the headlight, sprung single rider saddle, the upswept exhaust and the oval airbox cover, from Royal Enfields of yesteryear. Standard features include a front disc brake, electric start, and gas-charged shock absorbers.
Mileage, Price and Colours
The bike delivers an average mileage of 52 kmpl. It is priced at Rs 1,04,773 (ex-showroom, Delhi), and is available in Royal Maroon, Silver and Black.
Design and Ergonomics
The bike employs typical cruiser design elements, accentuated by the long wheelbase and low seat height, both of which aid stability while riding at highway speeds. The foot pegs are set forward, and the handlebars are set slightly high and wide, so as to reduce strain on the rider when riding for long durations.
Engine & Transmission
It is powered by an air-cooled 346cc single cylinder engine that outputs 19.8 bhp and 28 Nm of torque. A 5-speed constant mesh gearbox transmits drive to the rear wheel.
The bike employs telescopic front forks and twin gas-charged hydraulic shock absorbers. The suspension is set up moderately soft, optimized for comfort without compromising its handling characteristics.
The bike uses a 280mm disc brake at the front wheel and 153mm drum brake at the rear wheel.
Who should buy one?
Those looking for a practical, retro-looking motorcycle that can be used for the daily commute, and for long rides on the highway, should consider buying the Royal Enfield Classic 350.
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|Ps/Rpm Peak Power||19.8 bhp @ 5250 rpm|
|Nm/Rpm Peak Torque||28 Nm @ 4000 rpm|
|No Of Gears||5|
|Start(Kick/Electric)||Kick and Electric Start|
|Wheelbase (mm)||1370 mm|
|Width (mm)||790 mm|
|Height (mm)||1080 mm|
|Ground Clearance (mm)||135 mm|
|Kerb Weight (mm)||187 Kg (with 90% Fuel & Oil)|