New Delhi: Managing Director of Royal Enfield, Sid Lal revealed the look of the new Hunter 350 even before its launch. He posted a video on his Instagram handle in which he not only revealed the look but also made the Royal Enfield fans hear the sound of this new bike.
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The video posted by the MD went viral on the internet along with the pictures of the bike. While posting the video, he wrote, “I’m not really supposed to show you this yet, but I’m the boss man 😂 Presenting the beautiful, brand new Hunter 350 from @royalenfield.” He posted the video from Bangkok, Thailand, where the first ride event for the bike was taking place.
About the bike
Hunter 350 has a dual-tone matte finish and talking to the media Sid Lal said that the bike will get the J-series engine but it will be an all-new motorcycle. While the fuel tank gets a dual-tone, the rest of the bike is coloured black, including the alloy wheels. However, the Hunter 350 is completely devoid of chrome. It has an offset instrument cluster with a Tripper navigation pod also.
The bike will be powered by the same engine as the Meteor 350 and also the upcoming Bullet 350. The 349cc J-series engine makes 20.2 hp and 27 Nm of torque.
Launch and expected price
The starting price expected for the bike can be somewhere near Rs 1.7 lakh (ex-showroom). Hunter 350 will be launched on August 7. It will compete in the market alongside the likes of Honda CB 350 RS and TVS Ronin.