Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Becomes Second Best-Selling Motorcycle In India
Last month, Royal Enfield launched the much-anticipated Hunter 350 in India. The all-new Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is the company's most affordable motorcycle right now, with prices starting at Rs 1.49 lakh ex-showroom. The Hunter 350 had a fantastic start, becoming the second best-selling Royal Enfield motorcycle in India within a month of its official launch.
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is a retro-styled roadster. It is available in two variants: Retro and Metro, with three trim levels in between. The Hunter 350 is powered by a 349cc, single-cylinder, air-oil cooled, fuel-injected engine that produces 20.2 bhp and 27 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
The Royal Enfield Hunter 350 comes standard with a digital-analog instrument cluster and an optional Tripper navigation pod. It has a front disc brake and a rear disc/drum brake with single or dual-channel ABS. The motorcycle has telescopic front forks and dual spring-loaded shock absorbers at the rear for suspension.
Royal Enfield, is the world's oldest and most traditional motorcycle manufacturer. In addition to classic motorcycles, Royal Enfield produces adventure and off-road motorcycles. Despite its origins in the United Kingdom, Royal Enfield is now recognised worldwide as an Indian motorcycle brand with all of its old traditions. According to a Forbes article, in terms of sales of cult classic motorcycles, Royal Enfield surpassed Harley-Davidson, one of the world's leading motorcycle brands, in 2014. Royal Enfield sold 300,000 motorcycles that year, while Harley-Davidson sold approximately 268,000 motorcycles.