Royal Enfield Meteor 350

Royal Enfield an Indian Multinational Motorcycle manufacturing company with the tag of “The Oldest Motorcycle Brand in Continuous Production”. The company has many Motorcycles – Royal Enfield Bullet, Classic 350, Meteor 350, Classic 500, Interceptor 650, Continental, Himalayan and many more, this list is never-ending.  

First produced in 1901, the Royal Enfield is the oldest motorcycle brand in the world still in production. Their Motorcycle is usually equipped with single – Cylinder and twin – cylinder engines. With numerous awards in their kitty, the Royal Enfield has come with a new model – Royal Enfield Meteor.

Royal Enfield introduced their all-new Meteor cruiser motorcycle in India in November 2020. The new Meteor replaces the Thunderbird 350 powered by a newly-developed engine and packs new connected features. 

Royal Enfield Meteor 350
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The meteor traces its origins to the Royal Enfield Super Meteor 700 that was built during the 1950s until the early 1960s in the UK.

In competition, the Meteor 350 will compete with the Honda H’Ness CB 350, the Jawa, Jawa Forty-Two and the Benelli Imperiale 400.

The new Royal Enfield Meteor is designed by a newly-developed twin cradle frame and draws power from the all-new 349 cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke, SOHC engine that develops 20.2 bhp at 6,100 rpm and 27 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm.

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Variants

Royal Enfield Meteor 350
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Royal Enfield is available in 3 variants, that are distinguished by their paint options and some other components. The Fireball variant is sold in two paint options – Fireball Yellow and Fireball Red. 

The Meteor 350 Stellar variant is available in three colours – Red Metallic, Black Matte, and Blue Metallic. The most premium version, the Supernova is listed with two paint options – Brown and Blue dual-tone paint schemes.

The new motor of Royal Enfield Meteor 350 replaces the traditional pushrod design of the older Royal Enfield engine with a primary balancer shaft with an overhead camshaft, allowing for higher revs and more refinement.

The engine is paired with a new 5-speed gearbox that offers more seamless gear shifts compared to the older models. It also gets a longer wheelbase than the Thunderbird 350 allowing for improved straight-line stability.

The suspension is carried out by 41 mm telescopic front forks with 130 mm of travel, and twin-tube shock absorbers with 6-step preload adjustability at the rear. 

Braking performance comes from a 300 mm front disc with twin-piston floating callipers and a 270 mm disc on the rear wheel with a single-piston calliper

The Royal Enfield are sold in global markets from Australia to North America, with the model produced at RE’s Chennai-based facility. 

The bike has been developed by the brand’s global team with inputs from the UK Technical Centre along with Royal Enfield’s India R&D Centre.

It will also come with a host of personalization options right from the factory with the new ‘Make It Your Own’ mobile app. This allows customers to add the accessories and colours, according to their liking, at the time of booking the motorcycle.

Meteor 350 is the first motorcycle from Royal Enfield which features a Tripper – Navigator, it is powered by Google maps and the app which connects smartphones with motorcycles through Bluetooth and they have provided a charging USB port also. 

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Prices: 

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Fireball1.79 LakhPetrol, 41.88 KmplDisc Brakes and Alloy Wheels
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Stellar1.84 LakhPetrol, 41.88 KmplDisc Brakes and Alloy Wheels
Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Supernova1.94 LakhPetrol, 41.88 KmplDisc Brakes and Alloy Wheels
Royal Enfield Meteor
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The Royal Enfield is launched in 7 Colors and 3 Variants- Fireball, Stellar and Supernova.

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Colours: 

  • Fireball Yellow
  • Fireball Red
  • Blue Metallic
  • Black Matte
  • Red Metallic
  • Brown
  • Blue Dual-Tone

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Specifications:


  • Engine – CC349 cc
  • No of Cylinder – one
  • Max Power – 20.2 bhp @ 6100 rpm
  • Max Torque – 27 Nm @ 4000 rpm
  • Cooling System – Air-Oil Cooled

Dimension and Weight:

  • Kerb Weight – 183 kg
  • Length – 2170 mm
  • Width – 810 mm
  • Height – 1120 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1400 mm
  • Ground Clearance – N/A

Chassis and Suspension:

  • Chassis Type – Twin Down tube Spine Frame
  • Front Suspension – Telescopic, 41 mm forks, 130 mm travel
  • Rear Suspension – Twin tube emulsion Shock absorbers with 6 step adjustable preload
Wheel and TyresBrakingElectricalsFuel ConsumptionTransmission
Wheel Size – 19 inchesFront Brake Type – Disc           Battery – 12 volt, 5 AhFuel Tank – Capacity 15 LNo. Of Gears – 5 Gears
Wheel Type – Alloy WheelsRear Brake Type – DiscHeadlight –  HalogenReserve Fuel Capacity – N/AClutch – N/A
Front Tyre – 100/90-19″ -57P, Tubeless TyreFront Disc/Drum – Size 300 mmTail Light-  LED
Mileage – 41.88 Kmpl
Rear Tyre – 140/70-17″ -66P, Tubeless TyreRear Disc/Drum – Size 270 mmOverall Riding Range – 628.2 km

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Standout Features:

  • Standard Features
  • Speedometer Analogue
  • Tachometer
  • Gear Indicator
  • Fuel Warning Indicator
  • Fuel Gauge
  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low Battery Indicator
  • Pillion Seat
  • Pillion Grabrail
  • Engine Kill Switch
  • Clock
  • Trip meter Type
  • Trip meter Count
  • Pass Light

Is it worth buying Royal Enfield Meteor 350?

The 349cc single-cylinder thumper is giving Royal Enfield Meteor 350 a bit more power and is significantly quicker than the old UCE mill.

The Meteor 350 takes 14.81 seconds to reach 100kmph from a standstill, these features definitely make Meteor 350 worth buying.

What is the price of Meteor 350?

The price of the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is at Rs. 1.75 – 1.90 Lakh Ex-showroom Price, Delhi.

When Royal Enfield Meteor will launch?

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is launched. On November-6-2020.

Which Color is best in Meteor 350?

The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is launched in 7 Colors – you can buy which suits your personality best.

  • Fireball Yellow
  • Fireball Red
  • Blue Metallic
  • Black Matte
  • Red Metallic
  • Brown
  • Blue Dual-Tone

So what you are waiting for, with such excellent and premium features, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is a must-buy for 2021. The bookings are open online and at dealerships.

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