After much to and fro, Royal Enfield finally launched the new Royal Enfield Classic 350 in India at a starting price of Rs 1,84,374 (ex-showroom, India). The new-generation Classic 350 is a completely new product built from the ground up, with underpinnings shared with the Royal Enfield Meteor 350. The new Classic 350 features design changes, enhanced ride quality, an updated features list, and new color schemes. Let’s take a look at what the new Royal Enfield Classic 350 has to offer.
New Royal Enfield Classic 350 prices:
Classic 350 Redditch Series- 1,84,374
Classic 350 Halcyon Series- 1,93,123
Classic 350 Signals Series- 2,04,367
Classic 350 Dark Series- 2,11,465
Classic 350 Chrome Series- 2,15,118
New Royal Enfield Classic 350 design:
The new Royal Enfield Classic 350 has a few tweaks to the design to keep it fresh in the segment. At front, the new Classic 350 features a new headlamp design which houses pilot lamps, while the handlebar is revised to provide an enhanced ride quality. Both the tail lamp and exhaust both sport a new design. The new Classic 350 also receives a new colored Tripper pod with turn-by-turn navigation, as well as a new instrument cluster with a semi-digital information panel. The new Classic 350 also features new shoes, a new 19-inch alloy wheel at the front shod with 100/90 tubeless tyres, while the rear features a new 18-inch alloy shod with 120/80 tubeless tyres. Royal Enfield will offer the Classic 350 in both alloys and spoke wheel options.
New Royal Enfield Classic 350 ergonomics:
The braking on the new Royal Enfield Classic 350 is handled by a 300mm disc at a front, and a 270mm disc or 153mm drum at the rear. The 2021 Classic 350 will also come fitted with thicker 41mm dia front forks, while the rear features a 270mm disc. The suspension travel on the Classic 350 is at 130mm while the rear section sports a 6-step adjustable pre-load. The new Classic 350 will now come in both single-channel and dual-channel ABS versions.
New Royal Enfield Classic 350 colors:
The new Royal Enfield Classic 350 will be offered in 9 dual-tone colors for the dual-channel ABS version, and two color options for the single-channel version. The Classic 350 dual-channel will come in Chrome Red, Chrome Bronze, Dark Stealth Black, Dark Gunmetal Grey, Signals Marsh Grey, Signals Sandstorm, Halcyon Green, Halcyon Black, and Halcyon Grey. The Classic 350 single-channel ABS version will be painted in Redditch Green, and Redditch Grey.
New Royal Enfield Classic 350 dimensions:
The new Classic 350 is based on the twin-downtube spine frame. It is 2,145mm long, 785mm wide, 1,090mm tall, and sits on a wheelbase of 1,390mm. It has a fuel tank of 13-litres, and weighs about 195kg.
New Royal Enfield Classic 350 engine:
Powering the new Royal Enfield Classic 350 is a BS6 349cc, single-cylinder 4-stroke, air-oil cooled fuel-injected unit that develops 20.2bhp @6,100rpm and 27Nm @4,000rpm of peak torque, mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
New Royal Enfield Classic 350 rivals:
The new Royal Enfield Classic 350 takes on the likes of Jawa, Honda H’Ness CB350, and Benelli Imperiale 400 in India.