Royal Enfield is well known for its class apart innovation and design machines that satisfy the adrenaline rushing in the veins of the rider. The company offers four kinds of bikes - Cafe racer, Retro street, Standard street and Cruiser. The cruiser range comprises of two models viz. Thunderbird 350 and its elder sibling 500. Both the machines share the same looks but differentiate on the basis of engine displacement and fuel supply system. Moreover, the color scheme of both the models are same, which includes Flicker, Lightning, Marine and Stone.
The motorcycle is loaded with a 346cc, air-cooled, single cylinder, 4-stroke, twin spark engine that churns out a maximum power of 19.8bhp at 5250rpm with a peak torque of 28Nm at 4000rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed constant mesh gearbox, which is further linked with a wet, multiplate type clutch. The bike rolls on 90/90 - 19, 52P front and 120/80 - 18, 62P rear tyres that are equipped with spoke wheels. The stopping power is provided by a reliable 280mm disc, two piston caliper brake at front and a 240mm disc, single piston caliper brake at the rear. The suspension system consists of telescopic forks at the front end and twin gas charged shock absorbers at the rear.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is one of the most popular cruisers in India because of its powerful engine and dynamic designing. The bike features a unique projector lamp, a well designed instrument cluster, electric start, LED tail lights and a backrest for pillion rider. Its body dimensions are 2060mm x 790mm x1205mm (LxWxH) with a wheelbase and minimum ground clearance of 1350mm and 140mm respectively. It has a 20 liter of fuel tank capacity for long distance riding.