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The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 ABS has been launched at a price of Rs 1.54 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). With the launch, the Thunderbird 350 is now compliant with the upcoming safety regulations that mandate ABS for all bikes above 125cc. The Thunderbird 350 ABS is equipped with dual-channel ABS and is priced at a premium of around Rs 5,000 over the non-ABS variant. However, with the upcoming change in regulations, Royal Enfield might gradually phase out the non-ABS variant of the Thunderbird 350. The launch also comes close on the heels of Thunderbird 350 X ABS being introduced.
The Thunderbird 350 is a well-known name in the tribe of laidback cruisers in India. It offers a comfortable riding position, a commanding road presence and several useful features like a projector headlamp and a large 20-litre fuel tank. Powering the Thunderbird 350 is the same 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that powers the rest of the company’s 350 range. The carburetted motor churns out 20.2 PS of power at 5250rpm and 28Nm of torque at 4000rpm. The motorcycle derives its stopping power via a 280mm disc brake up front and a 240mm disc brake at the rear. In the ABS variant, this braking setup is aided by a dual-channel ABS unit to offer better braking performance.
The Thunderbird 350 has a claimed mileage figure of 40kmpl and a claimed top speed of 107kmph. It further offers curvy LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), pillion backrest to offer optimum comfort and attractive colour options. The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 ABS competes with the Bajaj Dominar 400 ABS, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 and the UM Renegade Commando.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Pros and Cons
Things We Like in Thunderbird 350
- Retro design
- Comfortable riding position
- Large fuel tank
- Projector headlamps
Things We Don't Like in Thunderbird 350
- Low fuel efficiency
- Soft seat can be a bother for touring
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Thunderbird 350 Price
|Thunderbird 350 ABS40 kmpl, 346 cc||Rs.1,56,658|
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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 gives a mileage of 40 kmpl as claimed by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).
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Royal Enfield Bike Showrooms in Delhi
- South Delhi Motorcycles
A-20, Kailash Colony, New Delhi, Delhi., Delhi 110048
- Kays Autos
A-8, Gujranwala Town Part 1 G.T. Karnal Road., Delhi 110009
- Cruiser Motors
A-12 Rajapuri, Opposite Sector 5 Dwarka, Uttam Naga., Delhi 110059
- Royal Enfield Company Showroom
Ground Floor 01, Multiplex Block Select City Walk Mall Saket., Delhi 110017
- North Delhi Motorcycles
A-1, Saraswati Vihar, Outer Ring Road, Pitampura., Delhi 110034
price in India
|Delhi||Rs. 1.56 Lakh - 1.56 Lakh|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 1.56 Lakh|
|Mumbai||Rs. 1.56 Lakh|
|Bangalore||Rs. 1.54 Lakh|
|Kolkata||Rs. 1.56 Lakh|
|Pune||Rs. 1.56 Lakh|
|Chennai||Rs. 1.56 Lakh|
Royal Enfield is well known for its classic and retro-themed motorcycles. The manufacturer offers 5 kinds of a machine that are Cafe racer, Retro street, Standard street, Cruiser and Adventure tourer. The cruiser range of the machine includes two models, i.e., Thunderbird 350 and its elder sibling 500. Both bikes are same in appearance, but there is only one thing that can differentiate them easily that is engine displacement and fuel supply system. Both bikes are available in same colors namely Flicker, Lightning, Marine, and Stone.
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is provided with a 346cc, air-cooled, single cylinder, 4-stroke, twin spark engine that comes mated to a 5-speed constant mesh gearbox. The mill is tuned to generate 19.8 bhp of power at 5250 rpm along with 28 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm. It uses a wet, multiplate clutch that transmits the power to the rear wheel. The bike runs on 90/90 - 19, 52P front and 120/80 - 18, 62P rear tyres that are fitted over spoke wheels. The braking system of the bike is comprises of a reliable 280mm disc, 2-piston caliper brake at front and a 240mm disc, single piston caliper brake at the rear end. Furthermore, its suspension system includes 41mm telescopic forks, 130mm travel up front and Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel at the rear end.
The bike is one of the most popular cruiser bikes in the country due to its powerful engine and dynamic design. The motorcycle sports a unique projector lamp, well-crafted instrument panel, electric start, LED tail lights and a backrest for the pillion rider. It comes with overall body dimensions of 2060 mm in length, 790 mm in width, 1205 mm in height along with 1350 mm of wheelbase. It has a minimum ground clearance of 140mm that offers a good stability while cornering. Besides this, it has a neatly designed fuel tank that can hold 20 liters that is good enough for long distance riding. The Thunderbird 350 faces competition from Mahindra Mojo and Dominar 400.
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Design and Features
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is designed to serve the young generation of the country that would love to use the technology of their time yet feel enticed to the cult of Royal Enfield. The front profile of the bike features a round shaped headlight with a projector lamp along with bullet shaped turn blinkers that are mounted around it and unique position light guide. Its instrument cluster is comprises of digital and analogue gauges that are easy to read and display about fuel level indicator, dual trip meter and other tell tales. Furthermore, the machine sports a teardrop shaped fuel tank with amazing paint work that adds some shine to the bike. Besides this, it also features a high handlebar and forward set foot controls that offer an optimum comfort and good riding posture.
The bike equipped with a double saddle seat along with a backrest for pillion that looks both comfortable and attractive. Apart from this, the bike also features an elegant petite LED tail light with rear blinkers that finds their place on rear fender that carries a light reflector and a number plate. It has overall body measurement of 2060 mm in length, 790 mm in width, 1205 mm in height along with 1350 mm of wheelbase. The kerb weight of the machine is 192 kg that makes it easy to manage and also improves the stability of the ride. It has the minimum ground clearance of 140mm, that provides a smooth stability around the corners.
Braking and Handling
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 rides on 90/90 - 19, 52P front and 120/80 - 18, 62P rear tyres that give a smooth grip on the terrains. Furthermore, the braking duties are carried out by a 280mm disc brake with 2-piston caliper at the front and 240mm disc brake with single piston caliper at the rear. Besides this, the bike also features a suspension system that is consists of 41mm telescopic forks, 130mm travel up front and Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel at the rear and offers a comfortable and stress-free ride.
Safety and Features
Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 comes with an H7 55 / 55 W projector headlamp that provides a clear view at night. A hazard function makes the side indicators glow simultaneously, which keeps the motorcycle visible while riding on highways.
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