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New-gen Royal Enfield Basic 350 crosses 1 lakh manufacturing milestone | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Revealed On Dec 15, 2021 07:10:00 PM

The producer has achieved this milestone regardless of manufacturing constraints because of the pandemic.

The brand new-gen Royal Enfield Basic 350 has given the producer trigger for celebration because the 1,00,000th bike has rolled out of the plant. The producer sells bikes just like the Basic, Meteor and the Interceptor, each in India and abroad.

  • Royal Enfield rolls out its 1,00,000th new-gen Basic 350

  • Basic 350 was lately up to date with a brand new engine and chassis

Journey to the 1,00,000th bike

The brand new-gen Basic 350 that lately crossed the manufacturing milestone was launched solely in September. The brand new-gen Basic 350 bike is powered by a 20.2hp, 27Nm, 350cc single-cylinder engine that comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox. This bike is offered in lots of areas like Europe, South Asia, Australia and South America, aside from India.

Nevertheless, this manufacturing milestone comes amidst just a few manufacturing constraints. RE, like many different gamers within the business, is going through manufacturing delays amid COVID-19-induced lockdowns, restrictions and the market hunch that adopted, which has, in flip, resulted in an extended ready interval for the Basic 350.

Regardless of all this, the bikemaker launched the Meteor 350 final 12 months, which was a alternative for the ageing however profitable Thunderbird collection. The Meteor improved upon the Thunderbird and is a way more refined bike, due to a brand new platform and engine.

Upcoming Royal Enfield bikes

Royal Enfield was noticed testing a brand new variant of the Himalayan and the bikemaker might also replace the Bullet / Electra vary. It additionally plans to launch new bikes, like a twin-cylinder cruiser and 650cc Shotgun, with the latter being showcased as an idea at EICMA in November.

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