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Royal Enfield Hunter 350 specs revealed | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Tipping the scales at 181kg, the Hunter 350 is 14kg lighter than the Basic 350.

The spec sheet of the hotly-teased Hunter 350 has lastly been revealed and the variations are extra than simply skin-deep. For starters, the bike ideas the scales at 181kgs, which is 10 kgs lighter than the Meteor 350 and 14kgs lighter than the Basic 350, regardless of having a gas tank related in dimension to the aforementioned duo, at 13 litres.

Your complete bike has been gone by with a fine-tooth comb, the one main part left untouched being the engine. The aforementioned weight financial savings have been attainable by all-new wheels, a stubbier exhaust, new headlamp and taillamp in addition to minimalistic bodywork. The handlebar, fenders, suspension componentry, airbox, steering yoke and the brand-new  exhaust are all bespoke to the Hunter 350.

Fueling and ignition timing have been tuned to swimsuit the Hunter’s peppier character to make it that further bit extra responsive. That ought to additional complement the revised geometry which is significantly sharper than its laidback siblings. The shorter 1370mm wheelbase (1390mm on the Basic 350 and 1400mm on the Meteor 350) mixed with the sharper rake angle of 25° (in comparison with 26° on its siblings) will certainly assist the Hunter 350 rating some brownie factors within the dealing with division. 

Tyres on the Hunter 350 are a welcome change as effectively (in comparison with different REs) with 17-inch forged alloy rims at each ends shod with tubeless tyres, the sizes of that are 110/70-17 (entrance) and 140/70-17 (rear). Suspension duties are taken care of by a 41mm telescopic fork on the entrance with 130mm of journey whereas 6-step preload adjustable twin emulsion shock absorbers with 102mm of journey, deal with issues on the rear. Braking duties are dealt with by a twin-pot caliper biting down on a 300mm disc on the entrance with a single-piston unit clamping down upon a 240mm disc on the rear. The Metro variant of the Hunter 350 will get dual-channel ABS as commonplace.

We will probably be using the Hunter 350 shortly and our overview will comply with quickly, so keep tuned to listen to from the horse’s mouth how the Hunter 350 fares in the actual world.

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