IMOTY 2021: The most prestigeous award of the Indian automobile sector has been announced. With this, Royal Enfield’s powerful cruiser Meteor 350 in the bikes segment has been selected as the Indian Motorcycle of the Year this year. This bike has won this award after winning the most points by the jury.
Let me tell you, Royal Enfield launched its new Meteor 350 Cruiser model in the Indian market only last year. This bike was introduced replacing the previous cruiser model Thunderbird. It was only after coming to the market that this bike started flagging its success among the customers and in a short time it became very popular.
Got so many points: The top 10 bikes in the country were ranked among the participants of Indian Motorcycle of the Year. In which Royal Enfield’s powerful cruiser Meteor 350 won this award with a total of 96 points. At the same time, KTM 390 with 81 points was at the second position and Hero Xtreme 160R with 59 points at the third position was present.
How is the bike: Royal Enfield In this bike, the company has used 350cc capacity single cylinder engine which generates 20.2 bhp power and 27 Nm torque. This engine comes with a 5 speed gearbox. The company has also included some special features in this bike, this bike comes with smartphone connectivity with the new semi digital instrument console.
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Variants and Price: The bike is available in three variants, with its base model Fireball priced at Rs 1,78,744, Stellar variant priced at Rs 1,84,337 and the top Supernova variant priced at Rs 1,93,656. Recently, the company had increased the price of this bike, after which the price of the bike increased from Rs 2,900 to Rs 3,100.
Along with the Indian Motorcycle of the Year, the Indian Car of the Year has also been announced. Hyundai i20 has won in this segment. This small car from Hyundai has won the award after beating Mahindra Thar and Kia Sonet. Only last year, the company launched the third generation model of this car in the market here.