Royal Enfield Meteor 350: Royal Enfield, the country’s leading performance bike manufacturer, launched its new cruiser bike Meteor 350 in the market in November last year. Since its arrival in the market, this bike started getting a decent response from the customers and within just two weeks of its launch, the company registered bookings of more than 8,000 units. Now the company has announced that 5,073 units of this bike have been sold in the last January.
However, the sales of Meteor 350 have seen a 40.80 percent drop over the month of December last year. In December last year, the company sold 8,569 units of this bike. In the market, this bike is getting a tough competition from Honda’s new motorcycle H’ness 350. Last January, Honda sold a total of 3,543 units of the H’Ness CB 350.
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The Meteor 350 is the most popular cruiser bike currently available in the market, the company has added new powerful engines as well as advanced features. Currently, the waiting period of this bike is about 3 to 4 months in some cities. 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.
It is being told in media reports that the price of this bike can be increased once again between April and May due to rising prices of steel and raw materials. Despite the high price, there is no shortage in this bike demand. According to dealers in Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Pune, the waiting period of this bike has reached for about 5 months.
In the Royal Enfield Meteor 350, the company has used a 350cc capacity single cylinder engine that 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.