Royal Enfield recently launched the next generation model of its famous bike Classic 350 in the domestic market. Adorned with an attractive look and strong engine capacity, this bike has been introduced in a completely new avatar. At the same time, there has been a decline in the overall sales of the company in the last August, but a bike has made a splash in the market.
In the month of August, the company’s sales have seen a decline of 17.9%. During this period, the company has sold only 39,070 units, which was 47,571 units in the month of August last year. While on one hand the sales of the company’s best selling bike Classic 350 have declined by 32.5%, Himalayan has made a splash in the market.
Increased demand for this bike:
Royal Enfield’s Himalayan sales have increased by 422.6% for the entire month of August. In the month of August, the company has sold a total of 2,770 units of this bike, which was just 530 units during the same month last year. Earlier this year, the company launched a new updated model of this bike. The price of this bike is between Rs 2.10 lakh to Rs 2.17 lakh.
This bike is powered by a 411cc single cylinder oil cooled engine that generates 24.3bhp power and 32Nm torque. This engine comes with a 5 speed gearbox. The company has made four major changes in this bike, which make it better than the previous model. It has a tripper navigation system, which was earlier seen in the Meteor 350.
Apart from this, it has been given a tan colored seat with a large windshield and a black heat shield on the exhaust ie silencer. The company has used telescopic forks at the front and monoshock suspension at the rear. At the same time, disc brakes have been given in both the wheels as before. This bike is equipped with Dual Channel Anti Lock Braking System (ABS).