It will probably be powered by a brand new 350cc engine that might make use of an OverHead Camshaft setup as an alternative of the tappet-valve system that the present motor makes use of.
- Last Updated: March 30, 2020, 10:57 AM IST
- Edited by: Anirudh SK
After quite a few spy pictures, it has now been confirmed that Royal Enfield will probably be ditching the ‘Thunderbird’ badge in favour of Meteor. The bike was just lately seen undisguised in its manufacturing kind with the badging Meteor 350 on the aspect.
Considering that it is going to be changing the Thunderbird, count on the Meteor to construct on the latter’s largest recall worth – its using ergonomics. You can count on the Meteor to get a large seat, raised handlebars and forward-set footpegs for a relaxed using place.
It will probably be powered by a brand new 350cc engine that might make use of an OverHead Camshaft setup as an alternative of the tappet-valve system that the present motor makes use of. This would imply that the Meteor might see a bump within the energy and torque output as in comparison with what the current-gen 350 makes. And it must be BS-Vi emission norm compliant, for which, the Meteor might make use of fuel-injection.
In phrases of designing, count on the bike to be correctly retro and nonetheless have the acquainted Royal Enfield-like styling that you could possibly spot a mile away.
Another expectation is that the Meteor might debut with a digital instrument cluster.
And that’s about all we all know in regards to the bike. You ought to take this info with a pinch of salt because the bike remains to be in testing section which suggests, there could possibly be some omissions, or additions, to the bike that we take note of. What’s sure is that the Meteor will probably be utilizing the next-gen elements that Royal Enfield is engaged on so certainly, it is a essential bike for the corporate.