New week, new Royal Enfield Hunter 350 info out within the wild—not less than, that’s the way it appears in July, 2022. This time, we’ve a peek at an official Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) kind approval doc for the upcoming 350.
The advantageous of us at GaadiWaadi acquired their arms on the doc on July 15, 2022, sizzling off the presses and dated July 5. With this doc, we now know what the scale of the upcoming bike ought to be—and might extrapolate how they examine to the opposite two 350s presently in Enfield’s steady. While all three bikes share a powerplant, it’s how they package deal it that makes the distinction.
What about carrying capability? The Hunter 350’s gross automobile weight (that’s the load of the automobile plus most payload) is 360 kilograms, or only a hair below 794 kilos. While that isn’t fairly pretty much as good as having a curb weight, we are able to inform you that the Meteor 350’s curb weight is 421 kilos (with a 90 % full tank, and don’t ask why they measured it that manner). Meanwhile, the Classic 350’s curb weight is 430 kilos, utilizing the identical 90-percent-full measuring technique. We’d anticipate the Hunter to be somewhat lighter, however nonetheless within the ballpark.
Now, on to the overall dimensions of the Hunter 350. The wheelbase might be 1,370mm, or about 53.9 inches. That’s nearly a complete inch shorter than the Classic 350’s 54.7-inch wheelbase, and nearly an inch and a half shorter than the Meteor 350’s 55.12-inch wheelbase.
The Hunter 350’s total width, size, and peak differ from its 350 stablemates, as properly. Width is listed at 800 mm, or about 31.5 inches. The Meteor 350’s width (with out mirrors) is formally listed at 33.3 inches, whereas the Classic 350’s (additionally with out mirrors) is 30.9 inches. On this measurement, the Hunter slots instantly in between its two siblings.
Length of the Hunter 350 is listed at 2,055 mm, or 80.9 inches. That’s fairly a bit shorter than the Meteor 350’s size of 84.25 inches, in addition to the Classic 350’s even longer size of 84.45 inches. Height on the Hunter 350 is given as 1,055 mm, or about 41.5 inches. For the Meteor 350, it’s 44.88 inches, and for the Classic 350, it’s 42.91 inches—each with out mirrors. That makes the Hunter dimensionally the smallest of the bunch. The powerplant within the Hunter 350 is, as anticipated, precisely the identical one present in its 350 siblings. The energy declare additionally stays the identical, at 14.87 kW (20-ish horsepower) at 6,100 rpm.
Pricing info and different particulars have but to be launched, because the Hunter 350 hasn’t formally launched but. However, it’s broadly anticipated to be the least costly of the 350s, because it’s meant to encourage each new and returning riders to throw a leg over and experience it out of the showroom with no second thought. Will that be what occurs? We’ll have to attend and discover out.