12th Sep 2019 9:53 pm
The price chopping on the extra inexpensive Basic 350 model comes within the type of lowered chrome and a single-channel ABS.
Precisely a month in the past, Royal Enfield launched extra inexpensive iterations of the Bullet 350 and the 350 ES. The bikes got here in a blacked-out theme, devoid of extreme chrome and with another cost-cutting measures. Right now, the producer has finished one thing comparable with the Basic 350, and referred to as the extra inexpensive bike the Basic 350 S – the ‘S’ supposedly denoting the single-channel ABS, in contrast to the common bike that will get a dual-channel unit. The bike, priced at Rs 1.45 lakh, is round Rs 9,000 cheaper than the usual Basic 350, which is priced at just below Rs 1.54 lakh (all costs, ex-showroom, Chennai). The sellers we spoke with have knowledgeable us that the bike is at the moment accessible solely in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, and we’re but to obtain info on when it will likely be accessible nationwide.
The bike is accessible in two color schemes – Pure Black and Mercury Silver. As we earlier talked about, the associated fee chopping comes within the type of a blacked-out theme on the wheels and engine block, changing the chrome. The bike additionally will get a otherwise styled gasoline tank emblem – a easy decal as an alternative of an intricate design with tank grips.
The brand new variants will likely be powered by the identical 346cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that makes 19.8hp and 28Nm of torque. In different information, the next-generation Basic has been noticed testing, however you’ll have to attend till someday subsequent yr to get your arms on it.