Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350

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  • MAX POWER 19.8 bhp

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Review

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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Design And Style

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Design And Style

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird has a classic cruiser style and is one of the most viable options in the cruiser segment in India. Royal Enfield launched the Thunderbird in 2000 and in 2009 the company facelifted the Thunderbird extensively by powering it with the new 346cc unit construction engine (UCE).

The new Royal Enfield Thunderbird features a teardrop-shaped fuel tank, round headlamp, spoked wheels, cruiser handlebars and forward set foot controls which offers excellent comfort and riding position. The Thunderbird features double saddle seat along with a backrest for the pillion which makes it attractive and comfortable.

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird weighs 192kg which makes it easy to manage as well as improving the stability of the ride. With a ground clearance of 140mm, the Thunderbird provides stability when taking corners.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Engine And Performance

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Engine And Performance

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is powered by an air-cooled, twin-spark 346cc single-cylinder, four-stroke engine which produces 19.8bhp and 28Nm of torque. The unit of the Thunderbird 350 is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is one of the best cruiser bikes in India offering adequate power at the low and mid-range. Along with the comfortable seating position and the handlebar, the Thunderbird provides excellent ride and handling.

Be it weekend rides or long rides; the Royal Enfield Thunderbird can be regarded as one of the best cruisers in India.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Fuel Efficiency

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350Fuel Efficiency

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird offers a mileage of approximately 30kmpl, and with the 20-litre petrol tank, the bike can travel up to 600km; however, this depends on the road and riding conditions.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Important Features

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Important Features

The Royal Enfiled Thunderbird features projector headlamps, hazard lamps, and an LED taillight. The Thunderbird also comes equipped with a twin-pod instrument cluster with an analog speedometer and tachometer on the left pod, while the right is a small LCD for the fuel gauge, odometer, trip meter, service indicator, and clock.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Verdict

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Verdict

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is a traditional cruiser styled bike along with modern technology. The Thunderbird has been designed to ride long distances with comfort and convenience. That said, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird is an excellent bike for your regular city commute as well.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Models

 156,658.00   Ex-Showroom Price

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Specifications

Brakes, Wheels & Suspension
Calliper Type Front- 2 Piston caliper, Rear - Single Piston
Front Brake Size 280 mm
Front Brake Type Disc
Front Suspension Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel
Front Tyre Size 90/90-19, 52P MRF Zapper
Front Wheel Size 19 inch
Radial Tyres No
Rear Brake Size 240 mm
Rear Brake Type Disc
Rear Suspension Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Rear Tyre Size 120/80-18, 62P MRF
Rear Wheel Size 18 inch
Tyre Type Tubed
Wheel Type Spoke
Dimensions & Chassis
Chassis Type Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Kerb Weight 197 kg
Overall Height 1,205 mm
Overall Length 2,060 mm
Overall Width 790 mm
Seat Height 775 mm
Wheelbase 1,350 mm
Power & Performance
Bore 70 mm
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Compression Ratio 8.5 : 1
Cooling System Air Cooled
Cylinders 1
Displacement 346 cc
Emission Standard BS-IV
Fuel Delivery System Carburettor
Fuel Tank Capacity 20 litres
Fuel Type Petrol
Ignition Transistorized Coil Ignition (TCI)
Max Power 19.8 bhp @ 5,250 rpm
Max Torque 28 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
Mileage - ARAI --
Mileage - Owner Reported 30 kmpl
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.5 litres
Riding Range --
Spark Plugs 2 Per Cylinder
Stroke 90 mm
Top Speed --
Transmission 5 Speed Manual
Transmission Type Chain Drive
Valves Per Cylinder 2

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 Features

Additional features --
AHO (Automatic Headlight On) No
Battery 12 volt, 8Ah
Brake/Tail Light LED lamp with position light guides
Braking System Dual Channel ABS
Clock Yes
Digital Fuel Guage Yes
DRLs (Daytime running lights) --
Electric System 12 volt - DC
Front storage box --
Fuel Guage Yes
GPS & Navigation --
Headlight Bulb Type H7 55 / 55 W
Headlight Type Projection type headlamp
Killswitch Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Mobile App Connectivity --
No. of Tripmeters 2
Odometer Digital
Pass Light Yes
Pillion Backrest Yes
Pillion Footrest Yes
Pillion Grabrail Yes
Pillion Seat Yes
Shift Light No
Speedometer Analogue
Stand Alarm No
Start Type Electric Start
Stepped Seat Yes
Tachometer Analogue
Tripmeter Type Digital
Turn Signal 12V, 10W* 4 Nos
Under seat storage --
USB charging port --

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